Raymond J. Fisher Middle School

California Distinguished School

STEM Curriculum

STEM Curriculum Development

With the help of principal Lisa Fraser and teachers Kevin Kinsella and Tonya Boyle, Lighting for Literacy has developed a large-scale practical curriculum to promote STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).  Click here for more information about the Lighting for Literacy Project.

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Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Find out more about (STEM)
STEM Correlation with the CPO Science Curriculum

Science & Math State Standards

  • California Content State Standards for Math
  • California State Standards for Science
  • CCSS for Science currently under development...

Find out more about CCSSI:
Common Core State Standards Initiative

Science & Math Curriculum

8th Grade Science Curriculum

CPO Physical Science – Publisher Website
Physical Science Student E-Book – Textbook
Physical Science Student E-Book – investigations
Use these files to download to your iBook app

Chapter-by-Chapter pdf files:

Unit 1 Intro Unit 2 Intro Unit 3 Intro Unit 4 Intro
Chapter 1 Chapter 4 Chapter 6 Chapter 9
Chapter 2 Chapter 5 Chapter 7 Chapter 10
Chapter 3   Chapter 8 Chapter 11
Unit 5 Intro Unit 6 Intro
Chapter 12 Chapter 15
Chapter 13 Chapter 16
Chapter 14 Chapter 17

7th Grade Science Curriculum

CPO Life Science – Publisher Website
Life Science Student E-Book – Textbook
LIfe Science Student E-Book – investigations
Use these files to download to your iBook app

Unit-by-Unit pdf files:


Unit 1 Unit 4 Glossary
Unit 2 Unit 5 Index
Unit 3 Unit 6
California Standards

7th & 8th Grade Math Curriculum

Holt McDougal Mathematics – Publisher Website
Username is Fisher210
Password to access the book is y5j3n