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Click on the topics below and MERLOT will provide you with a hit list of online course materials in that subject area. You can explore the MERLOT collection of online materials and find ones that suit your instructional needs. It's easy.

Peer reviews, member comments, personal collections ("playlists" of materials) created by faculty and students, and learning exercises for using the materials in the classroom are available so you can make informed choices.

EXPLORE the Entire Science and Technology Collection


Other Collections:

Connexions Science and Technology Collection
OER Commons Science and Technology Collection
Biological Sciences Education Network (BEN)- the NSDL pathway for Biological Sciences
Chemical Education Digital Library – the NSDL pathway for Chemistry
comPADRE – The Physics and Astronomy Education Community – the NSDL pathway for Physics
Digital Library for Earth Systems Sciences Education
NSDL Engineering Pathway
NSDL Computational Sciences Pathway
NSDL Materials Sciences Pathway
GLOBE – International consortium for online course materials
Internet Public Library (ipl2)


Are you using open course materials already and would like to add them to the MERLOT Collection?

It’s easy to do! By spending a few minutes cataloging the online materials you use, your fellow faculty and/or students will have a easier time finding the quality course materials that can help them teach and learn. If everyone pitches in just a little, we can build a shared collection of open courses materials.

Click here for more information about adding materials to MERLOT. (PDF)