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Science Starters for Elementary School, Middle School, Biology and Chemistry

The Science Starters are supplemental, research-based programs with science modules that stream from the Internet to support any science curriculum. Each digital module follows the 5-E instructional model and provides standards-focused content, interactive flashcards, and quizzes. All programs are aligned to state standards and the NGSS.

Scientific Minds is a teacher-built company that provides online teaching tools for grades 3-12 science. Schools love our programs because they are teacher-friendly and promote student success. Our Science Starters programs support scientific literacy, vocabulary acquisition, test preparedness, and college readiness. We offer tools for review, remediation, and English language proficiency. The Science Starters programs can be easily integrated into daily lessons to provide state standards or NGSS support while providing content support for science labs and activities. Schools can purchase teacher accounts only or teacher + student accounts. All teacher accounts include online professional development.

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Elementary School

  • 130 teacher-guided modules (interactive platform coming Fall 2016!)
  • Vocabulary support
  • Journal/discussion prompts
  • Worksheets & quizzes (modified available)
  • Online professional development
  • Formative & summative assessments
  • Entire program in both English and Spanish

Middle School

  • 120 teacher-guided & video modules
  • Interactive flashcards
  • Journal/discussion prompts
  • Digital quizzes
  • Online professional development
  • Spanish vocabulary support

Biology

  • 110 teacher-guided & video modules
  • Over 1,000 interactive flashcards
  • Journal/discussion prompts
  • Digital quizzes
  • Online professional development
  • Spanish vocabulary support

Chemistry

  • 101 teacher-guided & video modules
  • Interactive flashcards
  • Journal/discussion prompts
  • Digital quizzes
  • Online professional development
  • Spanish vocabulary support

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Find out more about Science Starters with these videos for Elementary School, Middle School, Biology, and Chemistry Science Starters!


Also available are Student Accounts, providing online testing and student intervention assignments, as well as additional online Professional Development

Launching Literacy with Science Starters Professional Development

Strengthen teacher effectiveness in science and literacy instruction! Launching Literacy with Science Starters provides meaningful professional development for 3rd -5th grade teachers with easy-to-implement, best-practice training in simultaneously teaching ELA and science standards. The online, on-demand professional development is bundled with one year of access to the award-winning Science Starters program in English and Spanish. Administrators can track teacher completion and responses to PD questions.

Chunk the Science Standards with Science Starters Professional Development

Give your teachers access to easy-to-use digital tools that help students retain science knowledge and put it to use! Chunk the Science Standards provides online, on-demand training in breaking down science standards into smaller “chunks” that students more easily absorb. Teachers learn how to engage students in the core science ideas that support project-based learning! The professional development comes bundled with one year of access to the award-winning Science Starters program of your choice (3-5, 6-8, Biology, or Chemistry). Administrators can track teacher completion and responses to PD questions.

Find out more about literacy and science instruction in the early grades!

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