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  • How to build a real lightsaber Creative commons image Icon JD Hancock under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    How to build a real lightsaber

    By Gianluca Sarri

    Creating a light yet powerful tool that uses a blade of energy to defeat the Dark Side and also act as an...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Dec 2017

  • How to build a real lightsaber

    How to build a real lightsaber Creative commons image Icon JD Hancock under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 06 Dec 2017
    Creating a light yet powerful tool that uses a blade of energy to defeat the Dark Side and also act as an effective shield against laser blasts is...
  • Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity

    In Shock and Awe: The Story of Electricity, Jim Al-Khalili tells the electrifying story of our quest to master nature’s most...

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    10 May 2017

  • Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity

    Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Updated 10 May 2017
    In Shock and Awe: The Story of Electricity, Jim Al-Khalili tells the electrifying story of our quest to master nature’s most mysterious force - electricity.
  • How can you use sand to store energy? Creative commons image Icon Łukasz Zabierowski under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    How can you use sand to store energy?

    By Ali Audi

    A new project is attempting to bring together two things the desert has in abundance - sand and sunshine - to...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Aug 2016

  • How can you use sand to store energy?

    How can you use sand to store energy? Creative commons image Icon Łukasz Zabierowski under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Aug 2016
    A new project is attempting to bring together two things the desert has in abundance - sand and sunshine - to generate power cleanly and efficiently.
  • Bill Hare - Stories of Change Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Bill Hare

    Bill Hare - Stories of Change

    Dr Bill Hare, CEO and Managing Director/Senior Scientist of Climate Analytics,is interviewed by Roger Harrabin for ...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Dec 2015

  • Bill Hare - Stories of Change

    Bill Hare - Stories of Change Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Bill Hare
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Dec 2015
    Dr Bill Hare, CEO and Managing Director/Senior Scientist of Climate Analytics,is interviewed by Roger Harrabin for 'Stories of Change'.
  • Bill McKibben - Stories of Change Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Bill McKibben

    Bill McKibben - Stories of Change

    Bill McKibben, founder of the grassroots climate campaign 350.org and the Schumann Distinguished Professor in...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Dec 2015

  • Bill McKibben - Stories of Change

    Bill McKibben - Stories of Change Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Bill McKibben
    Introductory level Updated 11 Dec 2015
    Bill McKibben, founder of the grassroots climate campaign 350.org and the Schumann Distinguished Professor in Residence at Middlebury College in Vermon is...
  • Dr Jean-Francois Soussana - Stories of Change Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Jean Francois Soussana

    Dr Jean-Francois Soussana - Stories of Change

    Dr Jean-Francois Soussana, Scientific Director, INRA, is interviewed by Roger Harrabin for 'Stories of...

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    10 Dec 2015

  • Dr Jean-Francois Soussana - Stories of Change

    Dr Jean-Francois Soussana - Stories of Change Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Jean Francois Soussana
    Updated 10 Dec 2015
    Dr Jean-Francois Soussana, Scientific Director, INRA, is interviewed by Roger Harrabin for 'Stories of Change'. 
  • Tamsin Edwards - Stories of Change Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Tamsin Edwards

    Tamsin Edwards - Stories of Change

    By Tamsin Edwards

    Tamsin Edwards, Lecturer in Environmental Sciences at the Open University, is interviewed by Roger Harrabin for ...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Dec 2015

  • Tamsin Edwards - Stories of Change

    Tamsin Edwards - Stories of Change Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Tamsin Edwards
    Introductory level Updated 04 Dec 2015
    Tamsin Edwards, Lecturer in Environmental Sciences at the Open University, is interviewed by Roger Harrabin for 'Stories of Change'.
  • Camille Parmesan - Stories of Change Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Camille Parmesan

    Camille Parmesan - Stories of Change

    Professor Camille Parmesan, School of Biological Sciences, Plymouth University is interviewed by Roger Harrabin for ...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Nov 2015

  • Camille Parmesan - Stories of Change

    Camille Parmesan - Stories of Change Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Camille Parmesan
    Introductory level Updated 30 Nov 2015
    Professor Camille Parmesan, School of Biological Sciences, Plymouth University is interviewed by Roger Harrabin for 'Stories of Change'.
  • Michael Jacobs - Stories of Change Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Michael Jacobs

    Michael Jacobs - Stories of Change

    Professor Michael Jacobs, special adviser to Gordon Brown from 2004-10, is interviewed by Roger Harrabin for ...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Nov 2015

  • Michael Jacobs - Stories of Change

    Michael Jacobs - Stories of Change Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Michael Jacobs
    Introductory level Updated 30 Nov 2015
    Professor Michael Jacobs, special adviser to Gordon Brown from 2004-10, is interviewed by Roger Harrabin for 'Stories of Change'.
  • Joe Smith - Overview of Projects Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Joe Smith - Overview of Projects

    By Dr Joe Smith

    Joe Smith, Professor of Environment and Society at The Open University, gives us an overview of his current projects.

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Nov 2015

  • Joe Smith - Overview of Projects

    Joe Smith - Overview of Projects Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Updated 20 Nov 2015
    Joe Smith, Professor of Environment and Society at The Open University, gives us an overview of his current projects.

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  • Energy in buildings

    Themes covered in this free course, Energy in buildings, include reducing heating demand in buildings, heating systems and fuel emissions, and...

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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    19 Jul 2017

  • Energy in buildings

    Energy in buildings
    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 19 Jul 2017
    Themes covered in this free course, Energy in buildings, include reducing heating...
  • Collisions and conservation laws

    This free course, Collisions and conservation laws, begins by explaining elastic and inelastic collisions and then goes on to show how collisions...

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    5 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    30 Jan 2017

  • Collisions and conservation laws

    Collisions and conservation laws Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: D. M. Eigler, IBM Research Division
    Intermediate level Duration 5 hours Updated 30 Jan 2017
    This free course, Collisions and conservation laws, begins by explaining elastic...
  • Unclear about nuclear?

    Young people (18+) who are interested in but unsure about entering the nuclear industry will find assistance in this free course, Unclear about...

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    Free course

    20 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Sep 2016

  • Unclear about nuclear?

    Unclear about nuclear?
    Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 13 Sep 2016
    Young people (18+) who are interested in but unsure about entering the nuclear...
  • Earth's physical resources: petroleum

    The discovery of the world's first major underground oil field in Pennsylvania, USA in 1859 sparked the continuing era of the world's reliance on...

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    Free course

    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    18 Aug 2016

  • Earth's physical resources: petroleum

    Earth's physical resources: petroleum Creative commons image Icon Used with permission under Creative-Commons license
    Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 18 Aug 2016
    The discovery of the world's first major underground oil field in Pennsylvania,...
  • Systems thinking: Understanding sustainability

    This free course, Systems thinking: Understanding sustainability, introduces ways in which systems thinking can help support processes of decision...

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    Free course

    15 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    29 Mar 2016

  • Systems thinking: Understanding sustainability

    Systems thinking: Understanding sustainability Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 15 hours Updated 29 Mar 2016
    This free course, Systems thinking: Understanding sustainability, introduces ways...
  • Future energy demand and supply

    When you consider that the global annual consumption of primary energy increased more than ten-fold during the 20th Century, the importance of...

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    Free course

    13 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    22 Mar 2016

  • Future energy demand and supply

    Future energy demand and supply Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 13 hours Updated 22 Mar 2016
    When you consider that the global annual consumption of primary energy increased...
  • Motion under gravity

    From the moment that Galileo dropped two cannonballs of different sizes and weights from the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa mankind has been...

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    Free course

    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Mar 2016

  • Motion under gravity

    Motion under gravity Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 22 Mar 2016
    From the moment that Galileo dropped two cannonballs of different sizes and...
  • Climate change

    Climate change is a key issue on today's social and political agenda. This free course explores the basic science that underpins climate change and...

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    Free course

    18 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    21 Mar 2016

  • Climate change

    Climate change Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 18 hours Updated 21 Mar 2016
    Climate change is a key issue on today's social and political agenda. This free...
  • Biofuels

    This free course, Biofuels, investigates what is meant by a biofuel and covers the advantages of using biofuels compared with fossil fuels. The...

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Mar 2016

  • Biofuels

    Biofuels Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 21 Mar 2016
    This free course, Biofuels, investigates what is meant by a biofuel and covers the...
  • Seeing the light

    This free course, Seeing the light, will teach you about how the Sun affects your home, both in terms of light and warmth and the energy it...

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    10 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Mar 2016

  • Seeing the light

    Seeing the light Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © audioundwerbung/iStockphoto.com
    Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 21 Mar 2016
    This free course, Seeing the light, will teach you about how the Sun affects your...

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    Top-up Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

    Top-up Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    This course enables you to top up your knowledge and skills to honours degree...

    Engineering: frameworks, analysis, production

    Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018 Register by 15 Mar 2018
    This module builds on the concepts and techniques inEngineering: origins, methods,...

    Science and society

    Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This interdisciplinary science module extends the scientific understanding and...

    Science: nuclear energy

    Introductory level Updated 15 Jan 2018 Register by 01 Feb 2018
    Nuclear energy is back in the news as governments around the world increasingly...

    Science: living without oil

    Introductory level Updated 15 Jan 2018 Register by 01 Feb 2018
    Crude oil is currently our most important global source of energy. This course...

    Managing for sustainability

    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018 Register by 12 Apr 2018
    This module will increase your understanding of delivering and supporting...

    Making environmental decisions

    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018 Register by 12 Apr 2018
    Many decisions and actions, both individual and collective, affect our environment...

    Living without oil: chemistry for a sustainable future

    Introductory level Duration 100 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018 Register by 29 Mar 2018
    Crude oil is currently our most important global source of energy. This module...

    Chemistry: essential concepts

    Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    Chemistry is fundamental to our modern world, touching all aspects of our lives;...

    The relativistic Universe

    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    If you are interested in using quantitative physical methods to understand...
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