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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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.

Signing Science Glossaries
Signing Science Glossaries

The Signing Glossaries project researched and developed six separate signing glossaries for use with handhelds to provide visitors ages 5-12+ who are deaf or hard of hearing access to STEM vocabulary.

Statistics for Action Materials
Statistics for Action Materials

Statistics for Action (SfA) has developed free, math-rich materials that enable community members to interpret environmental test results, make informed decisions based on data, and use numbers to convincingly communicate concerns to officials and neighbors.

Study of Place
Study of Place

Study of Place consists of two web-based science units that give middle grades students access to technological tools and resources used by scientists, and provide opportunities for authentic inquiry about the interconnectedness of our world.

Talking Mathematics: Supporting Children’s Voices
Talking Mathematics: Supporting Children’s Voices

The Talking Mathematics project explored ways teachers support mathematical discourse in elementary classrooms.

Teaching Science to English Language Learners
Teaching Science to English Language Learners

Teaching Science to English Language Learners combines research findings with classroom vignettes and the perspectives of teachers to support your efforts to see diversity as a resource in the science classroom.

Teaching with Mathematical Argument—Strategies for Supporting Everyday Instruction
Teaching with Mathematical Argument—Strategies for Supporting Everyday Instruction

Despina Stylianou and Maria Blanton show how building daily instruction around mathematical argumentation can enliven your classroom and re-engage your students.