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Mountains 101
University of Alberta via CourseraMountains 101­­ is a broad and integrated overview of the mountain world. This 12-lesson course covers an interdisciplinary field of study focusing on the physical, biological, and human dimensions of mountain places in Alberta, Canada, and around the world.
★★★★★ (248 ratings)
What Is a Mind?
University of Cape Town via FutureLearnThis free online course will bring together learners and practitioners interested in how the mind works. It aims to build bridges between traditionally antagonistic approaches to understanding the mind.
★★★★★ (85 ratings)
Introduction to Dynamical Systems and Chaos
Santa Fe Institute via Complexity ExplorerIn this course you’ll gain an introduction to the modern study of dynamical systems, the interdisciplinary field of applied mathematics that studies systems that change over time. Topics to be covered include: phase space, bifurcations, chaos, the butterfly effect, strange attractors, and pattern formation.
★★★★★ (53 ratings)
Introduction to Complexity
Santa Fe Institute via Complexity ExplorerLearn about the tools used by scientists to understand complex systems. The topics you’ll learn about include dynamics, chaos, fractals, information theory, self-organization, agent-based modeling, and networks.
★★★★★ (80 ratings)
Understanding Dementia
University of TasmaniaThis is a course about dementia looking at a broad range of topics including, basic brain anatomy, pathology, dementia research, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, medical management, living with dementia, progression and staging, palliation, behaviours and therapeutic approaches.
★★★★★ (26 ratings)
Medical Neuroscience
Duke University via CourseraThis online course is designed to include all of the core concepts in neurophysiology and clinical neuroanatomy that would be presented in most first-year neuroscience courses in schools of medicine.
★★★★★ (32 ratings)
The Science of the Solar System
California Institute of Technology via CourseraLearn about the science behind the current exploration of the solar system. Use principles from physics, chemistry, biology, and geology to understand the latest from Mars, comprehend the outer solar system, ponder planets outside our solar system, and search for habitability in our neighborhood and beyond.
★★★★★ (36 ratings)
Understanding Clinical Research: Behind the Statistics
University of Cape Town via CourseraIf you are simply interested in properly understanding the published literature or if you are embarking on conducting your own research, this course is your first step. It offers an easy entry into interpreting common statistical concepts without getting into nitty-gritty mathematical formulae. To be able to interpret and understand these concepts is the best way to start your journey into the world of clinical literature.
★★★★★ (82 ratings)
Extinctions: Past and Present
University of Cape Town via FutureLearnThis free online course explores how life on earth has been shaped by five mass extinction events in the distant past. At present, biodiversity is facing a crisis, with the prospect of a sixth extinction event today.
★★★★★ (32 ratings)
Model Thinking
University of Michigan via Coursera
We live in a complex world with diverse people, firms, and governments whose behaviors aggregate to produce novel, unexpected phenomena. We see political uprisings, market crashes, and a never ending array of social trends. How do we make sense of it? Models.

★★★★★ (63 ratings)
Introduction to Engineering Mechanics
Georgia Institute of Technology via CourseraThis course is an introduction to learning and applying the principles required to solve engineering mechanics problems. Concepts will be applied in this course from previous courses you have taken in basic math and physics. The course addresses the modeling and analysis of static equilibrium problems with an emphasis on real world engineering applications and problem solving.
★★★★★ (98 ratings)
The Science of Everyday Thinking
University of Queensland via edXLearn how to think better, argue better, and choose better.
★★★★★ (36 ratings)
Dino 101: Dinosaur Paleobiology
University of Alberta via CourseraDino 101: Dinosaur Paleobiology is a 12-lesson course teaching a comprehensive overview of non-avian dinosaurs. Topics covered: anatomy, eating, locomotion, growth, environmental and behavioral adaptations, origins and extinction. Lessons are delivered from museums, fossil-preparation labs and dig sites.
★★★★★ (22 ratings)
Introduction to Biology — The Secret of Life
Massachusetts Institute of Technology via edXExplore the secret of life through the basics of biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, recombinant DNA, genomics and rational medicine. Certify through the MITx 7.00x Competency Exam. Open for self-paced learning.
★★★★★ (25 ratings)
Calculus One
Ohio State University via CourseraThis course is a first and friendly introduction to calculus, suitable for someone who has never seen the subject before, or for someone who has seen some calculus but wants to review the concepts and practice applying those concepts to solve problems.
★★★★★ (45 ratings)

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