Posted by LibeRaCe on April 5, 2012
The elibrary of the UK National STEM Centre offers support for teachers of science, technology, engineering and medicine.
The elibrary holds an invaluable collection of online resources on STEM subjects and a community area where teachers can make their own resource lists and review material.
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Posted by LibeRaCe on April 4, 2012
Living Books About Life is a collection of open access, curated books connecting the humanities and the sciences; funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), and published by Open Humanities Press (OHP)
This series is an ongoing collaboration process of writing, editing, updating, remixing and commenting by readers.
Living Books About Life includes interactive maps, visualisations, podcasts and audio visual material.
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Posted by LibeRaCe on November 17, 2011
The JISC Collection provides various links to digital collections that cover areas such as history, social sciences, science and engineering.
Try exploring the timeline:
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Posted by LibeRaCe on November 3, 2009
After sifting through all the soul-destroying clips on You Tube, you may want to give yourself a headache and try Academic Earth. This educational ecosystem, as they call it, has high quality open courseware videos from US universities like Harvard and Yale, covering subjects from both the arts and sciences.
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Posted by LibeRaCe on September 23, 2009
Berkley university have kindly made available a host of webcasts that cover a number of subject areas that include psychology, biology, computer science and engineering.
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Posted by LibeRaCe on May 16, 2009
They are group of scientists from Cambridge University who are well known for their interactive radio 5 shows. The aim of the website is popularise science, make it clear, less threatening and boring. It’s easy to navigate and contains podcasts, experiments, articles and interviews.
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Posted by LibeRaCe on May 11, 2009
The goal of Encyclopedia Earth is to be the largest reliable information resource on the environment in history. This is an outstanding online encyclopedia that covers just about everything on planet earth, from Acid Rain to the Signs and Symptons of Scabies. The resources are in the form of free searchable articles, conference papers, speeches and e-books, written by scholars, professionals and educators and other experts in their respective fields.
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Posted by LibeRaCe on March 17, 2009
The Serious Need for Play is an informative article that stresses the importance of free play for children and how crucial it is for their emotional and cognitive development. Click on the thumbnail to read more….
The Scientific American website, from where this link originates, holds an impressive range of articles and links that cover all the sciences from, space, biology, technology, mind and brain to archaeology and much more. The latest copy of the magazine Scientific American can be found in the library, and back issues can be loaned out for seven days. Ask at the counter for any more information.
If you are studying Childcare and Development, then you may be interested in the following magazines which can be taken out on loan.
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