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Optics I

In this course Professor Charles Adams (Durham University) gives an introduction to optics for GCSE students. In the first mini-lecture, we explore the big picture of optics, defining it broadly as the science of light, seeking to understand light...

5 lectures

1:17:43

Prof. Charles Adams

Durham University

Physics

Introduction to Electricity and Circuits

In this course, Professor David Berman (Queen Mary University of London) explores charge, energy, and circuits at a GCSE level. In the first mini-lecture, we look at charges, the force a charge experiences in an electric field, potential energy,...

5 lectures

0:51:58

Prof. David Berman

QMUL

Physics

Introduction to Mechanics

In this course, Professor David Berman (Queen Mary University of London) gives an introduction to mechanics at a GCSE level. In the first mini-lecture, we define distance, speed, and acceleration before looking at how they are related...

5 lectures

0:39:14

Prof. David Berman

QMUL

Physics

Waves

In this course, Professor Steven Balbus (University of Oxford) explores waves. In the first mini-lecture, we introduce Hooke’s Law and solve for a mathematical solution that reveals the concept of Simple Harmonic Motion. In the second...

8 lectures

1:48:14

Prof. Steven Balbus

Oxford University

History

US History – Immigration and Migration in the 1920s

In this course, Professor Susan Curtis (Purdue University) explains the causes and effects of international and internal migration patterns during the 1920s and what effects this had on popular culture in the United States. We start by examining...

6 lectures

0:54:37

Prof. Susan Curtis

Purdue University

Physics

Magnetism

In this course, Professor Mohamed Anber (Durham University) explores magnetism. In the first mini-lecture, we discuss the magnetic fields of natural magnets and infinite wires carrying current. In the second mini-lecture we define the magnetic...

6 lectures

0:50:11

Prof. Mohamed Anber

Durham University

Physics

Testing Gravity

In this course, Professor Jens Gundlach (University of Washington) explores gravity, in particular, gravity experiments. In the first mini-lecture, we give an overview of how our understanding of gravity and the Universe has evolved from ancient...

5 lectures

0:45:58

Prof. Jens Gundlach

University of Washington

History

US History – Ratification, the Federalist Papers and the Bill of Rights, 1787-91

In this course, Professor Woody Holton (University of South Carolina) discusses the ratification of the US Constitution, along with the Federalist Papers and the Bill of Rights. We start by looking at the structure of the Constitution - the...

4 lectures

0:45:25

Prof. Woody Holton

University of South Carolina

Physics

Building Blocks of the Universe

In this course, Professor David Berman (Queen Mary University of London) explores what the building blocks of the Universe are, that is, the elementary particles that make up everything in the world around us. In the first mini-lecture, we discuss...

5 lectures

0:48:11

Prof. David Berman

QMUL

Chemistry

NMR Spectroscopy

In this course, Dr Danny Allwood (Sheffield Hallam University) introduces the concept of NMR spectroscopy, a ubiquitous analytical tool used in all fields of chemistry to determine the structure of compounds. We start by: (i) investigating two...

6 lectures

0:31:24

Dr. Danny Allwood

Sheffield Hallam University

Physics

The Physics of Climate Change

In this course, Professor Joanna Haigh (Imperial College London) discusses the physics behind climate change. In the first mini-lecture, we explore the Earth’s energy balance, the physical processes in the Earth’s atmosphere that have contributed...

6 lectures

0:55:48

Prof. Joanna Haigh

Imperial College London

Chemistry

Biomolecules

In this course Prof. Sabine Flitsch introduce biomolecules. What do we mean when we say ‘biomolecule’, and what kinds of biomolecules exist? Modern research spans biomolecules of all sorts, and we introduce: (i) the classes of biomolecules that...

4 lectures

0:24:04

Prof. Sabine Flitsch

Manchester University

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