At Odysseyware, we are committed to designing and publishing standards-aligned courses to support student learning. Our curriculum development team designs courses beginning with state and national standards.

Subject Matter Experts unpack each standard to craft standards-aligned learning objectives prior to collaborating with instructional designers, curriculum writers and editors to design courses, units, lessons, projects and assessments.

Courses in Mathematics, English Language Arts, Science, and History/Social Sciences are aligned to the New York Learning Standards, Core Curriuclum, and Framework.

Our digital curriculum is continually recognized for its consistent quality and rigor, with 22 technology courses receiving the ISTE Seal of Alignment for Proficiency and 22 core courses approved by Quality Matters.

HiSET® Test Prep

HiSET® Test Prep

OBJECTIVES

  • Identify the purpose of the HiSET test.
  • Describe the testing process and the different sections of the test.
  • Outline strategies for preparing for the test.
  • Describe how the test is scored.
  • Provide an overview of the different formats of the test and accommodations available to test takers.
  • Discuss costs and how to register for the test.

TOEIC [HISET®] IS A REGISTERED TRADEMARK OF EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE (ETS). THIS PRODUCT IS NOT ENDORSED OR APPROVED BY ETS.

State: National, California, Florida, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Washington
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Category: High School Completion
Course Length: Test Prep

GED® Test Prep

GED® Test Prep

OBJECTIVES

  • Identify the purpose of the GED and how to register.
  • Describe the testing process.
  • Outline strategies for preparing for the test.
  • Describe the opportunities waiting beyond the GED.

GED® IS A REGISTERED TRADEMARK OF THE AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCATION AND MAY NOT BE USED WITHOUT PERMISSION. THE GED® AND GED TESTING SERVICE® BRANDS ARE ADMINISTERED BY GED TESTING SERVICE LLC UNDER LICENSE. THIS WORK IS NOT AUTHORIZED, ENDORSED, OR LICENSED BY AMERICAN COUNSEL ON EDUCATION OR GED TESTING SERVICE, AND ANY REFERENCE TO “GED” IN THE TITLE OR BODY OF THIS WORK IS IN NO WAY INTENDED TO IMPLY AN AFFILIATION WITH, OR SPONSORSHIP BY, GED TESTING SERVICE OR ANY STATE OR ENTITY AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE GED® BRANDED GOODS OR SERVICES.

State: National, California, Florida, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Washington
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Category: High School Completion
Course Length: Test Prep

ACT® Test Prep

ACT® Test Prep

After this course, you will have all the information you need to register, study for, and hopefully do well on the ACT.

Objectives of the course:

  • Understand the purpose of the ACT and how to register.
  • Describe the testing process.
  • Outline strategies for preparing for the test.
  • Understand the structure of the test
  • Strategize your approach to solving questions and problems on the test

* ACT is a registered trademark of ACT, Inc., which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product

State: National
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Category: College Entrance
Course Length: Test Prep

Science 600

Science 600

Science 600 is a basic intermediate course intended to expose students to the designs and patterns in the physical universe. This course expands on the Science 300-500 elementary courses, providing a broad survey of the major areas of science. Some of the areas covered in Science 600 include the study of plant and animal systems, plant and animal behavior, genetics, the structure of matter, light and sound, kinematics, planet earth, the solar system, and astronomy.The curriculum seeks to develop the students' ability to understand and participate in scientific inquiry. The units contain experiments and projects to capitalize on children’s natural curiosity. The students will explore, observe and manipulate everyday objects and materials in their environment. Students at this level should begin to understand interrelationships between organisms, recognize patterns in ecosystems, and become aware of the cellular dimensions of living systems. Collectively, this should help students develop and build on their subject-matter knowledge base.Upon completion of the course, students should be able to do the following:

  • Use their main senses for observation of the world around them.
  • Describe the different systems in plants and animals.
  • Explain the various ways plants and animals behave.
  • Explain how Mendel used observation to develop his theories.
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of chemical structure and the periodic table. 
  • Discuss the layers of the atmosphere.
  • Describe motion as it relates to force and work.
  • Explain how time and season are related to the rotation and revolution of the earth.
  • Explain the different forms of energy.

State: National
Grade Level: 6
Category: Science
Course Length: Year

Science 500

Science 500

Science 500 is a basic elementary course intended to expose students to the designs and patterns in the physical universe. This course expands on the Science 300 and Science 400 courses, providing a broad survey of the major areas of science. Some of the areas covered in Science 500 include the study of cells, plants and animals, ecology, energy, geology, properties of matter, and the natural cycles of life. The curriculum seeks to develop the students' ability to understand and participate in scientific inquiry. The units contain experiments and projects to capitalize on the students’ natural curiosity. The students will explore, observe, and manipulateeveryday objects and materials in their environment. Students at this level should begin to understand interrelationships between organisms, recognize patterns in ecosystems, and become aware of the cellular dimensions of living systems. Collectively, this should help students develop and build on their subject-matter knowledge base.

Upon completion of the course, students should be able to do the following:

  • Use their main senses for observation of the world around them.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of cells and their structure, both plant and animal.
  • Differentiate between plants, animals, fungi, protozoa, and algae.
  • Explain interactions between different life forms.
  • Discuss various energy transformations.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of fossil types and the formation of fossils.
  • Describe the layers of the earth, landforms, and sources of change.
  • Understand natural cycles.

State: National
Grade Level: 5
Category: Science
Course Length: Year

Science 400

Science 400

Science 400 is a basic elementary course intended to expose students to the designs and patterns in the physical universe. This course builds on concepts taught in Science 300, providing a broad survey of the major areas of science. Some of the areas covered in Science 400 include the study of plants and animals, ecology, work and simple machines, electricity and magnetism,properties of water and matter, weather, the solar system, and the different spheres of earth.The curriculum seeks to develop the students’ ability to understand and participate in scientific inquiry. The units contain experiments and projects to capitalize on children’s natural curiosity. The students will explore, observe, and manipulate everyday objects and materials in their environment. Collectively, this should help students develop and build on their subject-matter knowledge base.

Upon completion of the course, students should be able to do the following:

  • Use their main senses for observation of the world around them.
  • Describe different uses for plants.
  • Discuss the differences among the ways that various animals act.
  • Understand how people are responsible for preserving and conserving nature.
  • Explain the different types of simple machines.
  • Describe an electrical current and how it relates to magnetism.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the properties of water.
  • Observe weather and how it affects people.
  • Describe our solar system.
  • Discuss the three different spheres of the earth and how they interact.
  • Explain the changes in seasons and time.

State: National
Grade Level: 4
Category: Science
Course Length: Year

Science 300

Science 300

Science 300 is a basic elementary course intended to expose students to the designs and patterns in the physical universe. This course provides a broad survey of the major areas of science. Some of the areas covered in Science 300 include the human body, plants, animals, health and nutrition, matter, sound waves, earth science, and heat energy.The curriculum seeks to develop the students' ability to understand and participate in scientific inquiry. The units contain experiments and projects to capitalize on children’s natural curiosity. The students will explore, observe and manipulate everyday objects and materials in their environment. Collectively, this should help students develop a subject-matter knowledge base.Upon completion of the course, students should be able to do the following:

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the systems in a human body.
  • Discuss the process a plant goes through in order to grow.
  • Explain the difference between types of animals.
  • Determine which eating and care habits are the healthiest for students.
  • Distinguish between the three phases of matter and describe their properties.
  • Explain how sound travels.
  • Describe why time and seasons change.
  • Discuss how rocks are formed and how they change.
  • Explain how heat is produced.

State: National
Grade Level: 3
Category: Science
Course Length: Year

Integrated Physics and Chemistry

Integrated Physics and Chemistry

Integrated Physics and Chemistry is a physical science course designed for high school students needing an entry-level science course covering basic concepts found in chemistry and physics. Topics included in this course are matter, motion and forces, work and energy, electricity and magnetism, and waves. Throughout the course, students will have opportunities to observe simulations, investigate ideas, and solve problems, both online and away from the computer.
Explorations in Physical Science: Students will employ the scientific method, measurements and calculations to conduct experiments.

  • The Structure of Matter: Students will explore the structure of matter, including atomic structure, elements, compounds, and mixtures.
  • Matter and Change: Students will explore the chemical changes that matter can go through.
  • States of Matter: Students will explore the states of matter and the process that matter goes through for its state to change.
  • Motion and Forces: Students will describe the motion of objects, Newton’s laws that predict that motion, and how the motion is measured.
  • Work and Energy: Students will explore various types of energy, simple machines, and the work that they can do.
  • Heat Flow: Students will describe heat, heat flow, and the laws of thermodynamics, as well as explore uses of heat flow.
  • Electricity and Magnetism: Students will explore the relationship between electricity and magnetism.
  • Waves: Students will explore the properties and characteristics of waves.
  • Chemistry and Physics in Our World: Students will discuss how chemistry and physics are at work in our daily lives and explore basic astronomical principles.

State: National
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Category: Science
Course Length: Year

Science 8

Science 8

53238 NY

Science 8 is an intermediate course intended to introduce students to several different sectors of science. Some of the areas covered in Science 8 include the scientific method, cells and genetics, biology of organisms and health, ecology and the environment, evolution and adaptation, and organism interactions.

The curriculum seeks to develop the students' ability to be aware of and participate in scientific inquiry. The units contain experiments and projects to capitalize on the students' natural curiosity. The students will explore, observe and manipulate everyday objects and materials in their environment. Students at this level should show understanding of interrelationships between organisms, recognize patterns in systems, and expand their knowledge of cellular dimensions of living systems. Students will explore historical organism change and development as well as learn to understand how organisms change over one life. Collectively, this should help students develop and build on their subject-matter knowledge base.

Upon completion of the course, students should be able to do the following:

  • Understand that all living things are made of cells

  • Define cells and demonstrate their functions

  • Understand and demonstrate organism organization

  • Identify the necessary components of living organisms.

  • Understand and demonstrate how organisms Interact with one another

  • Model the flow of matter and energy through an ecosystem

  • Understand that cells are in all living organisms

  • Describe the organization of living organisms

  • Understand the mechanisms of evolution and genetics

  • Understand historical organism changes

  • Identify body composition, organization, and development

State: New York
Grade Level: 8
Category: Science
Course Length: Year

Science 7

Science 7

53237 NY

Science 7 is a basic intermediate course intended to expose students to the designs and patterns in the physical universe. This course provides a set of basic scientific skills and a broad survey of the major areas of science. Some of the areas covered in Science 7 include the structure and properties of matter, chemistry, motion, astronomy, electricity and magnetism, waves, and science in our world.

The curriculum seeks to develop the students' ability to be aware of and participate in scientific inquiry. The units contain experiments and projects to capitalize on the students' natural curiosity. The students will explore, observe and manipulate everyday objects and materials in their environment. Students at this level should show understanding of the structure of matter, signs of chemical reactions, and expand their knowledge of energy of motion and heat. Students should also be able to identify and demonstrate waves and patterns in waves, science in careers and technology and demonstrate the ability to use and analyze scientific measurements. Collectively, this should help students develop and build on their subject-matter knowledge base.

Upon completion of the course, students should be able to do the following:

  • Identify and demonstrate the structure of matter.

  • Determine the physical and chemical properties of matter.

  • Understand the relationship between motion and force.

  • Model size, distance and shapes of celestial objects in our universe.

  • Measure and demonstrate electricity and magnetism.

  • Understand and predict energy transfers.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of science design and inquiry.

  • Identify and diagram waves.

  • Identify different forces.

  • Demonstrate how force affects motion.

State: New York
Grade Level: 7
Category: Science
Course Length: Year