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Magnetic Earth

This AstroPi resource helps secondary school students investigate the magnetic field of the Earth. The series of activities develops from basic principles of magnetism through to some understanding of the nature and cause of the Earth's magnetism.The guide links to several other eLibrary resources and a bespoke...
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Imaging the Earth

Combing satellite and ground-based imagery, this cross-curricular learning resource for primary teachers explores planet Earth from a range of perspectives.The activities are intended to build map skills and recognition of many physical geography features in familiar and unfamiliar locations. Mathematics activities...
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An Introduction to Python (v2.7 and v3)

This learning resource is an introduction to programming with Python. Versions are included for Python 2.7 and Python 3. The fundamentals of programming are covered: • Arithmetic operations • Data types • Control flow As well as some more advanced techniciques including the use of: • Regular Expressions •...
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Primary computing and ICT: knowledge and understanding

This popular text for primary trainees in teaching primary ICT has been updated in line with the new computing curriculum. What do you need to know to teach ICT and computing in primary schools? How do you teach it?This book provides practical guidance on how to teach ICT and the computing curriculum in primary...
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Wired and Wireless Networks

The first video explores the two main types of networks: local area networks (LAN) and wide area networks (WAN).  The reasons for networking stand-alone computers are outlined, and the potential disadvantages too.  The connection options for devices on a network are briefly mentioned and covered in more...
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Network analysis and synthesis

This book is an introduction to the study of electric network based upon a system theoretic approach. In contrast to many present textbooks, the emphasis is not on the form and structure of a network but rather on its excitation-response properties. In other words, the major theme is concerned with how a linear...
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1966

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Culture, communication and change

The ability to extract and summarise information is a very valuable skill for students to develop. This document is a report published in 2011 by the University of Cambridge. It investigates social impacts of technology use on different cultures. This resource could be used as a source document for students to scan...
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Buildings and fire safety

In this one hour activity, students evaluate the types of fire risks in different buildings.  In the context of a team which has been contracted by the local council to improve fire safety, each team picks a building type and produces advice for the council.
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Truth, trust and twitter

Scientists at the University of Oxford are investigating how computers could be used to assess online information for trustworthiness. This could be particularly useful to help people interpret information about recent or rapidly changing incidents. In this activity students explore different factors that might...
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