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World Library of Science- A Very Good Resource for Science Teachers

May 7, 2015
World Library of Science is a very good resource for teachers, students and science enthusiasts. The library offers a wide variety of science resources in the form of eBooks, articles, videos, and audio. “The content of the World Library of Science is meant to inspire more learning and curiosity, and help train students and teachers alike, both in the content and cultural impacts of scientific discovery.”

World Library of Science is the fruit of a partnership between UNESCO and Macmillan Science and Education.This project has as a purpose providing equal access to high quality science resources to a global community of learners and teacher. Teachers  section in World Library of Science is a place where teachers can create an engaging  virtual space or classroom for their students.You can use this space to share course materials, initiate discussions, and post announcements for students.

The Library section is another interesting section in this website. It provides access to the following materials:

Topic Rooms:
These are ” central locations for collections of articles, eBooks and groups on a broad topic area”.

 “Nature Education eBooks provide intuitive introductions to a range of science subjects, for science students, early career scientists, and science enthusiasts of all ages. Browse all eBooks, each marked by learning level: basic or intermediate.”

“Spotlights are focused explorations of key topics in science: current issues in the news, emerging lab techniques, thought leader perspectives, governmental policy, and a range of other subjects. Spotlights provide an entry point into the rich and dynamic world of science.”

It features an archive of video and audio interviews and animations.

Courtesy of Edukwest