Programs



McGraw-Hill is your partner in delivering comprehensive, standards-aligned content to meet the diverse needs of your middle school and high school students. Our goal is to deliver inquiry-driven, hands-on science that’s fun and stimulating while preparing your students for success in college and careers.


K–5 Integrated

Grade K

Inspire Science Grade K is an integrated course covering life, earth, and physical science. The consumable student edition, automatically shipped each year of the adoption, is organized into four units with one to two modules per unit. Modules contain two to four lessons designed to inspire curiosity, investigation, and innovation.



Grade 1

Inspire Science Grade 1 is an integrated course covering life, earth, and physical science. The consumable student edition is organized into four units with one to two modules. Modules contain two to four lessons designed to inspire curiosity.


Grade 2

Inspire Science Grade 2 is an integrated course covering life, earth, and physical science. The consumable student edition is organized into four units with one to two modules. Modules contain two to four lessons designed to inspire curiosity.


Grade 3

Inspire Science Grade 3 is an integrated course covering life, earth, and physical science. The consumable student edition is organized into four units with one to two modules. Modules contain two to four lessons designed to inspire curiosity.


Grade 4

Inspire Science Grade 4 is an integrated course covering life, earth, and physical science. The consumable student edition is organized into four units with one to two modules. Modules contain two to four lessons designed to inspire curiosity.


Grade 5

Inspire Science Grade 5 is an integrated course covering life, earth, and physical science. The consumable student edition is organized into four units with one to two modules. Modules contain two to four lessons designed to inspire curiosity.


Investigator Articles

Unleash student curiosity with real-world, Inspire Science Investigator articles. These informational text articles introduce students to real-world science and engineering and are packed with stunning imagery, dynamic graphs, tables, maps, and close reading questions that are sure to capture student interest and engage them in learning. Investigator articles are available in on-level, approaching-level (digital only), and Spanish on-level.


Leveled Readers

Build literacy skills and science content knowledge simultaneously with interesting, informational text. There is one leveled reader title for every module. All leveled readers are available in approaching, on-level, beyond-level, ELL, and on-level Spanish. Each reader includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary support, a fictional paired reading, and hands-on activities. The interactive versions of the leveled readers provide students with fun features like audio (including word-by-word highlighting), note-taking tools, and point-of-use vocabulary support.


Science Read Aloud

Introduce new science concepts and incorporate science with literacy using teacher read aloud books for your younger students. These books are perfect for a whole group or small group setting. Each book begins with a fictional story that piques student interest through an engaging story line. Informational text explains the science concepts that were introduced in the paired fictional story. There are two titles per module and the digital versions are great for whole class projection.
Available in Spanish.


6-8 Integrated Program

Inspire Science is designed to spark students’ interest and empower them to ask more questions, think more critically, and generate innovative ideas. With the proven 5E instructional framework, Inspire Science provides an in-depth, collaborative, evidence based, and a project-based learning experience to place science students on the path to career and college readiness.

Program Overview

Inspire Science is designed to help you spark students’ interest and empower them to ask more questions, think more critically, and generate innovative ideas. Inspire Science has integrated coverage of physics, chemistry, earth science, astronomy, and biology. Explore the phenomenal world within Inspire Science as students will uncover preconceptions with formative assessment science probes. Cross-curricular connections are embedded throughout with quick and easy references to specific literacy, math, and engineering skills being reinforced through the science investigations. Inspire Science is an interactive text that will engage students and encourages student-led learning. The fully interactive digital experience enhances the program allowing students to interact with the content. Inspire Science is built on the proven 5E instructional framework and provides an in-depth, collaborative, evidence based, and project-based learning experience to help you put your science students on the path to career and college readiness.


Program Overview

Inspire Science is designed to help you spark students’ interest and empower them to ask more questions, think more critically, and generate innovative ideas. Inspire Science has integrated coverage of physics, chemistry, earth science, astronomy, and biology. Explore the phenomenal world within Inspire Science as students will uncover preconceptions with formative assessment science probes. Cross-curricular connections are embedded throughout with quick and easy references to specific literacy, math, and engineering skills being reinforced through the science investigations. Inspire Science is an interactive text that will engage students and encourages student-led learning. The fully interactive digital experience enhances the program allowing students to interact with the content. Inspire Science is built on the proven 5E instructional framework and provides an in-depth, collaborative, evidence based, and project-based learning experience to help you put your science students on the path to career and college readiness.


Program Overview

Inspire Science is designed to help you spark students’ interest and empower them to ask more questions, think more critically, and generate innovative ideas. Inspire Science has integrated coverage of physics, chemistry, earth science, astronomy, and biology. Explore the phenomenal world within Inspire Science as students will uncover preconceptions with formative assessment science probes. Cross-curricular connections are embedded throughout with quick and easy references to specific literacy, math, and engineering skills being reinforced through the science investigations. Inspire Science is an interactive text that will engage students and encourages student-led learning. The fully interactive digital experience enhances the program allowing students to interact with the content. Inspire Science is built on the proven 5E instructional framework and provides an in-depth, collaborative, evidence based, and project-based learning experience to help you put your science students on the path to career and college readiness.


Discipline Specific Program

Earth and Space, Life, Physical Science is designed to spark students’ interest and empower them to ask more questions, think more critically, and generate innovative ideas. With an integrated proven 5E instructional framework, Earth and Space, Life, Physical Science provides an in-depth, collaborative, evidence based, and a project-based learning experience to place science students on the path to career and college readiness.

Program Overview

Inspire Science is designed to help you spark students’ interest and empower them to ask more questions, think more critically, and generate innovative ideas. Inspire Science has integrated coverage of physics, chemistry, earth science, astronomy, and biology.

Explore the phenomenal world within Inspire Science as students will uncover preconceptions with formative assessment science probes. Cross-curricular connections are embedded throughout with quick and easy references to specific literacy, math, and engineering skills being reinforced through the science investigations. Inspire Science is an interactive text that will engage students and encourages student-led learning. The fully interactive digital experience enhances the program allowing students to interact with the content.

Inspire Science is built on the proven 5E instructional framework and provides an in-depth, collaborative, evidence based, and project-based learning experience to help you put your science students on the path to career and college readiness.


Program Overview

Inspire Science is designed to help you spark students’ interest and empower them to ask more questions, think more critically, and generate innovative ideas. Inspire Science has integrated coverage of physics, chemistry, earth science, astronomy, and biology.

Explore the phenomenal world within Inspire Science as students will uncover preconceptions with formative assessment science probes. Cross-curricular connections are embedded throughout with quick and easy references to specific literacy, math, and engineering skills being reinforced through the science investigations. Inspire Science is an interactive text that will engage students and encourages student-led learning. The fully interactive digital experience enhances the program allowing students to interact with the content.

Inspire Science is built on the proven 5E instructional framework and provides an in-depth, collaborative, evidence based, and project-based learning experience to help you put your science students on the path to career and college readiness.


Program Overview

Inspire Science is designed to help you spark students’ interest and empower them to ask more questions, think more critically, and generate innovative ideas. Inspire Science has integrated coverage of physics, chemistry, earth science, astronomy, and biology.

Explore the phenomenal world within Inspire Science as students will uncover preconceptions with formative assessment science probes. Cross-curricular connections are embedded throughout with quick and easy references to specific literacy, math, and engineering skills being reinforced through the science investigations. Inspire Science is an interactive text that will engage students and encourages student-led learning. The fully interactive digital experience enhances the program allowing students to interact with the content.

Inspire Science is built on the proven 5E instructional framework and provides an in-depth, collaborative, evidence based, and project-based learning experience to help you put your science students on the path to career and college readiness.


9–12 Program

The Inspire High School Series brings phenomena to the forefront of learning to engage and inspire students to investigate key science concepts through their three-dimensional learning experience.

Program Overview

This course provides an in-depth, collaborative, and project-based learning experiencing focused on the science of biology. The program covers ecology, cell biology, genetics, the history of biological diversity, the diversity of life, and the human body, as well as cross-curricular earth science topics. Through inquiry-based and hands-on investigations of real-world phenomenon, students will construct explanations for scientific phenomenon and design solutions for real-world problems.


Program Overview

This course provides an in-depth, collaborative, and project-based learning experiencing focused on the science of chemistry. The program covers structure and properties of matter, chemical bonding and reactions, matter, energy, and equilibrium, and organic and nuclear chemistry, as well as cross-curricular earth science topics. Through inquiry-based and hands-on investigations of real-world phenomenon, students will construct explanations for scientific phenomenon and design solutions for real-world problems.


Program Overview

Inspire Earth Science lets you chart your own course by combining tools and resources to engage students at all levels with the proven, comprehensive content of McGraw-Hill. Built by teachers for teachers, Inspire Earth Science gives you flexibility and support for managing the unique needs of your students. Whether you're looking for a textbook-based program, a fully digital curriculum, or something in between, Inspire Earth Science gives you the resources to bring the wonders of our world down to earth.

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Program Overview

This course provides an in-depth, collaborative, and project-based learning experiencing focused on the science of physics. The program covers mechanics in one dimension, mechanics in two dimensions, momentum and energy, waves and light, electricity and magnetism, and subatomic physics, as well as cross-curricular earth science topics. Through inquiry-based and hands-on investigations of real-world phenomenon, students will construct explanations for scientific phenomenon and design solutions for real-world problems.


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