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Anatomy & Physiology
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You probably have a general understanding of how your body works. But do you fully comprehend how all of the intricate functions and systems of the human body work together to keep you healthy? This course will provide that insight. By approaching the study of the body in an organized way, you will be able to connect what you learn about anatomy and physiology to what you already know about your own body.

By taking this course, you will begin to think and speak in the language of the domain while integrating the knowledge you gain about anatomy to support explanations of physiological phenomenon. The course focuses on a few themes that, when taken together, provide a full view of what the human body is capable of and of the exciting processes going on inside of it.

Topics covered include: Structure and Function, Homeostasis, Levels of Organization, and Integration of Systems.

Note: This free course requires registration

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Anatomy/Physiology
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Provider:
Carnegie Mellon University
Provider Set:
Open Learning Initiative
Date Added:
05/22/2019
Avoiding Plagiarism Tutorial
Read the Fine Print
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Plagiarism is presenting someone else's work as your own. It can include copying and pasting text from a website into a project that you're working on, or taking an idea from a book without including a citation to give credit to the book's author. Plagiarism is very common, and the internet has made it even more common. However, if you are careful to cite your sources, it's not too hard to avoid plagiarism.

Subject:
Education
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Diagram/Illustration
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Provider:
Goodwill Community Foundation, Inc.
Provider Set:
GCFLearnFree
Date Added:
04/03/2020
Biochemistry
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This is an introductory course in biochemistry, designed for both biology and chemical engineering majors.

A consistent theme in this course is the development of a quantitative understanding of the interactions of biological molecules from a structural, thermodynamic, and molecular dynamic point of view. A molecular simulation environment provides the opportunity for you to explore the effect of molecular interactions on the biochemical properties of systems. Topics covered include: Protein Function, Structure and Function of Carbohydrates, Lipids and Biological Membranes, Metabolism, Nucleic and Acid and Biochemistry.

Subject:
Chemistry
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Diagram/Illustration
Full Course
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Reading
Provider:
Carnegie Mellon University
Provider Set:
Open Learning Initiative
Date Added:
05/22/2019
Biology OER
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Assorted biology-related OER including biomedical science, biology and forensic science. OER in multiple formats including video, animations and downloadable text.

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Biology
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Case Study
Diagram/Illustration
Lecture
Provider:
De Montfort University
Author:
Vivien Rolfe and others
Date Added:
04/02/2020
Fluid Flow, Heat & Mass Transfer
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The course "Fluid Flow, Heat and Mass Transfer," course number ta3220, is third-year BSc course in the program of Applied Earth Sciences at Delft University of Technology. Students in this class have already taken a course in "Transport Phenomena" in the second year, and "Fluid Flow Heat and Mass Transfer" is designed as a follow-up to that class, with an emphasis on topics of importance in applied earth sciences, and in particular to Petroleum Engineering, groundwater flow and mining.
In practice, however I start over again with first principles with this class, because the initial concepts of the shell balance are difficult for students to grasp and can always use a second time through. The course covers simple fluid mechanics problems (rectilinear flow) using shell balances, for Newtonian and power-law fluids and Bingham plastics. Turbulence for Newtonian fluids is covered in the context of friction factors for flow in pipes, flow around spheres and flow in packed beds.

Subject:
Physics
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Provider:
Delft University of Technology
Provider Set:
Delft University OpenCourseWare
Author:
Prof. W.R. Rossen
Date Added:
02/19/2016
French I (FRCH 121)
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In this course, you will learn the basics of French, including reading, writing, listening, and speaking. At the end of the quarter you will know how to introduce yourself and volunteer basic information, and how to ask questions of others. You will also have some knowledge of French and Francophone cultures and protocols. This class is divided into four modules, which follow the chapters in the textbook. In each module you will be asked to read, write, speak, and listen in French. The class also includes a quarter-long cultural immersion project, in which you will be asked to conduct research on specific aspects of a non-European Francophone country and report your findings to the rest of the class.

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Cultural Studies
Languages
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Diagram/Illustration
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Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges
Provider Set:
Open Course Library
Date Added:
05/22/2019
French II (FRCH 122)
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As in French I, in this course, you will learn the basics of French, including reading, writing, listening, and speaking. At the end of the quarter you will know how to introduce yourself and volunteer basic information, and how to ask questions of others. You will also have some knowledge of French and Francophone cultures and protocols. This class is divided into four modules, which follow the chapters in the textbook. In each module you will be asked to read, write, speak, and listen in French. You will have daily homework assignments to complete. The class also includes a quarter-long cultural immersion project, in which you will be asked to conduct research on specific aspects of a non-European Francophone country and report your findings to the rest of the class.

Subject:
Cultural Studies
Languages
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Diagram/Illustration
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Reading
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Provider:
Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges
Provider Set:
Open Course Library
Date Added:
05/22/2019
French III (FRCH 123)
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As in French I and II, in this course, you will learn the basics of French, including reading, writing, listening, and speaking. At the end of the quarter you will know how to introduce yourself and volunteer basic information, and how to ask questions of others. You will also have some knowledge of French and Francophone cultures and protocols. This class is divided into four modules, which follow the chapters in the textbook. In each module you will be asked to read, write, speak, and listen in French. You will have daily homework assignments to complete. The class also includes a quarter-long cultural immersion project, in which you will be asked to conduct research on specific aspects of a non-European Francophone country and report your findings to the rest of the class.

Subject:
Cultural Studies
Languages
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Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Full Course
Reading
Syllabus
Textbook
Provider:
Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges
Provider Set:
Open Course Library
Date Added:
05/22/2019
Gas Chromatography with Mass Spectroscopy
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This ebook contains background information, video tutorials and virtual exercises for the Biochemistry Laboratory module. Gas chromatography (GC) and mass spectrometry (MS) are analysis methods that require a lot of background information and intense theory. This interactive ebook will help you understand the information behind these analysis methods, and is accessible through iTunes.

Subject:
Chemistry
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Activity/Lab
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Simulation
Student Guide
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Provider:
Seton Hill University
Author:
Amanda Dumi
Diana Hoover
Morgan Petro
Zachary Sheffler
Date Added:
04/02/2020
Gateway to Chinese
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This site offers a collection of free interactive language learning resources for beginning Mandarin Chinese. Students now have the option to practice pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, listening, and reading skills at their own convenience.

Gateway to Chinese resources are designed to give students the valuable feedback they need to improve language skills in the critical early stages of learning. An extensive number of interactive exercises allow students to practice what they learn. With these tools, instructors can utilize valuable classroom time to do what they do best: teach!

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Lecture
Reading
Provider:
University of Texas at Austin
Provider Set:
COERLL
Date Added:
05/22/2019
Genetics, Fall 2004
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The principles of genetics with application to the study of biological function at the level of molecules, cells, and multicellular organisms, including humans. Structure and function of genes, chromosomes and genomes. Biological variation resulting from recombination, mutation, and selection. Population genetics. Use of genetic methods to analyze protein function, gene regulation and inherited disease.

Subject:
Life Science
Biology
Genetics
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Activity/Lab
Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
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Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Fink, Gerald
Kaiser, Chris
Mischke, Michelle
Samson, Leona
Date Added:
01/01/2004
Global Warming Science
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Many of our readers will no doubt already be familiar with MIT˘ď‹ď_s excellent OpenCourseWare (OCW), which offers free college-level curricula online to the public. The OpenCourseWare site is well worth a browse, as it offers courses on a variety of useful and engaging subjects such as business, health and medicine, mathematics, fine arts and science. This particular course, which was originally offered to undergraduate students in the spring of 2012, looks at the science behind global warming. Content includes lecture notes, assignments and student projects. The content could be used as a springboard for instructors teaching similar classes, or may prove useful to curious individuals looking to learn more about this timely and important topic.

Subject:
Professional Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Lesson Plan
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Date Added:
08/01/2013
Introduction to Computer Science and Programming, Spring 2011
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This subject is aimed at students with little or no programming experience. It aims to provide students with an understanding of the role computation can play in solving problems. It also aims to help students, regardless of their major, to feel justifiably confident of their ability to write small programs that allow them to accomplish useful goals. The class will use the Python programming language.

Subject:
Computer Science
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Diagram/Illustration
Full Course
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Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Guttag, John
Date Added:
01/01/2011
Introduction to Electric Power Systems, Spring 2011
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This course is an introductory subject in the field of electric power systems and electrical to mechanical energy conversion. Electric power has become increasingly important as a way of transmitting and transforming energy in industrial, military and transportation uses. Electric power systems are also at the heart of alternative energy systems, including wind and solar electric, geothermal and small scale hydroelectric generation.

Subject:
Computer Science
Engineering
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Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
Lecture Notes
Lesson Plan
Reading
Syllabus
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Kirtley, James
Kirtley, James L.
Date Added:
01/01/2011
Introductory Biology, Spring 2013
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The MIT Biology Department core courses, 7.012, 7.013, and 7.014, all cover the same core material, which includes the fundamental principles of biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, and cell biology. 7.013 focuses on the application of the fundamental principles toward an understanding of human biology. Topics include genetics, cell biology, molecular biology, disease (infectious agents, inherited diseases and cancer), developmental biology, neurobiology and evolution.Biological function at the molecular level is particularly emphasized in all courses and covers the structure and regulation of genes, as well as, the structure and synthesis of proteins, how these molecules are integrated into cells, and how these cells are integrated into multicellular systems and organisms. In addition, each version of the subject has its own distinctive material.  

Subject:
Biology
Genetics
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Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
Lesson Plan
Reading
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Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Diviya Sinha
Hazel Sive
Tyler Jacks
Date Added:
01/01/2013
Length Scales in the Solar System
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A dynamically simplified solar system is constructed from online data to explore the real solar system on many different scales.

The realistically scaled solar system is surprising because nothing is visible due to the presence of many different scales. That is why it is usually rescaled in animations or illustrations. This is nice but gives us a wrong sense of distances and sizes. This Demonstration is intended to show the solar system's different scales in their full glory.

Since it is hardly possible to see anything when the real scales are used, controls have been added to modify the sizes of the celestial bodies.

Subject:
Astronomy
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Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
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Interactive
Simulation
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Wolfram Research
Provider Set:
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
Author:
Cedric Voisin
Date Added:
04/02/2020
Math and Statistics Guides from UB’s Math & Statistics Center – Simple Book Publishing
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This book contains content originally posted to the Math Support Center Resources page, a blog run by student tutors and staff at the University of Baltimore. The chapters are mostly organized according to the tagging system of the source blog and may include references to specific math and statistics courses offered by the university.

Subject:
Mathematics
Algebra
Statistics and Probability
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Activity/Lab
Data Set
Diagram/Illustration
Reading
Student Guide
Unit of Study
Author:
Jeremy Boettinger
Date Added:
05/10/2021
Next Generation Infrastructures
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Infrastructures for energy, water, transport, information and communications services create the conditions for livability and economic development. They are the backbone of our society. Similar to our arteries and neural systems that sustain our human bodies, most people however take infrastructures for granted. That is, until they break down or service levels go down.

In many countries around the globe infrastructures are ageing. They require substantial investments to meet the challenges of increasing population, urbanization, resource scarcity, congestion, pollution, and so on. Infrastructures are vulnerable to extreme weather events, and therewith to climate change.
Technological innovations, such as new technologies to harvest renewable energy, are one part of the solution. The other part comes from infrastructure restructuring. Market design and regulation, for example, have a high impact on the functioning and performance of infrastructures.

Subject:
Engineering
Material Type:
Case Study
Diagram/Illustration
Lecture
Reading
Provider:
Delft University of Technology
Provider Set:
Delft University OpenCourseWare
Author:
Delft University of Technology
Date Added:
05/22/2019
‪Ohm's Law‬ 1.3.4
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See how the equation form of Ohm's law relates to a simple circuit. Adjust the voltage and resistance, and see the current change according to Ohm's law.

PhET Interactive Simulations
University of Colorado Boulder
https://phet.colorado.edu

Subject:
Education
Physical Science
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Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
Game
Interactive
Simulation
Provider:
جامعة كولورادو بولدر
Author:
Ariel Paul
developer)
John Blanco (developer)
Michael Dubson (lead
Mindy Gratny (interviewer)
Date Added:
04/02/2020
Periodic Table in 3D
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This Demonstration shows 3D bar charts of the periodic table with various element property values.

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Chemistry
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Activity/Lab
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Interactive
Simulation
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Wolfram Research
Provider Set:
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
Author:
Yu-Sung Chang and Brett Champion
Date Added:
04/02/2020
Principles of Chemical Science, Fall 2008
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"This course provides an introduction to the chemistry of biological, inorganic, and organic molecules.ĺĘTheĺĘemphasis isĺĘon basic principles of atomic and molecular electronic structure, thermodynamics, acid-base and redox equilibria, chemical kinetics, and catalysis. In an effort to illuminate connections between chemistry and biology, a list of the biology-, medicine-, and MIT research-related examples used in 5.111 is provided in Biology-Related Examples. Acknowledgements Development and implementation of the biology-related materials in this course were funded through an HHMI Professors grant to Prof. Catherine L. Drennan."

Subject:
Chemistry
Material Type:
Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Full Course
Lecture
Lecture Notes
Lesson Plan
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Catherine Drennan
Elizabeth Vogel Taylor
Date Added:
01/01/2008
Principles of Radiation Interactions, Fall 2004
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Explores the interaction of radiation with matter at the microscopic level from both the theoretical and experimental viewpoints. Emphasis on radiation effects in biological systems. Topics include energy deposition by various types of radiation, including the creation and behavior of secondary radiations; the effects of radiation on cells and on DNA; and experimental techniques used to measure these radiation effects. Cavity theory, microdosimetry and methods used to simulate radiation track structure are reviewed. Examples of current literature used to relate theory, modeling, and experimental methods. Requires a term paper and presentation. The central theme of this course is the interaction of radiation with biological material. The course is intended to provide a broad understanding of how different types of radiation deposit energy, including the creation and behavior of secondary radiations; of how radiation affects cells and why the different types of radiation have very different biological effects. Topics will include: the effects of radiation on biological systems including DNA damage; in vitro cell survival models; and in vivo mammalian systems. The course covers radiation therapy, radiation syndromes in humans and carcinogenesis. Environmental radiation sources on earth and in space, and aspects of radiation protection are also discussed. Examples from the current literature will be used to supplement lecture material.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Physics
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Activity/Lab
Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
Lecture Notes
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Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Coderre, Jeffrey A.
Date Added:
01/01/2004
Principles of the Global Positioning System, Spring 2012
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The aim of this course is to introduce the principles of the Global Positioning System and to demonstrate its application to various aspects of Earth Sciences. The specific content of the course depends each year on the interests of the students in the class. In some cases, the class interests are towards the geophysical applications of GPS and we concentrate on high precision (millimeter level) positioning on regional and global scales. In other cases, the interests have been more toward engineering applications of kinematic positioning with GPS in which case the concentration is on positioning with slightly less accuracy but being able to do so for a moving object. In all cases, we concentrate on the fundamental issues so that students should gain an understanding of the basic limitations of the system and how to extend its application to areas not yet fully explored.

Subject:
Professional Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
Lecture Notes
Syllabus
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Herring, Thomas
Thomas Herring
Date Added:
01/01/2012
Rhetoric and Composition: A Guide for the College Writer
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Designed for use as a textbook in first-year college composition programs, written as a practical guide for students struggling to bring their writing up to the level expected of them by their professors and instructors.

Subject:
English Language Arts
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Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Textbook
Provider:
Wikibooks
Date Added:
05/22/2019
Spatial Analysis and Mapping with R: A Short Tutorial
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This tutorial introduces the reader to some of the amazing capabilities of R to work with and map geographic data. Geographic data are data that contain spatial attributes (or spatial data) that define a geographic space (location, area, elevation, etc.) and non spatial attributes (f.e., population density, pollutant concentrations, temperature).

This tutorial was developed for one the units of the course “ENVS 420: Research Seminar in Environmental Sciences” offered at the University of Baltimore. However, it is hoped that readers outside of ENVS 420 who are interested in geospatial analysis and with a basic familiarity of R find this tutorial useful.

The use of an integrated developer environment (IDE) or an IDE like configuration such as the IDE RStudio (https://rstudio.com/) or the Nvim-R plug-in for the integration of vim/neovim and R (https://github.com/ jalvesaq/Nvim-R/tree/stable) is recommended but not necessary.

The tutorial was written with RMarkdown (v. 2.6) (Allaire et al., 2020; Xie et al., 2018, 2020) in R (v. 4.2.3) (R Core Team, 2020).

Subject:
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Statistics and Probability
Geography
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Cultural Geography
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Data Set
Diagram/Illustration
Unit of Study
Author:
Wolf T. Pecher
Date Added:
05/10/2021
Teaching College-Level Science and Engineering
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How does one teach science and engineering at the college level? It can be a daunting question, particularly for newly minted PhDs, but this rather fine course from the OpenCourseWare initiative at MIT offers high-quality suggestions. The site includes a syllabus, calendar, readings, video discussions, assignments, and other related resources. In the Syllabus area, visitors can learn about the basic lesson plans for the course. The Readings area has some great material, including sections on Teaching Equations, Course Design, Lecture Planning and Performing, and Political Barriers To Educational Change. Visitors should look over the Video Discussions area, which includes conversations with Professor Sanjoy Mahajan about the material. Finally, the site includes links to helpful books and other materials that will be most useful for those seeking further edification.

Subject:
Engineering
Chemistry
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Lesson Plan
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Mahajan, Sanjoy, 1969-
Date Added:
05/16/2013
Use Information Correctly Tutorial
Read the Fine Print
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Plagiarism and copyright abuse have increased greatly as more and more people are producing content online. Learn how to use information correctly to create quality content while protecting the intellectual property of others.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Reading
Provider:
Goodwill Community Foundation, Inc.
Provider Set:
GCFLearnFree
Date Added:
04/03/2020
Virtual Microscope for Earth Sciences
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Using the virtual microscope, students will zoom, pan, and rotate specimens in variable light conditions, helping to develop their classification and identification skills without need for high cost microscopes and thin section preparation facilities. The virtual microscope may be used as a complete collection or reused and repurposed individually, since each specimen will have a unique URL. The intention is to engage and excite students in Earth science using rocks of the British Isles held in key collections, and aid teaching of mineral and rock identification skills in HE institutions and schools. We plan to explore continued expansion of the initial collection by offering a digitisation service to HE institutions and industry.

Subject:
Geology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Provider:
The Open University
Author:
Andy Tindle
Simon Kelley
Date Added:
11/01/2012
americanenglish.state.gov
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Public Domain
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A government sponsored website, American English is a resource center for teaching and learning about American English language and culture. This website provides a variety of engaging materials and resources for teachers' professional development and for students in the classroom. Both teachers and students will find new ways to practice English and learn more about the United States.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
English as a Second Language
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Full Course
Game
Homework/Assignment
Interactive
Lecture
Lecture Notes
Lesson Plan
Primary Source
Reading
Provider:
U.S. Department of State
Author:
various
Date Added:
04/03/2020