Science
Reports


All materials below have been reviewed by EdReports for alignment to college and career-ready standards as well as other attributes of high-quality curriculum as recommended by educators.

Note that you can filter to see materials that were on the most recent adoption list from the State of California as of 2018. If you are interested in adopting more recent materials “off list,” we have guidance for you here.

Amplify Science

Amplify | Grades: K-8 | Published: 2018

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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Kindergarten

Partially Meets Expectations

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First Grade

Partially Meets Expectations

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Second Grade

Partially Meets Expectations

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Third Grade

Partially Meets Expectations

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Fourth Grade

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Fifth Grade

Partially Meets Expectations

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Sixth to Eighth

Meets Expectations

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Bring Science Alive! Discipline Program

Teachers' Curriculum Institute | Grades: 6-8

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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Sixth to Eighth

Does Not Meet Expectations

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Bring Science Alive! Integrated Program

Teachers' Curriculum Institute | Grades: 6-8

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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Sixth to Eighth

Does Not Meet Expectations

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California Elevate Science

Savvas Learning Company (f/k/a Pearson) | Grades: K-5 | Published: 2020

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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Kindergarten

Does Not Meet Expectations

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First Grade

Does Not Meet Expectations

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Second Grade

Does Not Meet Expectations

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Third Grade

Does Not Meet Expectations

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Fourth Grade

Does Not Meet Expectations

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Fifth Grade

Does Not Meet Expectations

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Discovery Education Science

Discovery Education, Inc. | Grades: 6-8 | Published: 2020

Adopted by the California State Board of Education.

This title has been reviewed and adopted by the California State Board of Education.

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Sixth to Eighth

Partially Meets Expectations

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Discovery Science Techbook for California NGSS Middle School

Discovery Education, Inc. | Grades: 6-8 | Published: 2018

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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Sixth to Eighth

Does Not Meet Expectations

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Exploring Science

National Geographic Learning/Cengage Learning | Grades: K-5 | Published: 2019

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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Kindergarten

Does Not Meet Expectations

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First Grade

Does Not Meet Expectations

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Second Grade

Does Not Meet Expectations

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Third Grade

Does Not Meet Expectations

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Fourth Grade

Does Not Meet Expectations

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Fifth Grade

Does Not Meet Expectations

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FOSS Next Generation

School Specialty, Inc./Delta Education | Grades: 6-8

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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Sixth to Eighth

Does Not Meet Expectations

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Green Ninja Middle School Integrated Science

Green Ninja | Grades: 6-8 | Published: 2020

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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Sixth to Eighth

Does Not Meet Expectations

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HMH Science Dimensions® Grades 6-8

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | Grades: 6-8 | Published: 8

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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Sixth to Eighth

Partially Meets Expectations

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Impact Science: Integrated Middle School Program for CA NGSS

Impact Science Education, LLC | Grades: 6-8 | Published: 2018

Adopted by the California State Board of Education.

This title has been reviewed and adopted by the California State Board of Education.

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Sixth to Eighth

Does Not Meet Expectations

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Inspire Science

McGraw-Hill Education | Grades: 6-8 | Published: 2020

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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Sixth to Eighth

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IQWST Integrated Edition

Activate Learning | Grades: 6-8 | Published: 2019

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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Sixth to Eighth

Does Not Meet Expectations

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Science and Technology Concepts™ Middle School

Carolina Biological Supply Company
 | Grades: 6-8

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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Sixth to Eighth

Does Not Meet Expectations

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SEPUP/Lab-Aids Issues and Science

SEPUP/Lab-Aids | Grades: 6-8 | Published: 2019

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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Sixth to Eighth

Partially Meets Expectations

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SmartNGSS

Learning Bits, Inc. | Grades: 6-8

Adopted by the California State Board of Education.

This title has been reviewed and adopted by the California State Board of Education.

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Sixth to Eighth

Does Not Meet Expectations

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Stanford NGSS Integrated Curriculum - An Exploration of a Multidimensional World

SCALE | Grades: 6-8 | Published: 2021

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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Sixth to Eighth

Does Not Meet Expectations

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STEMscopes NGSS 3D 6-8

Accelerate Learning | Grades: 6-8 | Published: 2019

This title was not reviewed or adopted by the California State Board of Education. It is not required that districts use SBE-approved programs; find out more about selecting "off-list" programs here.

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Sixth to Eighth

Does Not Meet Expectations

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