Coursera is an education platform that partners with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.
Coursera is a for-profit educational technology company offering massive open online courses (MOOCs) founded by computer science professors Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller fromStanford University. As of April 2014, Coursera has 7.1 million users in 641 courses from 108 institutions.
On coursera you will find several courses that can help to get a deeper understanding of some of the flows. Some examples are:
https://www.coursera.org/course/hwts Introduction to Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage
https://www.coursera.org/course/datan Core Concepts in Data Analysis
https://www.coursera.org/course/introtolca How green is that product? An introduction to life cycle environmental assessment
https://www.coursera.org/course/introthermodynamics Introduction to Thermodynamics: Transferring Energy from Here to There
https://www.coursera.org/course/energy101 Energy 101
https://www.coursera.org/course/globalfoodsystems Sustainability of Food Systems: A Global Life Cycle Perspective
https://www.coursera.org/course/plantknows What a Plant Knows (and other things you didn’t know about plants)
There are new courses appearing regularly and starting on different dates during the year. Sign up for a course to get notified on starting dates.
Most of the courses are low key, they make use of short video lectures, games and forums to make learning a fun and engaging experience.