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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.
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- 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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Glencoe Physical iScience Module K: Motion & Forces, Grade 8, Chapter Resource Package
Glencoe Physical iScience Module O: Waves, Electricity & Magnetism, Grade 8, Chapter Resource Package
Glencoe Physical iScience, Grade 8, Classroom Presentation Toolkit CD-ROM
Glencoe Physical iScience, Grade 8, Teacher Classroom Resources
Glencoe Physical iScience, Module L: Energy & Matter, Grade 8, Chapter Resource Package
Glencoe Physical iScience, Module M: Atoms & Elements, Grade 8, Chapter Resource Package
Glencoe Physical iScience, Module N: Introductions of Matter, Grade 8, Chapter Resource Package
Glencoe Physical iScience, Grade 8, Digital & Print Student Bundle, 1-year subscription
Glencoe Physical iScience, Grade 8, Digital & Print Student Bundle, 6-year subscription
Glencoe Physical iScience, Grade 8, ExamView® Assessment Suite CD-ROM
Glencoe Physical iScience, Grade 8, Reading Essentials, Answer Key
Glencoe Physical iScience, Grade 8, Science Notebook, Teacher Edition
Glencoe Physical iScience, Grade 8, Teacher Edition, Volume 1
Glencoe Physical iScience, Grade 8, Teacher Edition, Volume 2
Glencoe Physical iScience, Grade 8, TeacherWorks Plus DVD
Glencoe Physical iScience, Grade 8, eTeacher Edition, 6-year subscription
Glencoe Physical iScience Module K: Motion & Forces, Grade 8, Student Edition
Glencoe Physical iScience Module L: Energy & Matter, Grade 8, Student Edition
Glencoe Physical iScience Module N: Interactions of Matter, Grade 8, Student Edition
Glencoe Physical iScience Module O: Waves, Electricity & Magnetism, Grade 8, Student Edition
Glencoe Physical iScience, Grade 8, Reading Essentials, Student Edition
Glencoe Physical iScience, Grade 8, Student Edition
Glencoe Physical iScience, Grade 8, eStudent Edition, 1-year subscription
Glencoe Physical iScience, Grade 8, eStudent Edition, 6-year subscription
Glencoe Physical iScience, Grade 8, iScience Notebook, Student Edition
Glencoe Physical iScience, Module M: Atoms & Elements, Grade 8, Student Edition
MS iScience, Physical: eTeacher Edition, 1-year subscription
Mid Sch Sci, Physical iScience, Spanish Student Edition
Additional Details & Resources
- 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.
- Research Behind the iScience Teacher Edition
Explains the research base behind the iScience Teacher Edition.
- 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.