The teacher edition supports and assists teachers, helping them implement effective strategies in every lesson. It features a suggested teaching schedule through a Lesson Plan Overview. This edition contains teacher helps, additional background information, tips for preparing ahead, differentiated instruction, answers to every Quick Check question, and additional activities to engage students. This edition also includes useful information about the science inquiry skills, the management of activities, and grading. The teacher resources, including instructional aids, visuals, and the materials list, are located in the appendix.