PLTW Launch (PreK-5)
PLTW Launch: Your Science Solution
PLTW Launch is designed to meet your science learning needs no matter your state's standards. The modules intentionally connect to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) as well as best practices in science education as outlined by the A Framework for K-12 Science Education, while also supporting individual state science standards. This ensures an unmatched experience, for students across the country, combining three-dimensional learning; activity-, project-, and problem-based (APB) instructional approach; real-world applied learning; and full coverage of NGSS performance expectations – all in one program.
We would like to thank Arconic Foundation, Chevron, PPG Foundation, and SunPower for their generous support that made the important PLTW Launch expansion updates possible.Get Access to Science Standard Planning Tools
Connection to Additional Standards
Here’s a sneak peek of some of the new modules and their connection to standards including Next Generation Science Standards, Common Core State Standards in English/Language Arts and Mathematics, and Computer Science Teachers Association Standards.Review 3rd and 4th grade standards
PLTW is committed to offering a flexible implementation approach to match a district’s or school’s schedule, culture, technology infrastructure, language, organizational goals, and state standards. And our efforts don’t stop here. We’re also committed to providing an engaging and transformative learning experience. In the upcoming years, we will continue updating PLTW Launch modules to include features like family connections, interactive vocabulary flashcards, additional teacher instructional resources, and more.
PLTW’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our future release schedule. Check back soon for more details!