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17%

started a new career after completing these courses

29%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

25%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 14 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: Arabic, French, Portuguese (European), Chinese (Simplified), Greek, Italian, Korean, German, Urdu, Russian, English, Hebrew, Spanish, Hindi, Japanese...

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Course Introduction

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 5 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 readings
Suggested Readings10m
Translations10m
1 practice exercise
Preliminary Assessment42m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Skating

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 49 min)
7 videos
Why Does a Motionless Skater Tend to Remain Motionless?9m
Why Does a Moving Skater Tend to Continue Moving?4m
How Can We Describe the Fluid, Effortless Motion of a Coasting Skater?8m
How Does a Skater Start, Stop, or Turn?16m
Why Does a Skater Need Ice or Wheels in Order to Skate?4m
Skating Summary1m
1 practice exercise
Skating30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Falling Balls

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 111 min)
8 videos
Why Does a Dropped Ball Fall Downward?4m
How Differently do Different Balls Fall?14m
How Would a Ball Fall on the Moon?9m
How Does a Falling Ball Move After it is Dropped?24m
How Can a Ball Move Upward and Still be Falling?21m
How Does a Ball's Horizontal Motion Affect its Fall?25m
Falling Balls Summary3m
1 practice exercise
Falling Balls30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Ramps

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 85 min)
7 videos
Why Doesn't a Wagon Fall Through a Sidewalk?11m
Why Does a Sidewalk Perfectly Support a Wagon?7m
How Does a Wagon Move as You Let it Roll Freely on a Ramp?12m
Why is it More Exhausting to Lift a Wagon Up Than to Lower a Wagon Down?29m
Why is it Easier to Pull a Wagon Up a Ramp Than to Lift it Up a Ladder?14m
Ramps Summary3m
1 practice exercise
Ramps30m

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