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How Stuff Moves, Part 2: Angular Motion – HarveyMuddX – March 17, 2015
Develop your problem solving skills and dive into Newtonian mechanics to understand how things move. You will also learn how calculus plays an important part in describing motion, and gain a greater understanding of how to use mathematics to solve everyday problems.


Liderando el Desarrollo Sostenible de las Ciudades – IDBx – March 17, 2015
By 2050, almost 90 percent of the Latin American and Caribbean population will live in urban areas, which will lead to an increased demand for jobs, urban services, transportation and housing. This course explores how these cities can progress toward sustainable development and also ensure economic growth is inclusive and environmentally responsible.


Preparing for the AP* Biology Exam – Part 4: Ecology – RiceX – March 17, 2015
Through lectures and interactive problem sets, prepare for the AP Biology exam and gain insight into the key topics covered. Learn about ecology, interactions between organisms, and important test-taking strategies to succeed on your AP exam.


Poetry in America: Emily Dickinson – HarvardX – March 18, 2015
Explore the work of one of America’s most prolific and widely studied poets, Emily Dickinson. While not one of her 2,000 poems was published during her lifetime, Dickinson’s dedication to self-revision, and distinct voice and vision provides a window into her own moment in history.


Discrete Time Signals and Systems, Part 2: Frequency Domain – RiceX – March 18, 2015
Have you ever wondered how radar and sonar systems allow us to see invisible targets from miles away? Or how MRI scanners and other medical imaging devices allow us to see inside our bodies? Learn how to design and analyze the sophisticated mathematical algorithms inside these and many other exciting applications in this course.


Combinatorial Mathematics – TsinghuaX – March 19, 2015
Using examples from ancient history and even magic tricks, this course demonstrates how math knowledge can be applied to problems in everyday life. Whether deciding the best sightseeing route to maximize your day, or choosing a secure password for your smart phone, the “science of counting” is important to understand and apply daily.

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