Labster and OpenStax

Enhance learning and lower costs by easily pairing immersive simulations with open educational resources (OER).

Build a stronger course syllabus

Increase affordability

Balance theory with practice

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Expanding Equitable Learning in Science

Labster and OpenStax are partnering to make science more engaging and accessible. This means OpenStax's library of peer-reviewed, customizable, free digital science content integrates directly with Labster’s immersive learning platform.

Independent firms have designated OpenStax as the top OER publisher and a top 5 textbook publisher in introductory courses overall by volume in the nation. The OpenStax library offers free and open resources and supporting materials for both college and K-12 learners that are rigorously aligned to the scope and sequence standards instructors expect.

With this partnership, Labster's industry-leading platform for immersive digital learning will be integrated into an ecosystem of resources aligned within curriculum frameworks that empower educators.

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How do students access Labster?

Labster can be integrated within a school's LMS (Learning Management System), and students can access it like any other assignment in their LMS. If your Institution does not choose an LMS integration, students will log in to Labster's Course Manager once they have an account created. Your institution will decide the access method during the sales process.

How is Labster purchased?

Labster is only available for purchase by faculty and administration at academic institutions. To procure Labster, simply reach out to us on our website. Schedule a demo, book a meeting to discuss pricing, start a free trial, or simply fill out our contact form.

How is Labster different from other learning solutions?

Labster simulations are created by real scientists and designed with unparalleled interactivity. Unlike point and click competitors, Labster simulations immerse students and encourage mastery through active learning.

What types of courses does Labster support?

Labster supports a wide range of courses at the high school and university level across fields in biology, chemistry and physics. Some simulations mimic lab procedures with high fidelity to train foundational skills, while others are meant to bring theory to life through interactive scenarios.