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  • 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 ...

  • Electricity and Magnetism 2 

    Rasolondramanitra, H. (Henri) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2011)
    The first part of this magnitude will examine alternative powered circuits, circuits which display diverse combinations of resistance, inductance and capacity. The second part will examine the momentum of charged particles ...

  • Electrodynamics 

    Dighe, A. (Amol) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Electromagnetic waves ; Relativity and Electrodynamics ; Relativistic ED: applications ;

  • Electromagnetic Theory 

    Ghosh, D. K. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Elements of Vector Calculus ; Electrostatics ; Magnetostatics ; Time varying field ; Waveguides ;

  • Electronics 

    Obwoya, S. K. (Sam K.) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010)
    Electronics is the study of the flow of charge through various materials and devices such as, semiconductors, resistors, inductors, capacitors, nano-structures, and vacuum tubes. All applications of electronics involve the ...

  • Embryology of the Head and Neck 

    Chetty, M. (University of the Western Cape, 2013)
    This series of four videos feature diagrammatic representation of the development of the head and neck region of the human embryo.

  • Emotion: An introductory picture 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    What is emotion? This unit takes a philosophical approach to this question in an attempt to understand why people respond to events in a certain way. Is there a difference between an emotion and a bodily feeling or is one ...

  • Energy options for the future 

    Heil, B. (Bruce) (LabSpace, 2014-07)
    This unit will explore how both renewable and non-renewable energy sources may contribute to our energy future within a context of a need to meet carbon reduction targets. It will review current energy sources and technologies ...

  • Energy resources: alternative energy in perspective 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-08)
    Alternative energy sources are seen by many people as potential solutions to the many economic and environmental challenges posed by the current dominance of world energy supply by fossil and nucler fuels. Just how realistic ...

  • Energy resources: An introduction to energy resources 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-08)
    Energy resources are essential for any society, be it one dependent on subsistence farming or an industrialised country. There are many different sources of energy, some well-known such as coal or petroleum, others less ...

  • Energy resources: Coal 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    During the Indistrial Revolution half of the world's coal came from Britain. We still rely heavily on it today to meet our energy needs, but now we input more than we produce. Burning it introduces large amounts of gases ...

  • Energy resources: Geothermal energy 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-08)
    Energy from sources other than fossil and nuclear fuels is to a large extent free of the concerns about environmental effects and renewability that characterise those two sources. Each alternative source supplies energy ...