physics

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  2. edX

    edX AP® Physics 1: Challenging Concepts

    Overview This course covers 8 different challenging topics in AP® Physics 1. Well-respected AP instructors from around the USA will lead you through video, assessment questions, and interactive activities. Each module breaks these tricky topics into bite-sized pieces - with short instructional...
  3. edX

    edX AP® Physics 2: Challenging Concepts

    Overview This course covers 9 challenging topics in AP® Physics 2. Well-respected AP instructors from around the USA will lead you through video, assessment questions, and interactive activities. Each module breaks these tricky topics into bite-sized pieces—with short instructional videos...
  4. edX

    edX On-Ramp to AP* Physics C: Mechanics

    Overview This short course is intended for the high-school students who have taken an introductory-level physics course, acquired some background in Mechanics and intend to take a more advanced course – for instance, AP Physics C. The course helps the students refresh and strengthen their...
  5. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn The Science of Nuclear Energy

    Overview Understand the science of nuclear power and the arguments for and against it With the need to reduce carbon emissions around the world, the way we generate our power has to change and nuclear energy is back on the political agenda. But do you know your fission from your fusion? Would...
  6. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn Teaching Practical Science: Physics

    Overview Help students understand physics through practicals Physics can be a challenging topic for students, it is essential that they practice and embed their understanding of practical skills in preparation for assessment of their learning. This course, specially designed for teachers, will...
  7. Coursera

    Coursera Statistical Mechanics: Algorithms and Computations

    Overview In this course you will learn a whole lot of modern physics (classical and quantum) from basic computer programs that you will download, generalize, or write from scratch, discuss, and then hand in. Join in if you are curious (but not necessarily knowledgeable) about algorithms, and...
  8. Coursera

    Coursera Mechanics: Motion, Forces, Energy and Gravity, from Particles to Planets

    Overview Most of the phenomena in the world around you are, at the fundamental level, based on physics, and much of physics is based on mechanics. Mechanics begins by quantifying motion, and then explaining it in terms of forces, energy and momentum. This allows us to analyse the operation of...
  9. Coursera

    Coursera Introduction into General Theory of Relativity

    Overview General Theory of Relativity or the theory of relativistic gravitation is the one which describes black holes, gravitational waves and expanding Universe. The goal of the course is to introduce you into this theory. The introduction is based on the consideration of many practical...
  10. Coursera

    Coursera Particle Physics: an Introduction

    Overview This course introduces you to subatomic physics, i.e. the physics of nuclei and particles. More specifically, the following questions are addressed: - What are the concepts of particle physics and how are they implemented? - What are the properties of atomic nuclei and how can one use...
  11. Coursera

    Coursera Understanding Einstein: The Special Theory of Relativity

    Overview In this course we will seek to “understand Einstein,” especially focusing on the special theory of relativity that Albert Einstein, as a twenty-six year old patent clerk, introduced in his “miracle year” of 1905. Our goal will be to go behind the myth-making and beyond the popularized...
  12. Coursera

    Coursera How Things Work: An Introduction to Physics

    Overview An introduction to physics in the context of everyday objects. Taught by Louis A. Bloomfield
  13. Coursera

    Coursera Statistical Molecular Thermodynamics

    Overview This introductory physical chemistry course examines the connections between molecular properties and the behavior of macroscopic chemical systems. Taught by Christopher J. Cramer
  14. Coursera

    Coursera The Finite Element Method for Problems in Physics

    Overview This course is an introduction to the finite element method as applicable to a range of problems in physics and engineering sciences. The treatment is mathematical, but only for the purpose of clarifying the formulation. The emphasis is on coding up the formulations in a modern...
  15. MoocLab

    8 Free MOOCs to Get to Grips with Quantum Mechanics

    Quantum mechanics (also known as Quantum physics) deals with the behaviour of very small things like atoms and subatomic particles. It is behind the technological advances that make modern life possible and its applications in the future are potentially infinite. It is very likely that companies...
  16. MoocLab

    Intro to Physics

    COURSE DESCRIPTION Study physics abroad in Europe -- virtually! Learn the basics of physics on location in Italy, the Netherlands and the UK, by answering some of the discipline's major questions from over the last 2000 years. Length: 8 Weeks Price: FREE Provider: Udacity Subject: Physics...
  17. MoocLab

    How Things Work: An Introduction to Physics

    COURSE DESCRIPTION An introduction to physics in the context of everyday objects. Length: 11 hours of videos and assessments Price: FREE (Add a verified certificate for £36) Provider: University of Virginia via Coursera Subject: English Level: Intermediate Languages: English Instructors...
  18. MoocLab

    Particle Physics: an Introduction

    COURSE DESCRIPTION This course introduces you to subatomic physics, i.e. the physics of nuclei and particles. More specifically, the following questions are addressed: - What are the concepts of particle physics and how are they implemented? - What are the properties of atomic nuclei and how can...
  19. MoocLab

    Understanding Einstein: The Special Theory of Relativity

    COURSE DESCRIPTION In this course we will seek to “understand Einstein,” especially focusing on the special theory of relativity that Albert Einstein, as a twenty-six year old patent clerk, introduced in his “miracle year” of 1905. Our goal will be to go behind the myth-making and beyond the...
  20. MoocLab

    Mechanics: Motion, Forces, Energy and Gravity, from Particles to Planets

    COURSE DESCRIPTION Most of the phenomena in the world around you are, at the fundamental level, based on physics, and much of physics is based on mechanics. Mechanics begins by quantifying motion, and then explaining it in terms of forces, energy and momentum. This allows us to analyse the...
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