What subjects are available at Khan Academy?


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Khan Academy offers courses in subjects such as math, science, economics and finance, arts and humanities, and computing. Test preparation courses are also available. The website provides access to partner content through the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the American Museum of Natural History and the California Academy of Sciences.

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Khan Academy divides its math courses into the categories of fundamentals, kindergarten through eighth grade, and high school and beyond. Fundamentals includes courses in early math, arithmetic, pre-algebra and basic geometry. The kindergarten through eighth grade material covers the usual coursework for that age range, while high school and beyond offers instruction in algebra I and II, probability and statistics, pre-calculus, differential calculus and integral calculus. Each of these categories carries material on more specialized topics within the field.

Science topics include basic courses in biology, physics and chemistry, as well as more specialized topics such as organic chemistry. Economics and finance covers macroeconomics and microeconomics, finance and capital markets, and entrepreneurship. Students of the humanities can find classes in history and music. A comprehensive art history section includes lessons in prehistoric art in Europe and West Asia, art of the ancient Mediterranean, art of Medieval Europe, art of the Islamic world, and Baroque, Rococo and Neoclassical art in Europe. Computing offerings include training in computer programming and computer science.

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