- Course type: Self-paced
- Available Lessons: 101
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1What is Earth Science?
Course SummaryOur Remedial Earth Science course can help you catch up where you've fallen behind in Earth science. Review these video and text lessons and then take the accompanying multiple-choice quizzes to make sure you're ready for an upcoming test or to prepare for a big class project.
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Students who need help with Earth science topics will find this remedial course provides a simple and effective way to catch up on challenging subject matter. You'll find this course useful if you:
- Need to bring your Earth science grade up
- Are trying to catch up on any missed Earth science homework
- Have a hard time understanding your Earth science lessons in class
- Want some extra preparation materials for an upcoming Earth science exam
- Prefer self-paced learning in multiple formats (visual or auditory)
- Would like a low-pressure alternative to formal or traditional classes
You'll be able to benefit from this remedial course in several ways:
- It's helpful: Short lesson series make the material engaging and easier to absorb.
- It's convenient: Study when you want, where you want from any computer or mobile device.
- It's flexible: Whether you learn better by reading, hearing or watching a video, we've got you covered.
- It's authoritative: Our Earth science instructors are experts who make topics understandable and fun!
Using the Course
We've designed this course so that it's easy to navigate for students who are struggling with Earth science concepts. Check out the two most popular options to decide which best fits your needs:
- Start at the beginning with a review of what the study of Earth science entails, and advance through the chapters and lessons in order until you reach the last lesson on changing natural phenomena. Lessons follow a natural progression, making this option simple to follow along.
- Identify Earth science topics you find most difficult, and skip the material you already know. If you only need to study ecology and ecosystems, you can go straight to that chapter. Though some lessons might refer to topics in previous lessons, each one is designed to stand alone to make sure you get all of the info you need to understand a topic.
Simply follow these steps, and you'll be on your way to mastering Earth science!
- Start at the beginning or find the chapter subjects or lesson topics you need to learn about.
- Open a lesson and play the video.
- Test your understanding of the material using the short lesson quizzes and chapter exams.
- Ask our expert instructors questions if you need extra help learning an Earth science concept.
- Go to the next lesson in the chapter to continue learning.
- See your course progress on the Earth science remedial course page.
What You Can Learn
You can advance your Earth science knowledge and skills in the following areas:
- The interior and exterior of the Earth
- Plate tectonics continental drift
- Folds, faults and mountain building
- Thermal energy
- Solar energy and weather
- Energy and material resources
- The scientific method and methods of reporting
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