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Great Plant Hunt - UK's biggest science project

Great Plant Hunt - UK's biggest science project

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (RBG Kew) has launched a £2 million national science project - The Great Plant Hunt - for primary schools to mark the the 200th anniversary of Darwin’s birth (February 12).

Sponsored by the Wellcome Trust, it’s being run through a new Plant Hunt website where schools can register to take part. Kew describes it as a recruitment campaign to find Darwin’s successor. Its director of content and learning, Professor Angela McFarlane, says: “We are facing a general skills shortage in science in the UK and nowhere is that more acute than in botany.

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TrueTube's safe online video editing for learners

TrueTube's safe online video editing for learners

One of the unsung secrets of TrueTube , the BETT 2009 Award-winning online video-sharing service for young people, is its innovative video-editing suite. Learners in or out of s...

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Microsoft tailors package for Home Access scheme

Microsoft has created an offer for the Government’s Home Access programme to bridge the "digital divide" between home and school. The Microsoft Home Learning Package is compri...

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Cash prizes for 'Make IT Happy' schools

Cash prizes  for 'Make IT Happy' schools

The Parliamentary Technology Committee (Pitcom) and E-Skills UK are offering schools thousands of pounds in prize money in the annual “Make IT Happy” technology challenge.

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Site seer - Jack Kenny's web tour deluxe No 1

Site seer - Jack Kenny's web tour deluxe No 1

Jack Kenny presents a regular, serendipitous selection of websites for learning

 

 

VINCENT VAN GOGH
www.vangoghgallery.com/

This site really is Van Gogh Complete. It has all his p...

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