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Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 15 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Welcome - Let's Get Started

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 13 min), 3 readings
3 videos
Video Introduction: Reuben H. Fleet Science Center - Part 147s
Video Introduction: Reuben H. Fleet Science Center - Part 21m
3 readings
Welcome Message10m
Course Overview10m
Thank you to the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center!2m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

The Mystery of Foam

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 28 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Video: The Mystery of Foam12m
Video: Foam and Sand10m
Video: Sand Demonstration2m
2 readings
Module Overview10m
Further Reading: Emergent Phenomena10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz10m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Chaotic Dynamics

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 56 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Video: Reuben H. Fleet Science Center - Chaos Part 21m
Video: Introduction to Chaotic Dynamics4m
Video: What causes chaotic behavior?15m
Video: The principles of chaotic dynamics9m
Video: Chaotic Dynamics and Fractals9m
Video: Don Saari Interview14m
2 readings
Module Overview10m
Further Reading: Web Resources on Chaotic Dynamics and Fractals10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz12m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Pattern Formation and Systems Biology

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 69 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Video: Reuben H. Fleet Science Center - Pattern Formation Part 22m
Video: Reuben H. Fleet Science Center - Pattern Formation Part 31m
Video: Patterns in One Dimension14m
Video: Turing12m
Video: How Plants Grow11m
Video: Fred Wan Interview13m
Video: Jun Allard Interview9m
2 readings
Module Overview10m
Further Reading: Web Resources on Biological Pattern Formation10m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz8m

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