Online College Courses for Credit

Physical Sciences


From Thermal Expansion and Transfer of Heat - Radiation, to Calculating Heat, this course dives deep into the analysis of Heat. Master the introductory concepts of Phase Changes and Temperature Scales and advance your comprehension skills to a level of critical thinking by comparing and contrasting Transfer of Heat - Conduction and Transfer of Heat - Convection. By learning to evaluate Specific Heat, you will attain a wide range of understanding broader concepts within the Physical Sciences department.

Next Generation Science Standards-Aligned Tutorials and Pathways

We want to make it simple for you to begin integrating Next Generation Science-Aligned Lessons into your classroom. Our Science Pathways feature in-depth, relevant content that aligns to these new standards. As an added benefit, these Pathways use Sophia’s Many Ways To Learn, an innovative approach that features multiple instructors and teaching techniques to connect with all kinds of learning styles.

Pathways that Teach Heat

Pathways are a sequence of tutorials that help you learn a whole subject area, one concept at a time. Choose from multiple teachers and teaching styles.
Heat Pathway
Concepts: 8
Quiz Points: 120
NGSS Standard MS-PS3-3
Concepts: 4
Quiz Points: 60