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  • Unclear about nuclear? 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2013-07)
    The unit will provide an opportunity for young people (18+) who are interested but unsure about entering the nuclear industry to develop their learning about nuclear energy, improve their study and maths skills in a nuclear ...

  • Understanding dyslexia 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Dyslexia is a condition affecting literacy skills. This unit analyses how our image of normality affects the way we as a society define such conditions. You will learn how important it is to integrate the different ...

  • Understanding entropy 

    Lower, S. (Stephen) (2014-04)
    Disorder and the spreading of energy ; How thermal energy is stored in molecules ; Energy spreading changes the world ; Quantum states, microstates and energy spreading ; Why do gases tend to expand and never ...

  • Understanding the environment: A systems approach 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently dominating society, rooted in unlimited economic growth unperceptive to its social and environmental impact, cannot resolve the converging ...

  • Understanding the environment: Co-evolution 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently dominating society, rooted in unlimited economic growth unperceptive to its social and environmental impact, cannot resolve the converging ...

  • Understanding the environment: Complexity and chaos 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently dominating society, rooted in unlimited economic growth unperceptive to its social and environmental impact, cannot resolve the converging ...

  • Understanding the environment: Flows and feedback 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently dominating society, rooted in unlimited economic growth unperceptive to its social and environmental impact, cannot resolve the converging ...

  • Understanding the environment: Learning and communication 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently dominating society, rooted in unlimited economic growth unperceptive to its social and environmental impact, cannot resolve the converging ...

  • Understanding the environment: Problems with the way we think 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently dominating society, rooted in unlimited economic growth unperceptive to its social and environmental impact, cannot resolve the converging ...

  • Understanding the environment: Thinking styles and models 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently dominating society, rooted in unlimited economic growth unperceptive to its social and environmental impact, cannot resolve the converging ...

  • Union Power: Solidarity and Struggle in Niagara 

    Patrias, C. (Carmela); Savage, L. (Larry) (Athabasca University (AU), 2014-05)
    Early industrial development and the appalling working conditions of the often vulnerable common labourer prompted a movement toward worker protection. Patrias and Savage argue that union power – power not built on profit, ...

  • Vaccination 

    Unknown author (The Open University (OUUK), 2011)
    Vaccinations are now considered a part of everyday life, but how do they work? This unit will help those with a background in biology understand the historical development of vaccination, assess the various types of vaccines ...

  • Vibrations and Waves 

    Not available (Athabasca University (AU), 2012-10)
    The purpose of this course is to enable you to understand oscillations and wave phenomena in several domains. Much of the course will focus on mechanical waves and systems since the basic laws of mechanics should already ...

  • Volcanic Hazards 

    Rothery, D. (David) (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    This free course, Volcanic hazards, discusses the various hazards posed by different types of volcanic eruption, illustrated by examples from recent eruptions. The discussion is focused around reading Chapter 5 of Teach ...

  • Volumetric Chemical Analysis 

    Shiundu, P. M. (Paul M.) (African Virtual University (AVU), 2010)
    This module covers introductory topics that are fundamental to analytical chemistry; the branch of chemistry that deals with qualitative and quantitative aspects of chemical analysis. In this module, we shall examine the ...

  • VR Molecules Pro 

    Couture, M. (Marc) (University of Quebec, 2016-10)
    VR Molecules Pro is a simulation illustrating dynamically and interactively the vibration and rotation modes for 24 molecules (out of a more extensive list) containing up to twelve atoms. Much in the same way as a Power ...

  • Vulnerability to environmental change 

    Ziervogel, G. (Gina) (University of Cape Town, 2013-04)
    The course introduces the concept of vulnerability and explores its origin, drawing on three different conceptual approaches namely Risk/hazard, Political economy/ecology and Ecological resilience. It then looks at different ...

  • Wastewater management 

    Ghangrekar, M. M. (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Introduction ; System of Sanitation ; Sewer Material ; Quantity Estimation of Sewage ; Population Forecasting ; Quantity Estimation of Storm Water ; Hydraulic Design of Sewers and Storm ...

  • Watching the Weather 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    This free course, Watching the weather, describes how meteorological observations are made looking upwards from the surface of the Earth, looking downwards from satellites in space and from aircraft and balloons within the ...

  • Water and Human Health 

    not available (The Open University (OUUK), 2016-03)
    Water is a natural resource that is vital for human survival and health, although only a tiny fraction of the Earth's supply is available to humans and terrestrial animals. In this free course, Water and human health, we ...