Here you’ll find all sorts of FREE educational stuff for any age. Enjoy!
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- FREE online courses at EdX
- FREE Critical Reasoning for Beginners course at the University of Oxford. I highly recommend it; six podcasts well worth your time.
- Good repository for teaching physics and various other stuff, some really, REALLY cool: http://mertzimekis.gr/home/go/1780
- You got an NMR peak and don’t know what it is? Check out this little NMRPEAKS site where you can input your frequency and get a list of the common suspects.
- Boiling point calculator which is exactly what it says it is.
- “SynArchive is a free web based application that allows you to browse a growing database of organic syntheses. Unlike most chemical synthesis shown on the web, the sequence of reactions is clear, precise and unambiguous”, they say.
- How to make compound numbering update automatically when a new compound is added in Microsoft Word by Margaret Scheuermann
- Game: https://www.climateinteractive.org/tools/c-roads/. You can download it or play on online. Read additional info here: https://www.climateinteractive.org/programs/world-climate/. It’s a good simulation game made by MIT affiliates about climate change, providing information about how this happens. Get climate change skeptics to play it. Good for playing as college or high-school assignments.
- Best EASY Calculus Book ever, seriously: Thompson, Silvanus P. (1914, 2nd Ed.). Calculus Made Easy: Being a very simplest introduction to those beautiful methods of reckoning which are generally called by the terrifying names of the Differential Calculus and the Integral Calculus. The Macmillan & Co., New York. (292 pages). FULLTEXT PDF
- James G, Witten D, Hastie T., & Tibshirani R. (EDs) (2017, 8th Ed). An Introduction to Statistical Learning (with applications in R). 440 pages. Springer. ISBN 978-1-4614-7138-7 (eBook), DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-7138-7. FULLTEXT PDF
- Hastie T, Tibshirani R, & Friedman J. (2017, 12th Ed.) The Elements of Statistical Learning (Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction). 764 pages. Springer. FULLTEXT PDF
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ACADEMIA SURVIVAL GUIDE:
Euphemisms used by researchers to report almost significant results. Been there, done that. I used ‘marginally significant’ 😀
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