Science Techbook is a breakthrough K-12 digital science textbook that changes the way students and teachers experience real-world science phenomena, boosting achievement and igniting interest in the exploration of cross-cutting science concepts.
This digital textbook is a one-stop shop, providing the perfect mixture of resources that teachers need to bring science to life. From STEM project starters, interactive tools, and hands-on labs, to model lessons and real-time student data, Science Techbook transforms classrooms into rich ecosystems that open students’ minds and inspire them to learn.
Built on the 5E model, Science Techbook combines different types of media to explain and reinforce science concepts. STEM connections are woven throughout and real-time student data helps to support differentiated instruction.
#1 It’s a comprehensive, one-stop resource.From specific model lessons and assessments to interactive tools and accompanying hands-on lab activities, Science Techbook packages everything teachers need in one place — easy to find and ready to use.
#2 It helps to make STEM connections.Builds context and drives understanding of science concepts, providing students with opportunities to produce creative solutions to real-world problems and make career connections.
#3 It supports critical thinking & scientific practices.Science Techbook uses phenomena-driven questions as catalysts for the inquiry process, triggering students’ natural sense of curiosity. Students demonstrate their understanding of science through the application of scientific practices and disciplinary literacy skills.
#4 It’s much more engaging than a traditional science textbook.Virtual labs, videos, photographs, and nearly 2,000 hands-on labs and activities engage students to understand the relevance of science in their daily lives.
#5 It’s easy to use, anywhere, anytime.The streamlined design provides an easy-to-follow experience, accessible from any device 24/7, in any instructional setting.
#6 It helps teachers differentiate instruction.The Core Interactive Text feature blends text and media for students of different abilities and learning styles. Students can highlight, add sticky notes, and have the text read aloud. Reading levels can be modified and text can also be viewed in Spanish.