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2018 Science Publishers & Programs

Programs adopted and not adopted by the California State Board of Education.

The California State Board of Education adopted the following science programs at its November 2018 public meeting:

Publisher Program Grade Levels Middle Grades
Course Model

Accelerate Learning

STEMscopes CA NGSS 3D

K–5

n/a

Accelerate Learning

STEMscopes CA NGSS 3D

6–8

preferred integrated

Accelerate Learning

STEMscopes CA NGSS 3D

6–8

discipline specific

Activate Learning

IQWST California Edition

6–8

preferred integrated

Amplify Education

Amplify Science: California Discipline Specific Course Model

6–8

discipline specific

Amplify Education

Amplify Science: California Integrated Course Model

K–8

preferred integrated

Carolina Biological Supply Company

Building Blocks of Science 3D

K–5

n/a

Delta Education

FOSS Next Generation Elementary

K–5

n/a

Delta Education

FOSS Next Generation Middle School

6–8

preferred integrated

Discovery Education

Discovery Education Science Techbook for California NGSS

K–8

preferred integrated

Great Minds

Great Minds Science

4

n/a

Green Ninja

Green Ninja Integrated Middle School Science

6-8

preferred integrated

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company

California HMH Science Dimensions

K–6

n/a

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company

California HMH Science Dimensions

6–8

preferred integrated

Impact Science Education

Impact Science: Integrated Middle School Program for CA NGSS

6–8

preferred integrated

Impact Science Education

Impact Science: Middle School Program for CA NGSS

6–8

discipline specific

Lab-Aids

Issues and Science

6–7

preferred integrated

Learning Bits

SMART NGSS by Science Bits

6–8

discipline specific

McGraw-Hill School Education

California Inspire Science

K–6

n/a

McGraw-Hill School Education

California Inspire Science

6–8

discipline specific

McGraw-Hill School Education

California Inspire Science

6–8

preferred integrated

National Geographic Learning, a division of Cengage Learning

National Geographic Exploring Science

K–6

preferred integrated

Pearson Education

California Elevate Science

K–6

n/a

Pearson Education

California Elevate Science, Integrated

6–8

preferred integrated

Pearson Education

California Elevate Science

6–8

discipline specific

Teachers' Curriculum Institute

Bring Science Alive! California Integrated Program 6-8

6–8

preferred integrated

Teachers' Curriculum Institute

Bring Science Alive! California Program 6-8

6–8

discipline specific

Teachers' Curriculum Institute

Bring Science Alive! California Program K-5

K–5

n/a

Twig Education

Twig Science

K–6

preferred integrated


The California State Board of Education did not adopt the following science programs submitted for consideration of adoption:

Publisher Program Grade Levels Middle Grades
Course Model

Carolina Biological Supply Company

STCMS (Science and Technology Concepts Middle School)

6–8

discipline specific

Knowing Science

Knowing Science Curriculum - Physical, Life, Earth & Space

K–6

n/a

TPS Publishing

Creative Science Curriculum K-8

K–8

discipline specific

TPS Publishing

STEAM Exploration K-8

K–8

preferred integrated

TPS Publishing

STEAM into NGSS K-8

K–8

preferred integrated

 

Questions:   Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division | CFIRD@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0881
Last Reviewed: Friday, November 9, 2018