Spring 2019 Update: FOSS Live Organism Ordering Information

Organisms to Order Prior to Spring Break

Grade Level Live Organism(s) to Order for Unit 1 Date to order for arrival

4/8 – 4/12

K Goldfish, Guppies, Elodea, Pond Snails and Ramshorn Snails (snails used in Unit 2, but easy to care for and worth ordering in one shipment) 3/18
1 (First live organism to order needed for Investigation 3)
2 (First live organism to order needed for Inv. 5)
3 (First live organism to order during Week 1 of instruction)
4 Mealworms, Pill Bugs & Sow Bugs 3/18
5 Red worms (not needed until Day 7 of unit–adjust ordering date depending on your unit calendar) 3/18


Welcome to our science resource page! 

Here you will find all the resources you will need to supplement your science curriculum!!

Click on the links at the top to get where you need to go.

If you have any questions, please contact –

Heidi Rebar – Science TOSA  –  rebar_h@4j.lane.edu

Julie Janisse – Department Secretary –  janisse@4j.lane.edu

Sue Wilson – Science Administrator – wilson_s@4j.lane.edu


You can also find many of the resources

for your science kits on FOSSweb at FOSSweb.com


You can also find resources about standards at 



Here are other great resources for NGSS and how they align between each grade level.

Earth and Space Sciences Physical Sciences Life Sciences

K-5 Storyline


K- 5 Storyline



K – 5 Storyline



 Disciplinary Core Ideas



 Disciplinary Core Ideas


 Disciplinary Core Ideas


Phrases for

Scientific Writing

Cross Cutting Concepts Posters  


Scientific Engineering Practices Poster Link



Critical Questions for CCC – Crosscutting Concepts


Sentence Frames – Kinder


Sentence Frames – K-2




Sentence Frames – 3-5



FOSSWeb display sheet