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List of OER Resources Available for Science and Technology
This list is not comprehensive, because there are a large amount of OER resources available and new ones are being created every day, but it should give you an idea of the high quality materials that are available. You can also search for materials on Canvas Commons.
Basic Arithmetic Student Workbook
A workbook that students can use free of charge
The text introduces the fundamental concepts of algebra while addressing the needs of students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles. Each topic builds upon previously developed material to demonstrate the cohesiveness and structure of mathematics.
Updated March 2020.
Three to four activities per section designed to engage students
Covers functions, limits, derivatives, and integration (from Open Stax)
Calculus: Early Transcendentals
This approachable text provides a comprehensive understanding of the necessary techniques and concepts of the typical Calculus course sequence, and is suitable for the standard Calculus I, II and III courses.
Textbooks for Mathematics and Engineering
Resources for Science and Technology from California State University
Places to find OER
A good place to find OER resources is Canvas Commons. You can find complete courses, modules, and other resources already formatted for Canvas. Just be sure to check the licensing of the resource before downloading it. Here is a guide showing how to use Canvas Commons.
Textbooks for Computer Science and Cybersecurity
How to Use Canvas Commons
Here is a link to a guide that shows how to use Canvas Commons. You can find resources here that are ready to be copied into your Canvas Course Space. Be sure to check the copyright!
How to Use Canvas Commons
Textbooks for Biology, Biomedical Studies, and Chemistry
Online Biology Labs and Interactions
Classroom Explorations offers activities that will teach you about traits of life, microscopy, math in science, research tools, genetics, and developmental biology
Virtual Biology Lab
Virtual Biology Lab is a free, online educational resource. VBL simulates national environments with the way life responds to changing conditions.
The Virtual Biology Labs
Lab exercises from Rutgers University in cell structure, cell reproduction, and chromosone structure and meiosis. Students will work through labs with step by step instructions.
Web Adventures from Rice University
This website offers interactive games that will teach students about the Scientific Method, Cholera, or the Pox Virus as if they were the scientist researching the disease.
XVIO Scientific Animation
XVIVOs award-winning animation studio creates compelling visual productions for pharmaceutical, medical device and biotech companies, advertising agencies, educational organizations, museums and broadcast companies.