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Quickly create inspiring units of study for middle and high school—aligned to CA NGSS

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FactPack: Nonedible Crops

Biology

Discover hundreds of short films and learning materials for ages 11-18.

Every Twig film comes with captions, a summary, key facts and a full transcript.

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Leaded and Unleaded Fuel

Chemistry

Discover hundreds of short films and learning materials for ages 11-18.

Every Twig film comes with captions, a summary, key facts and a full transcript.

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The Last Day of Pompeii

Earth Science

Discover hundreds of short films and learning materials for ages 11-18.

Every Twig film comes with captions, a summary, key facts and a full transcript.

Explore Earth Science resources

Underwater Volcano

Experiments

Discover hundreds of short films and learning materials for ages 11-18.

Every Twig film comes with captions, a summary, key facts and a full transcript.

Explore Experiments resources

Speed of the Earth

Math

Discover hundreds of short films and learning materials for ages 11-18.

Every Twig film comes with captions, a summary, key facts and a full transcript.

Explore Math resources

How Are Mirrors Made?

Physics

Discover hundreds of short films and learning materials for ages 11-18.

Every Twig film comes with captions, a summary, key facts and a full transcript.

Explore Physics resources

Find the resources you need for every CA NGSS segment

CA NGSS Middle School Framework
Preferred Integrated Course Model

CA NGSS Middle School Framework
Discipline Specific Course Model

CA NGSS High School Framework
Three-Course Model

CA NGSS High School Framework
Four-Course Model

Twig Secondary makes building CA NGSS units of study simple

Over 1,500 short films, covering all Disciplinary Core Ideas and hundreds of natural phenomena

Curriculum FilmsContext FilmsExperiment FilmsVideo Glossary
Over 200 films that clearly and concisely explain scientific concepts and natural phenomena in 3 minutesOver 600 short films that bring science and the natural world to life, putting key concepts and phenomena in real-world contexts80 fundamental science experiments performed, analyzed, and put in context in 7-minute filmsMore than 600 1-minute films that define key scientific terms with words and visuals then illustrate them in real-world contexts

Thousands of resources to build fantastic lessons fast!

DiagramsImagesKey TakeawaysMCQs
Over 500 diagrams of key scientific concepts and natural systems, both labeled and unlabeledThousands of high-definition images curated against topic areas for inclusion on whiteboards and in presentationsBulleted key takeaways for each film allowing consolidation of learningBasic and advanced multiple-choice questions for every topic

Digital Pathways for student differentiation—so that everyone can engage with science

Mind MapAssignmentsReview SheetsTopical News Updates
Twig Secondary's patented Mind Map structure allows students to explore concepts and disciplinesAssigning students films and quizzes to "flip the classroom" ahead of a new topic or to assess understandingEvery topic comes with a concise review of key concepts for bringing students up to speed or to prepare for testsRegular articles and films highlighting science in the news, keeping you and your students up to date

Twig around the world

Teachers and students in more than 60 countries around the world use Twig Education products to enhance learning. Watch teachers and students explain exactly why they're so excited to use them.

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Public Schools were faced with declining student attainment and needed a resource to engage 21st century learners. Teachers reported that Twig Education products—which place science in real-world contexts—helped their students get truly excited about science.

London, UK

In London schools, classes can be made up of students from a wide range of backgrounds and abilities. Twig videos and resources are clear, accessible, and engaging—making science concepts understandable and exciting for students at all levels.

Glasgow, UK

Twig Education first launched in Scotland in 2009. Its digital resources have reached over 700,000 students across the country.

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