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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Plant & Animal Secrets

Plant & Animal Needs

  1. Lessons
  2. Activity Prep

Mystery 1: Animal Needs: Food

Exploration (20 min)
Activity: Eat Like an Animal (20 min)
Extras (2 hrs)

Read-Along Mystery 2: Animal Homes

book Book: Who Lives There? (25 min)
Optional Activity: Nature Nuggets (20 min)

Mystery 3: Animal Needs: Safety

Exploration (21 min)
Activity: Gopher in a Hole (17 min)
Extras (2 hrs)

Read-Along Mystery 4: Changing the Environment

book Book: Who Lives in that Hole? (20 min)
Optional Activity: Nature Explorers (25 min)

Mystery 5: Plant Needs: Sunlight

Exploration (25 min)
Activity: Seeds — Light and Dark (30 min)
Extras (2 hrs)

Read-Along Mystery 6: Animal Needs & Changing the Environment

book Book: That Old Log (20 min)
Optional Activity: Trees & Animals (25 min)