Philadelphia MSP Curriculum Resources
The resources collected here are intended to help 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade Teachers implement the School District of Philadelphia's Core Curriculum. In particular, these resources support the use of STC, FOSS, and Holt Science and Technology Short Courses as part of an inquiry-centered science learning environment.

The School District of Philadelphia

School District of Philadelphia
Core Curriculum for Science

  First Marking Period Second Marking Period Third Marking Period
4th Grade  Land & Water Magnetism & Electricity Structures of Life
5th Grade  Solar Energy Variables Ecosystems
6th Grade  Landforms Astronomy Environments
7th Grade  Cells, Heredity, & Classification Weather and Climate Sound and Light
8th Grade  Introduction to Matter Inside the Restless Earth Force, Motion, & Energy

Each Curricular Companion uses a common navigational structure.

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