Information for Teachers

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Secondary Curriculum Download

We are pleased to offer this curriculum to anyone wishing to use it for educational purposes. In order to continually improve and track the use of the curriculum, we ask for your contact information and a brief description of how you intend to use it. In exchange, we would be happy to answer any questions you have and support your use to the best of our ability. Splash will not share your contact information with anyone.

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Secondary Program Materials Loan Agreement and Contact Info Update 2014-15

If you are a teacher wishing to participate in the Splash Secondary Program during 2014-15, please update your contact information and then submit this form. 

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Sign Up for the Secondary Program

Splash invites all 7th – 12th grade science teachers in Sacramento County and the City of West Sacramento to submit an application for a place in the Splash Secondary Program. The program includes a mandatory 3-hour teacher training and a loaned set of curriculum materials.

When we receive your application, our program coordinator will respond within 3 days to discuss your needs and make arrangements.

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Program Eligibility

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To be eligible to participate in the Splash Secondary Program you must teach 6th – 12th grade science at a school in Sacramento County or the City of West Sacramento.

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What Teachers Receive

Once you are accepted into the program, you will receive a full set of curriculum materials, which includes all of the items listed below. You may keep the materials at no cost for as long as you continue to teach the curriculum.

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Expectations of Teachers

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To use the Splash Curriculum teachers must agree to devote several class periods to the Splash lessons. A mandatory three-hour workshop provides all the guidance needed to use the logical, cohesive, and teacher-friendly curriculum.

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Standards Alignment

The PDF document provides detailed information about how Version 5 of the Splash Secondary Curriculum aligns to the 6th – 12th grade science standards established by the California State Board of Education

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