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

Science curriculum for K—5th grades.

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  • Hands-on lead students in the doing of science and engineering.
  • NGSS-aligned and Common Core make the transition to the Next Generation Science Standards and support Common Core.
  • Less prep, more learning prep in minutes not hours. Captivate your students with short videos and discussion questions.

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☀️ Summer Mysteries ☀️

Choose a Summer Mystery for your grade or try a K-5 mini-lesson:

Weather Watching (Grades K)
Read-Along Mystery 6: Sun & Heat

How could you walk barefoot across hot pavement without burning your feet?

book Book: Hot Foot (20 min)
Recommended Activity: Where Is It Hot? Where Is It Not? (25 min)
Extras (45 min)
How could you walk barefoot across hot pavement without burning your feet?

Spinning Sky (Grades K-2)
Mystery 3: Sun & Daily Patterns

How can the sun help you if you're lost?

Exploration (12 min)
Activity: Sun Finder (20 min)
Extras (1.3 hrs)
How can the sun help you if you're lost?

Work of Water (Grades 2-3)
Mystery 2: Erosion, Earth’s Surface, & Landforms

Why is there sand at the beach?

Exploration (25 min)
Activity: Rocking the River (30 min)
Extras (2.5 hrs)
Why is there sand at the beach?

Stormy Skies (Grades 2-4)
Mystery 3: Climate, Geography, & Global Weather Patterns

Why are some places always hot?

Exploration (25 min)
Activity: Climate Decoder (30 min)
Extras (2.8 hrs)
Why are some places always hot?

Energizing Everything (Grades 3-5)
Mystery 8: Energy Resources & Environmental Impacts

Where does energy come from?

Exploration (30 min)
Activity: Power this Town (30 min)
Extras (3.3 hrs)
Where does energy come from?

Spaceship Earth (Grades 4-5)
Mystery 4: Seasons & Earth's Revolution

Why do the stars change with the seasons?

Exploration (20 min)
Activity: Universe-in-a-Box (25 min)
Extras (4 hrs)
Why do the stars change with the seasons?

Mini-Lesson

How do you make Mystery Doug videos?

5 Minutes
How do you make Mystery Doug videos? How do you make Mystery Doug videos?

Mini-Lesson

Can animals get a sunburn?

5 Minutes
Can animals get a sunburn? Can animals get a sunburn?

Mini-Lesson

Why is the ocean salty?

5 Minutes
Why is the ocean salty? Why is the ocean salty?