Teacher Resources

The Lawrence Hall of Science has many years of experience building teacher capacity. Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading is committed to providing teachers support in both implementation and their own professional development.


The comprehensive assessment system offers both summative and formative assessment opportunities.

Teacher’s guide

Each teacher’s guide offers step-by-step instructions, just-in-time teaching support, in-depth science background, and more.

Strategy Guides

Download lessons that highlight the approach to teaching reading, writing, and listening/speaking with science texts.

Access articles written for teachers by members of the Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading team.

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Download and send home resources for families.

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Learn how to order and care for the organisms found in the Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading units.

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Find multimedia from Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading units here.

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