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.

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Head Start On Engineering
Head Start On Engineering

A multi-component, bilingual, family-centered program designed to engage preschool children and their parents and caregivers in the engineering process.

InspireData
InspireData

InspireData™ is the visual way to explore and understand data! Build critical data literacy skills and engage students with the more than 100 content-rich databases.

Investigating Astronomy
Investigating Astronomy

Investigating Astronomy is the first comprehensive astronomy textbook written specifically for high school students.

Investigating Science Outdoors
Investigating Science Outdoors

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.

Investigations 3
Investigations 3

Since 1990, schools and districts have chosen Investigations — a focused, coherent, and rigorous K-5 mathematics curriculum that places making sense of mathematics at the heart of the work, for students and for teachers.

My Kids Can: Making Math Accessible to All Learners, K-5
My Kids Can: Making Math Accessible to All Learners, K-5

My Kids Can is designed to help K-5 teachers make math accessible for all students—especially focusing on instructional strategies that help students struggling with math advance toward grade-level competency.

Physics That Works
Physics That Works

A year-long high school physics curriculum that situates standards-based science learning in authentic contexts.

Science by Design
Science by Design

Four sets of well-loved activities have been repackaged in one convenient volume that seamlessly combines hands-on experience with intriguing engineering concepts.

Science for Today and Tomorrow
Science for Today and Tomorrow

Science for Today and Tomorrow (SfTT) had three supplementary units in life science for grades 6-8.

Signing Math and Science Dictionaries
Signing Math and Science Dictionaries

For Signing Math & Science, TERC and Vcom3D are using the SigningAvatar® assistive technology to develop illustrated, interactive 3D standards-based sign language dictionaries that offer students in grades K-8 and 9-12 who are deaf and hard of hearing increased access to the same learning opportunities that hearing students enjoy.