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Influential women scientists in chemistry

Influential women scientists in chemistry Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Oct 2014
Women have played a significant role in the areas of chemistry, the environment and health. Here are just a few examples.

Obtaining graphene from graphite

Obtaining graphene from graphite Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Sep 2014
Discover how graphene, the thinnest material known, can be extrated from graphite, a form of carbon

Slip Slide Collide

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Slip Slide Collide Creative commons image Credit: The Open University
Intermediate level Duration 30 mins Updated 14 Jul 2014
Want to learn more about the Earth's tectonic plates? Start your journey into the surface of the Earth with these three quick-fire challenges

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Detecting Down’s syndrome in the unborn fetus

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Detecting Down’s syndrome in the unborn fetus Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 20 Jul 2012
Down's syndrome is the condition that is screened for the most in pregnant women because of the increased risk with the increasing age of mothers....

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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 01 Nov 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 01 Nov 2014
Physics is perhaps the most exciting intellectual adventure of our age – discoveries being made now will change your life, and learning physics...

Certificate of Higher Education in Natural Sciences

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Certificate of Higher Education in Natural Sciences Copyrighted image Credit: Irochka | Dreamstime.com Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 01 Nov 2014
Are you fascinated by life’s big questions? Are you thinking about studying for a degree? The Certificate of Higher Education in Natural Sciences...