For younger viewers and families, or anyone who loves good sci-fi!
For teachers, homeschoolers, or anyone wanting new and engaging ways to teach science to children!
First and foremost, Scienstars tells a great story. The online series is set in a fully developed science fictional universe, with interesting characters, thought provoking story arcs, and plenty of action!
Each episode introduces core ideas, scientific practices, and/or crosscutting concepts from the Next Generation Science Standards*, and will be accompanied by exercises, experiments, and other educational material. To learn more about the NGSS, visit https://www.nextgenscience.org or read the framework document at https://www.nap.edu/read/13165/chapter/1
Science fiction is a gateway to science. Just ask any scientist, or read their testimonials here: https://www.sigmaxi.org/about/donate/did-science-fiction-influence-you Our goal is to inspire the next generation of scientists, with a positive and inclusive call to action to fans to turn our science fiction into the next science fact. To quote a famous starship captain, make it so!
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* Next Generation Science Standards and the associated logo are registered trademarks of Achieve, Inc. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards was involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.