Earth iScience © 2012

Grade Levels: 6-8

Designed for today's tech-savvy middle school students, the McGraw-Hill iScience program offers hands-on investigations, rigorous science content, and engaging, real-world applications to make science fun, exciting, and stimulating.

About the Program

We are your partner in delivering a balanced learning experience to meet the needs of your diverse 21st century students. The McGraw-Hill iScience program engages students with project-based learning activities to demonstrate how science solves real-world problems.

With iScience, you are equipped to:

  • Meet science standards Performance Expectations (PEs)
  • Integrate scientific and engineering practices into your science classroom
  • Apply the Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs)

We firmly believe that the betterment of people, communities, and the world is grounded in education without limits—exclusive to no one, personalized to everyone.



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Everything you need to administer tests and track data – completely online! Included as part of your McGraw-Hill program purchase, eAssessment contains a robust test generator, differentiated online administration options, complete CCSS reporting capabilities and easy access from any device.

Program Components

  • Glencoe Earth & Space iScience Modules E, Grade 6: Exploring the Universe, Chapter Resource Package
    Glencoe Earth & Space iScience Modules E, Grade 6: Exploring the Universe, Chapter Resource Package
  • Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, Classroom Presentation Toolkit CD-ROM
    Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, Classroom Presentation Toolkit CD-ROM
  • Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Module C: Weather & Climate, Grade 6, Chapter Resource Package
    Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Module C: Weather & Climate, Grade 6, Chapter Resource Package
  • Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Module D: Water & Other Resources, Grade 6 , Chapter Resource Package
    Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Module D: Water & Other Resources, Grade 6 , Chapter Resource Package
  • Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Modules A: Exploring Earth, Grade 6, Chapter Resource Package
    Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Modules A: Exploring Earth, Grade 6, Chapter Resource Package
  • Glencoe iScience, Earth & Space iScience/Grade 6 Modules: Geological Changes Chapter Resource Package
    Glencoe iScience, Earth & Space iScience/Grade 6 Modules: Geological Changes Chapter Resource Package
  • Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, ExamView® Assessment Suite CD-ROM
    Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, ExamView® Assessment Suite CD-ROM
  • Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, Reading Essentials, Answer Key
    Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, Reading Essentials, Answer Key
  • Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, Science Notebook, Teacher Edition
    Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, Science Notebook, Teacher Edition
  • Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, Teacher Edition, Volume 1
    Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, Teacher Edition, Volume 1
  • Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, Teacher Edition, Volume 2
    Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, Teacher Edition, Volume 2
  • Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, eTeacher Edition, 6-year subscription
    Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, eTeacher Edition, 6-year subscription
  • MS iScience, Earth & Space: eTeacher Edition, 1-year subscription
    MS iScience, Earth & Space: eTeacher Edition, 1-year subscription
  • Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, Student Embedded LearnSmart,1-year subscription
    Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, Student Embedded LearnSmart,1-year subscription
  • Earth & Space iScience; Teacher Embedded LearnSMART, 1 year subscription
    Earth & Space iScience; Teacher Embedded LearnSMART, 1 year subscription
  • Glencoe Earth & Space iScience Modules D: Water & Other Resources, Grade 6, Student Edition
    Glencoe Earth & Space iScience Modules D: Water & Other Resources, Grade 6, Student Edition
  • Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, Digital & Print Student Bundle, 1-year subscription
    Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, Digital & Print Student Bundle, 1-year subscription
  • Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, Digital & Print Student Bundle, 6-year subscription
    Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, Digital & Print Student Bundle, 6-year subscription
  • Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, Reading Essentials, Student Edition
    Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, Reading Essentials, Student Edition
  • Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, Science Notebook, Student Edition
    Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, Science Notebook, Student Edition
  • Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, Student Edition
    Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, Student Edition
  • Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, eStudent Edition, 1-year subscription
    Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, eStudent Edition, 1-year subscription
  • Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, eStudent Edition, 6-year subscription
    Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, eStudent Edition, 6-year subscription
  • Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, eStudent Edition DVD
    Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Grade 6, eStudent Edition DVD
  • Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Module B: Geological Changes, Grade 6, Student Edition
    Glencoe Earth & Space iScience, Module B: Geological Changes, Grade 6, Student Edition
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  • Teacher Edition Features and Research
    This document provides the research backing for iScience's Teacher Edition books in providing valuable and formative teacher guided instruction and professional development.
  • The Research Base for Science Notebooks
    This report provides information and references that support utilizing Science notebooks as effective means to build critical thinking and writing skills for students.
  • The 5E Instructional Model Engage Explore Explain Evaluate EXTEND
    This report describes an instructional model, or learning cycle, is a sequence of stages teachers may go through to help students develop a full understanding of a lesson concept. Instructional models are a form of scaffolding, a technique a teacher uses that enables a student to go beyond what he or she could do independently.
  • 21st Century Skills: Preparing Students for THEIR Future
    This paper outline how the 21st century dawned as the beginning of the Digital Age – a time of unprecedented growth in technology and its subsequent information explosion.
  • Developing Academic Vocabulary
    This report outlines effective strategies for teaching academic vocabulary involve multiple exposures to new words in a variety of contexts.
  • Differentiating Instruction in Responsive Middle and High School Classrooms
    Differentiated instruction is often described as a tool to meet the needs of diverse learners.
  • Using Foldables® in the Classroom
    This report explains how graphic organizers may lead to improved student performance, whether measured by classroom-based observation, textbook assessments, or standardized assessments, when compared with more traditional forms of instruction.
  • Formative Assessment Practices in Middle School Science Education
    This white paper explains how use of formative assessment practices in science classrooms has potential for increasing students’ achievement.
  • Inquiry in Science Classrooms
    The emphasis on increasing student achievement and fostering student interest in science has lead to the development of innovative methods of instruction. Inquiry-based teaching is a fluid, dynamic teaching method that blends scientific content knowledge and scientific process.
  • Women and Minorities in STEM Careers Advancing our World
    Technological innovation is at its finest when the products and services created meet the needs to society. By promoting a healthy and diverse STEM workforce that better reflects the demographics of the population, we will be able to capture benefits such as an increased standard of living, new career opportunities, increased accessibility to programs and products, and economic prosperity.
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education
    To maintain an adequately filled and well-prepared scientific workforce for the future, it is important that parents, policy makers, and school personnel understand issues related to motivating students toward STEM and STEM careers, characteristics of individuals in STEM careers, and challenges and benefits to designing and implementing a STEM curriculum.
  • Does the Use of Technology Improve Learning? The Answer Lies in Design
    This report reviews how the history of technology in the classroom and how design of technology can enhance learning.
  • Understanding by Design
    Understanding by Design® (UbD™) offers a planning framework to guide curriculum, assessment and instruction. Its two key ideas are contained in the title: 1) focus on teaching and assessing for understanding and transfer, and 2) design curriculum “backward” from those ends.
  • Fostering Visual Literacy in the X-Box Generation
    Through their frequent interactions with technology, students of today are quite familiar with graphics and visuals. New and emerging technologies have led to new ways of presenting information, thus requiring a new vocabulary and method of interpretation. Visual literacy, the ability to read and interpret visual images, is quickly becoming a life skill that students need to master to navigate our technologically driven world.
  • Efficacy Results with Middle School Science
    This report describes efficacy studies at eight schools across the nation that have been successful implementing Middle School Science. These results demonstrate the benefits of effective physical science curricula programs, as well as successful teaching practices.