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If you know of any links that you think would be useful to students, email them to msc@vaniercollege.qc.ca.

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Biology

Vanier College Department of Biology
Provides faculty listings and contacts, course information and links to university sites, an online tutorial in mendelian genetics and a site offering free software of use in the field of biological sciences.

Mini-Tutorial Resources
As of Winter 2014, biology mini-tutorials aim to help students by covering various course topics throughout the semester. These sessions take place in the Math & Science Centre or the Biology Resource Centre on a weekly basis.

General Biology I

General Biology II

  • Cell Membranes, Energetics, Cellular Respiration, and Photosynthesis:
    Questions | Solutions
  • Cell Signalling, DNA Replication, Protein Synthesis, and Mutations:
    Questions | Solutions
  • Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Gene Regulation and Recombinant DNA Technology:
    Questions | Solutions
  • Homeostasis, and the Nervous, Immune and Endocrine Systems:
    Questions | Solutions

ActionBioscience.org
An education resource from the American Institute of Biological Sciences with peer-reviewed articles and links on biodiversity, genomics, environment, biotechnology, evolution, new frontiers and education.

Collegial Centre for Educational Materials Development
This website provides you with a series of short video clips on how to use and handle instruments commonly found in chemistry and biology laboratories.

Life Biology Website Companion
This website is meant to complement the Life Buiology Textbook used at Vanier. You can find flashcards, quizzes and tutorials to help with your Biology classes.

Nucleus medical Media
This website has a huge supply of incredible HD animations of biological processes. If you're a visual person trying to understand medical concepts, then this website is for you!

MIT Open Courseware: Biology
A Web-based publication of course content from all Biology classes taught at MIT, including practice questions and solutions. CEGEP-level classes available.

University of Arizona: The Biology Project
The Biology Project, an interactive online resource for learning biology developed at The University of Arizona. It has been designed for biology students at the college level, but is useful for high school students, medical students, physicians, science writers, and all types of interested people.

National CPR Association: Study Guide for the Systems of the Body
A biology study guide that brings together a wealth of resources on the following topics: Circulatory System, Respiratory System, Skeletal System, Muscular System, Digestive System, and the Nervous System.

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Chemistry

Vanier College Department of Chemistry
Provides faculty listings and contacts, course information, and links to McGill's "Chemistry for the Public" site, alternative tables of elements, notes on physical constants and nomenclature and a material safety data sheet site.

Elements Database: Periodic Table
Complete information on the chemical elements including the chemical element symbol, atomic number, atomic weight and description.

WebElements™ Periodic Table
An interactive periodic table of elements with basic descriptions, photographs, cartoons and explanations of isolation for all elements. Lots of advertisements.

Virtual Textbook of Organic Chemistry
An organic chemistry resource with explanations and practice problems.

Collegial Centre for Educational Materials Development
This website provides you with a series of short video clips on how to use and handle instruments commonly found in chemistry and biology laboratories.

MIT Open Courseware: Chemistry
A Web-based publication of course content from all Chemistry classes taught at MIT, including practice questions and solutions. CEGEP-level classes available.

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Environmental Science

Environmental and Wildlife program
Provides contacts, program information, a link to career information, and information on how to apply.

Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations
Portal to UN sites on agriculture, development, economics, forestry, geography, fisheries, natural resources, etc.

United Nations Environment Programme
Links to publications, youth initiatives, conferences and resources for scientists and civil society.

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Mathematics

Vanier College Department of Mathematics
Faculty listings and contacts, course information, math history, explanations and problems, as well as useful links to online learning and university and mathematics associations websites are all available here.

ZeGenie - Interactive Course in Grade 11 Mathematics
This course covers the standard curriculum for Canada for grade 11 mathematics. The course is designed to build the basic notions of mathematics to prepare the student for more advanced topics in subsequent years.

Mathworld
Self-proclaimed "web's most extensive mathematics resource". Encyclopedic resource covering algebra, calculus, probability and statistics, geometry, number theory, etc.

The Math Forum
A forum of math questions and problems for students of all levels. Post your own queries and have them answered or browse previous posts. Provides detailed and alternative solutions to problems from mathematicians and experts with links to appropriate math websites.

S.O.S. Mathematics
Over 2,500 pages of short and clear explanations of mathematical theories. The site provides tutorials with practice problems and CyberExams. Check out the links page for helpful resources.

MathNerds
MathNerds is a website that specializes in helping people who have tried working a problem but find themselves unable to finish or to get the correct answer.

MIT Open Courseware: Mathematics
A Web-based publication of course content from all Mathematics classes taught at MIT, including practice questions and solutions. CEGEP-level classes available.

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Physics

Vanier College Physics Department
Faculty listings and contacts, course information, and student resources are all available here.

Eric Weisstein's World of Physics
Encylcopedia of physics terms, theories and tests. Quick reference for mechanics, optics, waves, electromagnetism, astrophysics , etc.

The Physics Classroom
An online tutorial of physics concepts taught in high school and CEGEP. Tutorials include pictures, diagrams and easy-to-understand language.

Physics Info
Contains pictures, flash animations and video of physics concepts learnt at high school and CEGEP.

MIT Open Courseware: Physics
A web-based publication of course content from all Physics classes taught at MIT, including practice questions and solutions. CEGEP-level classes available.

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Time Management and Study Skills

A Splendid Plan by Muneeb Rehman
Are you looking for a helpful and easy to use tool to plan your semester? A Splendid Plan was developed by a Vanier student for Vanier students and includes scheduling, habit tracking, to do lists, and more.

Succeeding in Science

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Miscellaneous

Khan Academy
Over 3200 video tutorials in all science subjects. The Khan Academy can provide you with another explanation of concepts learned in class.

WordReference.com
A selection of translation dictionaries for English, French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.

Online Courses
OnlineCourses.com aggregates the best free and open courseware for students and professionals, all in a conveniently searchable online courseware platform. Search, track, and share progress on over 500 university and college level classes globally.

Technology Education: STEM Resources

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