- Why TCI?
- Free Lessons
- Professional Development
See how Bring Science Alive! makes NGSS come to life and empowers all students on their journey to a lifelong love of science.
You’ll find each of the three dimensions—Science and Engineering Practices, Disciplinary Core Ideas, and Crosscutting Concepts—in every TCI lesson.
From devising a plan to save local coral reefs to designing tools for extreme weather, students work as scientists to create solutions to various real-world issues introduced in the unit storyline.
From anchoring phenomena to local phenomena, TCI’s programs are rich with phenomena that stoke students’ curiosity about the world around them.
Break down complex science concepts in under 5 minutes with Key Science Concept Videos.
Add more videos, games, and simulations from our ever-expanding learning libraries.
Read or watch videos about diverse, trailblazing scientists from the Biography Library.
From creating prosthetic hands to helping a Mars rover camera land smoothly, students build solutions to real-world problems through engineering challenges.
Students process the investigation in multiple ways, including science talks, lesson games, and Making Sense of Phenomena assignments.
Assess students’ progress toward the Performance Expectations with three-dimensional questions modeled after state tests.
Units culminate in Performance Assessments where students explain the anchoring phenomena while solving real-world problems.
Tools like differentiated reading levels, text-to-speech, main ideas, and highlighting provide extra reading support. Students can build their vocabulary with checks for understanding and vocabulary cards.
TCI’s programs are available in English and Spanish to support immersion classrooms and English Learners.
Each lesson includes adjustments to support English Learners, Learners with Special Education Needs, Learners Reading and Writing Below Grade Level, and Advanced Learners.
TCI provides comprehensive planning tools for each lesson in print and online. Plan ahead with science backgrounds and step-by-step procedures, modify with differentiating instruction and enhancing learning, and check student work with answer keys.
TCI is a supportive partner for teachers and provides live and self-paced professional development where you can earn certificates.
Rostering + Learning Management Systems
Our digital platform integrates seamlessly, allowing you to stay connected with your students. Explore our LMS integrations.