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Basic Electricity
To safely work with electricity, it is important to have a grasp of the basic theories. Whether we are talking about atomic structure, electrical terms, or measurement devices, understanding the theory of electricity is a key concept. This textbook, divided into three sections, provides easy-to-understand and enjoyable lessons on atomic structure, electrical units, and measurement devices for those training and working as electricians., Peer reviewed, Textbook, Level 1.
Basic Lighting for Electricians: Level 1
This text was written for the early term electrical apprentice or anyone who is interested in the field of lighting and lighting design. It is not intended as a replacement for proper electrical training and only qualified individuals should make any changes to electrical circuits., Text book
Buds, Branches and Bark
Winter plant ID is often considered more difficult, and is usually attempted by those who are already comfortable in plant identification. However, that doesn’t have to be the case! With a little practice, anyone can develop their winter identification skills., Peer reviewed, Textbook
Entrepreneurial Leadership for the Trades
This book has been broken down into two categories. Leadership and Business. You will need to learn both to be successful. We started with leadership as everything rises or falls with leadership and leading yourself is the most important step in learning to lead others. We finish off with some basic business concepts. Get these foundational pieces right will be essential for the rest of what you build. You and your business will be that much stronger because of it., Not peer reviewed, Textbook
Math for Trades: Volume 1
The Math for Trades: Volume 1 textbook represents the building blocks for math training. The book includes whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percents. The material is presented from a trades perspective with easy-to-understand examples and video explanations accompanying questions. The goal of this volume is to get students prepared for the more advanced topics that they will encounter during their trades math education., Peer reviewed, Mathematics, Building skills and trades, Mathematical foundations, Traditional trades, Crafts and skills
Math for Trades: Volume 2
The Math for Trades: Volume 2 textbook continues where the first volume left off. Volume 2 increases the challenge with topics such as converting units and working with equations, perimeter, area, and volume. Once again the material is presented from a trades perspective with easy-to-understand examples and videos explanations accompanying questions. The goal of this volume is to take the material you learned in Math for Trades: Volume 1 and apply it to more advanced topics that you may encounter during your trades training., Peer reviewed, Traditional trades, Crafts and skills, Building skills and trades, Mathematical foundations, Mathematics
Plant Press: A Plant Identification Card Game
Includes Game Brochure with instructions on how to play, rules, scoring and a reference sheet of plant names. Game cards include 56 playing cards.
Plant Walks
Maps that provide a guided tour of different areas, pointing out different plants in the area. This is a collaborative project made for the shared use of any and all who are interested. This project is an Open Education Resource, and is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0), which means that this project can be shared, copied, edited and shared again., Maps that provide a guided tour of different areas, pointing out different plants in the area.
Trigonometry and Single Phase AC Generation for Electricians
This book discusses the topics of trigonometry, vectors and AC generation in relations to electrical theory. To have a good grasp of electrical theory it is important to have a grasp of trigonometry. Whether we are talking about single phase or polyphase power, trigonometry is a key concept. The first part of this textbook will look at one of the most basic parts of trigonometry, the triangle. Vectors are something that contains magnitude and direction. This is a concept that will continue to follow you throughout your electrical training., Peer reviewed, Textbook