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- Available Lessons: 61
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryThis Remedial Middle School Physical Science course was designed to help students who are struggling in class get caught up. Our short video and text lessons break down even the toughest topics so you can get caught up, finish your homework assignments more easily and get a great grade in class.
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- Comprehensive test covering all topics
- Detailed video explanations for wrong answers
Students who need help with physical science topics will find this remedial course provides a simple and effective way to catch up on subject matter. You'll find this course useful if you:
- Need to bring your physical science grade up
- Are trying to catch up on any missed physical science homework
- Have a hard time understanding your physical science lessons in class
- Want some extra preparation materials for an upcoming physical 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 physical 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 physical science concepts. Check out the two most popular options to decide which best fits your needs:
- Start at the beginning with an investigation of motion and force, and advance through the chapters and lessons in order until you reach the last lesson on the use of mathematical relationships in science. Lessons follow a natural progression, making this option simple to follow along.
- Identify physical science topics you find most difficult, and skip the material you already know. If you only need to study density and buoyancy, 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 physical 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 a physical science concept.
- Go to the next lesson in the chapter to continue learning.
- See your course progress on the physical science remedial course page.
What You Can Learn
You can advance your physical science knowledge and skills in the following areas:
- The properties of forces and motion
- Characteristics of matter
- Earth's place in the solar system
- Chemical reactions
- The chemical composition of all living systems
- Groups and elements on the periodic table
- Mathematical formulas about buoyancy and density
- Conducting experiments and running scientific investigations
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