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.
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Presentations That Come to Life
Fast, smooth presentations which keep students engaged and interacting with the lesson.
Lessons are jam packed with activities to get students up and out of their seats, interacting with the content and creating memories.
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The student text provides reading out loud, the ability to increase the font size or enlarge any of the images to ensure success for all learners.
TCI goes beyond the generic advice and provides suggestions specific to that lesson to ensure academic success for all.
The Media Library allows you to quickly filter through the vast number of resources, including primary sources, videos, images, and more.
Tap into students' visual skills during active learning sessions using these full-color laminated picture cards.
Primary sources are systematically embedded into every lesson, at the appropriate time, in a seamless fashion.
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Literacy in Science
The Next Generation Science Standards were developed to work in tandem with the Common Core State Standards to ensure that students develop literacy skills through learning science. Bring Science Alive! builds on this synergy by emphasizing reading, writing, speaking and listening, and language skills while guiding students in developing their science knowledge.