A media-rich, phenomenon-based K-6 program specifically designed for the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Welcome to Twig Science



Program Trailer


Program Overview

Program Overview

Framework Alignment

Program Design


Our unique instructional design challenges students to be creative problem-solvers as they make sense of engaging phenomena and grow in knowledge, skills and confidence.


Whether in print, online or hands-on, Twig Science is flexible and fun, providing teachers with a system of support to bring the wonders of science and the motivation to learn to every student..

Spark Curiosity


Make each lesson a voyage of discovery.



Twig Science captivates students with some of the most breathtaking science footage ever shot, live interactives that use real-time data, and beautifully designed, individualized Twig Books that they will want to keep forever.

Rich Media 

Teachers can transform science topics with engaging, award-winning videos, challenging interactives, songs, science glossary, and games.

Exciting Phenomena 

Classes can experience new adventures packed with real-world science and engineering scenarios from award-winning storytellers.

Hands-on learning 

Students can get to grips with real scientific experiments and hands-on investigations in our Module Lab Kits



Twig Science is designed to provide as much or as little support as every teacher needs. Whether a teacher is looking for incredible content, a short refresher on subject knowledge, or more comprehensive professional learning materials, we make it easy for them to find the exact level of lesson support.

English Learner and Language Development 

EL support and Language Development tasks include scaffolds for Emerging, Bridging, and Expanding levels of proficiency.

Cross-curricular Connections 

Cross-curricular links to ELA, ELD, Math, History–Social Science, and the Arts.

Cultural Connections 

Promote equitable, responsive, and safe learning environments with highlighted cultural connections.

Program Components



Digital Pathway 

An intuitive, collaborative online platform where students and teachers have 24-7 access to a complete range of rich media, award-winning videos, and investigations.


Levelled Readers 

High-interest, magazine-style and phenomena-based levelled readers for Above-level, On-level, Below-level, and English Learner students.


Professional Learning 

Professional development tools that unpack science content into quick and easy nuggets of information with clear definitions, simple diagrams, and stunning visuals.


Interactive Media 

Beautifully designed, instructionally sequenced resources, including activities, diagrams, and images.


Hands-On Lab Kits 

Twig Science Lab Kits are clearly labeled, simply organized, and available for each module, with replenishment kits available for consumable items. Additionally, Twig Science offers grade-level Science Essentials Kits, providing key equipment to ensure you have all you need to roll out amazing hands-on investigations.


Student Twig Book 

Colorful, all-in-one experiential text and investigation notebook to model, annotate, promote discourse and capture 3-dimensional student thinking.


Teacher Edition 

Available in print and digital, the Modular Teacher Editions are accessible, comprehensive, and versatile.


Assessment Suite 

Assessment strategies that evaluate what students know and are able to do, stress performance tasks, and include multiple measures of student performance, such as written assignments, collaborative engineering design tasks and oral presentations.

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