What does Terrific Science do?
We promote and provide experiences that emphasize these key elements of science learning: (Click each title to view more.)
Developing understanding with claims and evidence
Interested? Terrific Science professional development workshops will help you develop students’ understanding with claims and evidence.
Models and model-making
Interested? Terrific Science professional development workshops will help you develop students’ understanding through models and model-making.
Incorporating Toys and Everyday Materials: While effective inquiry-oriented, hands-on science can take many forms, toys and everyday materials play an important and fun role in the science classroom. Toys are inherently motivational and interactive and simultaneously involve both students and teachers in the fun and mental aspects of science.
Engaging Students with Humor and Storytelling: Someone once said that a good teacher is one-third heart, one-third head, and one-third ham. These traits certainly help teachers create connections to chemistry that are relevant to students’ lives and popular culture, especially doing so though humor and storytelling.
Interested? Terrific Science professional development workshops will help you engage students through toys, stories, and humor.
Who benefits from Terrific Science?
Join thousands of educators whose science teaching has become more vibrant, relevant, and meaningful for learners of all ages. (Click each title to view more.)
Schools, districts, other education agencies
Early childhood directors
Youth directors, museum educators
Home school networks and parent groups