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Quickly create inspiring units of study for middle and high school—aligned to 3-D NGSS

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Alcohol and the Brain

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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Esters and Perfumes

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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FactPack: Extreme Eruptions

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.

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Extracting Lead

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.

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Counting Crowds

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.

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Electricity in Medicine

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.

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Find the resources you need for every NGSS segment

NGSS Middle School Framework
Preferred Integrated Course Model

NGSS Middle School Framework
Discipline Specific Course Model

NGSS High School Framework
Three-Course Model

NGSS High School Framework
Four-Course Model

Twig Secondary makes building NGSS units of study simple

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

     
Curriculum Films   Context Films   Experiment Films   Video Glossary
Over 200 films that clearly and concisely explain scientific concepts and natural phenomena in 3 minutes   Over 600 short films that bring science and the natural world to life, putting key concepts and phenomena in real-world contexts   80 fundamental science experiments performed, analyzed, and put in context in 7-minute films   More 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!

     
Diagrams   Images   Key Takeaways   MCQs
Over 500 diagrams of key scientific concepts and natural systems, both labeled and unlabeled   Thousands of high-definition images curated against topic areas for inclusion on whiteboards and in presentations   Bulleted key takeaways for each film allowing consolidation of learning   Basic and advanced multiple-choice questions for every topic

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

     
Mind Map   Assignments   Review Sheets   Topical News Updates
Twig Secondary's patented Mind Map structure allows students to explore concepts and disciplines   Assigning students films and quizzes to "flip the classroom" ahead of a new topic or to assess understanding   Every topic comes with a concise review of key concepts for bringing students up to speed or to prepare for tests   Regular 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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