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E.g., 2016-08-25
E.g., 2016-08-25
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If chemistry is the science of stuff, then analytical chemistry answers the question: what is it? And how much of it do you have? This course teaches how to do this with instrumental analysis!

Average: 4.3 (9 votes)
Sep 12th 2016

This eight-week online course provides an overview of the economy surrounding biotechnology. As a participant, you’ll learn about biorefineries, nutrients, biopolymers, bioenergy, and the cycle that takes products from biomass to world markets.

Average: 4 (3 votes)
Aug 22nd 2016

This course will cover the topics of a full year, two semester General Chemistry course. We will use a free on-line textbook, Concept Development Studies in Chemistry, available via Rice’s Connexions project. The fundamental concepts in the course will be introduced via the Concept Development Approach developed at Rice University. In this approach, we will develop the concepts you need to know from experimental observations and scientific reasoning rather than simply telling you the concepts and then asking you to simply memorize or apply them.

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Aug 22nd 2016

This is an introductory course for students with limited background in chemistry; basic concepts involved in chemical reactions, stoichiometry, the periodic table, periodic trends, nomenclature, and chemical problem solving will be emphasized with the goal of preparing students for further study in chemistry as needed for many science, health, and policy professions.

Average: 6.5 (2 votes)
Aug 22nd 2016

Learn about novel sensing tools that make use of nanotechnology to screen, detect and monitor various events in personal or professional life. Together, we will lay the groundwork for infinite innovative applications, starting from diagnosis and treatments of diseases, continuing with quality control of goods and environmental aspects, and ending with monitoring security issues.

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Aug 22nd 2016

Nanotechnology and nanosensors are broad, interdisciplinary areas that encompass (bio)chemistry, physics, biology, materials science, electrical engineering and more. The present course will provide a survey on some of the fundamental principles behind nanotechnology and nanomaterials and their vital role in novel sensing properties and applications. The course will discuss interesting interdisciplinary scientific and engineering knowledge at the nanoscale to understand fundamental physical differences at the nanosensors.

Average: 3.5 (4 votes)
Aug 15th 2016

Ce cours complète le MOOC « Thermodynamique : fondements » qui vous permettra de mettre en application les concepts fondamentaux de la thermodynamique. Pour atteindre cet objectif, le Professeur J.-Ph. Ansermet de l’Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne s’est entouré d’experts et de spécialistes des différents domaines d’application provenant de diverses institutions partenaires du réseau RESCIF. Vous pourrez ainsi voir l’usage de la thermodynamique en chimie, en ingénierie et en physique.

Average: 4 (1 vote)
Aug 8th 2016

This hands-on course introduces you to science-based skills through simple and exciting physics, chemistry and biology experiments.

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Aug 8th 2016

Discover a world built by atoms, shaped by molecules and kept running with chemical reactions! This subject is an introduction to the world of chemistry. You will learn about atoms, the building blocks of everything around us. You’ll learn about how these atoms are put together to make compounds, to make most of the materials that we use every day. We’ll have some fun looking at some common types chemical reactions and finally, we’ll use our knowledge of these chemical reactions along with a new way of quantifying the world in order to be able to make powerful predictions about quantitative chemistry.

Average: 8 (4 votes)
Aug 8th 2016

A chemistry course to cover selected topics covered in advanced high school chemistry courses, correlating to the standard topics as established by the American Chemical Society.

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Aug 8th 2016

Chemical reactions underpin the production of pretty much everything in our modern world. But, what is the driving force behind reactions? Why do some reactions occur over geological time scales whilst others are so fast that we need femtosecond-pulsed lasers to study them? Ultimately, what is going on at the atomic level? Discover the answers to such fundamental questions and more on this course in introductory physical chemistry.

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Aug 8th 2016

This course is designed to cover subjects in advanced high school chemistry courses, correlating to the standard topics as established by the American Chemical Society. This course is a precursor to the Advanced Chemistry Coursera course. Areas that are covered include atomic structure, periodic trends, compounds, reactions and stoichiometry, bonding, and thermochemistry.

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Aug 1st 2016

Learn about DNA structure, how atoms are bonded to make DNA molecules and the periodic table, through Nobel lectures and key scientific papers.

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Aug 1st 2016

This introductory physical chemistry course examines the connections between molecular properties and the behavior of macroscopic chemical systems.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Aug 1st 2016

Ce cours vous apportera une compréhension des concepts fondamentaux de la thermodynamique du point de vue de la physique, de la chimie et de l’ingénierie. Il est scindé un deux MOOCs. Dans la première partie, le Professeur J.-Ph. Ansermet de l’EPFL et son collaborateur le Dr. Sylvain Bréchet ont rassemblé en quatre leçons tous les principes fondamentaux de la thermodynamique. La deuxième partie du MOOC illustre l’approche thermodynamique par une série d’applications présentées par des spécialistes provenant de diverses institutions partenaires du réseau RESCIF.

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Aug 1st 2016

En este curso, el participante conocerá una buena parte de la química que lo rodea y tendrá elementos para saber que la química no es tan mala como nos quieren hacer creer.

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Jul 19th 2016

This course introduces students to elements of science behind cooking, cuisine preparation and the enjoyment of food. The ultimate goal is to help students recognize the importance of scientific principles being applied in everyday life, so that they will appreciate and be able to apply some of these principles in their future cooking practice, including the manipulation of human perception.

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Jun 28th 2016

Aprenderás los conceptos básicos de las reacciones químicas y profundizarás en su estudio cuantitativo (estequiometría). Con este curso aprenderás los conceptos básicos relacionados con las reacciones químicas y profundizarás en su estudio desde el punto de vista cuantitativo, es decir su estequiometría. Entenderás el comportamiento de los gases y las disoluciones y aplicarás las leyes que regulan su comportamiento en los procesos químicos en los que participan.

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Jun 27th 2016

We have all seen forensic scientists in TV shows, but how do they really work? What is the science behind their work? The course aims to explain the scientific principles and techniques behind the work of forensic scientists and will be illustrated with numerous case studies from Singapore and around the world.

Average: 6.3 (6 votes)
Jun 20th 2016

Many students leave high school unprepared for the rigors of college chemistry. This course is the first in a series designed to give students an opportunity to review subjects from advanced high school chemistry at a pace conducive to their level, whether they are encountering the material for the first time or using the course as a refresher.

Average: 1 (2 votes)

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