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.

Trigonometry

Trigonometry   7th - 9th | Online resource

Practice trigonometry skills on IXL, have fun, and win awards!

$10 monthly

Trigonometry Help

Trigonometry   7th - High School | Online resource

Trying to keep up with trig can be hard at first — suddenly you’re learning new terms like sine, cosine, and tangent, and having to figure out more triangles than you ever cared about. Fortunately...

Free

Trigonometry with general triangles

Trigonometry   5th - 8th | Online class

Learn about the Law of sines and how to use it in order to find missing side lengths and angles in general triangles.

Free

Trigonometry with right triangles

Right Triangles   6th - High School | Online class

Learn how to identify the sides of right triangles: opposite, adjacent, and hypotenuse.

Free

Turkish

Turkish   7th - College | Android, ebook/Kindle, iPhone/iPad, Mac OS, Online resource, Windows

If speaking Turkish 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...

$199
Offers paid add-ons

Tutorials/Beginner's guide

Minecraft Programming   1st - College | Website

For players who do not know how to begin their Minecraft journey, the Beginner's Guide is a tutorial made to provide a list full of good ways to start! Here, the player can learn how to survive the...

Free

Tuttle Learning Chinese Characters

Chinese Reading and Writing   7th - College | Book, ebook/Kindle

This user–friendly book is aimed at helping students of Mandarin Chinese learn and remember Chinese characters. At last—there is a truly effective and enjoyable way to learn Chinese characters!...

$20

Tynker

Computer Programming   Pre-K - High School | Android App, iPhone/iPad App, Website

Tynker is the #1 Kids Coding Platform where millions have learned to code. Kids learn to code as they make apps and games, mod Minecraft, fly drones, command robots, create augmented reality games,...

1
$10 monthly

UBTECH Jimu Robot

Computer Programming   4th - 9th | Product

BUILD – Build your own DIY robot with 6 smooth motion robotic servos and 271 snap-together parts PROGRAM – Use the free Jimu Robot App on Apple or Android smart devices to program and control your...

$150

Understanding Algebra

Algebra   6th - 9th | Kindle/ebook, Website, Worksheet/Printable

The complete contents of this algebra textbook are available here online. It is suitable for high-school Algebra I, as a refresher for college students who need help preparing for college-level...

Free

Understanding Exposure, 3rd Edition: How to Shoot Great Photographs with Any Camera

Photography   4th - College | Book, ebook/Kindle

Author Bryan Peterson explains the relationship between aperture and shutter speed, including how to achieve successful exposures in seemingly difficult situations. You’ll learn: • Which aperture...

$19

United States of America

US Geography   2nd - College | Website

Detailed geographical data about the US including population, area, GDP, and much more, along with a summary of US history. Also features a set of maps, free political, physical and outline maps of...

Free

Unlimited Memory: How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Learn Faster, Remember More and be More Productive

Everything   7th - College | ebook/Kindle, Book

In Unlimited Memory, you’ll learn how the world’s best memory masters get themselves to concentrate at will, anytime they want. When you can easily focus and concentrate on the task at hand, and...

$15

US history

US History   6th - College | Online class

From a mosquito-ridden backwater to the world’s last remaining superpower, the United States of America is a nation with a rich history and a noble goal: government of the people, by the people,...

Free

UsingEnglish.com

English as a Second Language (ESL)   1st - College | Online resource

Resources to learn the English language for ESL, EFL, ESOL, and EAP students and teachers. Browse our Glossary of Terms, join our busy forums, download our free language software, read our articles...

Free

VEX IQ Robotics Construction Set

Robotics   4th - College | Product

Take advantage of the unmatched, versatile VEX IQ system with the VEX IQ Robotics Construction Kit! Follow step-by-step instructions to learn the basics, and then use that knowledge to build...

$300

Vietnamese

Vietnamese   7th - College | Android, ebook/Kindle, iPhone/iPad, Mac OS, Online resource, Windows

If speaking Vietnamese 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...

$199
Offers paid add-ons

Vimeo Video School

Videography   7th - College | Online resource

Online video lessons and tutorials. Learn shooting, editing, and video production techniques, featuring director interviews and professional filmmaker tips.

Free

Virtual Frog Dissection

Animal Anatomy   6th - High School | iPhone/iPad

The Frog Dissection App is an ethical and educative alternative to live animal dissections. Help your students learn all about frogs and their biological functions, without the messy lab work or...

$4

Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality (VR)   7th - College | Online video/YouTube

Computerphile visits Germany and meets lots of scientists working on VR projects, giving a good overview of the technology.

Free

Visualize World Geography

Geography   Kindergarten - High School | DVD, Online resource, Product

Most Americans can not answer correctly when asked the location of other world countries, or to name a country’s capital. Unfortunately, this kind of geographic illiteracy, in and of itself, give...

$249
Offers paid add-ons

Vocabulary Cartoons, SAT Word Power: Learn Hundreds of SAT Words with Easy Memory Techniques

Vocabulary   7th - High School | ebook/Kindle, Book

No longer do students have to try to memorize long boring vocabulary lists by using archaic rote memory techniques. Vocabulary Cartoons makes learning vocabulary fun and easy by using...

$8

Vocabulary Explorations

Vocabulary   6th - 8th | Book

Increase vocabulary to improve writing, reading, and speaking skills Improve student vocabulary through active exploration of words and their meanings. This high-interest, research-based series...

$12
Offers paid add-ons

Vocabulary for Success

Vocabulary   6th - 9th | Book

A systematic, complete approach to expanding vocabulary while improving close reading, writing, revision, and critical thinking skillsA nationwide teacher survey and current research indicate that...

$11
Offers paid add-ons

Vocabulary Spelling City

Spelling   Kindergarten - High School | Website

Our program is proven effective and used by tens of thousands of parents and teachers globally. Used by Homeschoolers to enhance coursework. Over 40 Premium learning games & activities Word...

$35 yearly

Volume 1 - Sequential Spelling DVD-ROM

Spelling   3rd - 9th | iPhone/iPad, Mac OS, Windows

The NEW Sequential Spelling DVD-ROM 2.5 version includes a great new HTML5 user interface, helpful tutorials, built in video player, and the ability for older users to type and print their answers....

$25

Wall Art: 35 Fresh and Striking Projects to Decorate Your Walls

Wall Covering   7th - College | Book

Treat your home as your canvas and adorn your walls with hangings, paintings, stencils, papercrafts, tapestries and more. Update your interiors with these innovative, contemporary projects, some...

$20

Water, acids, and bases

7th - College | Online class

Water is key to life, and hydrogen bonding is key to understanding water! Learn how the structure of water and the properties of O and H atoms allow water molecules to “stick” to each other via...

Free

Weather Kit

Weather and Meteorology   1st - 8th | Product

What you will do in this course: Experiment with Solar Energy Experiment with Temperature Explore the Water Cycle Dissect the Atmosphere and Sculpt Some Clouds Play with Precipitation Experiment...

$200

Weather Kit with DVD

Weather and Meteorology   7th - High School | Product

This kit contains 13 labs, DVD, and complete Teacher’s Guide. It is designed to be a comprehensive study of Weather Forecasting. The kit is recommended for students 12+ years of age, but is not...

$200

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