• OpenSciEd classroom materials are an open education resource and therefore free to download, copy, use, and/or modify.
  • To download the instructional materials free of charge, visit the Access Materials page.
  • To assemble your own lab kits, refer to the lab kit material lists for each unit.
  • Because it is our desire to lower barriers for all educators to use OpenSciEd, we have also partnered with kit and print providers who sell attractively priced, quality-assured OpenSciEd classroom materials.

Printed Books

Lab Material Kits

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We have partnered with Kendall Hunt to be OpenSciEd’s print partner. Kendall Hunt is providing the following printed items:

  • Teacher Materials
  • Student Editions

To purchase printed versions of the OpenSciEd units, visit Kendall Hunt’s page.

We have partnered with AquaPhoenix to be OpenSciEd’s kit provider. AquaPhoenix will sell kits four different types of kits for each unit:

  • Standard Equipment Kit
    • These are items that last from class to class and are common to most classrooms, e.g., rulers balances, beakers
  • Specialized Equipment Kit:
    • These are things that last from class to class and are NOT common or easy to get, e.g., motion sensor, rock samples
  • Basic Supplies Kit:
    • These are things that get used up during instruction and can be found at most large stores, e.g., Dixie cups, paper towels, markers, posterboards
  • Specialized Consumables Kit:
    • These are the items that are used up during instruction and are specific to the unit, e.g., iodine solution, dialysis tubing, candle wicks

For more information and to place a kit order, visit AquaPhoenix’s page.