Inspire Curiosity

K–6 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. The complete Spanish program, Ciencia que Inspira, will be available 2019.



K–6 Resources At-A-Glance

California Inspire Science combines online and print resources to support student inquiry into real-world phenomena.

K-6 Product Cover Shots Grade K

Student Edition

California Inspire Science Grade K is an integrated course covering life, earth, and physical science. The consumable Student Edition is organized into 4 units, 4 modules, and 1-4 lessons per module.

Inspire Science Spanish Grade K

Spanish Student Edition

California Ciencia que Inspira Grade K is an integrated course covering life, earth, and physical science. The consumable Spanish Student Edition is organized into 4 units, 4 modules, and 1-4 lessons per module. Complete program will be available in 2019.

Science Read Aloud

Science Read Alouds

Engage the whole group with stories that move from fiction to non-fiction. Available in print or digital for whole-class projection.

What People and Animals Need

Leveled Readers

Leveled Readers are informational text readings that include text-dependent questions, paired readings, and hands-on activities. Available in four levels, Approaching, On, Beyond and EL.

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Collaboration Kits

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.

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Digital Resources

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


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Learn More

Curious to learn more about California Inspire Science? We are here to help. Connect with your local McGraw-Hill Education Representative.