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    Classroom Curriculum Units Grades 5-8

    14 units aligned to the NC Essential Science Standards and Next Generation Science Standards

    For elementary and middle school classrooms. Our cross-curriculum integrates engineering and science literacy with current science topics you already teach. Fun, engaging, engineering challenges boost student interest in science. Standards based, research based, and teacher tested!

    Curriculum Components:

    ·         Teacher Guides (plan book that details pre and post curriculum activities; Coming 2015-2016 school year)

    ·         On-site Module (program begins at 9:00AM-1:30PM with built in lunch break)

    ·         Materials Kit (Coming 2015-2016 school year)

    If you have questions about our programming contact abradley@caldwellschools.com or call                 828-754-1569

    Packaging Information:

    v  Teacher Guides (Available 2015-2016 school year)

    • Ø  Each teacher guide includes:
    • Ø  Lesson Plans
    • Ø  Teacher Background Information
    • Ø  Assessment Tools
    • Ø  $50-$75 per teacher; pricing discounts available for multiple sets. See individual Teacher guide for pricing details. Teacher guides offer 

    v  Materials Kits (Available 2015-2016 school year)

    • Ø  Enough materials for a class of 30 students
    • Ø  Materials Kits price varies by module

     v  Programming at Patterson Science Center

    • Ø  Extended Day Programming $13 (become a nature enthusiast by exploring the trails of PSC OR challenge your team of students by completing our low ropes course) Added to on-site modules
    • Ø  1 on-site visit $8 per student
    • Ø  2 on-site visits $6 per student
    • Ø  3 or more on-site visit $5 per student
    • Ø  Two-four chaperones are needed per visit. Parents are welcome; however space is limited so please call ahead if more than 10 parents are attending with the class visit.