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Course SummaryThis ScienceSaurus Student Handbook Grades 6-8 Companion Course uses engaging videos to help students learn science and earn a better grade. Each of the lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the chapters in the ScienceSaurus Student Handbook.
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Who's It For?
Anyone enrolled in a class using the ScienceSaurus Student Handbook should consider this companion course. You will learn the material faster, retain it longer and earn a better grade.
How It Works
- Identify the chapter in your ScienceSaurus Student Handbook with which you need help.
- Find the corresponding chapter within our ScienceSaurus Student Handbook Companion Course.
- Watch fun videos that cover the science topics you need to learn or review.
- Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
- If you need additional help, re-watch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.
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- Fun Content: These videos make learning science fun with engaging animation and real-world examples.
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- Multiple Ways to Learn: Watch videos or read the lesson transcript.
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Students will learn topics including:
- Nature of science, experiments and lab procedures
- Living things, human biology, genetics
- Classification systems and how living things change
- The planet Earth and astronomy
- Energy, matter and forces
- Ecology and conservation
- Math, graphing and data collection
- How to conduct research and take tests
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