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How we Share our Instructional Materials

Teachers know their students and their classrooms best. That’s why OpenSciEd creates high quality instructional resources that meet the highest learning standards and can easily be tailored based on the individual needs of students. Because of the flexibility of the open source Google Apps for Education platform, we host most of our materials in Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets. We encourage teachers to copy our resources and modify them to suit their classroom needs.

For some of our materials in the OpenSciEd Curriculum, we also offer a bulk downloader tool, which allows you to download full units of content to your own Google Drive. When you click “Copy to my Google Drive,” you give permission to the bulk downloader to create a new unit folder in your Google Drive. The units, when downloaded, are organized into folders by lesson and all the files are editable, rather than view only. This allows you to make any appropriate modifications to the OpenSciEd curricular materials without having to download each individual lesson and document. This also allows you to upload the unit content into Google Classroom more easily, as you will have an organized unit on your Drive from which you can create assignments and quizzes in Google Classroom. Please view the privacy policy related to the bulk downloader tool to understand how this tool accesses your Google Drive.