Learning Resources for

9th Grade


Ninth graders will focus on grammar, vocabulary, analysis, writing reports and public speaking. They’ll usually start pre-algebra, Algebra I, or geometry, and will be introduced to more complex science classes including biology or chemistry. Their classes will be rounded out with social studies classes such as geography, ancient or modern history. Find resources here to learn any of these topics in a format that works for you - online classes, books, apps, and much more.


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The Ultimate Guide to Learning how to use Your first DSLR

Digital Photography
4th - College | Online resource

If you’ve bought yourself a DSLR and, after unpacking it from the box, you are intimidated by the number of buttons and dials, and by the thickness of the manual, it can be very tempting to put the...

$29 monthly

The Ultimate Online Drum Lessons Experience


Drums and Percussion
9th - College | Online resource

Enjoy unlimited access to more than 100 step-by-step courses and 1500 topic-specific video lessons. If you’re a beginner, simply start on the first course and work your way through. If you’ve been...

$9

The Ultimate Writing Guide for Students


Grammar
6th - College | Book, Kindle/ebook

Named to the International Reading Association's 2012 Teachers' Choice book list Grammar Girl Presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students is a complete and comprehensive guide to all things...

Free

The Universe


Astronomy
4th - College | Online class

Where did everything come from? Where are we heading? Big History tells the story of the Universe starting from the Big Bang, the formation of stars, planets, life on Earth, modern civilization —...

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The Universe and Space Stuff


Astronomy
4th - College | Online/YouTube video

Series of beautifully-animated videos explaining fundamental astronomy topics, including: Black holes  Red Dwarfs What is Light? Dark matter and dark energy Neutron stars The solar system

$14

The Waste Land by T.S. Eliot


Individual Text Analysis
9th - College | iPhone/iPad

The most revolutionary poem of the last hundred years, brought to life for a 21st century audience. As someone coming from the wrong side of the two cultures, Eliot’s poem had effectively been...

$150
Paid add-ons

Thinking and Learning Strategies (online)


Thinking & Learning Strategies
7th - College | Online class

In this online Thinking and Learning Strategies course, students will develop critical thinking skills and test-taking strategies through reading, writing and math activities. Students will also...

Free

Tinkercad


3D Modeling
4th - College | Website

Tinkercad is a free, easy-to-use app for 3D design, electronics, and coding. It's used by teachers, kids, hobbyists, and designers to imagine, design, and make anything!

$18

Tony Northrup's DSLR Book: How to Create Stunning Digital Photography

Digital Photography
4th - College | Book, ebook/Kindle, Online resource

A hands-on, self-paced photography class with over 12 hours of online training videos and free help from the author and other readers. This book gives you five innovations no other book offers: 1)...

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Tools of geometry


Geometry
6th - 9th | Online class

Roughly 2400 years ago, Euclid of Alexandria wrote Elements which served as the world’s geometry textbook until recently. Studied by Abraham Lincoln in order to sharpen his mind and truly...

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Transformations, congruence, and similarity


Geometry
9th - College | Online class

Learn about geometric transformations and how they’re used to understand the meaning of “similar” and “congruent”.

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Transform Your Writing Skills

Writing & Composition
9th - High School | Online class

The skills taught in this Specialization will empower you to succeed in any college-level course or professional field. You’ll learn to conduct rigorous academic research and to express your ideas...

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Triangles and Pixels


Computer Animation
7th - College | Online video/YouTube

Computer Graphics Series with John Chapman discussing how any shape can be most easily simulated with a set of triangles, and how those get translated to pixels on a computer screen.

$30

Trick Tutor: Online Skateboarding Lesson for Beginners


Skateboarding
4th - College | Online class

The best-selling course for beginners. Learn how to skateboard, stay safe, and learn a few tricks.

Free

Trigonometry


Trigonometry
7th - High School | Online class

Missions recommend what to learn next, help you remember what you’ve learned by mixing skills, and save your progress.

$10 monthly

Trigonometry


Trigonometry
7th - 9th | Online resource

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

Free

Trigonometry


Trigonometry
7th - High School | Online resource

School yourself in trigonometry! Free, interactive video lessons on trigonometry! Trigonometry helps you understand any topic that involves distances, angles, or waves. The trig functions (sin,...

Free

Trigonometry


Trigonometry
9th - High School | Online video/YouTube

172 videos about all aspects of Trigonometry.

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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...

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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

Try R


R
9th - College | Online resource

R is a tool for statistics and data modeling. The R programming language is elegant, versatile, and has a highly expressive syntax designed around working with data. R is more than that, though —...

$199
Paid add-ons

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...

Free

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...

$20

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!...

Two-dimensional motion


Two-Dimensional Motion
9th - College | Online class

You understand velocity and acceleration well in one-dimension. Now we can explore scenarios that are even more fun. With a little bit of trigonometry (you might want to review your basic trig,...

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$10 monthly

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,...

$150

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...

Free

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...

$19

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...

Free

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...

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