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Basic science: understanding experiments free course icon Level

Science, Maths & Technology 

Basic science: understanding experiments

This free course, Basic science: understanding experiments, introduces you to science-based skills through simple and exciting physics, chemistry and biology experiments.

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12 hrs
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Histology, microscopy, anatomy and disease

This free course, Histology, microscopy, anatomy and disease, will help you understand the basic principles of light microscopy, before introducing you to histology, concentrating on the structure, function and relationship of normal human tissues.

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12 hrs
Everyday maths for Health and Social Care and Education Support 2 free course icon

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Everyday maths for Health and Social Care and Education Support 2

This free course, Everyday maths for Health, Social Care and Education Support 2, will build on your current maths skills for work, study and everyday life.

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48 hrs
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Mathematics for science and technology free course icon Level Badge icon

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Mathematics for science and technology

Maths is intimately entwined with science and technology, whether it is used to analyse data collected on plants in the Amazon rainforest, to calculate the trajectory of a comet or design a bridge to connect two countries. This means that science and technology go hand-in-hand with maths, and that a firm grasp of maths is crucial for studying any science and technology discipline. This free course, Maths for science and technology, will help you build a stronger grip with the maths helping hand. You’ll learn about how the power of algebra, the sense of scientific notation, the beauty of basic trigonometry and why 70 db (decibels) is 10 times more powerful than 60 db. As well as this you will delve into scientific measurement, including the importance of units and the flexibility and practically of the SI – the internationally recognised system of units based on multiples of ten.

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24 hrs
Learn to code for data analysis free course icon Level Badge icon

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Learn to code for data analysis

This free course will teach you how to write your own computer programs, one line of code at a time. You'll learn how to access open data, clean and analyse it, and produce visualisations. You will also learn how to write up and share your analyses, privately or publicly.

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24 hrs
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The science of alcohol free course icon Level Badge icon

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The science of alcohol

Alcohol plays a considerable part in the daily lives of humanity and has done for thousands of years. This free course, The science of alcohol, looks at the science behind the processes of brewing, distilling and vinification, and how many of our beverages are made. A historical aspect is also covered showing how the modern production techniques have developed from ancient methods, and how scientists ensure that products are safe to drink. The course also looks at the biological effects of alcohol, and how it affects the human body.

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24 hrs
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Everyday maths for Construction and Engineering 1

This free course, Everyday maths for Construction and Engineering 1, will develop and improve your essential maths skills for work, study and everyday life.

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48 hrs
Everyday maths for Health and Social Care and Education Support 1 free course icon

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Everyday maths for Health and Social Care and Education Support 1

This free course, Everyday maths for Health and Social Care and Education Support 1, will develop and improve your essential maths skills for work, study and everyday life.

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48 hrs
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Everyday maths 2

This free course, Everyday maths 2, will build on your existing maths skills and help you to feel more confident tackling the maths you come across in everyday situations.

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48 hrs
Everyday maths for Construction and Engineering 2 free course icon

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Everyday maths for Construction and Engineering 2

This free course, Everyday maths for Construction and Engineering 2, will build on your current maths skills for work, study and everyday life.

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48 hrs
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Everyday maths 1

  This free course, Everyday maths 1, is designed to bring your learning to life, inspiring you to improve your current maths skills or helping you to remember any areas that you may have forgotten. Working through the examples and interactive activities in this course will help you to, among other things, run a household or make progress in your career.      

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48 hrs
Returning to STEM free course icon Level Badge icon

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Returning to STEM

This free badged course, Returning to STEM, offers useful skills and solutions to help you get back into a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM).

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24 hrs
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