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.

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
Offers paid add-ons

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...

Free

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...

$23

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,...

Free

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...

$507

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...

Free

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...

$54

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....

$250 monthly
Offers 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...

$199
Offers paid add-ons

Arduino

Arduino   7th - College | Online video/YouTube

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

Free

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....

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$199

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...

$15

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!

Free

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...

$60

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...

$45

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.

Free

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...

$15 monthly

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...

$10

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
Offers paid add-ons

Astronomy

Astronomy   6th - College | Website

From our solar system neighbors to the edge of the galaxy....space and its endless possibilities have always captured the interests of children of all ages. From hunting water on Mars to living in...

Free

Astronomy 101: From the Sun and Moon to Wormholes and Warp Drive, Key Theories, Discoveries, and Facts about the Universe

Astronomy   6th - High School | Book, ebook/Kindle

Explore the curiosities of the cosmos in this engaging book! Too often, textbooks go into more detail than readers have in mind when they want to learn a little something about astronomy. This is...

$10

Astronomy Course Assistant

Astronomy   7th - College | Android, iPhone/iPad

Astronomy app great for any college-level introductory computational course. Includes planets, moons, stars, solar objects, more. Customize your location. Get an overview of constellations,...

$5

Astronomy: Exploring Time and Space

Astronomy   7th - College | Online class

This course is designed for anyone who is interested in learning more about modern astronomy. We will help you get up to date on the most recent astronomical discoveries while also providing...

Free
Offers paid add-ons

Astronomy Kit

Astronomy   1st - 8th | Product

What you will do in this course: Experiment with Earth’s Tilt, Rotation & Revolution Experiment with a Sundial Make a Constellation Experiment with Moon Phases Experiment with Moon Craters...

$180

Atlas of Africa

African Geography   2nd - College | Website

Free political, physical and outline maps of Africa and individual country maps. Detailed geography information for teachers, students and travelers. Also includes full geographic data, a summary...

Free

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