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Digital Library for Earth System Education

Digital Library for Earth System Education
Climate Change and Colorado's Future Climate change is real and it is occurring faster than originally predicted. In this video series, scientists explain how climate change is affecting the state of Colorado, while citizens share stories and solutions. One of the more recent videos features an interview with University of Colorado Boulder Professor Emeritus Al Bartlett on the "arithmetic of growth". A set of problem-based model lessons were developed by teams of middle and high school teachers with CU-Boulder scientists and science educators.

Resources - LearningSpace - The Open University OpenLearn’s LabSpace makes many different open educational resources (OER) available to you from a wider OER community associated with The Open University. You are encouraged to take away, re-use and remix these open educational resources to suit your needs as an educator. Broadly speaking, LabSpace resources fall into the categories of ‘content’ or ‘tools’. This section provides a brief introduction to the type and format of LabSpace content and tools. Type of content Content within LabSpace can be an entire study unit or course (i.e. a set of structured educational resources ready to use), or individual ‘assets’ which can be used to make up a study unit. Study Units LabSpace is a developing and expanding resource, so the variety of the study units available can and does change over time. Archived segments from Open University courses or support materials, created using structured authoring. Teaching texts from discontinued Open University courses. Study units and assets from individuals.

Learning Materials Learn your learning style, find materials in the language you choose to learn and even find a language partner.To view a... see more Learn your learning style, find materials in the language you choose to learn and even find a language partner.To view a video of the award winning author, go to View Lingu@net Europa - World Languages Award Winner 2007 video Lingu@net World Wide is based on the idea that if you are learning or teaching a language you could be interested in relevant resources in any language you understand - not only the resources you can find by searching in your mother tongue.Lingu@net World Wide gives multilingual access to over 3,500catalogued online resources, many of them specifically for learners. It also offers support for adult learners on how to learn a language, how to assess your level and how to communicate with other learners online. Peer Review for material titled "Linguanet Europa (now Linguanet Worldwide)" About this material:

HippoCampus - Homework and Study Help - Free help with your algebra, biology, environmental science, American government, US history, physics and religion homework For Teachers This section offers you a range of learning and teaching resources, activities and student templates to use with your students and for your own professional learning. These resources also complement school excursions to the Library. If you’re a member of the State Library of Victoria, you can access databases from home or school. You can browse this collection by: ThemeSkillAusVELS levelResource type This pathway brings together resources and activities for students in AusVELS Level 9 who are researching World War I. Students share items from their own history as they explore how objects help us remember the past. Students take part in assessment before, during and after historical inquiry. This pathway brings together resources and activities for students exploring the stories of significant Victorians as part of AusVELS Levels 5 and 6 Humanities - History. Students discuss some of the reasons behind exploration and become explorers themselves as they create maps of their local area.

Connexions - About Us Connexions is a dynamic digital educational ecosystem consisting of an educational content repository and a content management system optimized for the delivery of educational content. Connexions is one of the most popular open education sites in the world. Its more than 17,000 learning objects or modules in its repository and over 1000 collections (textbooks, journal articles, etc.) are used by over 2 million people per month. Its content services the educational needs of learners of all ages, in nearly every discipline, from math and science to history and English to psychology and sociology. Modularity Information is often presented to us linearly, but the way we learn is most often by making connections between new concepts and things we already know. Frictionless Remixing The Connexions architecture and software tools have been designed to support the frictionless remixing of the content repository. all modules are save in a simple and standardized XML format. Distribution

resources :: opensource :: Open Source Applications This is just a small sampling of the vast number of open source projects that are available. For a more comprehensive listing, check out SourceForge (quality not guarenteed), or the O'Reilly Open Source Directory (stable release quality applications). Compilations / open source Install Tools TheOpenCD This is the place to start if you are looking for OSS to run on Windows! "TheOpenCD is a collection of high quality Free and Open Source Software. Desktop Applications Note that many of these applications are available through Fink or TheOpenCD, which make installing these applications much easier. Web Based Open Source Applications OpenBiblio "OpenBiblio is an easy to use, open source, automated library system written in PHP containing OPAC, circulation, cataloguing, and staff administration functionality. Operating Systems Mandrake Linux Free Linux distribution. Live Cd's (Linux example distrubutions) Making Use of Older Computers (Thin Clients)