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Discovery Education is honored to partner with Indiana educators to provide a full suite of K-12 science solutions aligned to the new Indiana Academic Standards. With digital, print, and blended options, Discovery Education delivers a wide range of resources to help you help your students discover how science is practiced in the real world, while focusing on deeper understanding and application of the content they learn.

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Discovery Education Techbooks are fully aligned to IN standards

 

Science Techbook

Discovery Education Science Techbook connects students to their inner curiosity by placing them at the center of each three-dimensional learning experience as they lead exhilarating investigations to uncover the mysteries of the universe. Hands-on and virtual investigations, STEM activities, and a variety of teacher supports bring the excitement of science to life, in person or at a distance.

Program Components

Teacher and Student Print and Digital Editions

In addition to the digital version of our Science Techbook, print student and teacher editions are also available. K-8 customized Indiana Teacher Editions offer support and strategies to cover the new Indiana science standards, as well as provide lesson overviews, standards connections, and differentiation activities. Teachers will find flexible pacing options, embedded teacher notes, and Pathways for Learning to address diverse learners at various levels.

Professional Learning

Discovery Education Professional Learning provides foundational support with every package, including professional learning days free of charge, which can be delivered as needed throughout the duration of the adoption cycle.

Hands-On Science Kits

With over 1000 hands-on labs, our Hands-On Science Kits offer an easy-to-use, student-center opportunity to ensure that students and teachers are equipped with the materials they need for real-world scientific investigations.

Discovery Education Experience

Our Techbooks build upon the dynamic Experience platform accessible to every Indiana Public School. Here you will find compelling collections of science-themed content, a wide variety of teacher tools, and classroom resources. Ready-to-use lessons, collaboration tools, and professional learning resources help educators engage all students, in and out of the classroom.

Indiana Elementary Science

Science Techbook is a phenomena-driven elementary K-5 science curriculum that places students at the center of each three-dimensional learning experience as they lead investigations that uncover the mysteries of the universe. Engaging content, hands-on and virtual STEM activities bring the excitement of science to life.

Print editions for students and teachers available.

*Hands-On Science Kits are available.

Quick Start Guide

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Overview Brochure

Learn more about Discovery Education Science Techbook for elementary grades K‑5.

Story Cards

Story Cards lay a foundation for the concepts that students will be learning within each unit of the Science Techbook. The Story Cards use vocabulary from each unite and integrate literacy skills into science.

Hands-On Kit Materials

List of materials that are available for purchase in pre-packaged kits, organized by grade level and concept.

Indiana Middle School Science

With Science Techbook for middle school students will engage in an action-packed journey to make sense of phenomena in a way that aligns with their natural curiosities. Consisting of 16 modular units, schools and teachers may choose the order in which to complete units based on their preferred pathway: integrated or discipline specific. Two suggested pathways are provided based on research behind a framework for K-12 Science Education.

Print editions for students and teachers available.

*Hands-On Science Kits are available.

Quick Start Guide

Log in and explore Science Techbook for middle school.

Overview Brochure

Learn more about Discovery Education Science Techbook for middle school.

Program Guide

A complete guide to the new Science Techbook middle school program.

Hands-On Kit Materials

List of materials that are available for purchase in pre-packaged kits, organized by grade level and unit.

Indiana High School Science

Science Techbook is a research-backed 4-course digital high school curriculum built on the 5E learning model. Courses are available in Physics, Biology, Chemistry, and Earth Space Science.

Print: On demand print options for student and teacher materials.

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Quick Start Guide

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Indiana Educator Support

Support Educators Every Step of the Way

Discovery Education Professional Learning recognizes the unique opportunities of shifting to new state standards and can provide tailored professional learning to help navigate these changes. Professional Learning is a part of the state adoption, which can be delivered as needed throughout the duration of the adoption cycle.

Access and Equity for All Students

Discovery Education has been built to support the unique needs of every learner with interactive resources and multimedia, Spanish/English options, adjustable reading levels and read aloud tools.

Discovery Educator Network (DEN)

In the DEN community, one of the most thriving professional learning networks in the world, educators can ask questions, share ideas, collaborate and participate in valuable events and experiences.

Professional Learning Center

Educators can explore and grow their practice through relevant in-person, virtual and on-demand professional development opportunities, as well as embedded instructional planning resources, all at their convenience and comfort level.

Mystery Science

Video-based, open-and-go core and mini lessons, driven by questions from real students, guide the exploration of the world around us and inspire curiosity. Through hands-on science and engineering activities, Mystery Science makes science fun to learn, easy to teach, and memorable for all, in person or at a distance.

Pivot Interactives

Pivot Interactives provides more phenomena-based, active learning that teachers can insert into every part of the learning cycle, without adding to their plates. With 550+ ready-to-use interactive activities for Grades 6-12, students see, measure, analyze, and explore science for themselves.

Indiana STEM Connect

Our interdisciplinary K-8 resource blends dynamic digital content with ready-to-use lessons and hands-on activities to enhance core curriculum and cultivate design thinking to prepare students for the future. Built around the 4Cs framework and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, STEM Connect purposefully integrates across disciplines and provides all the necessary resources for teachers to introduce students to STEM.

STEM Connect Toolkit Flyer

Learn more about Discovery Education STEM Connect.

Lesson Overview

This guide provides guidance on the ease of implementation in a remote environment as it relates to materials needed for the hands-on activity section.

Contact Us

AnnMarie Oakley
Sr. Manager, Education Partnerships
AOakley@discoveryed.com | 757-367-9068

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