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Physical Sciences

Work, Power, Machines

Simple and complex machines are created to make Work more efficient and less exhaustive. In this topic, Work, Power, Machines, we explore the world of invention and how Sciences are applied to our everyday lives. Learn the Power that resides in Simple Machines: Pulley and Simple Machines: Levers to understand the complexity with which seemingly effortless tools require critical thinking and application. From Simple Machines to Simple Machines: Wedge/Inclined Plane, you will become proficient in the applications, methods and techniques required in Mechanical Efficiency.

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.

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Human Biology

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

Pathways that Teach Work, Power, Machines

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.
Work, Power, Machines Pathway
Concepts: 9
Quiz Points: 135
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