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Crowd Pressure: Confused by the terms used in the programme?

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Apr 2012
Spot the unusual terminology in Bang's 'Crowd Pressure' episode? Stephen Serjeant and Ian Johnston explain how scientists sometimes abbreviate...

Same and different

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Same and different Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Jun 2007
This example of how young children view mass and volume shows some of the ways in which our research is carried out and our ideas about child...

Rocket science

Rocket science Copyrighted image Copyright: Production team
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 26 Sep 2006
Battle of the the Geeks' Ian Johnston takes us through the science which lifts rockets from launchpad to the skies. We start, though, by asking why...

Rough Science 6 Colorado: Mountain Video Diaries: Hermione Cockburn

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Rough Science 6 Colorado: Mountain Video Diaries: Hermione Cockburn Copyrighted image Copyright: Production team
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Nov 2005
Exclusive video extra in which Hermione Cockburn talks about the challenge for the Mountain programme, from the sixth BBC/OU TV series Rough...

Rough Science 6 Colorado: Mountain Video Diaries: Ellen McCallie

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Rough Science 6 Colorado: Mountain Video Diaries: Ellen McCallie Copyrighted image Copyright: Production team
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Nov 2005
Exclusive video extra in which Ellen McCallie talks about the challenge for the Mountain programme, from the sixth BBC/OU TV series Rough Science,...

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Succeed with maths – Part 2

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Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 13 Apr 2016
This free course, Succeed with maths Part 2, is a sequel to Part 1, in which you will continue to develop your mathematical knowledge and skills...

Motion under gravity

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Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 22 Mar 2016
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...

The Big Bang

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Advanced level Duration 20 hours Updated 02 Mar 2016
This is the way the world ends / Not with a bang but a whimper.' (T.S. Eliot) But how about the way the world begins? Was this the biggest bang of...