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Discipline Specific Study Tools

A great many online tools are available to help students in specific disciplines enhance their understanding of key concepts and prep for exams. We have included just a few of the most recommended ones by our SI Leaders, Peer Tutors and Study Skills Instructors.



Through interactive graphs, ThinkEconomics illustrates basic economic principles that are taught in a college-level introductory economics course. These graphs enable students to develop analytic and deductive reasoning skills by manipulating graphical elements of the economic models. Students also learn how to apply these models to analyze and understand economic phenomena.


MATH Video Explanations and problems from Algebra to Probability and Statistics to Differential Equations!



PatrickJMT [Just Math Tutorials]: making FREE and hopefully useful math videos for the world!


Bozeman Science


Speaker Paul Andersen offers hundreds of science videos that have been viewed millions of times by learners around the world. His video essentials for AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science, and AP Physics 1&2 are aligned to the AP curriculum.

How to Study Chemistry: The 5 Elements of Success [blog post]

Natural Sciences

"A guide on how to better comprehend what you read, how to read more and read faster and how to study more efficiently."[PDF]

A guide for students written by Scott M. Moody, Ph.D., Emeritus Professor of Biological Sciences


The BioDigital Human


The BioDigital Human simplifies the understanding of anatomy, disease and treatments. Interactive tools for exploring, dissecting, and sharing custom views, combined with detailed medical descriptions provide a new format to learn about the body.



Zygote is devoted to showing the world the beauty and miracle of human life through its 3D anatomy products.

Science Prof Online


Science Prof Online is a free science education resouce for students, teachers and anyone with questions about the natural world. Students, need help with your homework? Instructors, need a ready-made PowerPoint lesson, or even an entire curriculum? We've got it, and it's free! Seriously.


The Psych Files


The Psych Files is a Psychology podcast hosted by Michael A. Britt, Ph.D. I release 2-3 episodes a month, each about 20-30 minutes long. The Psych Files is aimed at anyone curious about human behavior, though students taking a course in psychology, those majoring in psychology, and instructors of psychology will find the podcast particularly of interest.