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Building Blocks of Science

Put Phenomena and 3 Dimensional Learning into
Students’ Hands in Just 30 Minutes a Day

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 in simple 30 minute sessions. 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 on- and below-grade-level 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- and below-grade-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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