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Science Techbook for North Carolina

Discover How Easy It Is to Love Science

All New K-12 North Carolina Curriculum

North Carolina students deepen scientific inquiry with phenomena-driven lessons and embedded accessibility tools. Time-optimizing resources provide North Carolina teachers with more time to focus on teaching!

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Built for North Carolina

Discovery Education’s Science Techbook for North Carolina is a comprehensive K-12 core curriculum designed for North Carolina teachers and students.

Built New for the 2023 Standards

Science Techbook for North Carolina strategically and systematically integrates the new 2023 K-12 Science Standards to support a three-dimensional classroom.

Proven Results in North Carolina

Across 34 performance indicators, schools with Discovery Education’s products performed better on North Carolina’s state assessments than non-DE partner schools.

Engaging Hands-On Activities

Easily meet lab and activity requirements with engaging hands-on activities and interactives that fit into a standard lesson.

Assessments and Data

Inform instruction with ongoing formative and summative assessments, many with auto grading. Progress monitoring allows for district-wide reports.

Extensive Professional Learning

Created by teachers for teachers, Discovery Education Professional Learning ensures teacher readiness by focusing on content relevant to current teaching practices.

Award Winning Content

Wow North Carolina students with engaging phenomena, rigorous yet approachable scientific literacy lessons, and award-winning digital media!

Student-Centered Learning

Science Techbook for North Carolina is a hands-on and immersive active learning program. Watch students transform into junior scientists and engineers through engaging real-world lessons.

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Relevant Phenomena-Driven Instruction

Students engage in action-packed journeys to make sense of phenomena all year long. By following real-world storylines with an intentional sequencing of activities, students are motivated to ask important questions, plan investigations, use evidence-based reasoning to support their claims and solve problems.

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Immersive Hands-on Experiences

Students drive learning with Science Techbook for Indiana. This program provides students with immersive and creative ways to explore through hands-on activities and labs, virtual interactives, literacy lessons, and STEM projects. These three-dimensional learning experiences deepen student understanding by giving them more opportunities to do science!

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Create Instructional Excitement

Take students from curiosity to content mastery! Standards-aligned, vetted content from brands students love like Sesame Street, Shark Week, DE Originals, and more. Our portfolio spans core and supplemental curriculum, complete with embedded instructional strategies, to create a continuum of cross-curricular learning that deepens connections and inspires confidence to teach across grades and subjects.

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Dedicated to Applying Ongoing Research

Discovery Education is proud to announce that Science Techbook meets Tier III and Tier IV evidence requirements in compliance with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

Optimize Your Time

Make the most of your time! Science Techbook for North Carolina includes intuitive digital tools that personalize the student experience and instructor resources that streamline processes.

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Intuitive digital tools, such as Interactive Glossary, Immersive Reader, and a language toggle provide just-in-time accessibility options for students.

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Guidance right where you need it! Lessons are accompanied by point-of-use differentiation and multilingual learner support, common student misconceptions, sample student responses, SOS instructional strategies, and more.

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To meet the needs of instructors, Discovery Education offers flexible professional learning options, including in-person and remote sessions. Topics include planning lessons, implementation instructional strategies, collecting data on student learning, and engaging students with high-quality materials.

Combine Science Techbook for North Carolina with Experience

From videos to books, virtual field trips, and immersive and interactive content, Discovery Education Experience embeds relevant learning to power pre-made lessons, quizzes, and activities. Across subjects and for all grades, there’s something for every classroom.

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Exclusive Content

Explore captivating, engaging content, such as our DE Originals DEmystified series.

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Deepen Student Engagement with Interactives

Interactives create hands-on learning opportunities across subjects and grades.
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Support Teaching Excellence with SOS Strategies

SOS Strategies and embedded educator supports create pathways to high-quality instruction.

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Check for Student Understanding with Video Quiz

Quizzes embedded in activities check for understanding in a variety of low-pressure, engaging ways.

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Activate Classroom Collaboration with Studio Activities

Studio Activities and Lessons lead to active learning and creative ways to apply content.

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Dedicated to Applying Ongoing Research​

Discovery Education is proud to announce that Experience meets Level IV evidence requirements in compliance with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

An Integrated Experience

Science Techbook for North Carolina connects to the most widely used systems and supports a variety of integration standards, making it easier than ever to access and manage data, content, resources, and tools.

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What Educators Say About DE

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! Science Techbook for North Carolina provides comprehensive support for Spanish speakers. Look for authentic Spanish translations for the Core Interactive Text, K-5 Slideshows, Spanish glossary terms, and Spanish summative assessments. We also support Multilingual Learners with embedded listening, reading, writing, and speaking supports to help students meet grade-level science content expectations.

Yes! Science Techbook for North Carolina Middle School Science consists of 16 modular units, allowing schools and teachers to 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.

Professional Learning supports educators from implementation and throughout the life of the adoption. Expect training that is effective, relevant, and easy to customize just the way you need it! Our professional learning services are developed by classroom teachers, and we prioritize content that is relevant to teachers’ current classroom needs. Topics include planning lessons, implementation instructional strategies, collecting data on student learning, and engaging students with high-quality materials. To meet the needs of instructors, we offer one-on-one and small-group options, both in-person and remotely.

We support English Language Learners with embedded listening, reading, writing, and speaking supports to help students meet grade-level science content expectations.

Students and instructors can also take advantage of the Immersive Reader located within the Slide Show lessons at K5 and within the interactive glossaries K-12. Immersive Reader provides personalized access to the curriculum with features such as read aloud, line focus, translation, and grammar markings, as well as the ability to adjust the size, style and color of the font. Immersive Reader also authentically translates the text into over 100 languages.

The Science Techbook for North Carolina Dashboard is a data collection and student engagement tool. All data collected from completed student activities, including embedded technology-enhanced item responses, feed to the Dashboard.

Most assessments items are machine-scored to expedite the collection, analysis, and implementation of data in the cycle of learning. Rubrics are often available at point-of-use for constructed-response questions.

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