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7th Grade Earth Science: Enrichment Program

  • Course type: Self-paced
  • Available Lessons: 101
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
  • Eligible for Certificate: Yes

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    What is Earth Science?
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    What is Earth Science?

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This 7th Grade Earth Science enrichment course helps students start learning Earth science before taking the course in middle school. The short video lessons make accelerated learning simple and fun. Plus, quizzes and chapter exams let parents track their students' progress of advanced Earth science concepts.
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12 chapters in 7th Grade Earth Science: Enrichment Program

Ch 1. Earth's Spheres & Structure {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[18401].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Pangaea? - Theory & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3255].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3255].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Plate Tectonics: A Unified Theory for Change of the Earth's Surface Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2532].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2532].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Alfred Wegener's Theory of Continental Drift Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2530].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2530].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Evidence for the Mechanism of Continental Drift Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2531].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2531].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Causes of Tectonic Plate Movement Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2533].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2533].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Plate Boundaries: Convergent, Divergent, and Transform Boundaries Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2534].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2534].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Ocean Drilling as Evidence for Plate Tectonics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9070].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9070].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is a Volcano? - Definition & Eruptions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13129].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13129].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Types of Volcanoes: Shield, Cinder Cones & Composite Cones Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13130].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13130].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Volcanic Eruption: Gases Released & Their Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13131].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13131].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Flow of Pyroclastic Materials Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13132].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13132].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Volcanic Landforms: Types & Formation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13133].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13133].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Lava Flow, Pyroclastic Flow, Pyroclastic Surge & Tephra: Preventing Volcanic Hazards Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13134].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13134].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Volcanic Hazards & Prevention: Landslides, Lahars & Tsunamis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13751].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13751].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Is Topography and How Is Topography Reshaped? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16086].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16086].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Effect of Erosion and Deposition on Landforms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2526].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2526].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How a Landform Diagram Describes the Geological Progression of a Landscape Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2527].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2527].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Formation of Stream Valleys Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13568].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13568].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Beaches as Dynamic Systems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16087].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16087].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - How Rivers and Streams Affect the Earth's Surface Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16088].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16088].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - How Natural Events Change Habitats Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16089].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16089].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Solar Energy: Effects on Earth's Temperature Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10320].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10320].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Sun as a Source of Energy for Winds, Currents & the Water Cycle Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18405].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18405].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Mechanisms of Heat Transfer: Conduction, Convection & Radiation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12475].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12475].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Weather vs. Climate: Definition, Differences & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11544].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11544].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Factors That Affect Wind: Pressure Gradient Forces, Coriolis Effect & Friction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11545].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11545].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Weather Variables: Air Pressure, Temperature & Density Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11546].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11546].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The General Circulation of the Atmosphere Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11547].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11547].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Types of Air Masses & Their Effect on Weather Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11548].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11548].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Understanding Weather Fronts: Types & Their Effect on Weather Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11549].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11549].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Environment, Levels of Ecology and Ecosystems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[405].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[405].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Food Chains, Trophic Levels and Energy Flow in an Ecosystem Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[414].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[414].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Predator/Prey Interactions, Camouflage, Mimicry & Warning Coloration Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2175].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2175].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Symbiotic Relationships: Mutualism, Commensalism & Parasitism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[413].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[413].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Carrying Capacity, Migration & Dispersion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[411].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[411].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Conservation Biology, Habitat Fragmentation, and Metapopulations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2369].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2369].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Ecological Succession: From Pioneer to Climax Communities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[416].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[416].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How Introduced and Invasive Species Alter Ecological Balance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2173].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2173].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Biomes: Desert, Tropical Rainforest, Savanna, Coral Reefs & More Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[415].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[415].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Biomes: Tundra, Taiga, Temperate Grassland, and Coastlines Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2367].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2367].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - The Nitrogen Cycle, Acid Rain and Fossil Fuels Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[408].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[408].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - The Carbon Cycle and Long-Term Carbon Storage Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[406].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[406].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Energy? - Definition and Significance in Nature Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2537].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2537].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Converting Sources of Energy to Useful Forms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58274].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58274].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Renewable & Non-Renewable Resources: Definition & Differences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12047].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12047].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What Are Fossil Fuels? - Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4823].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4823].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Coal Mining: Environmental Impacts and Technologies Used To Make Cleaner Coal Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8860].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8860].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Oil and Natural Gas Reserves: Availability, Extraction and Use Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8861].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8861].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Shale Gas: Hydraulic Fracturing and Environmental Concerns Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8862].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8862].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is Nuclear Energy? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2543].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2543].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - What is Solar Energy? - Definition, Pros & Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3501].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3501].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Biomass for Renewable Energy: Pros and Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9623].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9623].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Wind Energy: Pros and Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9624].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9624].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Hydropower: Pros and Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10329].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10329].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Geothermal Energy: Advantages and Disadvantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9625].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9625].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Tidal Energy: Advantages and Disadvantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10330].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10330].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Is Wilderness? - Definition, Problems & Preservation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10588].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10588].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What Are the Properties of Water? - Unique Properties that Support Life on Earth Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9074].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9074].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Water Resource Issues: Activities Affecting the Water Supply Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9093].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9093].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Properties of Ocean Water Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12400].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12400].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Groundwater System: Definition & Geological Role Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13480].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13480].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is Soil? - Definition, Structure & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13138].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13138].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Rocks and Minerals: Definitions and Differences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9095].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9095].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Rock Cycle: Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic Rocks Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2529].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2529].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Types of Rocks: The Three Major Rock Groups Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9096].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9096].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - The Origin of Materials in Common Objects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58276].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58276].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Science Vocabulary & Concepts: Study Skills & Word Parts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3601].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3601].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Scientific Method: Steps, Terms & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3604].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3604].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Developing a Scientific Hypothesis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17243].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17243].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Construct Graphs from Data Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17245].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17245].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Graph Terminology Axis, Range & Scale Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21142].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21142].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - How to Read Scientific Graphs & Charts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3603].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3603].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - How to Write a Written Report of a Scientific Investigation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17246].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17246].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How to Give an Oral Presentation on a Scientific Investigation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17247].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17247].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - How to Interpret Scientific Evidence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17248].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17248].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - How to Read Topographic and Geologic Maps Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17249].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17249].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - How to Construct and Interpret a Scale Map Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17250].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17250].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - How to Interpret Events from Natural Phenomena Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17251].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17251].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - How to Identify Changes in Natural Phenomena Over Time Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17252].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17252].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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