The table below indicates which GEMS Teacher's Guides are recommended at each grade level for addressing the California Science Framework. Those units marked ** have been identified as being particularly appropriate for the standards at that grade level.
Grade
Unit
K
Tree Homes
Sifting Through Science **
Animal Defenses
Ant Homes Under the Ground
1
Penguins and Their Young **
Secret Formulas
Elephants and Their Young
2
On Sandy Shores **
Buzzing a Hive
Frog Math
Bubble Festival
3
Earth, Moon, and Stars **
Schoolyard Ecology
Involving Dissolving
Liquid Explorations
4
Terrarium Habitats **
Stories in Stone
Only One Ocean
Electric Circuits **
5
Oobleck **
Chemical Reactions **
Crime Lab Chemistry
Messages From Space
6
Plate Tectonics**
Aquatic Habitats **
River Cutters
Convection
Bubble-ology
7
Life Through Time **
Color Analyzers **
Environmental Detectives
More than Magnifiers
8
Dry Ice Investigations**
Moons of Jupiter
Messages from Space **
Acid Rain
Discovering Density

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