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.

Algebra Help

Algebra   4th - 9th | Online resource

Taking Algebra I or Algebra II? Then you found the right place to get help. We have more than forty free, text-based algebra lessons listed on the left. They’re not organized by subject matter or...

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Algebra I

Algebra   4th - 9th | Online class

Algebra is the language through which we describe patterns. Think of it as a shorthand, of sorts. As opposed to having to do something over and over again, algebra gives you a simple way to express...

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Algebra I

Algebra   6th - High School | Online resource

This course addresses Common Core State Standards for Algebra 1. Explore video and text that addresses concepts covered in Algebra 1. As you complete the units within this course, you’ll learn how...

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Algebraic expressions

5th - 9th | Online class

Wait, why are we using letters in math? How can an ‘x’ represent a number? What number is it? I must figure this out!!! Yes, you must. This tutorial is great if you’re just beginning to delve into...

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Algebra Review

Algebra   7th - College | Worksheet/Printable

Downloadable review sheet with all of the fundamentals you need for preparing for an Algebra test.

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Algebra & Trigonometry

Algebra   6th - High School | Android App

Algebra and Trigonometry provides a comprehensive and multi-layered exploration of algebraic principles. The text is suitable for a typical introductory algebra course, and wasdeveloped to be used...

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Algebra Tutorials Playlist

Algebra   4th - High School | Online/YouTube video

thenewboston Official Algebra Tutorial Playlist!

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Algorithmic Thinking (Part 2)

Algorithms   7th - College | Online class

Experienced Computer Scientists analyze and solve computational problems at a level of abstraction that is beyond that of any particular programming language. This two-part class is designed to...

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Algorithm Master: Python

Algorithms   7th - College | Online class

This course guides students through learning Python, with an emphasis on algorithms and data structures. This track covers recursion, searching algorithms, sorting algorithms, big-O notation, and...

$250 monthly
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All about quadratic equations

Quadratic Equations   6th - 9th | Online video/YouTube

All about quadratic equations: factoring by grouping, completing the square, using the quadratic formula, using the discriminant, and solving some fancy quadratics.

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All About Reading

Reading   Pre-K - 8th | Product, Book

All About Reading helps you teach reading in the most effective way possible. Results are guaranteed! All About Reading consists of Pre-reading and Levels 1-4. It teaches all key components of...

$80
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All About the Supreme Court

Judicial System   6th - High School | Online resource

This is a collection of resources that support teaching and learning about the US Supreme Court.  Craig Benzine talks about what happens when a case makes it to the Supreme Court of the United...

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Alton Brown: EveryDayCook

Cooking   6th - College | Book, ebook/Kindle

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • My name is Alton Brown, and I wrote this book. It’s my first in a few years because I’ve been a little busy with TV stuff and interwebs stuff and live stage show stuff....

$20

Amazing Cells

Cell Biology   8th - College | Online resource

Learn about the structure of cells, their size and function and how they communicate. This free resource from the University of Utah provides videos and interactives to help learners understand...

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American Cinema

Art History   7th - College | Online/YouTube video

With insights from over 150 Hollywood insiders, this series explores modern American cinema and features over 300 clips from American movies.  In-depth treatments present film as a powerful...

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American English Speech

English   7th - College | Online class

This course will be beneficial if you wish to learn how to communicate with the sounds and music of American English. The purpose is not to increase your vocabulary, nor to improve your grammar,...

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American History

US History   4th - High School | Online resource

Online textbook covering Native American society, colonization, all the way up to modern day US history.

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Analogies

Vocabulary   3rd - High School | Book

Develop students' thinking skills and vocabulary strategiesStudents use associations and relationships to determine the meaning of words and concepts. Educators have long realized that working with...

$35
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Analogies 1, 2, and 3

Comprehension   7th - High School | Book

Help students master analogy problem-solving Studying analogies helps students sharpen reasoning ability, develop critical thinking, understand relationships between words and ideas, learn new...

$11
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Analytic Geometry

Geometry   6th - 9th | Online class

In analytic geometry, also known as coordinate geometry, we think about geometric objects on the coordinate plane. For example, we can see that opposite sides of a parallelogram are parallel by by...

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Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Excel

Microsoft Excel   7th - College | Online class

Microsoft Excel is one of the most widely used solutions for analyzing and visualizing data. Beginning with Excel 2010, new tools were introduced to enable the analysis of more data, resulting in...

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Ancient and Medieval history

World History   7th - College | Online class

Rosetta Stone, 196 B.C.E., granite, 114.4 cm x 72.3 × 27.9 cm or 45 × 28.5 × 11 inches, Ptolemaic Period (British Museum, London). Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Stev…

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Ancient Egypt

History   7th - College | Online class

Colossal pyramids, imposing temples, golden treasures, enigmatic hieroglyphs, powerful pharaohs, strange gods, and mysterious mummies are features of Ancient Egyptian culture that have fascinated...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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....

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$10

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...

$250 monthly
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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...

$612

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...

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