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Optical illusions

Easy to use and install, this multimedia package is ideal for children to enjoy and learn from. The package is full of fascinating facts about optical illusions. Find out how straight lines can appear to bend, water can seem to disappear, and coins miraculously expand in this combined book and CD-ROM. Click on...

Publication date:
1993

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Adventures with impossible figures

Describes the methods which are used to construct intriguing impossible figures which can tease the eye and baffle the imagination. Copious examples are drawn from the author's own work and the fertile imagination of Escher and Oscare Reutersvard.

Publication date:
1986

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What are good and evil?

Philosophy resource on meaning of good and evil

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22 August 2016

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Making a Difference to Professional Practice

The National STEM Learning Centre and Network supports the teaching and learning of science, design and technology, computing, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in schools and colleges throughout the United Kingdom, from primary level to post-16.

We enable educators and partner organisations to...

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2010 to date

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Economic and Social Research Council

This collection of resources from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) gives support materials for teachers in schools, helping to provoke debate and discussions and providing useful statistics about the UK population. The materials can be used to explore aspects of mathematics, psychology and health as...

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2000 - 2009

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School Briefings: Happiness

This set of four Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) school briefings look at happiness, what it is, how it can be measured and how it can be enhanced. They look at how happiness affects society and the economy as well as the individual. The briefings discuss research into these areas and can be used to...

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2000 - 2009

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Thoughts and Opinions

These two Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) opinion pieces were written to provoke discussion about social science issues. They were written by ESRC-funded researchers for the Debating Matters competition on the subjects of ageing and carbon emissions. They raise questions about received opinions, giving...

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2000 - 2009

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Careers

These Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) careers guides give simple definitions of social science subjects, with ideas about possible careers and examples of ESRC-funded research.

The guides available here are:
* Economics
* Psychology

Publication date:
2000 - 2009

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School Briefings: Addiction

These four school briefings from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) look at the problems of smoking, alcohol and drug addiction amongst young people. Each of the four information sheets focuses on an aspect of addiction and presents the findings, concerns and recommendations of researchers.

The...

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2010 to date

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Methodologies

This group of resources from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) looks at methods of conducting social research and the ethical questions to be considered. Resources explains the qualitatitive and quantitative methods used, and allows students to debate important questions about how research is...

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2010 to date

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