Making science interactive for all
Enrich students’ learning with deeply engaging
hands-on and virtual lab experiences.
Trusted by over 1,000 institutions of all sizes
Deliver rich, interactive lab experiences to all students – no matter where they’re learning from.
Decreasing availability of physical lab space and equipment, combined with increasing demand for online courses, is leading to more courses blending face-to-face and online learning – or offering their courses fully online.
But what hasn’t changed is the need to provide students with authentic, high quality lab experiences that give them plenty of opportunities to interact with materials and apply what they’ve learned, no matter where they’re learning from.
That’s where Science Interactive comes in. With 450+ hands-on and virtual labs, you can deliver richly engaging and deeply meaningful lab experiences for your students – no matter where they’re learning from.
- Hands-on lab kits and virtual simulations bring the excitement of learning science to your students, wherever they are.
- Interactive virtual pre-labs help prepare students for their on-campus labs.
- You can support online students and track their progress through our online lab management platform.
All our digital curricula across 13 disciplines is Quality Matters-certified and peer-reviewed.
With Science Interactive, you can –
Easily launch high-quality online science courses
Launch academically rigorous online science courses in as little as a few weeks. All courses across 13 disciplines, are aligned with Quality Matters standards – and can be customized easily.
Replicate real-world lab experiences online
Our ready-to-use lab kits are composed of lab-grade materials to help your students grasp scientific concepts, procedures, and techniques – even if they never set foot on campus.
Prepare students for on-campus labs ahead of time
Help students gain the confidence they need to make the most out of their on-campus labs by giving them opportunities to grasp theory, concepts, and techniques in a low-stakes virtual environment.
Guide and assess students' progress easily
The lab management platform makes it easy for you to track students’ progress as they follow and complete their virtual and hands-on experiments. It also integrates with your LMS so you can quickly assess students’ work and sync their grades.
Why Science Interactive?
Disciplines certified by Quality Matters
Giving online college students
engaging lab experiences
is easier than you’d think
Step 1: Design labs in line with your course goals
Select from 450+ rigorous hands-on and virtual labs to meet the needs of your course. Choose one of our ready-made kits, or customize a kit to meet your specific course requirements.
Plus, you can select the best blend of virtual and hands-on experiments to meet your course goals – while staying within budget.
Not sure which experiments to choose? Send us your syllabus and our experts will help you choose.
Step 2: Easily customize your labs
Every lab is developed by Ph.D. scientists, peer-reviewed by instructors who are teaching online labs, and aligned with Quality Matters standards.
You can use each lab as designed or customize it to align with your course goals.
Step 3: Students receive their kits quickly
Students can pick up their hands-on lab kits at their campus bookstore, or have them shipped directly to their door. 99% of kits ship within just a few days, so your students will have them in time for the start of their semester.
Plus, your students will get immediate access to the lab management platform so they can start with lab safety training and prerequisites before their experiments.
Step 4: Students are fully guided and supported as they work through their labs
Whether they’re doing a hands-on lab or a virtual one, your students are guided and supported at every stage. From detailed kit inventory lists and safety procedures to photo and video instructions that walk them through it, step by step.
Students can then easily log their results, respond to questions, and upload photos to demonstrate their work, using the lab management platform.
Step 5: Assess and grade your students' work
As your students submit their answers and results, you can easily track their progress, autograde multiple-choice questions, and assess their work.
With our seamless LMS integration, grades are automatically synced to your LMS gradebook so you don’t need to do any duplicate work.