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Building Blocks of Science

3 Dimensional Learning

for the Next Generation Science Standards

Building Blocks of Science®: A New Generation—18 NEW K-5 inquiry-based units written explicitly to meet the Next Generation Science and Common Core Literacy and Math Standards. These units use an integrated approach that includes reading informational text, cross-curricular and home-school connections. Click the buttons below to explore the NGSS topics you want to start teaching today.
Building Blocks of Science Kits

Moving to Inquiry

Building Blocks of ScienceĀ® units will put you on the right track to address the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) in your district.

Building Blocks of ScienceĀ® investigations:

  • Answer the NGSS call for 3-dimensional teaching and learning
  • Were written explicitly to NGSS and to Common Core Standards in Literacy and Math
  • Include connections to art and music, math, language arts, and movement education
  • Promote an active home-school connection

You set the pace! Choose which Core Idea unit to start with.

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Informational Text for Reading and Writing

Enrich and enhance student learning with 18 brand-new literacy titles from the Building Blocks of Science®: A New Generation program. Designed to complement Building Blocks of Science® units, these readers are flexible enough to add science literacy and informational text to any science or literacy program. Available in both printed soft-cover books and eBooks.

The on-level science readers:

  • Provide Building Blocks of Science® unit-specific science core ideas
  • Address the Next Generation Science Standards’ Science and Engineering Practices
  • Highlight NGSS Crosscutting Concepts
  • Offer on-level readability
  • Have kindergarten titles formatted as Big Books
Informational Text for Reading and Writing

Online Visual Learning

Complete the Building Blocks of Science® inquiry experience by adding online visual learning resources for K–5. Tigtag’s short films, classroom visuals, practical activities, and assessment tools will enrich your current resources and Building Blocks of Science® hands-on investigations.

Ready to Take the Next Step into Inquiry?

Partner with us to build an exceptional 3 dimensional learning experience for your students. Let us provide guidance throughout the entire process—from customizing your complete Core Idea unit package to customizing a professional development plan that suits the specific needs of your teachers.
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