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Basic Science

Plants

Learn why Plants are a critical aspect of life on earth and how their impact can be beneficial or devastating. To gain a comprehensive understanding of how plants affect the quality of life, mastery of The Role of Plants in the Food Chain is necessary. Areas such as ecology, plant structure, botany and vegetation are areas of study within the Plants topic that are examined and explored in most Basic Science courses. Learn to explore the key concepts that impact sustainable life on earth.

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.

Sciences Courses for College Credit

Sophia College Courses are low-cost, self-paced, credit-carrying courses eligible for transfer to many different colleges and universities.*

Human Biology

Examine the molecular and cellular basis of life as well as genetics and organ systems.

Pathways that Teach Plants

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.
NGSS Standard MS-LS1-6
Concepts: 5
Quiz Points: 75
Plants Pathway
Concepts: 2
Quiz Points: 30
The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 25 of Sophia's online courses for college credit. These courses are eligible to transfer to many different colleges and universities.