About GEMS® : GEMS develops and publishes science and math curriculum, offers professional development, and maintains an international support network. Read about the educational effectiveness of GEMS materials.

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GEMS is a program of the Lawrence Hall of Science, the public science education center at the University of California at Berkeley.

Publications and Products GEMS has created numerous products for teachers, students, and the home including:
GEMS Curriculum Sequences: Extended explorations of core topics, with materials kits. Space Science and new Ocean Sciences units available now!
GEMS Ocean Sciences Sequence for Grades 3–5 and for Grades 6–8 GEMS Space Science Sequence for Grades 3–5 and for Grades 6–8
Over 70 GEMS Teacher's Guides (stand-alone, supplementary curriculum) and Handbooks and GEMS Kits®: materials kits for each GEMS Teacher's Guide.
asks logo AfterSchool KidzScience: A series of kits developed by GEMS and published by Developmental Studies Center for use in out-of-school settings.
Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading®: Science and reading for Grades 2 to 5, with student books and hands-on materials included.

Home activity kits.

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GEMS Alignment with Educational Standards
GEMS units strongly support national and state standards. Learn how GEMS Teacher Guides support the National Science Education Standards as well as many state's standards, including Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, Texas, and Utah.

Online Activities
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