Supporting Kentucky
Science Educators

Kentucky Science Education Curriculum
Aligned to Kentucky Academic Standards

OpenSciEd Science Curriculum + Total Support for Teachers = Successful Students

Activate Learning collaborates closely with science educators to support student-centered and three-dimensional learning, so that teachers AND students are successful using high-quality instructional resources.

OpenSciEd Middle School Science Curriculum Students

Meet the OpenSciEd Middle & High School Science Curriculum!

  • EdReports All-Green Rating

    The Activate Learning Certified Version of OpenSciEd 6-8 curriculum has earned the esteemed "all-green" rating from EdReports, a leading nonprofit organization that evaluates instructional materials for alignment to college and career ready standards and other markers of quality.

  • Phenomenon Based

    An anchoring phenomenon and related phenomena motivate building ideas over time.

  • Driven by Evidence

    Students seek and use evidence to figure out phenomena as they build new science ideas.

  • Equitable

    The class community values the diversity of resources students bring to science class and understand how the learning is relevant to their own lives and communities.


As a certified OpenSciEd distributor and professional learning provider, we provide the digital platform, books, science kits, and professional learning to make OpenSciEd Middle School & High School implementation smooth and successful!

Explore OpenSciEd on the Activate Learning Digital Platform

Experience a truly interactive digital edition of all OpenSciEd materials for teachers and students.

With the Activate Learning Digital Platform, students and teachers enjoy an interactive, engaging online experience with the OpenSciEd curriculum.

The platform is designed for student accessibility and inclusion and offers embedded translation for 130+ languages, text-to-speech with read-along highlighting, and sentence starters to support writing.

Featuring an intuitive user experience, teachers have everything they need to Plan, Teach, Assign, and Assess lessons in a platform that is integrated with leading SIS rostering and Learning Management Systems. And with Lesson Launch, teachers can can quickly view slides, handouts, student edition, and materials in one place!

Certified OpenSciEd
Science Kits

Science equipment and materials are an essential element to investigation-centered learning and Activate Learning offers science kits to support every activity in each unit for OpenSciEd Middle School & the published units for High School.

OpenSciEd Middle School Science Kits are in stock and ready to ship!

  • All products are rigorously tested for quality assurance.
  • Materials are grouped by lesson so teachers can easily locate lesson-specific materials.
  • Activate Learning Kit Companion helps teachers save time and easily find everything in their shipment, quickly access important Safety Data Sheets, and view how-to videos to set up materials.
OpenSciEd Science Kits for Middle School Science by Activate Learning

The Activate Learning Kit Companion
Get QR codes that save the day.

Stop spinning your wheels searching for resources and instead, ease into lessons with a kit companion interface that shows you the way.

With a quick smartphone scan of the outside of your kit’s box you get:

  • Packing slip with list of contents
  • How-to assembly videos
  • Lesson bag info & insights
  • Instant access to Safety Data Sheets
  • Charts, videos, handouts and other docs
  • A link to Activate Learning support who can help you implement every step of the way

Get hours back in your day with our Kit Companion.

Take a sneak peek into how it works by scanning the QR code below, or watch this 2-minute video.

OSE Kit Companion QR Code 3

Certified OpenSciEd
Professional Learning

Activate Learning curriculum experts provide extensive OpenSciEd product implementation support and certified professional learning on the latest, most innovative strategies and techniques to engage students.

Comprehensive professional learning resources provide the necessary content, structure, and support to experience three-dimensional teaching and learning with OpenSciEd.

OpenSciEd Professional Learning Workshop for Teachers by Activate Learning

Thank you for the opportunity to share OpenSciEd with you!
Please connect with us if you have any questions.

Free Resources

Catch the ‘Aha’ Moment: Snapshot Webinars on 3-Dimensional Learning to Ignite Your Science Classroom!

The Top 5 ‘Aha Moments’ from Our 3D Learning Webinar on Making Thinking Visible

Snapshot Strategies and Resources: Student Sensemaking in OpenSciEd