Snapshots Video Science, SRA © 2008
About the Program
SHR Science Learning Approach
With our exclusive SHR Science Learning Approach, no matter what the learning style, your students learn the basic science concepts and key vocabulary they need to be successful in today's science classroom and on high-stakes science tests.
With SRA Snapshots Video Science, your students see science through our exclusive video lessons that are integrated with the student book providing today's visual students with a format they are accustomed to seeing every day.
Through high energy narrators and Webster, The Vocabulary Spider, in the video lessons and video glossary your students hear science so that auditory learners get the main ideas and key vocabulary support they need for comprehension.
Through the corresponding colorful softbound student book, your students read science that is written in a student-friendly manner that makes the main ideas and key vocabulary understandable even for the most struggling readers.
The Teacher Resource Package includes everything needed to support your students' learning: Program DVDs, Student Edition (1 copy), Teacher's Guide, Teacher's Resource Book, Teacher Resource CD-ROMs, and a convenient carrying case.
Additional Details & Resources
National Science Education Standards
State Specific Correlations
- Snapshots Video Science and ELL Students
The strategic use of technology helps to increase access to knowledge and provide equity in education for ELL students. Research documentation fully supports the use of video and other media in SRA Snapshots Video Science™.
- Building Science and Academic Vocabulary Proficiency
Snapshots Video Science provides students with instruction in both the science specific vocabulary and general academic vocabulary that they need to succeed in science and academics in general. Research supports that direct instruction in both types of vocabulary helps to build students’ background knowledge and aids in their comprehension and retention of academic content.
- Research Base for Science Video Snapshots
Research documentation fully supports the use of video and other media to increase student understanding and retention of content in the science classroom. Videos, when used as a dynamic resource that supports the curriculum as presented in SRA Snapshots Video Science™, generate excitement, allow for classroom flexibility, and enhance instruction. This report lists research documentation that supports the strategies and skills found in Snapshots Video Science.
Randomized Controlled Studies
- Snapshots Video Science Evaluation Brief
Research documentation fully supports the use of video and other media to increase student understanding and retention of content in the science classroom. This report lists research documentation that supports the strategies and skills found in Snapshots Video Science.
Evidence of Success
- Snapshots Video Science Research and Success Stories
This report shows studies conducted at several districts across the nation. The assessments show the value of Snapshots Video Science to improving student engagement and scores.