[Energy Quest guide] [Gameboards]

[Energy Quest on a phone]

Enhance your life science curriculum with Energy Quest and show your students how much fun our cells can be! Play engaging board games like Chloroplast Blast to learn about photosynthesis, and use Augmented Reality (AR) to interact with a three-dimensional cell to understand respiration. New, graduated investigations support differentiated instruction by allowing you to teach every investigation at three distinct levels of detail and difficulty in the same classroom.

Concepts Covered

  • Photosynthesis
  • Light reactions
  • Calvin cycle
  • Energetics and Chemistry of Photosynthesis
  • Photosynthesis and Plant Anatomy
  • Chloroplast Structure and Function
  • Photosynthesis and Ecology
  • Carbon Cycle
  • Cellular Respiration
  • Glycolysis
  • Pyruvate Oxidation
  • Krebs Cycle
  • Electron Transport Chain
  • Energetics and Chemistry of Cellular Respiration
  • Mitochondria Structure and Function
  • Cellular Respiration and Photosynthesis Compare/Contrast
  • Fermentation Pathways
  • Metabolism

NGSS Connections

Energy Quest addresses the following performance expectations:

  • MS-LS1-5
  • MS-LS1-6
  • MS-LS1-7
  • HS-LS1-5
  • HS-LS1-6
  • HS-LS1-7
  • HS-LS2-3
  • HS-LS2-5


  • 4 Level A
  • 4 Level B
  • 4 Level C
Part Number Description Order Online
1603934 Energy Quest Full Module
(1 Teacher's Guide, Curiosity Place Access, LEARN Augmented Reality Access, 1 Equipment Unit)
1603935 Energy Quest Class Pack
(1 Teacher's Guide, Curiosity Place Access, LEARN Augmented Reality Access, 6 Equipment Units)
1601685 Energy Quest Teacher's Guide with Digital Access
1603537 Energy Quest Equipment Only