On this page you will find free educational resources available on-line.
A vast range of subjects are covered some with video clips of talks.
Expand you horizons and knowledge in the comfort of your own home, use your Tablet, PC, or Laptop for more than just email!
None of the sites I have listed are 'heavy' but provide information for a wide range of interests.
The links to sites are listed on the right of the page ;-
BBC Learning Zone: these on-line tutorials are designed for secondary school students but the explanations are so clear it is good resource for finding out more about a subject. e.g. earthquakes in Britain.
OpenLearn: free learning resources from the Open University
Royal Society Trailblazing: A user friendly exploration/ virtual Journey through science. It showcases 60 fascinating articles selected form The Royal Societies archives from 1665 to 2010.
TED Lectures: based in California hundreds of lectures presented as video grouped by subject, e.g. My Stroke of Insight - a Neurologists observes her own stroke.
Follow the link to the u3a Signposts site to access newsletters from the World U3A Service.
YouTube EDU: this site has videos uploaded by Universities all over the world.
Want to learn more about using tech? then try the following -
BBC WebWise - information on making the most of being online.
Get Safe Online - advice on online safety.
Teach Parents Tech - although from USA, a site with a good selection of simple video tutorials
gcflearnfree - a wide range of free technology tutorials
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