Transforming Science Education, Together

OpenSciEd and Carolina have partnered to make high-quality instructional materials even better.

Carolina’s expert scientists and science educators are reengineering the OpenSciEd middle school units to provide an easier path to implementation while maintaining the standards for high-quality instructional materials. All enhancements are approved by OpenSciEd to preserve the storyline and instructional model for each unit.

Carolina Certified Versions offer:

  • Redesigned instructional materials that are easier to follow with a consistent design and lesson flow

  • Simplified investigations to reduce teacher prep and classroom instructional time 

  • Cost-effective kits with enough high-quality materials for 8 lab groups per class of 32 students

  • Fewer and/or less expensive materials to provide cost-effective kits

  • Tested lessons and materials to ensure safety, quality, and accuracy of investigations 

  • ADA compliance of instructional materials to support equity 

  • Certified Professional Learning to support implementation

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Carolina Certified Versions include:


Flexible and all-inclusive options for complete kits, refurbishment materials, and individual components

Digital access to instructional materials is included for the teacher


Redesigned print versions of Teacher Editions and Student Resources


All instructional resources, including videos and simulations, are available in one place via Carolina Science Online

  • Class licenses allow for assignable content for students and reporting for teachers and administrators
  • Teacher access to digital resources is included with kit purchase

All-inclusive Packages

Complete unit packages include kits, print materials, and digital content, plus Certified Professional Learning

You should partner
with Carolina, too.

Like any curriculum, OpenSciEd requires materials and support. When you partner with Carolina, you get everything you need for classroom success from a single trusted and reliable supplier.

Carolina is the only OpenSciEd Certified Partner that provides:

Expert Development Team

Carolina's science and education experts have made the units easier to implement while maintaining the standards of high-quality instructional materials

Dedicated Sales and Service Teams

Carolina provides continuous support and professional learning from a trusted and reliable leader in K-12 science education

Company-owned Production and Fulfillment Facilities

Carolina enjoys a proud tradition of supplying science education materials on-time, complete, and accurate for almost 100 years

Contact Carolina

Contact us for more information, including samples, digital previews, and pilots.

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OpenSciEd Middle School Scope & Sequence

All Carolina Certified Units will be available for the 2022-2023 school year

High-quality instructional materials just got even better.

High-quality instructional content from OpenSciEd.
Materials and production expertise from Carolina.
Dedicated service and support from Carolina.