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FOSS workshops at NSTA Fall Conferences
Check out our workshop sessions at the Fall NSTA conferences on the FOSSweb Professional Development Events Calendar.
FOSS Next Generation Edition K-5 is Now Available!
The FOSS Next Generation K-5 program is the latest edition of FOSS for elementary classrooms. It was developed to meet the requirements of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). This edition offers three modules at each grade level, with specific offerings at each grade for a total of 18 modules. The edition makes explicit to teachers and students the connections to science and engineering practices, crosscutting concepts, disciplinary core ideas, and Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Math.
For more information about FOSS Next Generation Edition K-5, visit the Delta Education website.
FOSS Newsletter: How to Sign Up or Be Removed
Twice a year we publish a newsletter that looks in depth at various elements of the FOSS program, showcases people and districts using FOSS, and highlights salient issues in science education. If you'd like to sign up for our newsletter, either a digital or hard copy, please follow the link below.
Conversely, if you currently receive the FOSS Newsletter and would like to be removed, we're sorry to see you go, but you can also sign up to be removed via the link below.http://www.deltaeducation.com/FOSSnewsletter
FOSSweb Walkthrough Videos
For tutorials on FOSSweb registration, activating modules, and creating class accounts, visit our FOSSweb Walkthrough Videos page.
Developers at the Lawrence Hall of Science email@example.com
Customer Service at Delta Education www.DeltaEducation.com/contact.aspx Phone: 1-800-258-1302, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. ET
FOSSmap (Online component of FOSS assessment system) www.FOSSmap.com
FOSSweb account questions/help logging in School Specialty Online Support firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 1-800-513-2465, 8:30 a.m. –6:00 p.m. ET / 5:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. PT
FOSSweb Tech Support support@FOSSweb.com
Professional development www.FOSSweb.com/Professional-Development
Safety issues www.DeltaEducation.com/resources/msds Phone: 1-800-258-1302, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. ET For chemical emergencies, contact Chemtrec 24 hours per day. Phone: 1-800-424-9300
Sales and Replacement Parts www.DeltaEducation.com/FOSS/buy Phone: 1-800-338-5270, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. ET
Middle School 2nd Edition Courses Available on FOSSweb
We are very excited to announce that we have several new FOSS Middle School, Second Edition, Courses on FOSSweb: Planetary Science, Earth History, Weather and Water, and Diversity of Life! You can preview the content by viewing the course as a guest, or unlock teacher resources by entering the access code in the inside cover of your Investigations Guide.
NIMAS Information on FOSSweb
Are you looking for information on NIMAS files for FOSS? Visit the FOSS for All section of our site under the Teaching Tools menu for information on how to find and retrieve files and who to contact in your state.