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.

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

Unity Game Programming

Video Game Development   9th - High School | Online class

This course covers fundamental game design and C# coding skills such as: Game Engines Using the Unity framework C# scripting concepts 2D game physics Data types, variables and math Logical...

$15 monthly

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

Pursuing an Education   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

U.S. Government and Politics Crash Course

US Government   9th - College | Online class, Online video/YouTube

In which Craig Benzine introduces a brand new Crash Course about U.S. Government and Politics! This course will provide you with an overview of how the government of the United States is supposed...

Free

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

US History Crash Course

US History   9th - College | Online class, Online video/YouTube

In which John Green kicks off Crash Course US History! Why, you may ask, are we covering US History, and not more World History, or the history of some other country, or the very specific history...

Free

US History Curriculum

US History   9th - High School | Online resource

Check your mastery of this course with the Assessment/Review Exam. Social Studies The Foundation of Liberty Unit Preview, A More Perfect Union, The Constitution of the United States A Changing...

$360 yearly

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

Frog Dissection   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

Vocabador | Powerful Vocabulary

SAT Subjects   9th - College | iPhone/iPad

Get ready to jump in the ring and learn some vocabulary! The Vocabador iPhone application is ideal for students studying for the SAT, the GRE or for anyone looking to boost their vocabulary. ...

$2

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 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

Vote Smart - The Voter's Self Defense System

Politics   9th - College | Online resource

Vote Smart provides free, unbiased, in-depth information about current officials, candidates, issues, legislation, and voting. Non-partisan and nonprofit since 1988.

Free

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 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

Web Design

Web Design   6th - High School | Online class

The CompuScholar Web Design course teaches students how to create their own web pages using HTML and CSS. Topics Covered This course covers fundamental web design skills such as: Basic web site...

$15

Web Design for Everybody Capstone

Web Design   7th - College | Online class

The capstone will develop a professional-quality web portfolio. Students will demonstrate the ability to design and implement a responsive site for a minimum of three platforms. Adherence to...

Free
Offers paid add-ons

Web Lab

HTML & CSS   6th - High School | Website

Web Lab is a programming environment where you can make simple web pages using HTML and CSS. Design your web pages and share your site in seconds. Ages 13+, all modern browsers, English only

Free

Welcome to Evolution 101!

Evolution   9th - High School | Online resource

What is evolution and how does it work? Evolution 101 provides the nuts-and-bolts on the patterns and mechanisms of evolution.

Free

Welcome to grammar!

Grammar   4th - High School | Online class

Khan Academy Grammarian David Rheinstrom welcomes you to his favorite topic: the study of language, its rules, and its conventions. By understanding English – …

Free

West and central Asia: 500 B.C.E.-1980 C.E.

9th - College | Online class

The arts of West and Central Asia play a key role in the history of world art, giving form to the vast cultural interchanges that have occurred in these lands that link the European and Asian peoples.

Free

What Color Is Your Parachute? for Teens, Third Edition: Discover Yourself, Design Your Future, and Plan for Your Dream Job

Career Planning   9th - High School | Book, ebook/Kindle

This updated career guide for teens draws on the principles of What Color Is Your Parachute? to help high school and college students zero in on their favorite skills and find their perfect major...

$15

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