Open-and-go lessons that
inspire kids to love science!

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A complete curriculum for 2nd-5th grade.

Power of Flowers
Life Cycle, Traits, & Heredity
NGSS Available
Animals Through Time
Habitats, Heredity, & Change Over Time
NGSS Available
Birth of rocks
The Birth of Rocks
Rock Cycle, Erosion, & Natural Hazards
NGSS Available
Plant Adventures
Structure, Function, & Adaptations
NGSS Available
Energizing everything
Energizing Everything
Energy & Motion
NGSS Available
Spaceship Earth
Sun, Moon, Stars, & Planets
NGSS Available
Invisible forces
Invisible Forces
Forces & Motion, Magnetism
NGSS Available
Our changing earth
Our Changing Earth
Earth's Systems, Earth's Surface, & Resources
NGSS Dec 2016
Web of life
Web of Life
Ecosystems & the Food Chain
NGSS Available
Talking machines
Waves of Sound
Sound, Waves, & Communication
NGSS Available
Chemical magic
Chemical Magic
Chemical Reactions & Nature of Matter
NGSS Sep 2016
Sensing your world
Human Machine
Body, Senses, & the Brain
NGSS Available
Microscopic life
Microscopic Life
Cells & Microbes
Jan 2018
The work of water
Work of Water
Earth’s Surface, Mapping, Engineering
NGSS Oct 2016
Material magic
Material Magic
Properties & Phases of Matter
NGSS Available
World of weather
World of Weather
Weather, Climate, & Water Cycle
NGSS Available

Made for teachers. By teachers.

Doug head

Hi! My name is Doug,

I taught elementary science for seven years and made it my students’ favorite subject. I created Mystery Science to share my approach with you. Watch the 90 second video for a demonstration of how it works.

Every lesson begins with a Mystery that hooks your students. I then narrate an unforgettable story told with stunning images and videos and punctuated with opportunities for discussion. Every lesson concludes with simple hands-on activities designed to use supplies you already have (or are easy to get).

I hope my work saves you time & inspires your students. Read about our mission.

Doug Peltz

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