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Switched-On Schoolhouse Science 8 Curriculum Set

$99.95 $94.95
Grade 8

This complete 8th grade CD-ROM based science curriculum includes the following topics: science and society, structure of matter, health and nutrition, energy, machines, balance in nature, and science and technology. Read More

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NOTE: If you have updated your Microsoft operating system since Adobe discontinued its Flash Player, you may be experiencing issues when using SOS. Some multimedia may not be playing correctly. Fortunately, your student(s) can continue to complete academic work. The publisher is aware of the issue and please know that a fix is being worked. Until it is fixed, HST will not be making this item available for sale. Thank you for your patience.

This complete 8th grade CD-ROM based science curriculum includes the following topics: science and society, structure of matter, health and nutrition, energy, machines, balance in nature, and science and technology.

The projects in this course include writing and research, along with hands-on experiments. Each Switched-on Schoolhouse course includes quizzes and a test for each unit, as well as a final comprehensive test. Order our Switched-on Schoolhouse 8 Science Kit separately.

Minimum PC computer requirements are 1.4 GHz processor, 2 GB RAM, 3 GB hard drive space, 1024x768 monitor, CD-ROM drive, Adobe Reader, Internet Explorer 7+, and Windows Vista or higher. A printer is recommended.

Attention XP users: XP is not be supported for SOS 2015.

Attention Vista users: You must have Service Pack 2 installed prior to installing Switched-On Schoolhouse 2015 Edition.

NOTE: This product may be ineligible for some promotions and cannot be returned once opened. 

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Note: These requirements are minimal. You may need to run SOS on a computer that exceeds these requirements. Windows® Vista® and Windows® 7 Aero users are strongly recommended to use a computer meeting the optimal performance requirements. Click here to view system requirements.

 

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Topics Covered in this Course

  • Science and Society
  • Today's Scientist
  • Science and Technology
  • Essay: Da Vinci
  • & more
  • Structure of Matter (Part 1)
  • Properties of Matter
  • Experiment: Determining Volume
  • Atoms and Molecules
  • & more
  • Structure of Matter (Part 2)
  • Chemical Changes
  • Acids
  • Bases
  • & more
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Foods and Digestion
  • Experiment: Food Record
  • Hygiene
  • & more
  • Energy (Part 1)
  • Mechanical Energy
  • Potential Energy
  • Energy Conversion and Entropy
  • & more
  • Energy (Part 2)
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Energy for the Future
  • Experiment: Hot Dog Cooker
  • & more
  • Machines (Part 1)
  • Measuring Distance
  • Force Vectors
  • Work and Energy
  • & more
  • Machines (Part 2)
  • Types of Friction
  • Wheel and Axle, Pulleys, and Gears
  • Experiment: Pencil Sharpener
  • & more
  • Balance in Nature
  • Photosynthesis and Food
  • Natural Cycles
  • Balance and Disruption
  • & more
  • Science and Technology
  • Vocations in Science and Technology
  • Special Project
  • & more

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