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    [image]James Hiroshi posted a Image on 9 July 2014 - 2:04am.
    Infographic: What is GIS?

    Infographic: What is GIS?

    Geographic Information Systems is a computer-based tool that analyzes, stores, manipulates and visualize geographic information on a map.
    http://gisgeography.com/what-gis-geographic-information-systems/

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    James Hiroshi posted a link on 9 July 2014 - 1:59am.

    GIS Geography

    GIS Geography has useful teaching material on GIS (Geographic Information Systems,), which is the study of Geography and maps with computers.

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    John Best posted a link on 22 June 2010 - 4:20pm.

    Worldmapper

    Worldmapper is a collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized according to the subject of interest. It's a very useful visual tool for comparing countries on factors such as human and social inequality, natural resources and population. Take this example, illustrating the distribution of Child Labour: http://www.worldmapper.org/display.php?selected=135

    There are nearly 700 maps, some are available as PDF posters. Worldmapper also have a series of maps on the visualisation of the world's population using a new mapping technique: Worldmapper Gridded Population Cartograms.

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    Dougald Hine posted a note on 29 October 2008 - 3:11pm.

    Archaeology and what it means to be "human"

    One of my favourite excuses for escaping from London is to go and help out with courses at the Blackden Trust. The Trust gives school students the opportunity to come and learn about archaeology, history and geography, working with leading academics in these fields and hopefully contributing to the ongoing process of research on this part of Cheshire:

    http://theblackdentrust.org.uk/

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    Tutorful posted a link on 6 March 2018 - 3:43pm.

    History Lovers: Awesome Websites and Resources To Cure Your Boredom

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    Saad Shamsi posted a link on 18 July 2012 - 5:32pm.

    Saad Ahmed Shamsi - Tutor

    My tutor profile.

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    Vince Bloomfield posted a note on 20 January 2012 - 9:05pm.

    History of Tai Chi

    The term Tai Chi Chu’uan translates as "supreme ultimate fist".
    The concept of the Tai Chi appears in both Taoist and Confucian Chinese philosophy, where it represents the fusion of Yin and Yang into a single Ultimate, represented by the Yin / Yang symbol also known as taijitu. Thus, tai chi theory and practice evolved in agreement with many Chinese philosophical principles, including those of Taoism and Confucianism.

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    Christopher Bonfield posted a Document on 16 April 2010 - 12:12pm.

    Bibliography for Medical History

    This is a very extensive bibliography, which is given to students at UEA. It is divided into two parts, the first providing general background reading.

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    Christopher Bonfield posted a link on 16 April 2010 - 12:07pm.

    The Halls, Norwich

    Written by myself, this website is designed to guide you through the medieval and later history of St Andrew's and Blackfriars' Halls, Norwich. The Halls were built over 600 years ago, and today they represent the most complete English friary church and convent buildings to survive intact from the medieval period. Come and explore this landmark for yourself, and learn more about its fascinating history.

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    Christopher Bonfield posted a link on 16 April 2010 - 12:04pm.

    The Great Hospital, Norwich

    An Arts and Humanities Research Council funded website. It provides an overview of the Great Hospital, Norwich. Founded in 1249, the hospital is one of England's oldest surviving medieval hospital. The website is a teaching resource for Edexcel's GCSE, 'Medicine Through Time'.

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    Christine Lewis posted a link on 21 March 2010 - 11:49am.

    NLN Materials

    The NLN Materials are small, flexible 'bite-sized' episodes of learning. They are not whole courses but are designed to support a wide range of subject and topic areas. They have been funded by the LSC and are available free to all authorised organisations in the post-16 sector.

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    Claire Medcalf posted a link on 19 January 2009 - 10:22am.

    London's 70 best unsung museums

    'Alongside the V&A, Science, Natural History and British Museums, the capital has a host of smaller, lesser-known collections. Here's our guide to London's best secret museums.'

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    Open Minds posted a note on 6 January 2009 - 1:22pm.

    We are recruiting freelance artists (Sheffield)

    We are recruiting CRB checked freelance artists
    Link: http://www.kidscando.tk
    We are recruiting CRB checked freelance artists who can deliver workshops for after school clubs around Sheffield (starting Feb/March 2009) Please send CVs and details to [email protected]

    Good rates of pay.

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    Claire Medcalf posted a note on 6 December 2008 - 8:35am.

    Christmas Chemistry

    Make Your Own Snow Globe

    Find out how to make your own snow globe here. Apparently choosing the right liquid and sealant is quite a science. Seasonal Science = fun times.

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    Dougald Hine posted a link on 6 November 2008 - 3:16pm.

    Try your hand at transcribing 17th century documents

    Try transcribing a document and get it marked.

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