Pathways: Science

Leverage one hundred interactive explorations—classroom-tested and aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)—that help middle school students make predictions, dig for and analyze evidence, collaborate, and write arguments to support their conclusions.

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About Pathways: Science

  • Correct and overcome key science misconceptions.
  • Inquiry-based lessons address common misconceptions in life, earth, space, and physical science using a research-based, conceptual change model.
  • Consistent format of Predict-Investigate-Conclude in each lesson reinforces the process and considerations of the scientific method.
  • Articles, images, videos, and graphs developed by Britannica’s editorial team provide accurate and up-to-date research content for students’ evidence-gathering.

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Features of Pathways: Science

  • Engage students with interactive activities.

    A host of interactive drag and drop activities in every lesson dynamically respond to students’ answers to keep their engagement high from start to finish.

  • Guiding questions leverage understanding.

    Three guiding questions for every research resource help students navigate the content and pinpoint relevant information.

  • Comprehensive teacher support included.

    Includes background information about each topic, along with suggestions for using Pathways flexibly with any science curriculum in the classroom or lab, or for independent student work.

  • BONUS:

    Try out the specially designed note-taking experience. It will help students collect and evaluate their evidence step by step.

It adds a layer of critical thinking and models for the teacher to incorporate the discussion of evidence into instruction.