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Discovering Science Through Inquiry

Overview

The components in these kits follow the 5E model of instruction: engage, explore, explain, elaborate, and evaluate.

  • Provide students with writing activities, leveled questions, and scientific research activities with 16 Scientific Inquiry Cards.
  • Support teachers with clear, guided instruction for a smooth transition to inquiry-based learning with the Teacher's Guide.
  • Guide students through exploration of scientific concepts with the background information, hands-on activities and science experiments, and science journal pages included in the Student Inquiry Handbook.
  • Access exciting video clips on the interactive whiteboard-compatible digital resources.

In the Classroom

  1. Inquiry-based instructional approaches.
  2. Engaging interactive videos.
  3. Differentiated questions.
  4. Informal and formal assessments.

Perfect Mix

Engage students with exciting video clips and digital versions of student activities and additional teacher resources.

Perfect Mix
In Action

In Action

See how Discovering Science Through Inquiry from Teacher Created Materials engages students in scientific exploration!

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Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Biomes and Ecosystems Kit
Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Biomes and Ecosystems Kit

Grade: 3-8

  • Interest Level: 3-8
  • Item Number: 10478

Price: $249.99

This kit provides a complete inquiry model to explore ecosystems, biomes, and cycles through supported investigation. Conduct a simulation that illustrates the relationship between predator and prey to understand how ecosystems maintain balance.

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Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Biomes and Ecosystems Kit

Grade: 3-8 $249.99
Item Number: 10478

Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Cells Kit
Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Cells Kit

Grade: 3-8

  • Interest Level: 3-8
  • Item Number: 12367

Price: $249.99

Use the 5E model to engage, explore, explain, elaborate, and evaluate with this Cells kit. This kit is intended to increase students' awareness of the building blocks of organic tissue: cells.

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Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Cells Kit

Grade: 3-8 $249.99
Item Number: 12367

Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Earth Systems and Cycles Kit
Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Earth Systems and Cycles Kit

Grade: 3-8

  • Interest Level: 3-8
  • Item Number: 10798

Price: $249.99

The Earth Systems and Cycles kit provides a complete inquiry model to explore Earth's various systems and cycles through supported investigation. Guide students as they make cookies to examine how the rock cycle uses heat to form rocks.

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Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Earth Systems and Cycles Kit

Grade: 3-8 $249.99
Item Number: 10798

Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Ecology and the Environment Kit
Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Ecology and the Environment Kit

Grade: 3-8

  • Interest Level: 3-8
  • Item Number: 12370

Price: $249.99

This kit is intended to help students explore ecology and the environment through supported investigation. Students study the sun's ability to conduct heat and to be used as a renewable resource as they discover what material best heats water.

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Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Ecology and the Environment Kit

Grade: 3-8 $249.99
Item Number: 12370

Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Electricity and Magnetism Kit
Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Electricity and Magnetism Kit

Grade: 3-8

  • Interest Level: 3-8
  • Item Number: 12365

Price: $249.99

This kit provides a complete inquiry model to explore electricity and magnetism through supported investigation. Guide students as they examine various magnets (cow magnets, flexible magnets, toy magnets) and their uses.

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Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Electricity and Magnetism Kit

Grade: 3-8 $249.99
Item Number: 12365

Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Energy Kit
Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Energy Kit

Grade: 3-8

  • Interest Level: 3-8
  • Item Number: 13651

Price: $249.99

The Energy kit introduces students to the various forms and sources of energy and provides a complete inquiry model for the exploration of energy through supported investigation.

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Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Energy Kit

Grade: 3-8 $249.99
Item Number: 13651

Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Forces and Motion Kit
Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Forces and Motion Kit

Grade: 3-8

  • Interest Level: 3-8
  • Item Number: 10477

Price: $249.99

The Forces and Motion kit provides a complete inquiry model to explore the laws of motion through supported investigation. Watch as students design a safe-landing parachute to observe how the forces of deceleration work on parachutes.

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Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Forces and Motion Kit

Grade: 3-8 $249.99
Item Number: 10477

Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Forces in Nature Kit
Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Forces in Nature Kit

Grade: 3-8

  • Interest Level: 3-8
  • Item Number: 10476

Price: $249.99

This kit provides a complete inquiry model for the exploration of Forces in Nature through supported investigation and activities such as examining the effects of underwater earthquakes by using household items to create mini-tsunamis.

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Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Forces in Nature Kit

Grade: 3-8 $249.99
Item Number: 10476

Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Light and Sound Kit
Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Light and Sound Kit

Grade: 3-8

  • Interest Level: 3-8
  • Item Number: 12368

Price: $249.99

The Light and Sound kit provides a complete inquiry model to explore the many aspects of light and sound through supported investigation.

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Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Light and Sound Kit

Grade: 3-8 $249.99
Item Number: 12368

Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Living Organisms Kit
Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Living Organisms Kit

Grade: 3-8

  • Interest Level: 3-8
  • Item Number: 10800

Price: $249.99

The Living Organisms kit is intended to provide a complete inquiry model for the exploration of living organisms through supported investigation.

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Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Living Organisms Kit

Grade: 3-8 $249.99
Item Number: 10800

Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Matter Kit
Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Matter Kit

Grade: 3-8

  • Interest Level: 3-8
  • Item Number: 10799

Price: $249.99

This kit provides a complete inquiry model for the exploration of the structure and properties of matter through supported investigation. Encourage students through activities such as investigating whether household items are acids and bases.

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Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Matter Kit

Grade: 3-8 $249.99
Item Number: 10799

Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Rocks and Minerals Kit
Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Rocks and Minerals Kit

Grade: 3-8

  • Interest Level: 3-8
  • Item Number: 12369

Price: $249.99

The Rocks and Minerals kit provides a complete inquiry model for the exploration of rocks and minerals through supported investigation.

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Discovering Science Through Inquiry: Rocks and Minerals Kit

Grade: 3-8 $249.99
Item Number: 12369

Discovering Science Through Inquiry: The Solar System Kit
Discovering Science Through Inquiry: The Solar System Kit

Grade: 3-8

  • Interest Level: 3-8
  • Item Number: 12366

Price: $249.99

The Solar System kit provides a complete inquiry model for the exploration of the solar system through supported investigation.

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Discovering Science Through Inquiry: The Solar System Kit

Grade: 3-8 $249.99
Item Number: 12366

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