In addition to the Science Learning Centre, there are four other Learning Centres who provide free academic support to UL students during their studies. Click on each of the centres below to find out more:
GENERAL STUDENT SUPPORT AT UL
EXTERNAL SUPPORT RESOURCES
Here are some useful links to help on writing lab reports, data analysis, and the use of MS Excel:
- A comprehensive guide to scientific lab report writing (from University of North Carolina)
- Creating a basic graph (scatter plot) and line fit (linear regression) in Excel (from NC State University)
- Excel Basics YouTube series for Excel 2013, 2010 and 2007 (68 videos in all)
The following are links to resources from various website sites that will help with learning science.
The Royal Society of Chemistry has a vast range of resources for learning chemistry concepts. Have a browse at:
But a good place to start is with their fabulous interactive periodic table:
The Institute of Physics has lots of resources for learning physics. Try the following:
But we especially love their Marvin and Milo demo team:
Another place to check out is the Khan Academy website. They provide all sorts of brief tutorials on a range of biology, chemistry, physics and engineering topics:
PHet Resources - lots of simulations for physics, chemistry and engineering concepts.