Publisher: TERC

Funded by: National Science Foundation

Science for Today and Tomorrow (SfTT) is three supplementary units in life science for grades 6-8. One unit focuses on cells, a second on human organs, and a third on genes. Incorporating a technology-enhanced design, the units consist of an integrated suite of hands-on, online, and print components. For each unit, students develop an in-depth understanding of a limited number of standards-based ideas of life science. Embedded professional development opportunities allow teachers to further their content knowledge and technical abilities in the context of their teaching.

The units are online at

This work is being funded in part by a grant from the National Science Foundation (ESI-0101791).

For more information, contact Judy Vesel: