Additional Online Resources and Tips

On this page you can find weekly resources for several courses curated by our master tutors. If you need online learning study strategies, click here. 
Resources for Spring 2022 will be posted on this page throughout the semester. For weekly resources of courses covered by master tutors in previous semesters, click here. 

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Resources from Spring 2022


Resources from Fall 2021

Computer Science

For weekly resources of computer science courses covered in previous semesters, click here.

Introduction to Computer Science I (CSI 1430)

Resource - Week 3: Basic Input & Output, Variables, Arithmetic Operators

Resource - Week 4: Conditional branching, Logical operators, Operator precedence

Resource - Week 5: Variable scope, Pre & Post incrementing and decrementing

Resource - Week 6: Looping, Files streams

Resource - Week 7: Arrays, Output formatting

Resource - Week 8: Vectors, String and CString functions

Resource - Week 9: Functions

Resource - Week 10: Functions, Pass by value, Pass by reference

Resource - Week 11: Classes

Resource - Week 12: Classes, Class functionality

Resource - Week 13: Structs

Thanksgiving week - No resource

Resource - Week 15: Sorting, Selection sort, Insertion sort

Resource - Week 16: Final Review



For weekly resources of math courses covered in previous semesters, click here.

Calculus III (MTH 2321)

Resource - Week 3: Vectors, Dot product, Cross product, Cylindrical coordinates, Spherical coordinates

Resource - Week 4: Arc length, Speed, Vector-Valued functions

Resource - Week 5: Partial derivatives, Tangent planes, Differentiability

Resource - Week 6: Gradient, Directional derivatives, Optimization

Resource - Week 7: Double integrals, Iterated integrals, Horizontally/Vertically simple

Resource - Week 8: Triple integrals, Integration in polar/spherical/cylindrical coordinates

Resource - Week 9: Change of variables, Vector fields, Curl, Divergence

Resource - Week 10: Scalar line integrals, Vector line integrals, Conservative vector fields

Resource - Week 11: Parameterized surfaces, Surface integrals, Surface integrals of vector fields

Resource - Week 12: Green’s theorem, Boundary curves

Resource - Week 13: Stokes’ theorem, Surface independence

Thanksgiving week - No resource

Resource - Week 15: Divergence theorem

Resource - Week 16: Final Review



For weekly resources of science courses covered in previous semesters, click here.

Biology I (BIO 1305/1405) (Campbell Textbook)

Resource - Week 3: Foundations, Water, Chemical basics, Biological molecules

Resource - Week 4: Organelles, Membrane structure, Membrane transport, Endosymbiotic theory

Resource - Week 5: Thermodynamics, Free energy change, Enzymes, Cellular Respiration

Resource - Week 6: Glycolysis, Citric acid cycle, Oxidative phosphorylation, Fermentation

Resource - Week 7: Light reactions, Calvin cycle, Alternate carbon fixation

Resource - Week 8: Cell signaling, Cell cycle, Meiosis

Resource - Week 9: Chromosomal inheritance, Linked genes, Abnormal chromosomes

Resource - Week 10: DNA Structure, Nucleotides, Base pairing, Semiconservative replication

Resource - Week 11: Proteins in replication, 5’ 3’ Synthesis, Repair, DNA packaging

Resource - Week 12: Chromosome terms, Haploid vs. Diploid, Mitosis vs. Meiosis, Cell cycle control

Resource - Week 13: Transcription, Translation, RNA Processing, Post-translational modification

Thanksgiving week - No resource

Resource - Week 15: Operons, Gene regulation, Differential gene expression, Cancer

Resource - Week 16: Final Review


Biology I (BIO 1305/1405) (ICB Textbook)

Resource - Week 3: Cell, Heritable information, Experimental design, DNA

Resource - Week 4: Transcription, Translation, Central dogma, Gene induction

Resource - Week 5: Translation, tRNA, Codons, mRNA processing, Peptide bonds

Resource - Week 6: Allele, Homozygous, Heterozygous, Dominant, Recessive, Genotype, Phenotype

Resource - Week 7: Abiotic origins, Prehistoric, Amino acids, Vesicles, Amphiphilic

Resource - Week 8: Mutations, Errors, DNA polymerase, Evolution

Resource - Week 9: Chromatin, Histones, Nucleosomes, DNA organization

Resource - Week 10: Protein structure, Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, Quaternary, Side chains

Resource - Week 11: Epinephrine, G-protein, Adenylyl cyclase, cAMP

Resource - Week 12: Metabolism, Beta oxidation, Cellular Respiration, Deamination, Glycolysis

Resource - Week 13: Photosynthesis, Paraquat, Oxygen Production, Carbon fixation, Light

Thanksgiving week - No resource

Resource - Week 15: Hemoglobin, Myoglobin, Oxygen, Affinity, pH, Cooperativity

Resource - Week 16: Final Review


Biology II (BIO 1306/1406) (Campbell Textbook)

Resource - Week 3: Evolution, Natural Selection, Ecology, Biomes, Climate

Resource - Week 4: Speciation, Reproductive isolation, Macroevolution, Miller and Urey, Population ecology, Vascular plants, Angiosperms, Plant nutrition, Plant responses to stimuli

Resource - Week 5: Speciation, Animal form and function, Community ecology, Symbiosis, Phylogenetics

Resource - Week 6: Animal diversity, Embryonic development, Protostomes and Deuterostomes, Animal tissues, Animal form and function

Resource - Week 7: Seed plants, Plant life cycles, Plant colonization, Animal nutrition, Heart, Circulatory and gas exchange

Resource - Week 8: Plant hormones, Plant responses to stimuli, Vascular plant growth and development, Meristems, Osmoregulation, Excretion, Kidney

Resource - Week 9: Animal Diversity, Embryonic Development, Invertebrates, Plant Nutrition and Population Ecology

Resource - Week 10: Restoration ecology, Ecosystems, Colonization of land, Alternation of generations, Vascular plant life cycle

Resource - Week 11: Plant hormones, Plant responses to signals, Plant defenses, Animal form and function, Community ecology, Animal tissues, Restoration ecology

Resource - Week 12: Evolution, Natural selection, Conservation biology

Resource - Week 13: Miller-Urey Experiment, Early life on earth, Origin of species, Osmoregulation and excretion, Kidney

Thanksgiving week - No resource

Resource - Week 15: Speciation, Animal form and function, Community ecology, Symbiosis, Phylogenetics

Resource - Week 16: Final Review


General Chemistry I (CHE 1301)

Resource - Week 3: Wavelength, Frequency, Electromagnetic radiation, Quantum numbers

Resource - Week 4: Periodicity, Aufbau principle, Electronic configuration, Valence electrons, Core electrons

Resource - Week 5: Potential energy, Bonding, Electronegativity, Bond length, Dipole moment

Resource - Week 6: Lewis, Formal charge, VSEPR

Resource - Week 7: Nomenclature, Formulas, VSEPR

Resource - Week 8: Orbitals diagram, Bond order, Hybridization

Resource - Week 9: Moles, Conversion, Dimensional analysis, Molar mass

Resource - Week 10: Limiting reactant, Percent yield, Hydration, Reaction types, Redox reactions

Resource - Week 11: Acids, Bases, Energy, Kinetics, Exothermic, Endothermic

Resource - Week 12: Systems, Thermodynamics, Gas law

Resource - Week 13: Electrolytes, Molarity, Solution reactions

Thanksgiving week - No resource

Resource - Week 15: Pressure, Boyle, Charles, Gas law

Resource - Week 16: Final Review


Genetics (BIO 2306)

Resource - Week 3: Cell cycle, Mitosis, Meiosis, Chromosome, Inheritance

Resource - Week 4: Pedigree, Testcross, Linked genes, Recombination, Gene map

Resource - Week 5: Testcross, Linked genes, Heritability, Chromosome

Resource - Week 6: Nucleic acid, Bacteria, Chromosome, Nucleosome

Resource - Week 7: Replication, Semi-conservative, Replication fork

Resource - Week 8: Transcription, Ribonucleic acid (RNA), Promoter, Polymerase

Resource - Week 9: Ribosome, Amino acids, Splicing, Codon, Polypeptides

Resource - Week 10: Regulation, Operon, Repressor, Inducer, Histones

Resource - Week 11: Mutation, Mutagen, DNA repair, Electrophoresis

Resource - Week 12: PCR, Blotting, Cloning, Sequencing

Resource - Week 13: Genome, Polymorphisms, Gene flow, Hardy-Weinberg

Thanksgiving week - No resource

Resource - Week 15: Epigenetic, Cancer, Speciation, Evolution

Resource - Week 16: Final Review


Organic Chemistry I (CHE 3331)

Resource - Week 3: Gen Chem, Molecular Representations, Bond Line Structures, Formal Charge, Resonance

Resource - Week 4: Brønstead acid, Brønstead base, Conjugate base, Conjugate acid, Proton transfer

Resource - Week 5: Alkanes, Conformational analysis, Newman projections

Resource - Week 6: Cahn-Ingold-Prelog System, Priority, Fischer projections, Enthalpy, Endothermic, Exothermic, Gibbs free energy

Resource - Week 7: Nucleophile, Electrophile, Mechanism steps, Carbocation stability, Substitution overview

Resource - Week 8: Substitution reactions, Nucleophile, Electrophile

Resource - Week 9: Alkenes, Elimination reactions, E1, E2, E and Z designations, Alkene nomenclature

Resource - Week 10: Addition reactions across alkenes, Hydrohalogenation, Markovnikov addition, Anti-Markovnikov addition, Oxymercuration, Demercuration

Resource - Week 11: Elimination reactions, Acetylene and terminal alkynes, Addition, Reduction

Resource - Week 12: Radical mechanisms, Homolytic cleavage, Resonance, Initiation, Propagation, Termination, Fishhook arrows

Resource - Week 13: Alcohols, Nomenclature of alcohols, Grignard’s reagent, Protection of alcohols

Thanksgiving week - No resource

Resource - Week 15: Oxidation/reduction of alcohols, Chromic acid, PCC, LAH, Ketone, Aldehyde

Resource - Week 16: Final Review


Organic Chemistry II (CHE 3332)

Resource - Week 3: Alcohols, Phenols, ARIO, Ethers, Sulfides, Epoxides, Ring opening

Resource - Week 4: Epoxides, Ethers, Nomenclature, Infrared, Mass spectrometry

Resource - Week 5: Synthesis, Alcohols, Reduction, Oxidation, Epoxides, Pericyclic reactions

Resource - Week 6: Conjugated vs. Isolated, Pericyclic, Molecular orbital diagrams, NMR

Resource - Week 7: Nomenclature of aromatics, Aromaticity, Benzene, Birch reduction

Resource - Week 8: Diels-Alder, Electrocyclic reactions, Heterocycles, Aromaticity

Resource - Week 9: Sigma complex, Meisenheimer complex, Substitution, Activators, Deactivators

Resource - Week 10: Electrophile, Nucleophile, Carbonyl, Aldehydes, Ketones

Resource - Week 11: Nucleophilic addition, Acetal, Ketal, Hemiacetal, Imine, Enamine

Resource - Week 12: Nucleophilic addition, Sulfur, Hydrolysis, Carboxylic acid derivatives

Resource - Week 13: Acid chloride, Anhydrides, Esters, Amides, Nitriles, Nucleophilic acyl substitution

Thanksgiving week - No resource

Resource - Week 15: Alpha carbon, Aldol, Claisen, Enamine, Crossed reaction

Resource - Week 16: Final Review


Physics I (PHY 1408/1420)

Resource - Week 3: Projectile Motion, Forces, Newton’s Laws

Resource - Week 4: Centripetal force, Uniform circular motion, Gravitational force

Resource - Week 5: Work, Energy, Conservation of energy

Resource - Week 6: Momentum, Conservation of momentum, Impulse

Resource - Week 7: Rotation, Torque, Moment of Inertia

Resource - Week 8: Static equilibrium, Stress, Strain

Resource - Week 9: Fluids, Pascal’s principle, Buoyancy, Bernoulli’s equation   

Resource - Week 10: Simple harmonic motion, Wave motion, Pendulums, Energy in simple harmonic motion

Resource - Week 11: Sound, Standing waves in strings and tubes, Doppler effect

Resource - Week 12: Temperature, Thermal expansion, Ideal gas law

Resource - Week 13: Heat, Thermal expansion, Specific heat, Latent heat

Thanksgiving week - No resource

Resource - Week 15: Laws of thermodynamics, Thermodynamic processes, Heat engine, Heat pump

Resource - Week 16: Final Review


Physics II (PHY 1409/1430)

Resource - Week 3: Electrical Potential, Potential Difference, Capacitors, Capacitance

Resource - Week 4: Electric current, Ohm’s Law, Kirchoff’s rules

Resource - Week 5: Magnetism, Right hand rule, Solenoids

Resource - Week 6: Electromagnetic induction, Lenz’s law, Induced EMF

Resource - Week 7: Transformers, Inductance, AC circuits

Resource - Week 8: EM Waves, EM Spectrum, Energy and momentum in EM waves

Resource - Week 9: Law of reflection, Concave mirror, Convex mirror, Mirror equation

Resource - Week 10: Refraction, Snell’s law, Thin lens equation, Lens maker’s equation

Resource - Week 11: Diffraction, Interference, Diffraction gratings, Polarization

Resource - Week 12: Special relativity, Mass and energy, Photoelectric effect, Bohr model

Resource - Week 13: Wave function, Heisenberg uncertainty principle, Quantum numbers, Pauli exclusion principle

Thanksgiving week - No resource

Resource - Week 15: Bonding in molecules, Decays, Half-life, Nuclear energy

Resource - Week 16: Final Review