My partner and I developed science, math, and writing curriculum for kindergarten to about 8th grade. We own the copyright on all of it. I’m looking to make it all available online for free for parents to use.
A well-designed science curriculum should serve as a bridge between what students already understand and know how to do and what they don’t know yet.
In brief, Supermarket Science is a collection of books designed to teach science, arts, and math in a fun and practical way to elementary school children. It draws on local resources, involves parents, and closely ties materials to Common Core Standards. There are sections written for educators — teachers and parents — and those aimed directly at students. These materials are fun and easy to use. All activities have been tested in real classrooms over a period of 6 years. Anecdotally, we learned that in California the 5th-grade science STAR scores were greatly improved after students went through the Supermarket Science program.