EDC Zoom In Science

A teaching platform for Biology and Earth Science using real data

Observatorie in the desert with illustrations of graphs in the sky

In our data-driven world, students need new levels of data literacy. Zoom In units build student skills using real data sets as they explore core topics in biology and earth science. We collaborated with EDC to adapt our history-specific Zoom In platform to also support STEM lessons. This project was funded by the National Science Foundation.

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“I feel in their learning and in their ability to work with real data, the platform that they use to interact with the data, to make the graphs, the scaffolding for the questions, and the digital notes, all on the screen at the same time, made the students very comfortable with something that was initially intimidating.”

Hope Kowalski

High School Science Teacher, Kinnelon, NJ