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.

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
Offers paid add-ons

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...

Free

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...

$10

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...

$13

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....

$139

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...

Free

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...

$29 monthly

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...

$9

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 —...

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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Free

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...

$14

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...

$150
Offers paid add-ons

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)...

$18

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...

Free

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”.

Free

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...

Free

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.

Free

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.

$30

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   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.

Free

Trigonometry

Trigonometry   7th - 9th | Online resource

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

$10 monthly

Trigonometry

Trigonometry   9th - High School | Online video/YouTube

172 videos about all aspects of Trigonometry.

Free

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 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 —...

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

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,...

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,...

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$10 monthly

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