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Science programs for elementary students should be student-centered, easy to implement, supportive, and flexible enough to fit into an already busy instructional day. To meet those needs and more, HMH Into Science delivers a manageable, streamlined, engaging curriculum that combines hands-on learning with ELA-based science instruction.

What else can you expect? Confident science teachers. Strong student scientists. Healthy learning environments. How’s that for phenomenal?

Integrated with ELA

Save instructional time and help students see connections across disciplines by integrating science with English Language Arts.


Easy to set up, moderate, and assess, the hands-on activities are designed for the specific developmental stages of students.

Fully Supported

Embedded social-emotional learning, customized professional development, and online or offline digital resources support flexible instruction.

Find out what this program can do for you!

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Streamline and strengthen K–5 science

HMH Into Science nurtures students with a simpler, more effective learning solution. The 3-dimensional learning combined with a phenomena-based storyline meets both the letter and spirit of Next Generation Science Standards.

Student Experience

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Simplified content

The Student Activity Guide is about half the size of a traditional student book.

Age-appropriate approach

For Grades K–2, the student books contain only hands-on activities.

Content right on time

For Grades 3–5, when students are more developmentally ready for science content, it is included.

Teacher Experience

Easy to set up

Pre-made equipment kits for each unit make organization easier.

Easy to moderate

Clear activity instructions, discussion prompts, and lesson connections at point of use make K–5 manageable.

Easy to assess

Formative assessments guide instruction and a variety of summative assessment options allow for exceptional flexibility.

Get continuous professional development
Get continuous professional development

HMH Into Science professional learning addresses the needs of elementary teachers who may feel uncomfortable teaching science or struggle to make time for it. Teachers will benefit from a community of live support, including bite-sized, on-demand content that’s curated, relevant, and applicable. This built-in professional learning ensures ongoing professional growth.

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Engineering Is Elementary

Through a partnership with the Boston Museum of Science, HMH Into Science includes Engineering Is Elementary storybooks and teacher guides that cover Life, Physical, and Earth & Space sciences with books and hands-on activities.

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Two Whats and a Wow Podcast

National Public Radio’s daily Two Whats?! and a Wow! gameshow-style podcast is designed to excite students and show that science learning is fun. Students can access the podcast directly from their HMH Into Science course online.

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Stay Connected

Engage with peers to start a conversation

Share ideas and creativity with peers to deepen learning and get inspired. HMH offers a dedicated set of science social media communities for sharing ideas and asking questions.

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HMH Science Facebook page

Stay in the loop with the latest topics.

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Science YouTube channel

Keep learning lively with videos.

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Science Pinterest

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Authors & Advisors

Experts in science education shaped this program’s content and structure

This program comes from trusted researchers, practitioners, and thought-leaders focused on improving outcomes for teachers and students.

Michael DiSpezio
Author, ScienceFusion and HMH Science Dimensions Programs
Marjorie Frank
Author, ELD Specialist, Adjunct Faculty of Hunter, Manhattan, and Brooklyn Colleges
Dr. Mike Heithaus
Dean and Professor, Florida International University, Miami
Peter McLaren
Executive Director of Next Gen Education
Bernadine Okoro
2010–2011 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow, National Science Foundation Fellow
Dr. Cary Sneider
NGSS Writing Team Leader, Associate Research Professor at Portland State University
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