TeacherI have spent the thirty-something years since I graduated skipping between Academic and Industrial Research. The last 25 years as a software engineer has been spent at Surrey University, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, Philips Electronics and now back... View Profile
- Total Time 4 hr, 33 min
- Lessons 15
- Attachments 8
- Exercises 83
15 Lessons in This Course
13 minFREEScience lesson 1Free7 CQ
In this lesson, Professor Krause introduces the wondrous plants of southwest China, a lush biodiversity hotspot, and area of rich cultural diversity.
18 minScience lesson 210 CQ
Travel to the remote area of Wolong to become acquainted with the colorful mountainous plants of China, featuring orchids, gentians, and pedicularis.
18 minTravel lesson 310 CQ
Join Professor Krause to continue a colorful plant journey through Wolong’s alpine meadows and woodland edges to discover peonies, orchids, asters, and more!
26 minScience lesson 414 CQ
In this lesson, travel to the alpine grasslands of southwest China to find roses, honeysuckle, peonies, irises, poppies, and more.
23 minScience lesson 512 CQ
Join Professor Krause in the remote area of Stone Mountain in Sichuan Province to explore the rich and colorful flora of the Tibetan Plateau!
17 minTravel lesson 69 CQ
Follow Professor Krause on his journey to explore the incredible plant life of Yunnan, including rhododendrons, jasmine, irises, and lilies.
23 minTravel lesson 712 CQ
In this lesson, Professor Krause heads to Yunnan’s Cangshan area in summer to find beautiful and unusual plants, including orchids, irises, and rhododendrons.
15 minTravel lesson 88 CQ
Professor Krause continues his journey through Yunnan, and in this lesson takes some time to describe the landscape, culture, and history of Shigu.
17 minTravel lesson 99 CQ
In this lesson, explore the bountiful plant life of Yunnan’s forests and seasonal pools in the rich area near the Yangtze-Mekong River divide.
22 minTravel lesson 1012 CQ
In this lesson, investigate the plants of Yunnan’s glacial valley Gang Ho Ba to find lilac, abundant Cypripedium orchids, and the very strange Helwingia plant.
25 minTravel lesson 1113 CQ
In this lesson, travel toward the rocky scree of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain to find bright orchids, flowering ginger, and golden daylilies.
11 minTravel lesson 126 CQ
In this lesson, return to the valleys of Yulong Xue Shan, or Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, in Yunnan Province to find strange and lovely autumn plants.
17 minTravel lesson 139 CQ
In this lesson, head off to Yunnan’s Zhongdian Plateau to find golden daphne, yellow jasmine, honeysuckle, and an ancient Songzanlin Monastery!
16 minTravel lesson 149 CQ
Explore the diverse and colorful plants of Yunnan’s Zhongdian Plateau, this time trekking to valley areas to find violas, gentians, adonis, and primulas.
5 minTravel lesson 153 CQ
This course has showcased the beauty of China’s mountain flora. In this lesson, get follow-up resources to learn more and pointers to arrange your own trip!
27525 min27-part Web Development course274 CQ
Develop your own web application with Ruby on Rails, an open source framework and programming language! Build on a background in basic computer programming and object-oriented languages.
9 minGardening lesson5 CQ
Tree peonies look exotic but they are remarkably tough and easy to grow. Learn everything you need to know about planting and caring for one in this lesson.
524 min5-part Science course14 CQ
Volcanoes are one of the many fascinating geomorphic forces that shape our planet. Learn about the types of volcanic rock and the impact of volcanic eruptions in this earth science course.
15165 min15-part Physics course92 CQ
Physics: it's what makes us who we are—and it's how we interact with the world. This course explains in detail all you need to know about modern physics concepts, from the big bang to black holes.
1152 min11-part Science course33 CQ
When you look up into the sky, do you ever wonder about the other planets that orbit around the Sun? This course explores our Solar System, from Mercury to the distant ice giants.
22144 min22-part Biology course83 CQ
Biochemistry allows us to understand the large biomolecules that run every living organism. Do you want to learn about nutrition? Metabolism? Medicine and general health? This is the course for you!
46342 min46-part Chemistry course196 CQ
Organic chemistry can be complex and difficult to learn. Professor Dave makes learning organic chemistry easy with this comprehensive course that explains the basics in a structured and linear way!