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  • Environmental Chemistry 

    Tessema, D. A. (Dejene A.) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010)
    In general this module applies the fundamental principles of chemistry to gain an understanding of the source, fate, and reactivity of compounds in natural and polluted environments. The first unit discusses and familiarizes ...

  • Environmental Chemistry and Analysis 

    Subramanian, M. S. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2013-08)
    Topics : Module 1- Introduction; Environmental Chemistry of Water; Water Pollution; Water Treatment Operations; Advanced Waste Water Treatment; Module 2- Analysis of major constituents in water; Analysis ...

  • Environmental Geology 

    Merefield, J. (John) (University of Exeter, 2013-08)
    There is now a greater interest in the environment than ever before and we face concerns about the environmental impacts of almost every aspect of our daily lives. Water, soil, air and the biological environment can all ...

  • The environmental impact of teaching and learning 

    Caird, S. (Sally); Lane, A. (Andy); Swithenby, E. (Ed) (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-08)
    This unit discusses the carbon based environmental impacts of teaching and learning in Higher Education Institutions and introduces a suite of innovative tools and resources which have been designed to help assess and ...

  • Environmental Management 

    Collins, K. (Kevin); Lane, A. (Andy) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    It is believed that environmental management requires action at all levels and by organisations of all types and sizes. However it is not always clear what we mean by environmental management and the role that organisations ...

  • EPOCH Psychology History Timeline 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    This unit uses an interactive resource (EPoCH) to gain a better sense of how the historical and social context influences psychological inquiry. You will examine the different methods used by psychologists to investigate ...

  • Essential Background for general chemistry 

    Lower, S. (Stephen) (2014-04)
    The Chem1 Virtual Textbook is a resource for General Chemistry aimed mainly at the first-year university level. It offers a more comprehensive, organized, and measured approach than is found in most standard textbooks. ...

  • Essentials in Immunolgy 

    Karande, A. (Anjali ); Nandi, D. (Dipankar); Manjunath, R. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Introduction to the immune system ; Cells and Organs of the immune system ; Innate immunity ; Cell receptors, activation & differentiation ; Immunoglobulin genes and theory of antibody diversity ...

  • Eukaryotic Gene Expression - basics and benefits 

    Rangarajan, P. N. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    CIS-ACTING ELEMENTS AND TRANS-ACTING FACTORS ; DOMAIN STRUCTURE OF EUKARYOTIC TRANSCRIPTION FACTORS ; ROLE OF CHROMATIN IN EUKARYOTIC GENE REGULATION ; SYNTHESIS OF mRNA, rRNA & tRNA ; REGULATION OF GENE EXPRESSION ...

  • Eutrophication 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Managing eutrophication is a key element in maintaining the earth's biodiversity. Eutrophication is a process mostly associated with human activity whereby ecosystems accumulate minerals. This unit explains how this process ...

  • Evolution 

    Saxena, T. (Tanushree) (National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR), 2014-06)
    Basic Patterns of Evolution

  • Evolution and the human family 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2014-06)
    Can Darwin's theory of evolution be applied to cultural institutions like the family? Produced by The Open University in collaboration with the British Council. © The British Council 2009.

  • Evolution Biology 

    Zulu, J. N. (Jassiel Nyengani) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010)
    This module focuses on how evolution occurs and accounts for the abundance of life on earth. It summarises the evidence for evolution drawing examples from morphological and anatomical structures, including physiological ...

  • The Evolution of Vision 

    Ayliffe, W. (William) (Gresham College, 2014-03)
    Did the eye evolve and, if so, how? Creationists and evolutionary biologists have argued over this controversy since Darwin published On the Origin of Species in 1859. About 830 million years ago, in the Cambrian period, ...

  • Evolution through natural selection 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-06)
    In this unit, we describe the theory of evolution by natural selection as proposed by Charles Darwin in his book, first published in 1859, On The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or The Preservation of ...

  • Evolution: Artificial Selection and Domestication 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    In the 18th and 19th century evolutionary biologists, including Darwin, emphasised the similarities between natural evolution and artificial 'improvement' of livestock under domestication. They believed that studying ...

  • The evolving Universe 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    The ‘Big Bang’ is said to be the origin of our Universe. This unit will help you to comprehend what happened in the moments immediately after the Big Bang and during the initial cooling period. You will also gain an ...

  • Exploring childrens' learning 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    How does a child’s mind and behaviour change as they develop over time? In this unit four theories of child development are explored. Each theory views child development from a different perspective and all have underpinned ...

  • Exploring Sport Online: Athletes and Efficient Hearts 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    We all know that the heart is very important but what exactly does the heart do? Why is the blood so important? What functions do the lungs perform? In this unit, we will try to provide at least a basic understanding so ...

  • Extending Water Resources 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water ...