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.
  • Standards-aligned science lessons Cover core standards in 1-2 hours of science per week.
  • Less prep, more learning prep in minutes not hours. Captivate your students with short videos and discussion questions.

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We pulled three questions from our jar. Which question do you want to explore?

  • Can animals get a sunburn?

    -Julia, 3rd Grade

  • How is glass made?

    -Christopher, Kindergarten

  • Where does salt come from?

    -Fotini, 3rd Grade


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