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Curanderismo: Traditional Healing Using Plants (Coursera)

As one of four courses on Curanderismo, the art of Hispanic/Latino traditional medicine, this course focuses specifically on the use of plants in traditional healing. As an educational and cultural platform, this course will share the history, influences, and contributions of traditional medicine. Trained traditional healers will share [...]
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Teaching Biology: Inspiring Students with Plant Science (FutureLearn)

Learn how to keep your biology students engaged by teaching practical science with plants. This course is ideal CPD for teachers. Support the biology curriculum with plant science. Biology lessons provide opportunities to inspire students with practical examples of science. On this course, developed with specialists at Science & [...]
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Mountains 101 (Coursera)

Mountains 101­­ is a broad and integrated overview of the mountain world. This 12-lesson course covers an interdisciplinary field of study focusing on the physical, biological, and human dimensions of mountain places in Alberta, Canada, and around the world.
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Origins - Formation of the Universe, Solar System, Earth and Life (Coursera)

The Origins course tracks the origin of all things – from the Big Bang to the origin of the Solar System and the Earth. The course follows the evolution of life on our planet through deep geological time to present life forms.
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Understanding Plants - Part II: Fundamentals of Plant Biology (Coursera)

This class is aimed at people interested in understanding the basic science of plant biology. In this four lecture series, we'll first learn about the structure-function of plants and of plant cells. Then we'll try to understand how plants grow and develop, making such complex structures as flowers. Once [...]
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Understanding Plants - Part I: What a Plant Knows (Coursera)

For centuries we have collectively marveled at plant diversity and form—from Charles Darwin’s early fascination with stems and flowers to Seymour Krelborn’s distorted doting in Little Shop of Horrors. This course intends to present an intriguing and scientifically valid look at how plants themselves experience the world—from the colors [...]
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The New Nordic Diet - from Gastronomy to Health (Coursera)

The New Nordic Diet is a new food culture developed in 2009-13 with key emphasis on gastronomy, health, and environment. Major research in its effect on acceptability, behaviour and learning skills, and disease prevention have been conducted by the OPUS centre at the University of Copenhagen and the people [...]
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Happy Houseplants: Caring For Your Plants | Learn with The Sill (Skillshare)

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Happy Houseplants: Caring For Your Plants | Learn with The Sill (Skillshare)
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Plants heighten our creativity, happiness, and even oxygen levels — and this class will give you everything you need to pot and care for your plants so they live long, healthy, and prosperous lives! Taught by The Sill's Botanist Christopher Satch, you'll learn about how to pot and re-pot [...]
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Microbiomes & Sustainability (edX)

The course is an introduction to microbiomes and sustainability. It argues that global microbiomes are fundamentally relevant to sustainability. Topics include principles of sustainability, sustainable development, microbiomes in humans and the environment, bioremediation, and bioretention. For more than 3.5 billion years microbes and their communities (microbiomes) have shaped the [...]
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Religious Symbols of the World (edX)

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Religious Symbols of the World (edX)
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This course is the third and final course in the series following “Understanding Religious Symbolism” and “Myths, Rituals, and Cosmos.” Through the theories and patterns that you learned in these three courses, I hope that you will be able to interpret the various religious phenomena in different cultures, and [...]
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