Science Explorations
Teacher's Guide

Teacher's Guide

Science Explorations put authentic learning in students’ hands. The rich, interactive content, developed by Scholastic in partnership with the American Museum of Natural History, supports curriculum standards and teaches skills like observation, finding and predicting patterns, classification, and inference.

General Objectives

In each of the six science explorations, students will:

  • Learn grade-appropriate facts about the topic
  • Build scientific thinking skills as they follow a guided path of inquiry and analysis
  • Learn how professional scientists and experts conduct investigations and present findings
  • Practice reading strategies and skills needed to decode and comprehend nonfiction and informational texts
  • Develop skills for writing about research-based topics
  • Strengthen research and critical reasoning skills as they gather, assess, and use data