If you're looking for some new books to read this summer, take a look at the Open Library which is a part of the Internet Archive. The Open Library is a collection of more than one million free ebook titles.
Originally discovered by accident, X-rays are now used about 100 million times a year in clinics around the world. How do these magic eyes work? Ge Wang details the history and mechanics of the X-ray machine and CT scanners.
"Looking for some interesting free documentaries to use in your class or probably use for your own professional and intellectual growth? This list from Open Culture has you covered. It features around 200 free documentaries spanning a wide range of topics from history to arts and science. All of these documentaries are provided with a short description about their content together with a link to the page where you can watch them and read more about the contextual information surrounding the topic they cover. It will take you awhile to sift through the entire list but we are pretty sure you will come out with some good documentaries to share with your class."
To support the Australian History Curriculum, Queensland State Archives has selected a range of digitised records from its collection to assist teachers in the teaching and learning of history. The 'Historical Knowledge and Understanding' strand of the Australian History Curriculum includes personal, family, local, state or territory, national, regional and world history. By the nature of Queensland State Archives collection, this primary source material is Queensland focused and may be included in broader historical investigations.
"When we're reviewing educational apps, we find that the toughest academic subject to find high quality educational apps for is Social Studies. It seems like there must be a million drill-and-kill flag apps, but really strong instructional content is much more rare than we'd like. To make your hunt for high quality geography apps a bit easier, today we're sharing our 10 top rated geography apps.
These apps have stronger instructional design than the bulk of the geography apps on the market that we've seen. Hope they're helpful to you in finding resources and helpful to your kids for learning geography!
The Agriculture in Education programme helps teachers better understand the products and processes associated with food and fibre production and gives students an opportunity to understand the importance of agriculture in the Australian economy. It supports effective implementation of the Australian Curriculum through online teacher support materials and additional curriculum resources.
For centuries, poets have turned to the written word to express emotions and symbolize important events. And likewise, for a very long time, the study of poetry was considered an important part of school curriculum.
Here is just a sample of the digital tools and lessons in SAS Curriculum Pathways that support science, technology, engineering, and mathematics inquiry. We have over 200 science resources and over 300 math resources (including a full Algebra 1 course).
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