FOSS eBook App Download Instructions
The FOSS Science Resources Interactive eBooks can be downloaded and viewed through the FOSS eBooks app. You will need to install the FOSS eBooks app and download each module-specific FOSS Science Resources Interactive eBook onto each device you and your class will use.
You may have to contact your IT department to make arrangements for download and installation of the app and eBooks.
In order for students to access the FOSS Science Resources Interactive eBooks, you must enter the appropriate premium access code(s) and set up a class account associated with the module(s) that students are trying to access. Please see the Technical Help or Access Codes help pages or the Walk-through Videos for more information.
Downloading the FOSS eBooks App
Click the appropriate link for your device to download the FOSS eBooks app and follow the steps below to install.
Android devices (including some Chromebook devices*):
For teacher devices:
Once the FOSS eBooks app is downloaded, log into the FOSS eBooks app using your FOSSweb username and password.
- In the app you will see all available FOSS Science Resources Interactive eBooks that you are authorized to use based on the premium access codes entered in your FOSSweb account.
Select the book you want to download and view. Be aware that each book will take between 200-400 MB of space on your device.
For student devices:
Once the FOSS eBooks app is downloaded, log into the FOSS eBooks app using the Class username and password set up through your teacher account.
Select the FOSS Science Resources Interactive eBook(s) you want to have students view in the app. The books displayed are specific to the modules associated to a class and modules for which a premium access code has been entered on FOSSweb.
Students can download the books, but you may want to do this before class to save time.
Students do not have to log into FOSSweb in order to read the books through the app.
If students want to download the FOSS eBooks app onto a home device, refer them and their families to the "Interactive eBook App Information" on the Home/School Connection section (for any module you are using with the class).
*Please see this list to determine if your Chromebook supports Android apps, as not all Chromebooks released prior to 2019 are compatible.