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  • Health and environment 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    To be able to understand the importance of the environment for our health, we need to know a little about the interdependence between environment and humankind. This unit will look at interactions between plants, animals ...

  • Health and Safety in the Laboratory and Field 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    Health, safety and risk assessment are of paramount importance both in the laboratory and the field. This free course, Health and safety in the laboratory and field, will help make you more aware of the hazards and risks ...

  • Heat and Mass Transfer 

    Sukhatme, S. P.; Gaitonde, U. N. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Introduction to Heat and Mass Transfer ; Heat Conduction ; Thermal Radiation ; Review Of Fluid Mechanics ; Forced Convection ; Natural Convection ; Heat Exchangers ; Boiling and Condensation ...

  • Heat and Mass Transfer 

    Dutta, P. (Pradip) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Introduction ; One Dimensional Steady State Heat Conduction ; Extended surface heat transfer ; Multidimensional Steady State Heat Conduction ; Unsteady State Heat Conduction ; Convection ; ...

  • Heterocyclic Chemistry 

    Mal, D. R. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Single -Step Methods for IVPs ; Systematic Nomenclature ; Overview of Structure Determination in Heterocyclic Chemistry ; 15N NMR in Heterocyclic Chemistry ; ; Effects of Ring Nitrogen - B ...

  • History and Philosophy of Science: Module 1 

    Akaneme, F. I. (National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), 2015)
    The unit will make you aware of the various definitions of science, branches of science, aims of science and the differences between science and non-science disciplines. It is also important to you because it will help ...

  • History and Philosophy of Science: Module 2 

    Akaneme, F. I. (National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), 2015)
    At the end of this unit, you should be able to: • discuss vividly the state of science during the Dark Ages of Western Europe’s • outline the contributions of Arab scholars to science • write short notes on Robert ...

  • History and Philosophy of Science: Module 3 

    Akaneme, F. I. (National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), 2015)
    At the end of this unit, you should be able to: • mention at least five areas where science and technology have had impacts on the society • distinguish clearly between science and technology • describe briefly the ...

  • History and Philosophy of Science: Syllabus 

    Akaneme, F. I. (National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), 2015)
    The general aim of GST 105 ‘History and Philosophy of Science’ is to: • Stimulate your interest in science by encouraging you to think critically. • Help you attain a personal philosophy of life - that is to develop some ...

  • Horticulture 

    Not available (Otago Polytechnic, 2011)
    1. Protect health and safety in the workplace 2. Use and maintain small, powered amenity machinery and equipment 3. Demonstrate knowledge of permaculture and plan a site 4. The History and Traditions of Landscaping 5. ...

  • How do we adapt agriculture to climate change? 

    Pemberton, A. (Alissa) (LabSpace, 2014-07)
    This unit looks at how industrial agriculture is one of the anthropogenic causes of climate change. It goes on to consider what adaptations must be adopted in order to mitigate its impact on climate change. The concept of ...

  • How do you Feel? The Origins of Emotions 

    Lef, J. (Julian); Raphael-Lef, J. (Joan) (University of Cape Town, 2011)
    This course first explores the links between emotions shown by animals and humans, by asking these questions: What is the value of empathy? Do animals show empathy? What are people like who lack this ability? Asperger’s ...

  • How non human species adapt to climatic changes 

    Macintyre, R. (Ronald) (LabSpace, 2014-07)
    This unit explores the effects of anthropogenic climate change on non-human species. It explores examples of the way that different non-human species adapt to climate change. It uses basic ideas in ecology to examine how ...

  • Human Physiology 

    Young, K. V. (Kevin V.) (Wikibooks, 2014-03)
    Homeostasis; Cell Physiology; Integumentary System; The Nervous System; Senses; The Muscular System; Blood Physiology; The Cardiovascular System; The Immune System; The Urinary System; The Respiratory ...

  • Hydrological Measurements and Analysis of Data 

    Jain, S. K. (Sharad Kumar) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : The Hydrologic Cycle ; Measurement and Processing of Hydrological Data ; Measurement and Processing of Rainfall Data ; Measurement and Processing of Streamflow Data ; Measurement and Processing ...

  • Icy bodies: Europa and elsewhere 

    Not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    The new discipline of astrobiology – that is, the science of searching for extraterrestrial life – is not only rapdly growing, but has also captured the public imagination. This unit examines the emergence of icy satellites ...

  • Ideas and methods in condensed matter theory 

    Damle, K. (Kedar) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Overview of Course ; Conceptual overview and Linear Response ; Quantum antiferromagnets: Path integral description and introduction ; Many-body formalism and introduction to strongly correlated ...

  • The impact that climate change can have on plant growth and agricultural systems 

    Ferris, R. (Rachel) (LabSpace, 2014-08)
    This short introduction discusses how elevated CO2 together with increases in drought and high temperature may impact upon the growth and development of plants, particularly with reference to some agricultural systems.

  • Imported Plant Diseases 

    Gilligan, C. (Chris) (Gresham College, 2014-03)
    The current threat of ash dieback and the devastation to the countryside caused by Dutch elm disease in the 1960's and 70's will be familiar to many. Other less well known diseases continue to threaten crops in the developed ...

  • Industrial Chemistry 

    Njenga, H. N. (Helen N.) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010)
    This module starts by defining industrial chemistry and then gives a view of the chemical industry, its position in the general economy, and its classification in terms of the chemical processes that characterize it. To ...