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Curriculum 2013-14

Educators can find links to museum curriculum and a summary for each unit of curriculum by choosing the grade level on the vertical menu to the left. Morning session rotations, instruction activities, curriculum materials, standards addressed, and unit of inquiry are available to download in PDF format. Afternoon literacy, math, science, bridging activities and other instructional materials are linked to Microsoft Word documents for educators to customize. New and modified documents will be added to the data base with ongoing updates.

3rd Grade (Curriculum Summary)

Museum

Curriculum

San Diego Museum of Art
Start: 01/20/2014

Elements of Art

Jr. Theatre
Start: 11/11/2013

Telling Tall Tales

San Diego History Center
Start: 9/23/13

Who Are The Kumeyaay?

San Diego History Center
Start: 11/11/13

San Diego Change Over Time: SanDiego and its History Makers.

San Diego Zoo
Start: 9/16/13
Animal Characterisics

San Diego Zoo
Start: 11/04/13

Animal Adaptations

 

 

4th Grade (Curriculum Summary)

Museum

Curriculum

Zoo
Start: 1/27/14

All organisms need energy and matter to live and grow.

Reuben H. Fleet
Start:1/20/13           

What is Electricity and how do we use it?

San Diego History Center
Start: 1/20/14

Examining the WPA's Impact in CA During the Great Depression

Jr. Theatre
Start: 10/14/13

Telling the California Gold Rush Story.

MoPA
Start: 09/16/13

Documentary Photography: Preserving the Park

San Diego Natural History
Start: 9/16/13

Rocks and Minerals

 

5th Grade (Curriculum Summary)

Museum

Curriculum

Air & Space
Start: 9/16/13

The Scientific Method: Engineering Design Model

San Diego Museum of Art
Start: 3/03/14

Renaissance Art

San Diego Natural History
Start: 10/12/13

Climate Change: Past, Present and Future

Reuben H. Fleet
Start: 9/16/13 

Solar System

Reuben H. Fleet
Start:1/20/13    

Forensic Science

Old Globe
Start: 12/16/13

Shakespeare in the Park: Investigating Macbeth

 

6th Grade (Curriculum Summary)

Museum

Curriculum

Museum of Man
Start: 9/30/2013

Archaeology Pre-History and Early Man


Museum of Man
Start: 3/3/2014

Archaeology and Ancient Egypt

MoPA
Start: 9/30/2013

Photography: Critica Media Literacy

San Diego Natural History
Start: 9/30/2013

Fossils and San Diego's Geologic Past

San Diego Natural History
Start: 3/3/2014

Earth Science

Air and Space
Start: 9/30/2013

Building scale models of historic aircraft

Fleet
Start: 3/3/2013

What is Energy?

Old Globe
Start: 3/3/2014

Shakespeare in the Park: Exploring Twelfth Night

 

7th Grade (Curriculum Summary)

Museum

Curriculum

Museum of Man
Start:10/28/2013

History/Social Studies: The Ancient Maya. 

Old Globe
Start:10/28/20113

Improve and the Creative Process 

San Diego Natural History
Start: 10/28/2013

Earth and Life History: San Diego’s Geologic Past  

San Diego Zoo
Start: 10/28/2013

Life Science: Diversity of Traits 

Reuben H. Fleet
Start: 10/28/2013

Life Science: Cells and DNA 

Museum of Art
Start: 10/28/2013

Visual Arts: East and West

Air and Space
Start: 10/28/2013

The Science and Engineering of Flying Cars 


 

Useful Resources

  • Book Lists

  • Units of Inquiry Assessment Rubrics