The Plainfield Public School District
Example 1

Science Curriculum
The Science curriculum includes the study of Science Practices, Physical Science, Life Science, Earth Science and Technology.  It is based in the New Jersey Student Learning Standards, the NJDOE Model Curriculum, and integrates the 21st Century Life and Careers Standards.  All curriculums are revised as of 1/2018. For more information please contact Jean Gordon.
       
  Elementary School - Science Curriculum
    Kindergarten Curriculum/Curriculum Map
  Grade 1 Curriculum/Curriculum Map
  Grade 2 Curriculum/Curriculum Map
    Grade 3 Curriculum/Curriculum Map
    Grade 4 Curriculum/Curriculum Map
    Grade 5 Curriculum/Curriculum Map
  Middle School - Science Curriculum
    Grade 6 Curriculum/Curriculum Map
    Grade 6 Curriculum/Curriculum Map - Project Lead The Way
    Grade 7 Curriculum/Curriculum Map
    Grade 8 Curriculum/Curriculum Map
       
  High School - Science Curriculum
    Urban Ecology Curriculum Map
    Urban Ecology Curriculum
    Biology Curriculum Map
    Biology Curriculum
    Honors Biology Curriculum/Curriculum Map
    AP Biology Curriculum/Curriculum Map
    Chemistry Curriculum Map
    Chemistry Curriculum
    Honors Chemistry Curriculum/Curriculum Map
    AP Chemistry Curriculum
    Physics Curriculum Map
    Physics Curriculum
    Allied Health
      Allied Health I & II
      Anatomy and Physiology I
      Anatomy and Physiology II
      Community Health
      Dynamics of Health Care
      Emergency and Clinical Care
      Fundamentals of Health and Wellness
      Medical Mathematics
      Medical Terminology
      Course Sequencing
       
  Exemplars
    Kindergarten to Grade 5
      Kindergarten - Animals Two by Two Unit
      Kindergarten - Exploring Heredity Interim
      Kindergarten - Lets Move Unit
      Kindergarten - Living Things Interim
      Kindergarten - Weather Unit
      Grade 2 - Changes Unit
      Grade 2 - Life Cycles of Butterflies Unit
      Grade 3 - Plant Growth and Development Unit
      Grade 4 - Animal Studies Unit
      Grade 4 - Earth's Place in the Universe Interim
      Grade 4 - Energy Interim
      Grade 4 - Land and Water Unit
      Grade 4 - Measurement -Scientific Practices Interim
      Grade 5 - Environments Unit
      Grade 5 - Life Cycles Interim
      Grade 5 - Motion and Design Unit
      Grade 5 - Scientist's Expert Interim
       
    MS & HS Tasks
      Grade 6 - Exploring the Properties of Matter Unit.pdf
      Grade 7 - Force and Motion.pdf
      Grade 8 - Crazy Traits Unit.pdf
      Grade 8 - Experimenting with Mixtures Compounds and Elements Interim.pdf
      Grade 8 - Experimenting with Mixtures Compounds and Elements Unit.pdf
      Grade 8- Earth History Unit.pdf
      MS ESS_Four Cities Nov 2014
      MS ESS Watershed Study Nov 2014
      MS LS Antibiotic Resistance Nov 2014
      MS PS Ocean Waves Nov 2014
      HS ESS Analyzing Floods Nov 2014
      HS ESS Early Earth Nov 2014
      HS LS Bee Colony Nov 2014
      HS PS Chem Sub Zero Nov 2014
      HS PS Physics Solar Cooker Nov 2014
      NGSS/CCSS-M Sample Classroom Assessments Tasks
     
    Biology
      Chemistry of Life
      Diseases Unit  
      Ecology - Interactions and Energy  
      Ecology -Cycles of Matter Unit  
      Evolution Unit  
      Heredity Unit  
      Microbiology Unit  
      Molecular Genetics Unit  
         
    Chemistry  
      Acids and Bases  
      Atomic Structure  
      Chemical Reactions  
      Mole Calculations  
      Nuclear Chemistry  
      Periodic Trends  
         
    Environmental Science  
      Air Pollution and Climate Change  
      Populations  
      Soil and Agriculture  
      Water Resources and Pollution  
         
  Science Practices Articles  
    Argumentation in Science Education  
    Helping Students Evaluate the Strength of Evidence in Scientific Arguments  
    Lets Talk Science  
    Making and Defending Scientific Arguments  
    Negotiation Cycle to Promote Argumentation in Science Classrooms  
    Pages from Scope Summer 2013  
    The Practice of Critical Discourse in Science Classrooms  
         
  Science Practices Posters  
    Cause and Effect  
    Classroom Set Espanol  
    Crosscut Symbols Classroom  
    Energy and Matter  
    Patterns  
    Scale  
    Stability and Change  
    Structure and Function  
    Systems