Science in a Nutshell


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Big Ideas for Small Group Learning

Introduce, review, and reinforce important science concepts with Science in a Nutshell® . Students explore and discover science concepts and processes through inquiry-based and hands-on learning. Fun, meaningful activities are designed for student-directed individual or small-group learning. They're perfect for:

  • After school programs
  • Summer school
  • Classroom science centers
  • Teacher demonstrations
  • Independent study
  • Homeschool
  • Science Clubs

Individual "nutshellS" Kits

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Individual Nutshell titles include:

  • 8–12 activities that develop a specific science topic
  • Quality materials for 1–3 students (class packs available, too!)
  • An activity guide
  • 3 student activity journals
  • Consumable materials for 6 uses


Thematic Science "Clusters"

Each Science in a Nutshell® Cluster Kit is a thematic science unit that includes materials and activities from 4 to 6 related Nutshell titles. Cluster Teacher Guides are sold separately for each unit.