Middle School Science
Science Core Curriculum
The Middle School Science Core Curriculum is aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and embraces the strengths of project-based learning as an effective instructional model. The curriculum was designed (more)
Background on curriculum development:
More information about SFUSD's NGSS Implementation in grades 6-8 can be found on the MS Science Core Curriculum Page.
Middle School Science Resources
MS Science Content Specialists
Eric Lewis, NBCT
Eric is a National Board Certified Teacher that has been on special assignment for the past ten years... (read more)
Patrice Scinta has joined the STEM Team from the Learning Design Group at UC Berkeley. Prior to that, she taught 6th, 7th, and 8th grade science in New York City... (read more)
Abe is excited to join the SFUSD team to support the design and implementation of the middle school science curriculum. Prior to joining the SFSUD team, Abe was... (read more)
Site-based NGSS Professional Development
As you continue your NGSS learning during the 2016-2017 school year and begin to think about a professional development plan for 2017-2018, consider site-based professional development opportunities that the C&I Science Department offers for your science department. All PDs are designed to fit into school-site common planning times, including late start or early release days, while meeting the current needs of science educators. Each PD topic is listed below. Click here to see a description of each offering and the suggested time requirement. Email Eric to schedule PD for your department.