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Mini-course 3: Trends - Population Changes

This mini-course from the Nuffield Exploratory Data Skills Project: Making Sense of Data is particularly appropriate for dealing with time-series data - data which show how one quantity changes over time.

It consists of five units:

Looking at population changes introduces some of the...

Mini-course 1: Looking at Data - the Way We Live

This mini-course from the Nuffield Exploratory Data Skills Project: Making Sense of Data is an introduction to collecting, organising and interpreting data.

This mini-course consists of five units:

Where does the money go? is an introduction to looking at tables of data. It includes...

Mini-course 2: Picturing Data - Risks

This mini-course from the Nuffield Exploratory Data Skills Project: Making Sense of Data is an introduction to the graphical presentation of data.

It consists of five units:

Changing patterns of risk considers what makes an effective chart, and emphasises the point that the choice of...

Quick Guide: Medical Applications of Physics

Produced by triple science support, this quick guide looks at magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and is a simplified summary of complex ideas for the busy practitioner teaching out of subject or needing a refresher.

This is a resource produced by current...

Quick Guide: Esters

Produced by triple science support, this quick guide looks at naturally-occuring esters, industrial production and uses of esters. It is a simplified summary of complex ideas for the busy practitioner teaching out of subject or needing a refresher.

This is...

Quick Guide: Green Chemistry

Produced by triple science support, this quick guide looks at our use of chemicals which is inevitable, whatever their source. Green, or sustainable, chemistry develops chemicals and processes capable of performing vital functions, while minimising social and...

Quick Guide: Exoplanets

This quick guide, from triple science support, describes exoplanets, which are planets that orbit stars outside of our solar system.

This is a resource produced by current experts in the field of astronomy to provide teachers with an understanding of...

Quick Guide: Disposal of Radioactive Waste

Produced by triple science support, this quick guide looks at radioactive waste and examines the options for its disposal. It is a simplified summary of complex ideas for the busy practitioner teaching out of subject or needing a refresher.

This is a...

Quick Guide: Disasters and Diseases

Produced by triple science support, this quick guide looks at the microbial species that are a special danger to human communities when arrangements for water supply and sewage disposal fail.

This is a resource produced by current experts in the field of...

Quick Guide: The Evolution of Human Behaviour

Produced by triple science support, this quick guide looks at what makes humans special. There is a lot of debate among researchers about which mental (or cognitive) abilities separate humans from chimpanzees.

This is a resource produced by current experts...

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