Learning Resources for

8th Grade


In eighth grade, kids will evaluate arguments in written text, interpret the use of language, grasp similes and metaphors, and they’ll write formal essays, research, and well-structured narrative text. In their math classes, they’ll solve linear equations, understand rational and irrational numbers, work with squares, square roots, and the Pythagorean Theorem. Find resources to learn these subjects and eighth grade science and social studies here in whatever format works best for you - books, videos, online classes, learning apps and much more.


Free

Ancient Mediterranean: 3500 B.C.E.-300 C.E.


7th - College | Online class

Artistic traditions of the ancient Near East and dynastic Egypt focused on representing royal figures and divinities and on the function of funerary and palatial complexes within their cultural...

Free

Android Developer Guides


Android Programming
7th - College | Online resource

Welcome to the Android developer guides. The documents listed in the left navigation teach you how to build Android apps using APIs in the Android framework and other libraries. If you're brand new...

Free

Angles and Triangles


Triangles
6th - 8th | Online video/YouTube

This video defines angles, shows several examples of angles, and teaches some simple rules for analyzing them using the degrees of a circle, a straight line, and perpendicular lines.

1
$10

Animal: The Definitive Visual Guide to the World's Wildlife


Animals (Zoology)
7th - College | Book

Unrivaled in its breadth and visual impact, this unique guide sets out to illustrate, describe, and explain the incredible range of creatures that make up the animal kingdom. Exceptional Coverage....

$250 monthly
Paid add-ons

AP Computer Science A: Java


Java
7th - College | Online class

This course guides students through learning Java, with an emphasis on object-oriented programming. Students build a variety of complex projects while learning about objects, classes, scope, and...

$612

AP English Collection


English
7th - High School | ebook/Kindle, Online resource

Literature and the fine arts serve as the basis for nonfiction content that will challenge students in advanced placement language arts and literature classes to read and think critically, examine...

Free

App Development with Swift


iOS Programming
7th - College | ebook/Kindle, iPhone/iPad

This course is designed to teach you the skills needed to be an app developer capable of bringing your own ideas to life. Whether you’re new to coding or want to expand your skills, by the end of...

$23

Appetites: A Cookbook


Cooking
6th - College | Book, ebook/Kindle

Anthony Bourdain is a man of many appetites. And for many years, first as a chef, later as a world-traveling chronicler of food and culture on his CNN series Parts Unknown, he has made a profession...

Free

App Lab


App Development
6th - College | Website

App Lab is a programming environment where you can make simple apps. Design an app, code in JavaScript with either blocks or text, then share your app in seconds. Ages 13+, all modern browsers,...

$507

Applied Science Collection


Physical Science
7th - High School | ebook/Kindle, Online resource

Thought-provoking insights about topics in the physical and applied sciences are presented in each volume of this series that is perfect for supporting the middle and high school science...

Free

Applying mathematical reasoning


Statistics & Probability
6th - 8th | Online class

This tutorial is less about statistics and more about interpreting data—whether it is presented as a table, pictograph, bar graph or line graph. Good for someone new to these ideas. For a student...

$54

Applying Mathematics


Math
8th | Book

This hardcover textbook has 170 lessons that review and extend skills taught in previous levels. Review in each lesson keeps previous skills current. The text and exercises abound in real-life and...

$250 monthly
Paid add-ons

App Master: Web Development


Web Development
7th - College | Online class

This course guides students through building and deploying websites and web applications. Both frontend (HTML, CSS, Javascript, and JQuery) and backend development (APIs and databases) are covered....

$199
Paid add-ons

Arabic


Arabic
7th - College | Android, ebook/Kindle, iPhone/iPad, Mac OS, Windows

If speaking Arabic in the real world is your goal, you’ve come to the right place. Our program lets you learn your second language the way you learned your first, with an intuitive, immersive...

Free

Arduino


Arduino
7th - College | Online video/YouTube

An introduction to Arduino, its hardware, and hobbyist programming.

1
$199

Arduino Science Kit Physics Lab


Physics
4th - 8th | Toy/Product

The Arduino Education Science Kit Physics Lab provides middle schoolers (ages 11 to 14) with a hands-on experience, enabling them to explore forces, motion, and conductivity with their classmates....

$15

Art & Architecture: Egypt


Visual Arts
7th - College | Book

Ancient Egypt fascinates by its beautiful sculptures and paintings, spectacular buildings, complex and mysterious divinities and rituals. This compact volume is meant for travelers eager to know...

Free

Art history


Art History
7th - College | Online class

We understand the history of humanity through art. From prehistoric depictions of bison to contemporary abstraction, artists have addressed their time and place in history and expressed universal...

Free

Art history basics


Art History
7th - College | Online class

New to art? This is a good place to start. Art gives us access to the way people at different moments in history have understood the world. Jump in and explore!

$60

Articulation Station Pro


Articulation
Pre-K - College | iPhone/iPad

“Little Bee Speech has created a real gem. Articulation Station Pro is by far the best articulation app out there. It’s a must have app in the S-LP toolbox!” -Renena Joy, SLP Learn how to pronounce...

$45

Articulation Station Pro Español


Spanish
Pre-K - College | iPhone/iPad

“This is one of the best speech-language therapy apps currently available in Spanish. My clients are familiar with the English version of Articulation Station Pro and are now able to work...

Free

Art of Asia


Visual Arts
7th - College | Online class

This section looks at the art and cultures of Imperial China (for ancient China please see the section, “Ancient Art and Civilizations” above), Hindu and Buddhist from South Asia, the great temple...

Free

Art of Southeast Asia


Art History
4th - College | Online class

Discover the extraordinary art and architecture of this vast region which includes palaces, temples and mosques inspired by the Hindu, Buddhist and Islamic religions.

Free

Art of the ancient Mediterranean


Art History
7th - College | Online class

Sumerians, Akkadians, Babylonians, Assyrians, and Persians – no wonder we need an introduction!

Free

Art of the Islamic world


Art History
7th - College | Online class

Early Period (c. 640-900 C.E.) From the rightfully guided caliphs who succeeded Muhammad, through the Umayyads’ Dome of the Rock and Great Mosque of Damascus, to the decline of Abbasids rule.

$15 monthly

Art School Boot Camp


Visual Arts
6th - College | Online video/YouTube

Welcome the first session of Art School Boot Camp! I’m Christine Fleming, illustrator at Might Could Studios. Attending art school easily costs more than $50,000 in tuition alone. Most people can’t...

$10

A Short History of Nearly Everything

History
7th - College | Audio CD/MP3, Book, ebook/Kindle

In A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson trekked the Appalachian Trail—well, most of it. In A Sunburned Country, he confronted some of the most lethal wildlife Australia has to offer. Now, in his...

Free
Paid add-ons

Asian Maps and Geography


Asian Geography
4th - 9th | Online resource

Unique online map games for Asia – hear the names of countries and capitals pronounced. Plus maps of Asia and information on Asian countries, capitals, geography, history, culture, landmarks and...

Free
Paid add-ons

‎ASL Coach


American Sign Language (ASL)
4th - College | iPhone/iPad App

‎Learning Sign Language is now a lot easier with 'ASL - American Sign Language'. 

1
$4

‎ASL: Fingerspelling


American Sign Language (ASL)
4th - College | iPhone/iPad App

‎This app is an ASL (American Sign Language) fingerspelling practice tool to help you improve your ability to read fingerspelling! Created by Dr. Bill Vicars of Lifeprint.com.

Did we miss something?

Add your favorite resources to our directory for free!
Add Resource

See free resources for 8th Grade