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Welcome to Discovery Education Science

Discovery Education Science 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.

We are delighted that you are reviewing our world‑class, digital‑first curricular solution, available in English and authentically translated Spanish, which offers hands‑on activities, collaboration and creation tools, award‑winning digital resources, on-demand and tailored professional learning, all delivered through our dynamic K‑12 learning platform.

Science Program Components

Discovery Education Science Techbook

This flexible, digital K‑12 science solution, delivered through our Experience learning platform, drives engagement with exclusive phenomena and interactive content. Virtual and hands-on activities enhance the delivery of impactful, blended instruction.

Science Techbook:

  • Inspires students to investigate real‑world phenomena, build models, design solutions to real-world problems, and think deeply about science and engineering practices.
  • Provides teachers with tools and flexible resources they need to effectively implement and assess three-dimensional learning and ensure all students have access to rich, robust science content.
  • Supports teachers through literacy connections, model lesson plans, grab‑and‑go strategies, and a global network of educator‑focused support.
  • Offers print editions for K‑8 teachers and students to provide a flexible option for blended instruction.

Teacher and Student Print Editions

Coordinated digital and print editions, included for both teachers and students, can be used interchangeably and provide a flexible option for blended instruction. Teacher guides for Elementary and Middle School provide lesson overviews, standards connections, and differentiation activities to inform instructional planning and guide three‑dimensional learning. Teachers can find flexible pacing options, embedded teacher notes, and Pathways for Learning to address diverse learners at various levels. Print student editions in English and Spanish for every K‑8 grade‑level unit integrate seamlessly with the digital and hands-on assets of this comprehensive program.

Professional Learning

Discovery Education Professional Learning sessions will meet the unique needs of Milwaukee Public School teachers in fostering three‑dimensional teaching and learning opportunities that help students build science and engineering practices through the lens of crosscutting concepts.

Discovery Education Experience

Science Techbook builds upon the dynamic Experience platform already in use widely across Milwaukee Public Schools. Here you will find compelling collections of science‑themed content, a wide variety of teacher tools and classroom resources, including those from partners like NBA, Lockheed Martin, Shark Week, MLB, and Street Science. Ready‑to‑use lessons, collaboration tools, and professional learning resources help educators engage all students, in and out of the classroom.

Grades K‑5

Begin Your Journey

Science Techbook for Elementary School

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.

*Hands-On Science Kits are available upon request.

Program Information

Overview Brochure

Learn more about Science Techbook for elementary grades K-5.

Courses

List of Units and Concepts by grade level.

Literacy Connection Cards

Literacy Connections and integration between Science Techbook and Wonders literacy curriculum.

Hands-On Science Kit Materials

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

Grades 6‑8

Begin Your Journey

Science Techbook for Middle School

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.

*Hands-On Science Kits are available upon request.

Program Information

Overview Brochure

Learn more about Science Techbook for middle school.

Program Guide

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

Hands-On Science Kit Materials

List of materials that are available for purchase in pre‑packaged kits, organized by modular unit.

Grades 9‑12

Begin Your Journey

Science Techbook for High School

Science Techbook is a research‑backed 4‑course digital high school curriculum built on the 5E learning model. Courses are available in:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth and Space Science
  • Physics (optional)

Program Information

Quick Start Guide

Log in and explore Science Techbook for high school.

Educator Support

Discovery Educator Network (DEN)

In the DEN community, one of the most thriving professional development 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.