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Fundamentals of General Science


Fundamentals of General Science

Fundamentals of General Science

Improve your science skills with scientific knowledge and experiments


Students: 2,101
Course Description

The 'Introduction to General Science' is a free interactive course that allows the learner to grapple with scientific knowledge in interesting, engaging and easy way. It educates the learner on how scientific experiments are set up and conducted, how hypotheses are formed and how conclusions are drawn.
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This course is suitable for science students who wish to revise before exams, those working in laboratories who wish to reacquaint themselves with laboratory procedures or those who wish to familiarise themselves with the fundamentals of science.
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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to effectively observe in a science laboratory and form your opinion on an experiment. You will gain a good knowledge of scientific experiments, including how to design experiments, create hypothesis testing, repeat experiments and reach a conclusion.
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You will learn about The Piltdown Man. This course will provide you with the essential safety methods that need to be considered in a laboratory when using test tubes, heating liquids and mixing substances. You will be able to effectively use a Bunsen burner.
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Module Title
Observation and Inferences
Scientific Experiments
Hypothesis Testing
Piltdown Man
Safety Rules in the Science Laboratory
Test Tube Safety in the Science Laboratory
Using the Bunsen Burner
General Safety in the Science Laboratory
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Course Rating (By Learners)
Course Title Fundamentals of General Science
Course # 184
Course Publisher XSIQ
Course Category 85
Content Origin Australian School Curriculum
Course Description  The 'Introduction to General Science' is a free interactive course that allows the learner to grapple with scientific knowledge in interesting, engaging and easy way. It educates the learner on how scientific experiments are set up and conducted, how hypotheses are formed and how conclusions are drawn. This course is suitable for science students who wish to revise before exams, those working in laboratories who wish to reacquaint themselves with laboratory procedures or those who wish to familiarise themselves with the fundamentals of science.
License 
Release Date 07 September 2012
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only Low
Animation Low
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 14+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Lower High/ Secondary School
 
Validation Level 4
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
Merchandise Availability Yes
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  • Maricelly Cruz Puerto Rico Excelent! 2014-11-07 14:11:45
  • Cayla Nguyen United States of America Overall it was good resouce of information, that some might not know of. The couse gave me a clear understand of what to look for in the labortatory; what is safe and what is not safe. The course also have me a clear understand on how to start a scientific experiments, and what to look for when I am experimenting on my own. It was clear and direct. Very interesting. 2014-09-20 20:09:18
  • Robert Beliveau United States of America Easy way to learn 2014-04-08 23:04:54
  • Robert Beliveau United States of America Fun way to learn 2014-04-07 03:04:13
  • mick bowen Australia A good course to review your science and keep up to date 2014-03-31 14:03:23
  • Laura Knowles United Kingdom Course Module: Scientific Experiments
    Course Topic: The mould experiment
    Comment: Can't view experiment. 2012-07-08 18:07:06
  • Laura Knowles United Kingdom Course Module: Scientific Experiments
    Course Topic: The soil experiment
    Comment: Can't view the experiment. Get error box. 2012-07-08 18:07:48
  • brenda mundey South Africa ITS NOT THAT BAD:) 2011-05-17 11:05:14
  • jaydee van rensburg South Africa it is like the best thing EVERRRR 2011-05-17 11:05:48
  • Courtney Botha South Africa It's cool =) 2011-05-16 13:05:51
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