We are TERC, an independent research-based non-profit organization, dedicated to inspiring and supporting all learners through stimulating curricula and programs.
Our forward-thinking and groundbreaking research projects result in insightful and inspiring learning materials, many for free. Curricula, teacher resources, games, web-based tools and more, are published and distributed by a variety of publishers. Here you’ll find all the available products created or co-developed by TERC. To order or download, simply follow the links to the product pages.
TERC’s Exploring Earth web site is a companion to McDougal Littell’s Earth Science curriculum. TERC has created web-based investigations linked to passages in the Earth Science textbook.
Focus on Energy is a system of resources and supports for teaching and learning about energy in grades 3-5.
Free educational resources that can be used at home and in the classroom for multiple age groups.
An educational program that enables high school students to do investigations in astronomy while applying tools and concepts from science, math, and technology.
A multi-component, bilingual, family-centered program designed to engage preschool children and their parents and caregivers in the engineering process.
Teaching and Learning using Interactive Ink Inscriptions in K-12
Investigating Astronomy is the first comprehensive astronomy textbook written specifically for high school students.
Investigating Science Outdoors is a supplementary science curriculum, targeted for grades 7-9, that engages students in authentic explorations of a study site—a small piece of land near their school.
The LEAP program is the first early algebra curriculum for students in grades 3-5.
Make Connections, a collaboration of the YMCA of Silicon Valley and TERC, gives adults a fun and easy way to help young children (ages 0-5) learn math. There are eleven curriculum units – each of which fits several common early childhood education themes. Units include activities for ages 2 and up, each with an at-home variation, and activities for children under 2 to use in programs or at home.