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.


$53

The Illustrated Timeline of World War II (History Timelines)


World War II
5th - College | Book

This detailed, authoritative reference chronicles World War II with colorful spreads on more than one hundred topics. A continuous timeline runs throughout the book, covering the wars major events...

$18

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Cell Biology
6th - College | Book

Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells—taken without her...

$10

The Kids' Guide to Business


Business
Kindergarten - High School | ebook/Kindle

This book provides a kid-friendly approach to introduce, prepare, and launch kids into business. Kids take steps to develop a business and are easily engaged in business as they explore business...

$17

The King Arthur Flour Baker's Companion: The All-Purpose Baking Cookbook


Baking
6th - College | Book

Originally Published ten years ago – and shortly thereafter honored as the James Beard Foundation’s Cookbook of the Year (2003) – this cookbook is today every bit as relevant as it was then. And...

$15

The Making Of A Young Entrepreneur: A Kid's Guide To Developing The Mind-Set For Success


Entrepreneurship & Small Business
8th - College | Book, ebook/Kindle

A 16-year-old earning $60,000 a month working with such clients as IBM and Microsoft? A 14-year-old earning $1.2 million in a year . . . making jam? The number of child entrepreneurs has increased...

$13

The Manga Guide to Calculus


Calculus
8th - College | Book

Noriko is just getting started as a junior reporter for the Asagake Times. She wants to cover the hard-hitting issues, like world affairs and politics, but does she have the smarts for it?...

$16

The Manga Guide to Statistics


Statistics & Probability
7th - College | Book

The Manga Guide to Statistics will teach you everything you need to know about this essential discipline, while entertaining you at the same time. With its unique combination of Japanese-style...

Free
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The Modern and the Postmodern (Part 1)


Philosophy
7th - College | Online class

This course examines how the idea of “the modern” develops at the end of the 18th century in European philosophy and literature, and how being modern (or progressive, or hip) became one of the...

Free

The Modern Revolution and The Future


World History
4th - College | Online class

After the rise of agriculture, powerful civilizations such as the Persians, Romans, and Mongols exploited and developed long-distance trade routes to expand their regional influence. New...

Free
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The Next Level Guitar

Guitar
1st - College | DVD, Online resource

Online lessons as well as instructional DVD sets on a variety of musical genres including blues, rock, country, metal, shred, reggae, jazz, and more.

$8

The Online Piano That Teaches You How to Play - PIANU

Piano & Keyboards
5th - College | Online resource

Pianu allows you to start playing piano, interactively online. Learn the basics of piano, and play right in your browser! Pianu has a library of your favorite songs, and lessons to teach you how to...

$10

The Orchestra


Orchestra
6th - College | iPhone/iPad

Rediscover classical music with the groundbreaking app, The Orchestra. Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the world-renowned Philharmonia performing extended extracts from eight works representing three...

Free

The Pacific


Art History
7th - College | Online class

The arts of the Pacific vary by virtue of ecological situations, social structure, and impact of external influences, such as commerce, colonialism, and missionary activity. Created in a variety of...

Free

The Periodic Table of Videos


The Periodic Table of Elements
6th - College | Online resource, Online video/YouTube

Short videos about every element on the periodic table, plus other cool experiments and chemistry stuff

$26

The Pie and Pastry Bible


Pastries
6th - College | Book, ebook/Kindle

The Pie and Pastry Bible is your magic wand for baking the pies, tarts, and pastries of your dreams—the definitive work by the country’s top baker. The Pie and Pastry Bible is your magic wand for...

$20

The Practical Guide to Modern Music Theory for Guitarists: Second Edition


Guitar
6th - College | Audio CD/MP3, Book

Master Music Theory for Guitar While Playing and Hearing it in Context. Over 200 Notated Audio Examples! + Professional Backing Tracks Guitarists are often very guilty of ‘collecting’ musical...

$14

The Research Paper: A Contemporary Approach


Scientific Writing
9th - High School | Book

A practical guide to researching, organizing, outlining, writing, and revising research papers Written in a style that speaks to students, from the perspective of teachers who have taught the...

Free

Thermodynamics


Thermodynamics
8th - College | Online class

Thermodynamics is the study of heat, “thermo,” and work, “dynamics.” We will be learning about energy transfer during chemical and physical changes, and how we can predict what kind of changes will...

1
$499

The RoboMaster S1


Robotics
7th - College | Toy/Product

The RoboMaster S1 is DJI’s intelligent educational robot that lets users dive into the world of robotics, programming, and AI through exciting features and gameplay. The S1 supports omnidirectional...

$350 yearly

The Ron Paul Curriculum

K-12 Curriculum
Pre-K - High School | Online class

A student who goes through this curriculum, kindergarten through high school, will have a mastery of the foundations of liberty. There is no other curriculum on the Web to match it. It does not...

Free
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The Rooseveltian Century


20th Century US History
7th - College | Online class

This course uses the lives, ideals and achievements of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt to create the idea of a Rooseveltian century. It is about doing research, analyzing primary sources,...

Free

The Ruby on Rails Tutorial

Ruby on Rails
7th - College | Online resource

The Ruby on Rails Tutorial book and screencast series teach you how to develop and deploy real, industrial-strength web applications with Ruby on Rails, the open-source web framework that powers...

$10

The Shakespeare Book (Big Ideas Simply Explained)


Shakespeare
9th - College | ebook/Kindle, Book

Packed with witty illustrations, clear graphics, and inspirational quotes, The Shakespeare Book is the perfect primer to the works of William Shakespeare. Every work is covered, from the comedies...

$13

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

History of Earth
6th - College | Book, ebook/Kindle

Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on earth suddenly and dramatically contracted. Scientists around the world are currently...

$139

The Ultimate Digital Photography Fundamentals Course


Digital Photography
7th - College | Online class

Build A Strong Foundation For Your Photography Practice. As a photographer, you will need to master the technical basics of the camera and form an understanding of the kind of equipment you need....

Free

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 —...

1
Free

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

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