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Equivalent to FETAC

Level 5

Equivalent to QCF (UK)

Level 3

Language

EN

Publisher

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Modules in Diploma in General Science

Biology
This free online biology course presents a full biology curriculum. Interactive presentation makes the learning experience fun and exciting.
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Cell theory

This free online course is an introduction to cell theory and their survival.

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Main activities and principles of cells
This free online course is an introduction to the chemical composition of cells, their structure, specialisation, differentiation, and levels of organisation.

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Types of Cells
This free online course is an introduction to cell types, in particular prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.

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Cellular Respiration

This free online course is an introduction to cellular respiration and topics such as aerobic respiration, anaerobic respiration, and the ADP/ATP system.

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Molecules found in cells
This free online course is an introduction to the molecules that are found in cells, such as lipids, proteins, carbohydrates, nucleic acids and others.

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Enzymes

This free online course is an introduction to the structure and functions of enzymes.

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Inorganic material
This free online course covers inorganic material such as minerals and carbon dioxide.

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Passage Through Membranes

This free online course is an introduction to the cell membrane and covers topics such as the structure and function of membranes, and the movement of substances through the membrane.

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Life Cycle
This free online course is an introduction to the life cycle and covers topics such as the behavioural, functional, reproductive, and physiological adaptions.

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Basal Metabolic Rate

This free online course is an introduction to basal meatabolic rate at rest and during exercise.

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Regulation of Body Temperature in Animals
This free online course is an introduction to the regulation of body temperature in animals, and covers topics such as osmoregulation and homeostasis.

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Responses to Environmental Effects
This free online course covers topics such as homeostasis and responses to envrionmental effects.

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Surface Area to Volume Ratio
This free online course is an introduction to surface area and volume ratio.

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Homeostasis - Feedback Mechanisms
This free online course covers topics in homeostasis such as positive feedback and negative feedback.

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Photosynthesis
This free online course is an introduction to photosynthesis - the process that converts light to energy in plants.

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Disease

This free online course covers disease caused by worm, fungi, arthropods, and other pathogens.

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Transmission of Pathogens and Parasites in Animals and Plants
This free online course covers the transmission of pathogens and parasites in animals and plants, and the defence mechanisms, and immume system responses that are used to counteract this transmission.

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Plant Hormones and Their Actions
This free online course is an introduction to plant hormones and their actions and covers topics such as photoperiodism, vernalisation, dormancy, and transpiration

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Experimental Method and Design
This free online course is an introduction to experimental method and design.

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Nervous System
This free online course covers topics related to the nervous system such as the structure and function of the neuron, and the function of the nervous system.

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Natural Selection

This free online course is an introduction to natural selection and covers topics such as genetic variation, mutations, and selection pressures .

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Evolution

This free online course covers evolution and topics such as natural selection and the fossil record.

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Human evolution

This free online course is an introduction to human evolution and covers topics such as primate evolution, hominid evolution, and modern human evolution.

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Patterns of evolution

This free online course covers patterns of evolution and topics such as convergent evolution, parallel evolution, and gradualism.

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Phylogenetic trees

This free online course is an introduction to phylogenetic trees, also known as cladograms.

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Relative dating

This free online course is an introduction to relative and absolute dating methods used to date material.

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Biology: Meiosis

This free online course is an introduction to meiosis in the cell cycle.

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Mitosis

This free online course is an introduction to mitosis and the cell cycle.

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Mitosis videos

This free online course introduces mitosis using videos.

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Population genetics

This free online course is an introduction to population genetics, and covers topics such as speciation, extinction and the gene pool.

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Pedigrees

This free online course is a discussion of pedigrees, and covers inheritance of autosomal and X-linked characteristics

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Inheritance

This free online course is an introduction to inheritance and selective breeding.

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Genetic inheritance

This free online course covers genetic inheritance, genotyping and phenotyping.

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Mendel's work

 This free online course covers Mendel's work, and his first and second laws.

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Incomplete (partial) dominance

This free online course covers topics such as incomplete dominance, co-dominance, and allelles.

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Inheritance at one gene locus

This free online course is an introduction to inheritance at one gene locus.

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Test crosses

This free online course is an introduction to how the genotype of an organism can be worked out.

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Punnett square method of calculation

This free online course is an introduction to the Punnett square method of calculation.

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Chromosomes and coding instructions

This free online course is an introduction to chromosomes and coding instructions.

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Protein synthesis

This free online course is an introduction to the production of proteins within cells using transcription and translation of DNA and RNA into proteins.

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Mutations and mutagens

This free online course covers topics such as mutations, mutagens, and point mutations.

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DNA Science

This free online course is an introduction to DNA science and techniques such as Southern blotting, amplification and radioactive markers.

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Gene expression

This free online course is an introduction to gene expression within cells.

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Gene mapping

This free online course is an introduction to gene mapping and Morgan's experiment.

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Gene technology

This free online course gene technology and topics such as genetic engineering and gene manipulation.

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Tools and techniques of the biotechnologist

This free online course covers the techniques used by biotechnologists such as polymerase chain reaction (PCR), Southern blotting, and DNA amplification methods.

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Implications and Issues

This free online course covers the social, moral, and scientific implications of gene technology.

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The implications of gene technology

This free online course is a discussion using videos of the implications of gene technology on society.

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Karyotyping

This free online course is an introduction to karyotyping and chromosomal abnormalities.

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Linkage

This free online course covers topics such as linakge and crossing over.

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Cytokinesis

This free online course is an introduction to cytokinesis, where the contents of a cell are divided between two daughter cells.

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The periodic table

This free online course is covers the periodic table and what groups of elements are on the periodic table.

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Using symbols

This free online course is an introduction to the use of symbols in chemistry.

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Atoms

This free online course is a series of activities to help revise atoms, molecules, elements and compounds.

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Molecules

This free online course covers the topics of molecules and how molecules are made.

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Elements and compounds

This free online course is an introduction to classifying elements and compounds, and using chemical formulae to classify complex molecules.

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Chemical bonds

This free online course is an introduction to chemical bonding such as covalent and ionic bonding.

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Chemical reactions

This free online course is an introduction to chemical reations involving acids.

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Reactions

This free online course is an introduction to reactions and what reactions are.

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Atoms and molecules - summary

This free online course is a summary and revision of atoms and molecules.

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Atoms and molecules glossary

This free online course is glossary for atoms and molecules.

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Ions

This free online course covers the topics of ions and the valence of atoms.

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Particles

This free online course is an introduction to matter, and covers the topics of the history of particles and the motion of particles.

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Gases, liquids and solids

This free online course is an introduction to the chemistry of gases, liquids and solids.

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Mixtures

This free online course is an introduction to mixtures and covers soluble and insoluble mixtures, and the mixture of liquids.

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Acids

This free online course is an introduction to acids and covers topics such as acids in industry and everyday life.

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Bases

This free online course is an introduction to alkalis and corrosive bases.

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pH scale

This free online course is an introduction to pH scale for maesuring the pH of acids and bases.

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pH meters

This free online course covers pH meters and how to use pH meters.

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Acid-base indicators 

This free online course is an introduction to acid-base indicators, such as litmus paper and universal indicator.

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Acids and bases - summary

This free online course reviews the actions of acids and bases in everyday life.

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Chromatography

This free online course covers chromatography.

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Solidification

This free online course is an introduction to solidification.

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Decanting to separate liquids

This free online course decanting to separate liquids, and decanting and centrifuging to separate liquids and solids.

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Dissolving and precipitation

This free online course is an introduction to dissolving and precipitation.

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Evaporation and distillation

This free online course is an introduction to evaporation and distillation.

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Evaporation

This free online course is an introduction to evaporation.

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Filtration

This free online course is an introduction to filtration.

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Detecting gases

This free online course is an introduction to detecting gases and how to detect oxygen and hydrogen.

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Separation techniques

This free online course is an introduction to separation techniques.

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Sublimation

This free online course is an introduction to sublimation.

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The MOLE concept

This free online course is a review of the mole concept and covers topics such as the mass-mole relationship.

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Volumetric analysis

This free online course covers volumteric analysis and topics such as dilutions and titrations.

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Analysis by chemical reaction

This free online course is an introduction to analysis by chemical reaction, and covers topics such as the structural characteristics of acids and bases and the Bronsted-Lowry theory.

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Analytical chemistry

This free online course covers quantitative and qualitative analytical methods in chemistry.

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Equilibrium

This free online course is an introduction to chemical equilibrium and covers topics such as equilibrium in endothermic and exothermic reactions.

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Chemical equilibrium

This free online course is an introduction to chemical equilibrium and reversible reactions.

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Equilibrium in living systems

This free online course is an introduction to chemical equilibrium in living systems, and covers topics such as oxygen transport and carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Dissociation constants of weak acids

This free online course covers the dissociation constants of weak acids and topics such as calculating the pH and the use of indicators and buffer solutions.

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Functional groups and homologous series 1

This free online course is an introduction to functional groups such as alcohols, alkanes, chloroalkanes and carboxylic acids.

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Functional groups and homologous series 2

This free online course features revision questions for functional groups and homologous series.

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Le Chatelier's principle

This free online course covers Le Chatelier's principle and concentration-time graphs.

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Precipitation reactions

This free online course is an introduction to precipitation reactions and topics such as ionic equations and solubility rules.

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Preparation of ethanoic acid from ethane

This free online course covers the preparation of ethanoic acid from ethane.

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Rate of reaction

This free online course covers rate of reaction and topics such as initial concentration, temperature and catalysts.

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Rate of reaction revision questions

This free online course features revision questions related to rate of reaction.

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Reaction between ethanol and ethanoic acid to form the ester

This free online course is a review of esters and the reaction between ethanol and ethanoic acid to form esters.

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Redox reactions

This free online course is a review of redox reactions and covers topics such as oxidation, hydrogen transfer, oxygen transfer, and electron transfer.

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Structural isomers

This free online course is an introduction to structural isomers and covers chloroalkanes and alcohols.

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Substitution reactions

This free online course is an introduction to substitution reactions.

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Water Kw and the use of the pH scale

This free online course is an introduction to the self ionisation constant for water and the use of the pH scale.

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Sulfuric acid

This free online course is an introduction to the chemistry of sulfuric acid.

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Gravimetric analysis

This free online course is an introduction to grivmetric analysis and the percentage by mass and the mole concept.

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Spectroscopic techniques

This free online course is an introduction to spectroscopic techniques such as colorimetry.

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Spectroscopic techniques in chemical analysis

This free online course spectroscopic techniques such as atomic absorption spectroscopy, and UV-visible spectroscopy.

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Chromatography

This free online course is an introduction to chromatographic techniques such as paper chromatography, thin-layer chromatography, and gas chromatography.

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Chromatography - activity

This free online course is an activity-based introduction to chromatography.

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Industrial chemistry

This free online course is an introduction to industrial chemistry and the importance of yield.

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The petrochemical industry

This free online course is a review of the petrochemical industry and techniques used such as refining crude oil and the fractional distillation of crude oil.

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The petrochemical industry - activity

This free online course is a revision of the petrochemical industry.

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The origins of the elements

This free online course is a review of where the elements in the periodic table originated.

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The periodic table: an overview of chemistry

This free online course covers the origins of the periodic table and the importance of Dmitri Mendeleev.

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Trends in the periodic table

This free online course discusses trends in the periodic table, and covers topics such as ionisation energy levels, and electronegativity.

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Elements of the first transition series

This free online course is an introduction to the chemistry of the first transition series of elements in the periodic table.

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History and development of atomic theory

This free online course is a review of the history and development of atomic theory, and covers individuals such as Marie Curie and Ernest Rutherford.

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Electrons

This free online course covers electron configuration and periodic classification.

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Isotopes and relative atomic mass

This free online course is an introduction to isotopes and relative atomic mass.

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Nuclear fission and fusion

This free online course is a review of nuclear fission and nuclear fusion.

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Thermochemical equations

This free online course is an introduction to thermochemical equations.

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Electrochemistry

This free online course is an introduction to electrochemistry and covers topics such as the galvanic cell, the Leclanche dry cell, and alkaline cells.

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Electrolysis

This free online course is an introduction to electrolysis and electroplating.

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Fuel cells

This free online course is a review of fuel cells and discusses hydrogen-oxygen fuel cells.

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Aqueous solution or molten salt - the production of aluminium

This free online course is a review of the production process used to produce aluminium.

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Production of chlorine and sodium hydroxide: The chloralkali industry

This free online course is an introduction to the production of chlorine and sodium hydroxide.

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Energy conversions

This free online course is an introduction to energy conversions and gives an example of energy conversion in a coal-fired power station.

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Supplying and using energy

This free online course is a review of renewable and non-renewable sources of energy.

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The nitrogen cycle

This free online course is an introduction to the nitrogen cycle and covers topics such as the use of nitrogenous fertilisers.

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Digestion

This free online course reviews the digestion of proteins, lipids, and carbohydrates.

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Carbohydrates

This free online course covers carbohydrates and topics such as monosaccharides, disaccharides, and polysaccharides.

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Proteins

This free online course is an introduction to amino acids and how proteins are formed from amino acids.

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Fats and vegetable oils

This free online course is a review of saturated and unsaturated fats and vegetable oils.

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The role of water

This free online course covers the role of water in chemistry.

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Food chemistry

This free online course covers nutrients and nutrition, and energy found in food.

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Energy content of foods

This free online course covers energy content of food and discusses glycogen and fat as energy reserves in the body.

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The relative energy content of foods

This free online course is a review of the relative energy content of food.

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Calorimetry

This free online course is an introduction to calorimetry, how to measure the heat of a reaction, and how to calibrate a calorimeter.

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Food additives

This free online course is a review of food additives, antioxidants and emulsifiers.

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The energy consumed in food production

This free online course is a review of the energy consumed in food production.

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The denaturation of proteins

This free online course is a review of the denaturation of proteins.

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Introduction to electric systems

This free online course is an introduction to electric systems and reviews topics such as electric current, electric charge, voltage, resistance, work done and power.

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Circuits

This free online course is a review of electrical circuits including series circuits and parallel circuits.

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Electric systems, circuits

This free online course is a review of electric circuits such as series circuits and parallel circuits, with worked examples.

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Capacitors

This free online course is an introduction to capacitance, capacitors and discharging capacitors.

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Converting AC to DC

This free online course discusses the conversion of alternating current (AC electricity) to direct current (DC electricity).

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Transducers

This free online course is a review of transducers such as light-dependent resistors (LDRs), light-emitting diodes (LEDs), and thermistors.

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Exploring sound

This free online course explores the nature of sound and reviews topics such as the wave nature of sound, categories of waves, and the period, frequency, and pitch of sound.

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Sound - Standing waves

This free online course is a review of standing waves and examines standing waves in strings and in air-columns, and looks at open-end air columns and closed-end pipes.

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The wave equation

This free online course reviews the wave equation and the reflection, transmission and absorption of sound.

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Sound diffraction

This free online course discusses sound diffraction, the superposition of sound waves, and the diffraction and interference of sound waves from two sources.

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Intensity of sound

This free online course reviews the intensity of sound and discusses topics such as amplitude, loudness, intensity, the decibel scale and acoustic power.

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Speed of sound

This free online course examines the speed of sound and has some worked examples.

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Motion: Normal reaction

This free online course is an introduction to normal reaction with two points of contact and rebound.

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Motion: Force and acceleration

This free online course covers Newton's laws about force and acceleration and how to apply Newton's laws.

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Motion: Collisions

This free online course discusses collisions and the conservation of momentum and energy.

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Motion: Constant and vertical circular motion

This free online course reviews constant and vertical circular motion, and centripetal force, along with worked examples.

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Motion: Projectile motion

This free online course is an introduction to projectile motion, with and without air resistance.

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Motion: Momentum and impulse

This free online course is a review of momentum, impulse, force and time.

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Motion: Work energy and power

This free online course is an introduction to kinetic, elastic and potential energies, and the conservation of energy.

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Motion: Orbits

This free online course introduces Kepler's laws and reviews circular and elliptical orbits, and the velocity of satellites.

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Motion: Formulae for calculating motion in one and two dimensions

This free online course is a review of formulae and graphs used to calculate velocity, speed and acceleration.

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Introduction to gravity

This free online course introduces gravity.

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Gravity: Weightlessness

This free online course is an introduction weightlessnes, apparent weight and how to calculate apparent weight.

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Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation

This free online course is an introduction to Newton's law of universal gravitation, and discusses gravity, weight, and gravitational force.

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Energy transfers in space

This free online course is an introduction to energy transfers in space and their graphical representation.

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Magnets and magnetism

This free online course is a review of magnets and magnetism, and reviews topics such as magnetic fields, moving charges in magnetic fields, and electric motors.

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Structures

This free online course is an introduction to stuctures and covers torque, compression and tension that can be found in structures.

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Materials

This free online course discusses various aspects of materials such as materials and structures, stress, strength and strain of materials, and Young's modulus.

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Hooke's Law

This free online course is an introduction to Hooke's law.

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The wave like nature of light

This free online course reviews and discusses the wave-like nature of light. It discusses the wave/particle theory of light, the diffraction of light, double slit interference, and diffraction patterns.

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The photoelectric effect

This free online course reviews the photoelectric effect and how particles explain the photoelectric effect.

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Emission and absorption spectra

This free online course discusses emisson and absorption spectra and electron energy levels.

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Electric fields and the electron

This free online course is an introduction to the electron, electric fields and electric force, and the movement of electrons between charged plates.

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