Components

Each unit includes five key components:

EQUIPMENT KIT

  • High-quality materials for 32 students
  • Economical refill package available to replace consumable items

STUDENT BOOKS

  • 18 copies of each student book included in kit to facilitate students reading in pairs

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INVESTIGATION NOTEBOOK

  • Provides students a place to record, brainstorm, summarize, reflect, prepare for oral communication, and write in scientific genres
  • Provides options to challenge or support individual students

TEACHER’S GUIDE

  • Learning goals and step-by-step instructions for each activity
  • Just-in-time teaching support and options, including strategies to support English language learners
  • Formative embedded assessments and scoring guides
  • In-depth science background information

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SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT BOOKLET

  • Contains a set of pre- and post-assessments designed to enable teachers to measure student learning over the course of a unit

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