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Cybercrime: What does it mean?

Cybercrime: What does it mean? Creative commons image Credit: The Open University New content
Updated 29 Oct 2014
Explore different types of cybercrime with this collection of animated videos.

The Internet: It's not all bad

The Internet: It's not all bad Copyrighted image Credit: Flynt | Dreamstime.com New content
Updated 28 Oct 2014
Don’t be afraid of the Internet; be wary, be cautious, but keep on using it. By taking some simple steps you can greatly reduce the risk to...

Spam, phishing and spoofing

Spam, phishing and spoofing Creative commons image Credit: kleuske under CC BY-SA 2.0 licence New content
Updated 28 Oct 2014
Learn how to protect yourself against those who attempt to lure you to disclose confidential information. 

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Migration

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Migration Updated content
Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 23 Oct 2014
This unit introduces migration in animals, with special reference to birds, and also introduces the themes of movement, selection and homeostasis.

Moons

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Moons
Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 15 Oct 2014
Explore the many moons of our Solar System. Find out what makes them special. Should we send humans to our Moon again?

Introduction to ecosystems

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Introduction to ecosystems
Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 02 Oct 2014
If we don’t grasp why ecosystems function, it becomes harder to determine possible reasons for when they don’t, and makes it difficult to identify...

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Certificate in Astronomy and Planetary Science

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Certificate in Astronomy and Planetary Science Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 600 hours Updated 31 Oct 2014
If you’re fascinated by astronomy and planetary science, this certificate course provides a good basic introduction and equips you with the skills...

Certificate in Physics

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Certificate in Physics Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 900 hours Updated 31 Oct 2014
Physics is perhaps the most exciting intellectual adventure of our age – discoveries being made now will change your life, and learning physics...