Explore Life Science Curriculum - 6-12 

Product Description
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Sku: 47ELS-10
Vendor: Attainment

Standards-based curriculum for secondary students (Grades 6-12) covering the basics of biology. 


  • Adaptable for various learning and communication preferences. 
  • Follows consistent format across 11 chapters and four themes: ecology, evolution, cell biology, and human body systems. 
  • Provides extensive illustrations, simplified text, and outlined labs for hands-on learning. 
  • Includes downloadable digital files, four laminated reference guides to extend lessons, vocabulary and Big Idea study cards, lab materials, and an animation for each chapter. 


What's included 


  • Student Book 
  • Instructor's Guide 
  • Consumable Student Workbook 
  • 1 set of Reference Guides 
  • 1 set of Study Cards 
  • 1 set of Lab Materials 

 Curriculum Plus includes everything in the Curriculum and:

  • 10 consumable Student Workbooks
  • 2 sets of References Guides
  • the entire page set of workbook pages as accessible GoWorksheets (iPad only)
  • samples of communication overlays

The GoWorksheets can be used with the free GoWorksheet app or the full GoWorksheet Plus app available on the App Store.



Student book 

  • Includes 11 chapters covering 4 themes: ecology, evolution, cell biology and human body systems 

Exploring Life Science 

Looking at Cells 

Circulatory System 

Living Things 

Inside a Cell 

Digestive System 


Musculoskeletal System 

Nervous System 


Respiratory System 


  • Each chapter follows a consistent format:  
  • Chapter Title Page 
  • Big Ideas 
  • A Major Illustration 
  • Vocabulary Words 
  • an Overview 
  • Important Topics 
  • In Focus 
  • A hands-on Lab lesson 
  • Quiz/Review 


  • Topics presented with simplified text and extensive illustrations 
  • Vocabulary and Big Ideas are emphasized throughout the chapters to help students learn concepts 
  • Each chapter comes with a 15-20 sec. video and hands-on lab 


Instructor's Guide 

  • Presents a sequence of 79 lessons, each 45-minutes long, integrating all curriculum materials available 
  • Suggestions for emphasizing the concepts provided for each lesson 
  • The Appendix features two versions of three Term Tests, each assessing a certain group of chapters.  Plus: 
  • Downloadable student materials 
  • Assessments 
  • Image Library 
  • and more.  

Reference Guides and Study Cards provide additional information to function as a lesson extension for students to learn concepts. 

Lab materials provide hands-on learning for students to better understand given concepts. These include card games, microscope slides, animal cell model, and more. 




ELS Instructor's Guide Sample 

ELS Student Workbook Sample 

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