Teaching for the 21st-Century
At TCI, we are proud to provide teachers with the tools, resources and science curriculum they need to make their classroom lessons fun and effective. When choosing our K-8 Interactive Science Resources, you’ll gain access to lesson and activity plans that are 100% in line with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), classroom presentations, interactive science textbooks, additional teaching aids, printable resources and much more.
Ready-to-teach lesson presentations, complete student resources, customizable 3-Dimensional assessments, and more are at your fingertips.
Student Resources: Print and Digital
We know sometimes it’s easier to have a physical copy. Our bundle makes it easy to keep a 21st-century classroom while using our textbook.
We know exactly how busy you are with preparing lessons and activities, grading, and staying ahead of your plans. This is why our Bring Science Alive! Materials Kits are prepared in advance for you, neatly organized for you to integrate into each lesson.
See Our Science Programs
Make sure to check out all of our science programs for elementary and middle school students. Keeping students engaged and challenged by the lessons is a great way to help them develop a curiosity for the sciences. It’s also a great way to get students to look forward to your classes!
Built Specifically for NGSS
Bring Science Alive! was built from the ground up to support the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). You can see exactly how each lesson aligns with all three dimensions in our Table of Contents.
Unit 1 Plant and Animal Parts
1. How are Plants and Animals Like Others of the Same Kind?
Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions
Reading Further: Munchy, Crunchy Apples
Each lesson’s Essential Question has been carefully crafted to engagingly introduce Disciplinary Core Ideas.
Each lesson has a Crosscutting Concept or ‘theme’ associated with it.
Every lesson emphasizes one or more Science and Engineering Practices. These are the skills you will master in this lesson.
We Go Where You Go
Whether you are preparing your lessons at home, teaching in the classroom, assigning homework, or helping students succeed — TCI is ready to go. As the best science textbook publishers, we communicate with our community to create the best resources available for you and your classroom.
Everything You Need in One Place
Our digital resources make preparing, teaching, assigning and grading easier and more convenient than ever. We help you take the legwork out of preparing and planning so that you can spend more of your time helping students succeed. See all our features.