Components & Resources

FOSS Middle School empowers teachers with everything they need to easily manage active instruction. Teachers don’t have to be science experts to teach science effectively. Our years of working with real teachers in real class situations have resulted in a design that provides everything YOU need to be successful: Investigations that work, durable materials, and comprehensive support.

Component List

Investigations Guide

The Investigations Guide is the core instructional tool for teachers and provides them with the support and strategies to successfully facilitate FOSS investigations.

Teacher Resources

Teacher Resources guides teachers in the instructional design behind FOSS Middle School. This valuable tool includes chapters on assessment, science notebooking, science-centered language development, and more along with all teaching masters.

Equipment Kits

Each FOSS Middle School module features an equipment kit with all the necessary materials to complete each investigation and enough consumable materials for five class uses.


FOSS Middle School offers a variety of integrated technology resources for teachers and students through the FOSSweb including digital teacher support, interactive simulations and virtual investigations, and other additional resources.

FOSS Science Resources Book

FOSS Science Resources is a book of original readings, called articles, developed to accompany each module. Students read the articles in the book covering specific concepts as they progress through the module's investigations.