Hands-On Science for Grades K-8
Ignite student curiosity and awaken the scientist and engineer inside. The elevateScience® K-8 science curriculum is built around the “doing of science” to explore local and global science phenomena.
elevateScience Core Science Program with Digital Integration
Create a science curriculum that encourages active learning through storylines, lab activities, and science quests
Experience the Science Engineering Practice, Disciplinary Core Ideas, and Cross-Cutting Concepts in a real-world, scientifically-based setting.
Engage students in the wonders of the natural world around them.
Explore like real scientists and engineers using hands-on and virtual inquiry investigations.
Scientific QuestOrganize science learning around phenomena-based, real-world storylines called Quests.
uInvestigate LabsConnect the storyline with hands-on, minds-on experiences.
Quest FindingsSupport students in synthesizing lab experiences and presenting their explanations.
Inquiry NotebookTime-saving approach to promote hands-on learning in a K-5 classroom.
uEnginnerLabs introduce real-world design challenges while incorporating the engineering design process.
Virtual LabsVirtual Labs incorporate the full engineering design process through building, testing using variables, and documenting results for solutioning in a virtual Lab Notebook (Grades 3-8).
Engineering Design NotebookNavigates students through in-depth research and investigations to solve real world problems (Grades 6-8).
Diagnostic AssessmentsTest for readiness before diving into science phenomena investigations using entry level and readiness assessments.
Formative AssessmentsSupport teacher instruction throughout the science topics with scaffolded question probes, checkpoint or exit questions, lesson quizzes, and topic reviews.
Summative AssessmentsEvaluates students mastery of performance standards with topic tests, evidence-based assessments, benchmark assessments, and end of year assessments.
Performance-Based AssessmentsProvides a true application of as students depth of knowledge and skills using new scenarios and challenges within uDemonstrate Labs, uEngineer It! Labs, and Quests.
It's more than a textbook
Learn more about elevateScience K-8 program resources by requesting a sample, scheduling a presentation, or meeting with your Savvas Learning Company representative
Savvas Realize® provides access to all elevateScience® digital resources and downloadable, editable print materials to meet every educational standard.
It’s as simple as: Click. Teach. Learn.
- Customize Lessons
- Assign and Differentiate Learning Pathways
- Optimize Learning with Videos, Virtual Labs, and Games
- Make data-driven decisions with auto-graded assessments and reports
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Experience helpful tips, lesson freebies, and teacher insights. Read about best classroom practices from Savvas Learning Authors. Listen to inspiring podcasts from career professionals, authors, and teachers
- Experience helpful tips, lesson freebies, and teacher insights
- Read about best classroom practices from Savvas Learning Authors
- Listen to inspiring podcasts from career professionals, authors, and teachers
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Frequently Asked Questions about elevateScience®
What is elevateScience®?A phenomena-based science curriculum for Grades K-8 that immerses students in the inquiry process. This is science elevated for problem solving, critical thinking, and NGSS performance expectations.
What are the components of elevateScience®?elevateScience® builds science literacy through a combination of printed texts, eTexts, activity cards, lab kits, maker crates, and other materials. Some texts are also available in Spanish.
Does Savvas offer STEM resources for science educators and students?Savvas Learning Company features Virtual STEM Fairs several times a year to highlight STEM careers and STEM activities and lessons. All live sessions are recorded and then posted to the library of On-Demand presentations. Access all upcoming and previous Virtual STEM Fair presentations at savvas.com/virtualstemfair.
Does Savvas offer enhancements for STEM in the
classroom or for afterschool programs?Yes! The elevateScience® program can provide leveled readers, STEM/engineering readers, engineering design notebooks, uEngineer It! Maker crates, STEM Invention Toolkits, and other materials.
What types of science material kits does Savvas provide?Savvas offers a variety of lab materials kits to support the doing of science. These include consumable and non-consumable material kits, refills for the consumables, labware kits, safety kits, uEngineer It! Maker Crates, and STEM Invention toolkits.
How can I download the elevateScience® materials that Savvas provides?
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How can I sign up to receive an elevateScience® demo or sample?
Where can I receive support for my digital access?
Can I set up a virtual presentation of elevateScience®?We would love to share the amazing features of our elevateScience program with you! Please contact your account manager to schedule an in person or virtual presentation with one of our content specialists. If you are not sure who your account manager is, please fill out the form and provide the necessary information. Your account manager will reach out to you promptly.
Does Savvas offer elevateScience® virtual tours?
What is Savvas Realize® and what does it offer?Savvas Realize is our award-winning K-12 digital platform which houses over 1,000 instructional programs. Learn More.