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Online Educational Resources for Science: OpenCourseWare

In this guide:

What is OpenCourseWare?

OpenCourseWare (OCW) are course lessons created by educational institutions and published for free via the Internet. Online course content ranges from syllabus, lecture slides, videos to assignments and exams.

MIT's School of Science offers undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral training programs through this OpenCourseWare including an extensive collection of course content: syllabus, reading lists, lecture notes, videos, exams and assignments. Videos can be downloaded from iTunes U (MP4) and Internet Archive (MP4).

Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Environment Courses

Some courses offer translated versions, mainly in Simplified Chinese.

Creative Commons Licence - Attribution, Non-commercial, Share-alike

NPTEL, funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, has developed curriculum based course contents for more than 240 engineering courses in five disciplines at  the undergraduate level, including Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology and basic courses for semester 1& 2 students.

Creative Commons Licence - Attribution, Non-commercial, Share-alike

LearnersTV is an online educational video resource aggregator and provides links to high quality educational materials including those owned by LearnersTV. It provides thousands of downloadable Video lectures, Live Online Tests,etc in the fields of Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Medicine etc FREE to its visitors.

Harvard Online learning offers courses such as "Global climate change"  and "Improving global health"  via multiple platforms.

Coursera is an education platform that partners with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. It covers a wide range of topics, offering vertified certification.

Open Culture brings together high-quality cultural & educational media for the worldwide lifelong learning community. It included movies, online courses, audio and ebooks.
Yale University offers a wide range of graduate and undergraduate courses. The graduate program provides research opportunities in numerous fields including atomic physics and quantum optics; nuclear physics; particle physics; astrophysics and cosmology; condensed matter; quantum information physics and applied physics
Free learning from The Open University in the UK. High quality, up to date, free resources on many and varied Subjects. Resources can be filtered by audio or visual etc and by level i.e beginners and advanced