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Acid Dilution Problem
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In this activity, students use the virtual lab to create 500mL of 3M HCl solution from a concentrated stock solution of 11.6M HCl. They must first calculate the correct volumes of 11.6M HCl solution and water to mix together to create the final solution. Next, they prepare the solution using the appropriate glassware, and then can check their answer using the concentration viewer in the solution info panel.

Subject:
Chemistry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Carnegie Mellon University
Provider Set:
The ChemCollective
Date Added:
02/05/2021
Anatomy & Physiology
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You probably have a general understanding of how your body works. But do you fully comprehend how all of the intricate functions and systems of the human body work together to keep you healthy? This course will provide that insight. By approaching the study of the body in an organized way, you will be able to connect what you learn about anatomy and physiology to what you already know about your own body.

By taking this course, you will begin to think and speak in the language of the domain while integrating the knowledge you gain about anatomy to support explanations of physiological phenomenon. The course focuses on a few themes that, when taken together, provide a full view of what the human body is capable of and of the exciting processes going on inside of it.

Topics covered include: Structure and Function, Homeostasis, Levels of Organization, and Integration of Systems.

Note: This free course requires registration

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Anatomy/Physiology
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Provider:
Carnegie Mellon University
Provider Set:
Open Learning Initiative
Date Added:
01/07/2013
Behavior of Sample Mean (1 of 3)
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Apply the sampling distribution of the sample mean as summarized by the Central Limit Theorem (when appropriate). In particular, be able to identify unusual samples from a given population.

Subject:
Statistics and Probability
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Module
Provider:
Carnegie Mellon University
Provider Set:
Open Learning Initiative
Date Added:
12/29/2017
Biochemistry
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This is an introductory course in biochemistry, designed for both biology and chemical engineering majors.

A consistent theme in this course is the development of a quantitative understanding of the interactions of biological molecules from a structural, thermodynamic, and molecular dynamic point of view. A molecular simulation environment provides the opportunity for you to explore the effect of molecular interactions on the biochemical properties of systems. Topics covered include: Protein Function, Structure and Function of Carbohydrates, Lipids and Biological Membranes, Metabolism, Nucleic and Acid and Biochemistry.

Subject:
Chemistry
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Diagram/Illustration
Full Course
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Reading
Provider:
Carnegie Mellon University
Provider Set:
Open Learning Initiative
Date Added:
01/09/2013
Estimation
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Learning Objectives: 1).Determine point estimates in simple cases, and make the connection between the sampling distribution of a statistic, and its properties as a point estimator.
2). Explain what a confidence interval represents and determine how changes in sample size and confidence level affect the precision of the confidence interval.
3). Find confidence intervals for the population mean and the population proportion (when certain conditions are met), and perform sample size calculations.

Subject:
Statistics and Probability
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Carnegie Mellon University
Provider Set:
Open Learning Initiative
Date Added:
01/02/2018
Examining Distributions
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1). Summarize and describe the distribution of a categorical variable in context.
2). Generate and interpret several different graphical displays of the distribution of a quantitative variable (histogram, stemplot, boxplot).
3). Summarize and describe the distribution of a quantitative variable in context: a) describe the overall pattern, b) describe striking deviations from the pattern.
4). Relate measures of center and spread to the shape of the distribution, and choose the appropriate measures in different contexts.
5). Compare and contrast distributions (of quantitative data) from two or more groups, and produce a brief summary, interpreting your findings in context.
5). Apply the standard deviation rule to the special case of distributions having the "normal" shape.

Subject:
Statistics and Probability
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Carnegie Mellon University
Provider Set:
Open Learning Initiative
Date Added:
12/29/2017
Glucose Dilution Problem
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In this activity, students use the virtual lab to create a 0.025M glucose solution from a standard 1M glucose solution. First, they calculate the correct volumes of 1M glucose solution and water to mix together to create the final 0.025M solution. Next, they prepare the solution using the appropriate glassware. Students can check to see if their procedure was correct using the concentration viewer in the solution info panel.

Subject:
Chemistry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Carnegie Mellon University
Provider Set:
The ChemCollective
Date Added:
02/05/2021
Introduction to Chemistry
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his is a complete course in chemical stoichiometry, which is a set of tools chemists use to count molecules and determine the amounts of substances consumed and produced by reactions. The course is set in a scenario that shows how stoichiometry calculations are used in real-world situations. The list of topics (see below) is similar to that of a high school chemistry course, although with a greater focus on reactions occurring in solution and on the use of the ideas to design and carry out experiments. Topics covered include: Dimensional Analysis, the Mole, Empirical Formulas, Limiting Reagents, Titrations, Reactions Involving Mixtures.

Subject:
Chemistry
Material Type:
Assessment
Full Course
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Lecture
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Provider:
Carnegie Mellon University
Provider Set:
Open Learning Initiative
Date Added:
01/09/2013
Making Stock Solutions from Solids
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In this activity, students use the virtual lab to create stock solutions starting from solid salts. Students must first calculate the correct amount of solid to make the solution. Next, they prepare the solution using the appropriate glassware. Students can check to see if their procedure was correct using the concentration viewer in the solution info panel.

Subject:
Chemistry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Carnegie Mellon University
Provider Set:
The ChemCollective
Date Added:
02/05/2021
Meals-Ready-To-Eat Scenario
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You and a friend are hiking the Appalachian Trail when a storm comes through. You stop to eat, but find that all available firewood is too wet to start a fire. From your Chem 106 class, you remember that heat is given off by some chemical reactions; if you could mix two solutions together to produce an exothermic reaction, you might be able to cook the food you brought along for the hike. Luckily, being the dedicated chemist that you are, you never go anywhere without taking along a couple chemical solutions called X and Y just for times like this. The Virtual Lab contains solutions of compounds X and Y of various concentrations.

Subject:
Chemistry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Carnegie Mellon University
Provider Set:
The ChemCollective
Author:
Dr. David Yaron
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Measuring the heat capacity of an engine coolant.
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As an analytical chemist at a company developing new engine coolants your task is to determine the heat capacity of a newly developed product and then to determine if its heat capacity is greater of less than that of ethylene glycol.

Subject:
Chemistry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Carnegie Mellon University
Provider Set:
The ChemCollective
Date Added:
02/05/2021