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Physical Science

Sapling Learning provides content for college-level physical science courses, providing an introduction to concepts from physics, chemistry, earth science, and astronomy. Our physical science library includes both math-based and purely conceptual questions, giving you the freedom to tailor your homework to your teaching style and the abilities of your students. Understanding is measured using numeric and equation-based questions as well as sorting, labeling, ranking, multiple choice, and multiple select answer types. Sapling Learning's personalized feedback coaches students through questions, reducing student frustration and developing problem solving skills.

Try out some of Sapling Learning's Physical Science live problems:

Race Car Plots


Examples of Wave Interference


Image Formation by Ray Tracing


v(t) from x(t), example 1


Interpret Energy Charts for a Horizontal Mass on a Spring

Acceleration Ranking


Algebra and Substituting Numbers


Solving Algebraic Equations


Solve Quadratic Equation

Meet the Physical Science Client Success Specialists

When you sign up with Sapling Learning, we’ll match you with a dedicated Client Success Specialist, a PhD- or master's-level colleague in physics, who will provide support throughout the term.

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Carl Knutson, PhD

University of Texas at Austin, Physics

Andrea Urban, PhD

University of Texas at Austin, Astronomy