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Building Blocks of Science® | 3D

Phenomenon-Based, Hands-On Science Program for K–5

Hands-On + Print + Digital


Building Blocks of Science 3D


Building Blocks of Science | 3D Learning Framework

Kindergarten

Push, Pull, Go

Living Things and Their Needs

Weather and Sky

1st Grade

Light and Sound Waves

Exploring Organisms

Sky Watchers

2nd Grade

Matter

Ecosystem Diversity

Earth Materials

3rd Grade

Forces and Interactions

Life in Ecosystems

Weather and Climate Patterns

4th Grade

Energy Works

Plant and Animal Structures

Changing Earth

5th Grade

Structure and Properties of Matter

Matter and Energy in Ecosystems

Earth and Space Systems



Are you using Building Blocks of Science: A New Generation for K–5? (© 2016)
We can upgrade you!

Why upgrade to the new Building Blocks of Science | 3D?

  • Units and lessons are tied directly to real-world phenomena through a unit-specific Anchoring Phenomenon and lesson-specific Investigative Phenomena
  • Phenomena videos help kick off each unit
  • An all-new digital experience that includes:
    • Interactive Teacher's Guides
    • Simulations, interactive whiteboards, digital Student Investigation Sheets
    • Digital assessments including Tell Me More formative assessment prompts and a scenario-based summative assessment
    • Interactive Student Readers, and more!
    • Watch a Digital Teacher Guide review video to learn more
  • Easy-to-use Teacher’s Guide
    • Completely redesigned to include:
      • Evidence of Scaffolding Charts for every unit—Where are students going? How will they get there?
      • Kit materials and needed-but-not-supplied materials listed in lesson-by-lesson charts
      • NGSS correlations by unit, lesson, and investigation
      • Point-of-use call-outs: Differentiation Strategies, Identify Phenomena, Digital Tips, Literacy Tips

Want to learn more? Contact your Curriculum Sales Manager about upgrading today!



Building Blocks of Science: A New Generation for Grades K–5 (© 2016)

  Physical Science Life Science Earth/Space Science
Kindergarten Push, Pull, Go Living Things and Their Needs Weather and Sky
1st Grade Light and Sound Waves Exploring Organisms Sky Watchers
2nd Grade Matter Ecosystem Diversity Earth Materials
3rd Grade Forces and Interactions Life in Ecosystems Weather and Climate Patterns
4th Grade Energy Works! Plant and Animal Structures Changing Earth
5th Grade Structure and Properties of Matter Matter and Energy in Ecosystems Earth and Space Systems