Online College Courses for Credit

Basic Science


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.

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