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 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills, the Texas College and Career Readiness Standards, and the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness Resources.

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.

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 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