In Case of Lab Safety Emergency - refer to documents HERE that guide safety in our science classrooms and/or refer to instructions on online SDS sheets HERE and/or call the CMS Environmental Safety Dept. at 980-343-6040 for further guidance. Report all accidents to an administrator.

North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Resources for Earth/Environmental Science (EES)

NCDPI Earth & Environmental Resources - includes essential standards, unpacked content, assessment examples, formative assessment probe alignment, safety resources and links to additional resources

Science Honors Course Requirements from NCDPI

Science Honors Implementation - includes Science Honors review rubric, implementation guide, video guide for teachers for honors portfolio and link to NC Honors Implementation Wiki

CMS Science Resources

  • activities aligned by standard
  • pacing reflects EOC percentages
  • essential vocabulary
  • guiding questions & key questions
  • essential labs
  • unpacked standards broken down into "I CAN' statements

Pacing Guide and Notes

CMS Curriculum Guide - Recommended
CMS Instructional Resources aligned by Module and Pacing
  • activities aligned by standard
  • essential labs

McGraw-Hill Connect ED Online Textbook Access - Instructions to access online textbook through Canvas Single Sign-On at

PASCO Lab Investigations

2nd Tier Vocabulary List

EEn Science Common Core Performance Tasks - Approved Examples

Keeley Formative Assessments - aligned by Essential Standards

Essential Standards Alignments
Keeley Formative Assessment Probe Books - these books are in PDF format; you can print and/or save just the pages you need; you can also change the language in the probes to reflect your needs

CMS Formative Assessments available on SchoolNet - Ready to use!

SchoolNet (Please use Firefox browser) - HomeBase > Applications > SchoolNet > Assessment Admin > Find a Test
CLICK HERE to Learn to Administer a SchoolNet Assessment Online (on CMS Intranet) - CLICK HERE for Step-by-Step Pictures - email for further assistance


CMS SCI EEN Midterm Benchmark [1166233]

Online Passcode: LU5WE9GE4
CMS SCI EEN Practice Final Exam [1166234]

Online Passcode: LU6RU8
CMS SCI EEN 2.1.1, 2.1.3, 2.2.1 [1166235]

Online Passcode: VE2TA7GA
CMS SCI EEN 2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.1.4 [1166236]

Online Passcode: BA2KY3ZA
CMS SCI EEN 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.4 [1166238]

Online Passcode: NA3VY7VU
CMS SCI EEN 2.7.1, 2.7.2, 2.7.3, 2.8.2, 2.8.3, 2.8.1 [1166243]

Online Passcode: JA5XU4
CMS SCI EEN 2.5.5, 2.6.1, 2.6.2, 2.6.3, 2.6.4, 2.8.1 [1166246]

Online Passcode: VY3VY3RU3
CMS SCI EEN 2.5.2, 2.5.3, 2.5.4 [1166247]

Online Passcode: ZA7JE5
CMS SCI EEN 2.3.1, 2.5.1 [1166248]

Online Passcode: ZU4QU9QE5
CMS SCI EEN 2.3.2, 2.4.1, 2.4.2 [1166250]

Online Passcode: PA4TE5W

EES Final Exam Information
EEN Final Exam Questions per Obj.JPG

There will be 45 multiple choice items & NO constructed response items on the EEN Science Final Exam with 120 min. time limit (unless the student has accommodations). NC State Board Of Education policy GCS-A-016 directs schools to use the results from all course-specific NC Final Exams as a minimum of 20% of the student's final course grade. Students taking the EEN Science Final Exam should be provided with a scientific calculator. Please make sure all EC, ESL, and 504 students receive their accommodations.

NC Final Exams Materials List & Course Codes Associated with that Final Exam

High School Science Specifications & Weights

NC Released Forms - Spring 2013 - on SchoolNet (see codes above)

NC Released Forms - Fall 2014 - Soon to be on SchoolNet

Common Exam Sample Questions

NC Final Exams FAQs - from NCDPI


SIOP - Extended Science Vocabulary List

2nd Tier Vocabulary List - the non-science words a student might need to know to answer a question correctly in Biology! Please email me with any words you think might need to be included!!

Test Question Development

Test Questions are Designed using Revised Blooms Taxonomy

CMS Chemical Hygiene Plan

Curriculum Support Document for Old 2009 Standards - EES Resources 2010-11.doc

  • still has some very good links to classroom activities

Online EES Resources

Ecological Footprint Calculator
Demographics Virtual Lab - Demographics Transition Simulator for seven different countries.
Earth Science World Image Bank - From LEARN NC's Best of the Web

The CMS HS Science Wiki logo is clip art licensed from the Clip Art Gallery on