Generation Genius

Video lessons made in partnership with the National Science Teachers Association that support NGSS in grades 3-5.

  • Includes Lesson Plans & Activities
  • Covers all major topics in grades 3-5
  • 92% of kids said it helped them learn


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Produced in Partnership with
the National Science Teachers Association

Our videos were developed and produced in partnership with a panel of NSTA experts to maximize the impact and clarity for teachers and students today and beyond.

4 out of 5 Kids in Grades 3-5 Liked It So Much, They Would Watch it on Saturday.

In an independent study by WestEd, 92% of kids said it helped them learn, 88% wanted to do science activities after watching and it was equally effective with boys & girls.

Supports the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Each video covers a topic from the new standards (NGSS Disciplinary Core Ideas). The supplementary materials allow for a deeper dive into Science & Engineering Practices and Crosscutting Concepts.

Features Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Activities

DIY Activities are designed to be done safely in school or at home to further the lesson using readily available materials. Each one is featured in an episode and comes with a step-by-step PDF guide.

Stopping Points for Class Discussion

Videos have the option to auto-stop 2-3 times per episode and prompt open ended questions. Students can predict outcomes, compare theories, and engage in healthy scientific debate as a class.

Lesson Plan & Teacher Guide Included

Generation Genius comes fully equipped with everything you need to turn an 11-minute video into an unforgettable lesson. Includes: Lesson Plans, Teacher Guides, Vocabulary & Discussion Questions.
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