Instructional Kit Program

Instructional Materials (COSER 521)

Membership in the Instructional Materials program (COSER 521) provides access to all hands-on and standards-aligned classroom curriculum resources for learning experiences in the elementary (grades k-5 – COSER 521.001) and middle level (grades 6-8 – COSER 521.002) classrooms.  Over one-hundred kit titles can be ordered online and are delivered to your school.  Kits are supported with all resources needed to use the curriculum in the classroom with up to thirty students, along with necessary teacher training and support.  Contact Amy Windus for assistance:  amy_windus@caboces.orgcreate new email or 716-376-8285.

 

Kit titles for grades K-5 (COSER 521.001):

Advancing STEM is a complete curriculum that aligns with all 2016 K-5 NYS Science Learning Standards.  The curriculum was written by over forty educators from over twenty school districts in the Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES and Erie 2 Chautauqua BOCES regions.  All curriculum materials can be reviewed at www.advancingSTEM.com.  Teachers in this service have access to Engineering is Elementary kits, a curriculum developed by the Boston Museum of Science that focuses on engineering and science.

Our Legacy Kit titles (aligned to 1997 NYS Science Learning Standards), including Health Kit titles, are also available.

opens in a new windowThe Star Lab may also be reserved through this service.

 

Pre K (Click on any title to reserve for your classroom)

Kindergarten (Click on any title to reserve for your classroom)

 

Grade 1 (Click on any title to reserve for your classroom)

 

Grade 2 (Click on any title to reserve for your classroom)

 

Grade 3 (Click on any title to reserve for your classroom)

 

Grade 4 (Click on any title to reserve for your classroom)

 

Grade 5 (Click on any title to reserve for your classroom)

Kit titles for grades 6-8 (COSER 521.002):

Lab-Aids is a research based kit curriculum designed specifically for grades 6-8 by Lab-Aids, Inc and aligned to 2016 NYS Science Learning Standards.  Click on any title to reserve for your classroom.

 

Engineering Everywhere, also produced by the Boston Museum of Science, is an engineering curriculum for middle-school students.  Each unit is composed of several activities that last for about an hour each.  All materials are shipped with each kit.

 

Science Kit Book Collection

TitleBooking Link# of CopiesGrade Level
13 Planets The Latest View of the Solar System opens in a new windowBook It1I
A Day in Our Lives: Time opens in a new windowBook It1P
A Mountain of Trash: Addition Facts opens in a new windowBook It1P
A Year in Our Lives: Time opens in a new windowBook It1P
About Me opens in a new windowBook It24P
Acorn to Oak Tree opens in a new windowBook It1P
After School opens in a new windowBook It1P
Air and Weather opens in a new windowBook It1I
Air and Weather opens in a new windowBook It1I
All About Sharks opens in a new windowBook It1I
Amusement Parks: Perimeter and Area opens in a new windowBook It1I
Animal Groups How Animals Live Together opens in a new windowBook It1P
Animal Homes opens in a new windowBook It25P
Animal Needs opens in a new windowBook It1I
Ants, Ants, Ants opens in a new windowBook It21P
Around Home opens in a new windowBook It1P
Around Town opens in a new windowBook It1P
As the Crow Flies A First Book of Maps opens in a new windowBook It1P
Astro the Alien Visits Desert Animals opens in a new windowBook It1P
Astro the Alien Visits Farm Animals opens in a new windowBook It1P
Astro the Alien Visits Forest Animals opens in a new windowBook It1P
Astro the Alien Visits Ocean Animals opens in a new windowBook It1P
Astro the Alien Visits Polar Animals opens in a new windowBook It1P
Astro the Alien Visits Pond Animals opens in a new windowBook It1P
At Risk!: Reading and Understanding Graphs opens in a new windowBook It1P
At School opens in a new windowBook It1P
At the Aquarium: Volume opens in a new windowBook It1I
At the Fire Station: Measuring Objects opens in a new windowBook It1P
At the Playground opens in a new windowBook It1P
At the Pond opens in a new windowBook It1P
Balance and Motion opens in a new windowBook It1I
Basketball Angles opens in a new windowBook It1I
Bein' With You This Way opens in a new windowBook It10I
Beyond A Solar System Voyage opens in a new windowBook It1I
Blast Off to Earth A Look At Geography opens in a new windowBook It1I
Bones Our Skeletal System opens in a new windowBook It5I
Building a Playground: 3-D Shapes opens in a new windowBook It1P
Butterflies opens in a new windowBook It1P
Buzz Aldrin Reaching for the Moom opens in a new windowBook It1I
Can It Rain Cats and Dogs opens in a new windowBook It1I
Chemical Changes Acids and Bases opens in a new windowBook It6I
Chemical Changes Breaking Bonds opens in a new windowBook It5I
Chemical Changes Forming New Substances opens in a new windowBook It5I
Chemical Changes Transfer of Energy opens in a new windowBook It5I
Cleaning Our School: Graphs opens in a new windowBook It1P
Clouds, Rain, Clouds Again opens in a new windowBook It19PI
Color and Light opens in a new windowBook It1P
Daylight and Darkness opens in a new windowBook It1I
Deserts opens in a new windowBook It14PI
Digging Up Dinosaurs opens in a new windowBook It14PI
Do Stars Have Points? opens in a new windowBook It1I
Earth Materials opens in a new windowBook It1I
Earth Movements opens in a new windowBook It1I
Earth's Land and Water opens in a new windowBook It1P
Earthworms Underground opens in a new windowBook It1PI
Egg to Chicken opens in a new windowBook It1P
Electricial Circuits opens in a new windowBook It1I
Electricity opens in a new windowBook It1I
Electromagnetism opens in a new windowBook It1I
Environments opens in a new windowBook It1I
Erosion opens in a new windowBook It1PI
Freshwater Habitats opens in a new windowBook It13PI
Fun in the Sun opens in a new windowBook It1P
Geography Earth's Resources opens in a new windowBook It1I
Geography How Places Change opens in a new windowBook It1I
Geography Places and Regions opens in a new windowBook It1I
Getting Ready to Camp: Introducing Division opens in a new windowBook It1I
Grassland Mammals opens in a new windowBook It11PI
Habitats Arctic Tundra opens in a new windowBook It13P
Hot Air Balloons opens in a new windowBook It1I
Hot and Cold opens in a new windowBook It1PI
How Do They Make That?: Fractions, Decimals, and Percents opens in a new windowBook It1I
How Do We Know the Size of the Solar System opens in a new windowBook It1P
How Does a Plant Grow? opens in a new windowBook It17P
How Does the Wind Blow? opens in a new windowBook It21P
How Mountains are Made opens in a new windowBook It1P
Human Body opens in a new windowBook It1I
Human Body opens in a new windowBook It5I
Human Body opens in a new windowBook It1I
If The Trees Could Talk opens in a new windowBook It1P
In the Garden opens in a new windowBook It1P
Investigation Solids, Liquids, and Gases with Toys opens in a new windowBook It2IJ
It Started with Pizza: Variables, Expressions and Equations opens in a new windowBook It1I
It's Electric opens in a new windowBook It1I
Landforms opens in a new windowBook It1I
Let's Play!: Subtraction Facts opens in a new windowBook It1P
Life Cycles Science Sequencing opens in a new windowBook It1PI
Life in the Ocean Layers opens in a new windowBook It1I
Light and Dark opens in a new windowBook It1P
Liquids to Gas and Back opens in a new windowBook It1I
Magic School Bus Inside the Human Body opens in a new windowBook It5P
Magnet Power opens in a new windowBook It1I
Magnetism and Electricity opens in a new windowBook It1I
Magnetism and Electricity opens in a new windowBook It1I
Magnets opens in a new windowBook It1I
Main Street Animal Shelter: Graphing opens in a new windowBook It1P
Making Electricity opens in a new windowBook It1I
Mapping Penny's World opens in a new windowBook It1P
Maps and Symbols opens in a new windowBook It1P
Matter and Energy opens in a new windowBook It1I
Me on the Map opens in a new windowBook It1P
Muscles Our Muscular System opens in a new windowBook It5I
My Body, Your Body opens in a new windowBook It5P
My First Batteries & Magnets Book opens in a new windowBook It1P
My Five Senses opens in a new windowBook It32P
My Lemonade Stand opens in a new windowBook It1I
Natural Disasters opens in a new windowBook It1I
Natural Measures opens in a new windowBook It1I
Nature's Green Umbrella Tropical Rain Forests opens in a new windowBook It30P
Night Skies: Variables, Expressions, and Equations opens in a new windowBook It1I
Nine O'Clock Lullaby opens in a new windowBook It1P
Ocean Maps opens in a new windowBook It1I
Our Family Reunion opens in a new windowBook It1P
Our Favorites: Graphing opens in a new windowBook It1P
Our Harvest Lunch opens in a new windowBook It1P
Our Living Forests opens in a new windowBook It1I
Our Trip to the City: Addition opens in a new windowBook It1P
Our Vacation Budget opens in a new windowBook It1I
Our Wet World opens in a new windowBook It15P
Patterns Around Us: Recognizing Patterns opens in a new windowBook It1I
Patterns in Nature: Recognizing Patterns - Book opens in a new windowBook It1I
Physics of Sound opens in a new windowBook It1P
Pollution opens in a new windowBook It1I
Pumpkin Circle1P
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle opens in a new windowBook It1P
Respiration and CIrculation opens in a new windowBook It1I
Saltwater Habitats opens in a new windowBook It14I
Science in the Kitchen opens in a new windowBook It1PI
Science With Magnets opens in a new windowBook It1P
Shadow Night opens in a new windowBook It1P
Shadows and Reflections opens in a new windowBook It1P
Shapes in Art opens in a new windowBook It1P
Shaping Our World opens in a new windowBook It1P
Shipwreck Detectives: Coordinate Planes opens in a new windowBook It1I
Shopping in the City: Subtraction Facts opens in a new windowBook It1P
Sink or Float opens in a new windowBook It1P
Size Many Ways to Measure opens in a new windowBook It1P
SKBK Science Book Collection
Experiments With Solids, Liquids, and Gases
opens in a new windowBook It1PI
Smile! a Trip to the Dentist: Addition Facts opens in a new windowBook It1P
Snowy Day opens in a new windowBook It1P
Solar System opens in a new windowBook It1I
Solid, Liquid or Gas? opens in a new windowBook It1PI
Solid, Liquid, or Gas? opens in a new windowBook It1PI
Solids and Liquids opens in a new windowBook It1I
Solids, Liquids and Gases opens in a new windowBook It1I
Solids, Liquids and Gases opens in a new windowBook It1I
Sound opens in a new windowBook It1P
Sounds All Around opens in a new windowBook It1P
Space Tourist A Traveler's Guide opens in a new windowBook It1I
Spenser and the Rocks opens in a new windowBook It1P
Stars & Planets opens in a new windowBook It1PI
Studying Our Earth Inside and Out opens in a new windowBook It1I
Tale of a Tadpole opens in a new windowBook It27P
Tell Me How Ships Float opens in a new windowBook It1P
Temperat Forest Mammals opens in a new windowBook It13P
The Bake Sale: Multiplying and Dividing opens in a new windowBook It1I
The Bakery opens in a new windowBook It1P
The Best Book of Weather opens in a new windowBook It1I
The Body Book opens in a new windowBook It1I
The Brain Our Nervous System opens in a new windowBook It15I
The Bread Book: Multiplying and Dividing opens in a new windowBook It1I
The Busy Body Book opens in a new windowBook It5P
The Drop In My Drink The Story of Water on Our Planet opens in a new windowBook It1I
The Earth in Space opens in a new windowBook It1I
The Fort opens in a new windowBook It1P
The Human Body Bones and Muscles opens in a new windowBook It5I
The Human Machine opens in a new windowBook It16I
The Kids' Book of Weather Forecasting opens in a new windowBook It1PI
The Listening Walk opens in a new windowBook It4P
The Magic School Bus and the Electric Field Trip opens in a new windowBook It1P
The Moon opens in a new windowBook It1P
The Nervous System opens in a new windowBook It1I
The Nervous System opens in a new windowBook It1I
The Pet Store opens in a new windowBook It1P
The Science of Liquids & Solids opens in a new windowBook It2I
The Science of Liquids & Solids opens in a new windowBook It1I
The Skeleton and Muscles opens in a new windowBook It15I
The Snack Shop opens in a new windowBook It1P
The Snowman opens in a new windowBook It1P
The Toy Store opens in a new windowBook It1P
The Winning Angle opens in a new windowBook It1I
The World of Trade: Number Patterns opens in a new windowBook It1I
The World of Transportation: Addition opens in a new windowBook It1P
Timing Races: Measuring Time opens in a new windowBook It1I
Towns and Cities: Perimeter and Area opens in a new windowBook It1I
Tracking Time opens in a new windowBook It1I
Up Up in a Balloon opens in a new windowBook It1P
Using Your Senses opens in a new windowBook It48P
Volcanoes and Earthquakes A Moving Crust opens in a new windowBook It3I
Volcanoes and Earthquakes Different Types opens in a new windowBook It3PI
Volcanoes and Earthquakes Plate Tectonic Theory opens in a new windowBook It3I
Volcanoes and Earthquakes Sudden Changes opens in a new windowBook It3I
Volcanoes Fire From Below opens in a new windowBook It9P
Water as a Gas1PI
Water as a Liquid opens in a new windowBook It1P
Water Cycle opens in a new windowBook It1PI
We Are All Alike We Are All Different opens in a new windowBook It29P
Weather opens in a new windowBook It1P
Weather Forecasting opens in a new windowBook It1P
Weather Instruments opens in a new windowBook It1I
What Are Budgets? opens in a new windowBook It1I
What Can an Animal Do? opens in a new windowBook It1P
What Did I Eat?: Fractions, Decimals, and Percents opens in a new windowBook It1I
What Does an Animal Eat? opens in a new windowBook It38P
What is a Map? opens in a new windowBook It1P
What Is in the Attic?: Introducing Division opens in a new windowBook It1I
What is the World Made Of? All About Solids, Liquids, and Gases opens in a new windowBook It14P
What Magnets Can Do opens in a new windowBook It1I
What Makes Different Sounds? opens in a new windowBook It6P
What Will the Weather Be? opens in a new windowBook It2PI
What's Alive? opens in a new windowBook It15P
What's Inside the Moon? opens in a new windowBook It1P
Wild About Weather opens in a new windowBook It1PI
Wildlife Scientists opens in a new windowBook It1P
You Can't Smell a Flower with Your EAR!Book It" target="_blank">6P

 

Program Staff

Amy Windus, Program  Manager  (716) 376-8285

Clay Nolan, STEM Coordinator  (716) 376-8354

Leigh Leyva, Keyboard Specialist  (716) 376-8272

Dale Cummings, Educational Material Aide  (716) 376-8303

Tim Sage, Educational Material Aide  (716) 376-8288