• NGSS Investigations & Design Challenges: Purchasing Information

    Laboratory investigations and design challenges aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) were built into the science curriculum with starter kits delivered to schools by August 2015.  All consumable materials will need to be replaced on an annual basis. 

     

    Elementary School:

    The scope and sequences for Grades 1-5 each include one Engineering is Elementary (EiE) unit. 

    Grade

    Unit

    1st

    Sounds Like Fun: Seeing Animal Sounds

    2nd

    A Work In Process: Improving a Play Dough Process

    3rd

    The Attraction is Obvious: Designing Maglev

    4th

    A Stick in the Mud: Evaluating a Landscape

    5th

    A Slick Solution: Cleaning an Oil Spill

    Use the editable budgeting sheet to calculate the costs of what you need. 

    Then contact Judy Campbell (jcampbell@mos.org) at EiE to request a quote in order to place a non-catalog order in K12buy.com.

     

    Middle School:

    The scope and sequences for middle school science classes include the following NGSS-aligned laboratory investigations and design challenges:

    Grade

    Investigations & Design Challenges

    Vendor

    Equipment Kit
    (per teacher)

    Consumables Kit
    (for one class section)

    6th

    Heating Earth’s Surface

    Fisher

    Part #: NC0847724
    Price: $353.85

    Part #: NC0847725 
    Price: $18.64

    Earthquake Towers

    Pitsco

    Part #: 
    Price: 

    Part #: 31830  
    Price: $175.00

    7th

    Owl Pellets

    Fisher

    Part #: NC0847726 
    Price: $2153.65

    Part #: NC0847727 
    Price: $49.87

    Prosthetic Limbs

    Pearson

    Part #: 
    Price: 

    Part #: 9780133207576
    Price: $117.97

    8th

    Chemical Reactions

    Fisher

    Part #: NC0847763 
    Price: $85.57 

    Part #: NC0847728
    Price: $196.64

    CO2 Cars

    Pitsco

    Part #: 
    Price: 

    Part #: 50032 (for 2 class sections)
    Price:$310.00

    Contact Amanda McCrea (amanda.mccrea@thermofisher.com) at Fisher to request a quote in order to place a non-catalog order in K12buy.com.

    Contact Alan Kirby (akirby@pitsco.com) at Pitsco to request a quote in order to place a non-catalog order in K12buy.com.

    Contact Lisa Hathaway (lisa.hathaway@pearson.com) at Pearson to request a quote in order to place a non-catalog order in K12buy.com.

     

    High School:

    The scope and sequences for middle school science classes include the following NGSS-aligned laboratory investigations and design challenges:

    Class

    Investigations & Design Challenges

    Vendor

    Equipment Kit
    (per teacher)

    Consumables Kit
    (for one class section)

    Biology

    Fast Plants

    Fisher

    Part #: NC0847710
    Price: $226.71

    Part #: NC0847711
    Price: $167.53

    Life Pods

    Fisher

    Part #: NC0847712
    Price: $697.00

    Part #: NC0847713
    Price: $269.13

    Chemistry

    Reaction Rates

    Fisher

    Part #: NC0847714 
    Price: $4960.89

    Part #: NC0847715
    Price: $29.47

    CO2 Production

    Fisher

    Part #: NC0847716
    Price: $2265.57 

    Part #: NC0847717
    Price: $121.26

    Environmental

    Biogeochemical Cycles

    Fisher

    NA

    Part #: NC0847718
    Price: $208.74

    Waste Water

    Fisher

    Part #: NC0847719 
    Price: $1199.66

    Part #: NC0847720 
    Price: $522.42

    Physics

    Magnetic Field in a Slinky

    Fisher

    Part #: NC0847721
    Price: $1447.09

    NA

    Palm Pipes

    Fisher

    Part #: NC0847721
    Price: $654.71

    Part #: NC0847723
    Price: $38.38

    Contact Amanda McCrea (amanda.mccrea@thermofisher.com) at Fisher to request a quote in order to place a non-catalog order in K12buy.com.