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  • Science Resource Center and Times Digital Archive Jisc Collections for Schools 14 th March 2008
  • Award Winning Platform
    • Designed for Schools
    • Covers the broad spectrum of science, including:
      • Physical Science
      • Life Science
      • Earth and Space Science
      • Science and Technology
      • Scientist/Inventor Biographies
      • Science and History
      • And more!
    Overview
  • Notable Features
    • 80+ commonly searched topics on home page offer simple, one-click searching
    • Provides topic introductions/overviews such as Photosynthesis
    • Provides up to date magazine and journal articles on ever changing areas such as
    • Global Warming
    • Three Content Level indicators (Basic, Intermediate, Advanced) help students
    • identify the most appropriate content
    • (Content level indicators may be turned off if institution prefers)
  • Content Overview Nearly 60 print sets Over 250 full-text, science-focused magazines and journals 14,600 images and line drawings Continuous updating
  • Exercise
    • Find a “Topic Overview” on Electrolysis, then e-mail it to yourself
    • Can you find a magazine article written by Stephen Hawking
    • Display a photograph of Dolly the Sheep
    • Produce a definition of “Acceleration” and state who defined it
    • Return to your first search screen containing Electrolysis without typing any letters
  • The Times Digital Archive, 1785-1985 Two Hundred years of fully searchable news in original form
  • Content Overview
    • 200 Years of British and World News Covering:
    • Napoleonic Wars
    • American Civil War
    • Charles Dickens
    • Emily Bronte
    • Nelson
    • World Wars
    • Great Depression and New Deal
    • Russian Revolution
    • Heroes
    • Villains
    • Celebrities
  • Notable Features
    • Not Only News
    • Reviews of curriculum books and plays
    • Images and Photographs to provide context
    • Everyone who was Famous or Infamous across all subjects
    • Adverts
    • Obituaries
  • Exercise
    • Find an article on Oscar Wilde’s arrest
    • On what date was John F Kennedy assassinated?
    • Find the newspaper on your date of birth
    • Find the obituary of Martin Luther King and zoom in to 200%
    • Find a photograph of Krakatoa Volcano
    • Questions and Answers
    • Thank you!
    • Stephen Lewis
    • [email_address]