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  • Darwin and Language Diversity 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2014-06)
    Can Darwin's theory of evolution be applied to languages? Tracks on this album produced by The Open University in collaboration with the British Council © British Council 2009.

  • Darwin in context 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2014-06)
    Just how controversial was Charles Darwin and how did he reconcile his religious convictions with his scientific values? Tracks on this album produced by The Open University in collaboration with the British Council © The ...

  • Darwin Now 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2014-06)
    Why are we still interested in Charles Darwin, 200 years after his birth? Are his theories still as relevant? Tracks on this album produced by The Open University in collaboration with the British Council © The British ...

  • Darwinian Demons 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2014-06)
    Is 'natural selection' inimical to bio-diversity? Why is the natural world not dominated by a few 'super' species? Tracks on this album produced by The Open University in collaboration with the British Council © British ...

  • Death and medicine: Postponement and promise 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-07)
    This unit asks the reader to consider the experience of grief and bereavement and in particular the extent to which grieving people need professional help. The unit considers the evidence for the effects of grief and the ...

  • Describing motion along a line 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Motion is vital to life, and to science. This unit will help you to understand why classical motion is probably the most fundamental part of physics. You will examine motion along a line and the ways in which such motion ...

  • Different Types of Cells 

    Meal, A. (Andy) (University of Nottingham, 2011)
    The learning object distinguishes between some examples of different types of cells on the basis of their microscopic appearance. The learning object is used as part of the level 1 Biological Sciences module delivered by ...

  • Different Types of Epithelia 

    Meal, A. (Andy) (University of Nottingham, 2011)
    This learning object which is used as part of the level 1 Biological Sciences module delieverd by the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy at the University of Nottingham and relates the microscopic appearance ...

  • Digital Herbarium 

    Not available (University of Jos, 2016)
    In botany, a herbarium (plural: herbaria) – sometimes known by the Anglicized term herbar – is a collection of preserved plant specimens. These specimens may be whole plants or plant parts: these will usually be in a dried ...

  • Distillation 

    Saadon, N. (Norkamruzita) (Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), 2015)
    This module focuses on performing calculations involving mass transfer. After completing this unit, students should be able to define distillation, Rayleigh equation and reflux ratio, explain the physical concepts of ...

  • Diversity of Algae and Plants 

    Tekere, M. (Memory) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010-11-18)
    In this module you will cover the diversity of algae (green, red and brown algae), lower plants (Bryophytes and Pteridophytes), and higher plants (Angiosperms and Gymnosperms), emphasizing their major divisions, distribution, ...

  • Early development 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    This unit looks at the human being in the context of an individual life cycle, examining some of the processes that contribute to the formation of a new person. After a brief discussion of historical ideas about human ...

  • Earth's physical resources: Petroleum 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    The discovery of of the world's first major underground oilfield in Pennsylvania, USA in 1859 sparked the continuing era of the world's reliance on cheap energy from oil and gas. This unit begins by examining the geological ...

  • Earthquakes 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2010)
    Earthquakes shake the ground surface, can cause buildings to collapse, disrupt transport and services, and can cause fires. They can trigger landslides and tsunami – in short, earthquakes can be very destructive. In this ...

  • Echoes of the Big Bang 

    Crawford, C. (Carolin) (Gresham College, 2014-03)
    We revisit the remnant radiation of the Big Bang that pervades the sky as the cosmic microwave background in the light of the recent Planck telescope mapping. The most precise measurements of its properties to date have ...

  • Ecology 

    Not available (LabSpace, 2014-07)
    Interactions; Population Ecology; Communities; Ecosystems ; Humans and Ecosystems;

  • Ecology and Environment 

    Mworia, J. K. (John Kiogora) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010)
    The module consists of 5 units, each with at least 4 learning activities. First you will be introduced to ecology by defining its various branches and terminology. You will then learn how organisms are organised into ...

  • Economic Botany: BEVERAGES, TEA, COFFEE 

    Sahu, T. R. (National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR), 2014-06)
    Beverage Plants And Beverages; Non-Alcoholic Beverages ; Alcoholic Beverages;

  • Effects of Pollutants on the Aquatic Environment 

    Nesaratnam, S. (Suresh) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-05)
    Effects of pollutants on the aquatic environment is a free course. It begins with an introduction to water and goes on to briefly outline the major sources of water pollution (these being sewage works, manufacturing and ...

  • Electricity and Magnetism 

    Obwoya, S. K. (Sam K.) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010)
    This course of Electricity and magnetism is intended for students enrolling for B.Ed Degree. The module consists of five units: Concept of electric charge; electric potential; capacitance; direct current and magnetism. The ...