AccessScience Curriculum Maps
These Curriculum Maps guide you to highly relevant and engaging content from throughout AccessScience for use in your teaching. These maps have been designed by leading science and engineering faculty, who have carefully selected useful content, such as tables, graphs, diagrams, photos, animations, and videos, and then mapped that content to standard topics taught within each course. You can easily incorporate this content into your curriculum by using the “Copy Link” functionality to paste a direct link into your school's learning management system.
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Cell Biology
- Computing: Databases
- Discrete Mathematics
- Engineering: Electrical
- Engineering: Materials Science
- Engineering: Mechanical
- Engineering: Structural Analysis
- Environmental Science
- Organic Chemistry
- Polymer Chemistry
Correlations to Next Generation Science Standards
AccessScience can help students fulfill performance expectations in the Next Generation Science Standards for High School (Grades 9–12). View content correlations in Disciplinary Core Idea (DCI) arrangements below.
- Structure and Properties of Matter
- Chemical Reactions
- Forces and Interactions
- Waves and Electromagnetic Radiation
- Structure and Function
- Matter and Energy in Organisms and Ecosystems
- Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
- Inheritance and Variation of Traits
- Natural Selection and Evolution
Embed the AccessScience search widget in your learning management system and/or webpage. Students will then be able to search AccessScience directly from those pages.
Tips for Using AccessScience
These videos provide helpful suggestions for you and your students to get the most out of your library's subscription.
Neutrino Astronomy Lesson Plan
This lesson plan offers three consecutive days (~45- to ~60-minute class periods) of narrativized, in-class discussion about the content and concepts conveyed through reading assignments consisting of AccessScience articles, as well as assessment activities and questions. Disciplines covered include astronomy, astrophysics, introductory physics, and particle physics. You can employ it in a traditional lecture or flipped classroom instructional model.
Answers to "Test Your Understanding" Questions
The more popular articles in AccessScience include a set of self-assessment questions at the bottom of the page. You and your students will find answers to these questions here.