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Resources for Spring 2021 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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Spring 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: I/O, Variables, Types, Arithmetic, Operators, Branching

Resource - Week 4: Branching, Boolean Values, Logic

Resource - Week 5: Variable Scope, Loops

Resource - Week 6: Arrays, Vectors, STL, Standard template vectors

Resource - Week 7: Arrays, Cectors, STL, Functions, Header file, Source file

Resource - Week 8: Functions, Header file, Source file, Vectors, STL vector

Resource - Week 9: Objects, Header file, Source file, Classes, Structs

Resource - Week 10: Objects, Header file, Source file, Classes, Structs

Resource - Week 11: Objects, Classes, Class functions, Streams

Resource - Week 12: Searching, Sorting, Bubblesort, Binary search

Resource - Week 13: Searching, objects, STL containers

Resource - Week 14: Pointers, Indirection, References


French I (FRE 1301)

Resource - Week 3: Manners/Greetings, Countries, Nationalities, Definitive Articles

Resource - Week 4: Colors, Clothing, Verb “avoir”, Verb “être”

Resource - Week 5: Preposition, “à”, “de”

Resource - Week 6: Seasons, Family members

Resource - Week 7: Faire, Aller, Être, Avoir

Resource - Week 8: Verb “prendre”, Verb “boire”

Resource - Week 9: Vouloir, Pouvoir, Devoir

Resource - Week 10: Seasons, The verb “aller”

Resource - Week 11: Vouloir, Pouvoir, Devoir

Resource - Week 12: Faire”, Preposition “à”, Preposition “de”

Resource - Week 13: Les verbes “-ir”, Les mots interrogatifs, La famille

Resource - Week 14: Les prépositions de lieu, “ne...pas”, Les mots interrogatifs

Spanish II (SPA 1302)

Resource - Week 3: Estar vs. Ser, Verb Phrase Meaning Changes, Preterite, -CAR, -GAR, -ZAR Endings

Resource - Week 4: Equal Comparatives, Unequal Comparatives, Superlatives, Absolute Superlatives

Resource - Week 5: La Comida, Irregular verbs (Preterite Tense), Meaning changes (Preterite Tense)

Resource - Week 6: Resource not available for Week 6. Please refer to last week’s resource for further guidance.

Resource - Week 7: Imperfect Tense, Utilization, Conjugation, Irregular verbs

Resource - Week 8: Question words, Contractions “Con”, Irregular “u” verbs

Resource - Week 9: Irregular “i” stem changing verbs, Passive “se”, Impersonal “se”, Adverbs

Resource - Week 10: Por vs Para, Familiar commands, Reciprocal reflexives

Resource - Week 11: Relative pronouns, Que, Quien, Formal commands, Stressed possessive adjectives

Resource - Week 12: Present Subjunctive, Verbs of Wishes, Verbs of Emotion

Resource - Week 13: "WEIRDO", Subjunctive with Verbs of Interpersonal Expressions, Subjunctive with Verbs of Recommendation

Resource - Week 14: Irregular Verbs Subjunctive, Subjunctive with Doubt, Subjunctive with “Ojalá”


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Calculus I (MTH 1321)

Resource - Week 3: Limits, Continuity, Discontinuity, IVT, Derivatives

Resource - Week 4: Limits, Derivatives, Product Rule, Quotient Rule

Resource - Week 5: Velocity, Acceleration, Higher order derivatives, Derivatives of trig functions

Resource - Week 6: Chain rule, Implicit differentiation, Derivatives of logarithmic functions, Derivatives of exponential functions, Derivatives of hyperbolic trig functions

Resource - Week 7: Related rates

Resource - Week 8: Linear approximation, Critical points, Mean value theorem, Monotonicity, 1st derivative test

Resource - Week 9: Critical points, 2nd Derivative test

Resource - Week 10: Graph sketching, Optimization

Resource - Week 11: Riemann sums, Definite integrals, Indefinite integrals

Resource - Week 12: Riemann Sums, Definite Integrals, Indefinite Integrals

Resource - Week 13: Fundamental Theorem of Calculus (2nd part), Distance, Displacement, U-substitution

Resource - Week 14: Fundamental theorem, Distance, Displacement, U-substitution, Inverse trig integration

Calculus II (MTH 1322)

Resource - Week 3: Indefinite Integral, Trigonometric Identities, Integration by Parts

Resource - Week 4: Volumes of Revolution, Partial Fraction Decomposition, Area Between Two Curves

Resource - Week 5: Method of partial fractions, Polynomial long division, L’Hopital’s rule

Resource - Week 6: Improper integrals, Area between two curves

Resource - Week 7: Improper Integrals, Comparison test, Probability using integrals

Resource - Week 8: Arc length, Surface area, Differential equations

Resource - Week 9: Shell method, Hooke’s Law, Work and Energy

Resource - Week 10: Logistics equations, Sequences

Resource - Week 11: Geometric Series / Integral test / Limit test

Resource - Week 12: Limit and Direct comparison test, Alternating series, Absolute and Conditional convergence

Resource - Week 13: Ratio Test, Root Test

Resource - Week 14: Power series, Taylor series


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

Anatomy & Physiology II (BIO 2402)

Resource - Week 3: Lipid-soluble, Water-soluble, Second-messenger System, Digestive Phase, Interdigestive Phase

Resource - Week 4: Intrinsic & Extrinsic Pathway, Cell Differentiation, Plasma Proteins, Relative Abundance

Resource - Week 5: Action potential, Graded potential, Resting membrane potential, Concentration gradient, Electrical gradient

Resource - Week 6: Cardiac conduction fibers, Cardiac contractile cells, Pacemaker cells, Cardiac cycle, Cardiac conduction system

Resource - Week 7: Chronotropic, Inotropic, Stroke volume, EDV, Preload, Contractility, Afterload

Resource - Week 8: Vasoconstrictor, Vasodilator, Elastic artery, Fenestrated capillary, Vasomotor center

Resource - Week 9: Antibody, Complement, Lymph node, T cell activation, B cell activation

Resource - Week 10: Upper respiratory tract, Lower respiratory tract, Dalton’s law, Charles law, Bohr fffect, Haldane effect

Resource - Week 11: Stomach phases, Bile pathway, Pancreatic Enzymes, Brush border enzymes, Hormones

Resource - Week 12: Nephron, Medulla, Glomerulus, Blood pressure, Blood pH

Resource - Week 13: Androgen-binding protein, testosterone, spermatogonium, primary spermatocyte, secondary spermatocyte

Resource - Week 14: Female reproductive tract, Labia majora, Labia minora, Clitoris, Greater Vestibular/Bartholin’s glands

Biology I (BIO 1305/1405)

Resource - Week 3: Electronegativity, Electron Shells, Polarity, Hydrogen Bonding

Resource - Week 4: Monomers, Polymers, Macromolecules, Organelles

Resource - Week 5: Simple diffusion, Facilitated diffusion, Active transport, Endergonic, Exergonic

Resource - Week 6: Glycolysis, Oxidation, Reduction, Electron transport chain, Metabolism

Resource - Week 7: Light reactions, Calvin cycle, Linear electron flow

Resource - Week 8: Light dependent reactions, Carbon fixation, Electron excitement, Redox reactions

Resource - Week 9: Cell cycle, Binary fission, Mitosis, Meiosis

Resource - Week 10: Mendelian genetics, Independent assortment, Probability laws

Resource - Week 11: Pedigrees, Sex-Linked genes, Linked genes, Chromosome alterations

Resource - Week 12: Leading strand, Lagging strand, Replication bubble, DNA polymerase, Complementary

Resource - Week 13: Transcription, Translation, RNA Processing, Mutations

Resource - Week 14: Protein folding, Post-translational modifications, Signal recognition, Translation, EPA sites

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

Resource - Week 3: Evolution, Natural Selection, Speciation, Phylogeny, Body Plans and Germ Layers

Resource - Week 4: Kidney, Nephron, Heart, Circulatory System, Tissues, Osmoregulation

Resource - Week 5: Nervous system, Neurons, Ecology, Populations, Potentials

Resource - Week 6: Prokaryote, Interspecific interactions, Seed, Meristem, Gymnosperm, Angiosperm, Sporophyte, Ecology

Resource - Week 7: Protists, Endosymbiosis, Nitrogen cycle, Resource acquisition, Sustainability, Conservation biology

Resource - Week 8: Angiosperm life cycle, Seeds, Fruit, Evolution, Natural selection

Resource - Week 9: Reproductive isolation, Protocell, Phylogenies, Moss life cycle, Seed, Gymnosperm, Angiosperm, Double fertilization

Resource - Week 10: Embryonic development, Deuterostome, Invertebrates, Roots, Vascular tissue

Resource - Week 11: Vertebrates, Xylem, Phloem, Animal tissues, Apical meristem

Resource - Week 12: Nervous system, Neurons, Ecology, Populations, Potentials, Animal nutrition, Digestion, Feeding

Resource - Week 13: Immune System, Immunity, Gas Exchange, Body Plans, Heart, Community Ecology, Interspecific Interactions

Resource - Week 14: Reproduction, Osmoregulation, Excretion, Nephron, Succession, Ecosystems

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

Resource - Week 3: Population Genetics, Variation, Mutations, Hardy-Weinberg

Resource - Week 4: Information, Communication, Biodiversity, Shannon Diversity Index, Ecological Systems

Resource - Week 5: Mechanisms of evolution, Natural selection, Populations, Selective agents, Genetic drift

Resource - Week 6: Common ancestor, Darwinian hypotheses, Phylogenetic tree, Human evolution

Resource - Week 7: Human evolution, Hominids, Coevolution, Selective agent, Coevolutionary mutualism

Resource - Week 8: Genetic diseases, Sickle-cell, Hemoglobin, Mutations, Infectious agents, SARS

Resource - Week 9: Alimentary canal, Digestion, Nutrients, Absorption, Parietal cells

Resource - Week 10: Cell structure, Cell function, Multicellular organisms, Endocrine system, Hormones

Resource - Week 11: Nitrogen cycle, Nitrogen fixation, Microbes, Rhizobium, Legumes

Resource - Week 12: Cooperation, Communication, Sagebrush, Wasps, Foundress

Resource - Week 13: Food webs, Wolves, Elk, Indirect effects, Species introduction

Resource - Week 14: Homeostasis, Temperature regulation, Dimorphisms, Biomagnification, DDT

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, Formula, 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

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

Resource - Week 12: Systems, Thermodynamics, Gas Law

Resource - Week 13: Electrolytes, Molarity, Solution reactions

Resource - Week 14: Pressure, Boyle, Charles, Gas law

General Chemistry II (CHE 1302)

Resource - Week 3: Unit Conversion, Colligative Properties, Vapor Pressure, Exothermic, Endothermic

Resource - Week 4: Rate Laws, Rate Constants, Order of Reaction, Reaction Mechanisms, Instantaneous Rate

Resource - Week 5: Equilibrium constant, Equilibrium concentration, Reversible reaction, Reaction quotient, ICE table

Resource - Week 6: Resource not available for Week 6. Please refer to last week’s resource for further guidance.

Resource - Week 7: Pure solids/liquids, Concentration, LeChâtelier’s principle, Partial pressure, ICE table

Resource - Week 8: Conjugate acid-base pair, Dissociation constant, Acid strength, Polyprotic acid, Acidic salt, pH

Resource - Week 9: Buffer Solution, Common ion effect, Henderson-Hasselbalch equation, Titration, pH Indicator

Resource - Week 10: Solubility product constant, Relative solubilities, Selective precipitation, Complex ions

Resource - Week 11: Solubility, Solubility product, Reaction quotient, Equilibrium concentration, Dilution equation, I/C/E, Formation constant

Resource - Week 12: Spontaneous, Non-spontaneous, Entropy, Gibbs free energy, Equilibrium constant

Resource - Week 13: Redox reactions, Electrochemistry, Reduction potential, Nernst equation, Electrolysis

Resource - Week 14: Radioactive decay, Zone of stability, Rate of decay, Einstein’s relation, Nuclear fission and fusion

Genetics (BIO 2306)

Resource - Week 3: Meiosis/Mitosis, Spermatogenesis/Oogenesis, Binomial Expansion, Dihybrid Crosses, Sex-linked

Resource - Week 4: Sex-influenced/Limited Traits, Cytoplasmic Inheritance, Genetic Maternal Effect, Epistasis, Pedigrees, Recombination

Resource - Week 5: Pedigrees, Recombination, Three-Point cross, Quantitative genetics

Resource - Week 6: Replication, Transcription, Translation, Pre-mRNA

Resource - Week 7: Translation, Ribosomes, tRNA, Wobble, DNA replication

Resource - Week 8: Translation, Gene regulation, Operons, Nucleotides

Resource - Week 9: Mutations, Restriction enzymes, CRISPR-Cas9, PCR, Southern blots, Plasmids

Resource - Week 10: PCR, cDNA library, Blotting, Short tandem repeats

Resource - Week 11: CRISPR-Cas9, Frameshift mutations, Base pair substitutions, Gel electrophoresis

Resource - Week 12: Cancer, Tumors, Two-hit hypothesis

Resource - Week 13: Allele frequencies, genetic variation, cladogenesis, anagenesis, barriers to reproduction

Resource - Week 14: Replication, RNA processing, Translation

Organic Chemistry I (CHE 3331)

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

Resource - Week 4: Acid/Base Chemistry, pKa, ARIO, Nomenclature of Alkanes

Resource - Week 5: Stereochemistry, Enantiomer, Racemic mixtures, Cahn-Ingold Prelog system, Fischer projections

Resource - Week 6: Enthalpy, Entropy, Gibbs free energy, Equilibria, Kinetics, Energy diagrams, Hammond postulate

Resource - Week 7: Nucleophile, Electrophile, Ionic mechanism steps

Resource - Week 8: Substitution reaction, Nucleophile, Electrophile, Nucleophilic attack, Loss of leaving group, SN1, SN2

Resource - Week 9: Alkene, Elimination reactions, E1, E2, Regioselectivity, Stereoselectivity

Resource - Week 10: Addition, Regiochemistry (Mark v Antimark), Hydrohalogenation, Hydration, Halogenation, Halohydrin, Syn/Anti Dihydroxylation, Oxidative cleavage

Resource - Week 11: Addition reactions, Hydrohalogenation, Hydration, Halogenation, Halohydrin, Dihydroxylation, Oxidative cleavage

Resource - Week 12: Alkynes, Acetylene, Preparation of alkynes, Reduction of alkynes, Addition reactions

Resource - Week 13: Radicals, radical stability, radical mechanism steps, radical halogenation, allylic bromination

Resource - Week 14: Alcohols, Phenols, Oxidation, Reduction, Alcohol preparation, Reactions of alcohols

Organic Chemistry II (CHE 3332)

Resource - Week 3: Ether, Epoxide, Sulfide, Williamson Ether, Ring Opening

Resource - Week 4: IR, Mass Spectrometry, Functional Groups, Fragmentation

Resource - Week 5: Alcohol, Grignard, Protecting group, Reduction, Oxidation

Resource - Week 6: NMR, Chemical shift, Multiplicity, Degrees of unsaturation

Resource - Week 7: Conjugation, Molecular orbitals, Pericyclic reactions, Electrophilic addition

Resource - Week 8: Aromaticity, Huckels rule, Benzylic position, Delocalization

Resource - Week 9: Aromatic substitutions, Friedel-crafts, Activators, Deactivators, Benzyne

Resource - Week 10: Ketone, Aldehyde, Hydrate, Hemiketal, Imine, Enamine

Resource - Week 11: Wolff-Kishner, Sulfur reactions, Cyanohydrin, Wittig, Baeyer-Villiger

Resource - Week 12: Carboxylic acid, Acid halide, Ester, Amide, Nitrile, Anhydride

Resource - Week 13: Enol, enolate, Claisen, Michael Reaction, Stork Enamine Synthesis

Resource - Week 14: Amine, Gabriel synthesis, Amination, Hofmann elimination, Diazonium, Azide

Physics II (PHY 1409/1430)

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

Resource - Week 4: Electric Circuit, Current, Voltage, Resistance, Resistivity

Resource - Week 5: DC circuit, RC circuit, Kirchhoff’s rules, Series and parallel

Resource - Week 6: Electric charge, Electric field, Electric potential, Electric circuits

Resource - Week 7: Magnets, Right hand rule, Magnetic field, Solenoid

Resource - Week 8: Electromagnetic induction, Lenz’s law, Induced EMF

Resource - Week 9: Transformers, Inductance, AC circuits

Resource - Week 10: EM Waves, EM Spectrum, Energy, Momentum

Resource - Week 11: Law of reflection, Concave mirror, Convex mirror, Mirror equation

Resource - Week 12: Refraction, Snell’s Law, Thin lens equation, Lens maker’s equation

Resource - Week 13: Diffraction, Interference, Diffraction Gratings, Polarization

Resource - Week 14: Special relativity, Mass, Energy, Photoelectric effect, Photons