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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Lights & Sounds

Properties of Light & Sound

  1. Lessons
  2. Activity Prep
  3. Assessments

Mystery 1: Sounds, Vibrations

Exploration (10 min)
Activity: Be a Sound Effects Artist (20 min)
Extras (1.5 hrs)

Read-Along Mystery 2: Sounds, Vibrations

book Book: The Secret of the Sounds (25 min)
Recommended Activity: Head Harp (20 min)
Extras (1 hr)

Mystery 3: Light, Materials, Transparent & Opaque

Exploration (10 min)
Activity: Paper Stained Glass (20 min)
Extras (1.8 hrs)

Read-Along Mystery 4: Illumination

book Book: Light Up the Dark! (25 min)
Recommended Activity: Dark Box (20 min)
Extras (15 min)

Mystery 5: Engineering & Communication

Exploration (20 min)
Activity: Secret Signals (25 min)
Extras (2 hrs)

Read-Along Mystery 6: Lights, Sounds, & Communication

book Book: Gabrielle and the Tugboat (25 min)
Recommended Activity: Navigating by Sights and Sounds (20 min)
Extras (1.8 hrs)