6–8 California Inspire Science
California Inspire Science provides an in-depth, collaborative, and project-based learning experience. It is designed to help you spark student interest and empower students to think critically and ask more questions. California Inspire Science is built for California NGSS, and it ensures all students are actively building mastery of the Performance Expectations. With a user-friendly instructional model that blends the 5E approach with key California NGSS goals, it makes the transition easy and exciting. California Inspire Science is available as an integrated or discipline-specific model. The complete Spanish program, Ciencia que Inspira, will be available 2019.
LearnSmart® is a proven adaptive learning program that helps students succeed by providing a personalized learning path based on their responses to questions. The secret is SmartBook®, the first and only adaptive reading experience designed to change the way students read and learn. As the student progresses, SmartBook® highlights the most impactful concepts the student needs to learn. This ensures that every minute spent with LearnSmart® + SmartBook® is the most productive minute possible.
SyncBlasts provides reading and writing assignments that present science and current event topics relevant to students’ lives and their world. Providing a variety of rich multimedia, SyncBlasts challenge students to build critical thinking skills, develop informed opinions, express their opinions, and participate in thoughtful discussion. This engaging resource helps students construct educated responses, while building their writing and research skills, to be active contributors to the conversations that shape the world around them.
6–8 Resources At-A-Glance
California Inspire Science combines online and print resources to support student inquiry into real-world phenomena.
Spanish Student Edition
California Ciencia que inspira Grade 6 is an integrated course covering life, earth, and physical science. The consumable Spanish Student Edition is organized into 4 units, 1-3 modules, and 1-5 lessons per module. Complete program will be available in 2019.
Reading Essentials covers the important concepts, offers ideas for how to learn the information, and helps students review what they have learned. With resources that improve critical thinking skills, Reading Essentials equips students to solve problems effectively and make useful decisions. Available online.
California Inspire Science Collaboration kit materials are consciously planned and deliberately organized to support the California NGSS. Each kit is labeled and organized by unit and module.
Experience California Inspire Science Online resources which include:
- Engaging Interactive Content
- Video Demos of Hands-On Activities
- Science Content Videos, including 360 Videos
- Text Read Aloud and Highlighting Features
- Dynamic Search Features