Digital Learning

Earth School

Sally Ride EarthKAM

Teaching the teachers 

Mars webcam goes pro

How to make a good teacher

Women's leadership in resilience  

UNESCO's global education coalition

Knowledge-based participatory action research 

Responsible innovation: the role of ethics in an increasingly complex world

World context and implications for higher education systems and institutions


Science and storytelling

STEAM team education

FUNctional literacy for all

What is STEAM education

Math and science done right

A new Silicon Valley narrative

NOAA's Science on a Sphere

4 benefits of a STEAM education

Why should physicists study history?

Math scares everyone, even physicists

Revolution in computer science at school

STEM education: tips from STEM experts

Will computers redefine the roots of math?

Streamlining computational science projects

The Zero Project - Inclusive Education and ICT

Spice up learning with interactive visualizations

The secret link between pure math and physics

The ICES Foundation iCREST education Initiative

Increasing computer literacy with the BBC micro:bit

Teens and scientists come together at Science Cafes

Its time to shift the emphasis away from code sharing  

To groom better scientists, harness the power of narrative

Copernicus's revolutionary ideas reorganized the heavens 

With Category Theory, mathematics escapes from equality

Physics education at home: DIY activities for home learning

A simple and affordable experiment to determine Reynolds number

Opening the instructional doors to computer science and IT - finally

Grade-school students teach a robot to help themselves learn geometry  

Inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers: K-12 and beyond

Extending student knowledge and interest through super-curricular interests  

Democratization of HPC: ninth graders tap HPC in the cloud to design flying boats

Robot model for infant learning shows bodily posture may affect memory and learning

Learning Resources:





World Science U


MIT open courseware

The Open University (UK)

Digital Learning Network (UK)

Surveying the MOOC landscape

US open-source textbook initiative

MIT report on the future of libraries

GETSI - GEodesey Tools for Societal Issues

The role of TV in our understanding of Nature

Cash Kao: China's tutors earn fortunes online

USA: Internet Trends, Education and Immigration

Fire and emergency services educational resources

S is for science: the making of '3-2-1 Contact'' in the 80s

National Digital Learning Resources Network (Australia)

edX online courses from the world's leading universities 

How videos are used in secondary school physics teaching  

Basic lesson materials from TED & YouTube:


 A family tree for humanity

Curating humanity's heritage

Photos of endangered cultures

The story of life in photographs

Dreams from endangered cultures

The worldwide web of belief and ritual 

What separates us from chimpanzees?   

Gorgeous portraits of the world's vanishing people

Curiosity & discovery:

How the compass unlocked the world

How to spark your curiosity, scientifically

How simple ideas lead to scientific discoveries     


Why not eat insects? 

Inside the ant colony

The loathsome lethal mosquito

A simple way to tell insects apart    

The emergent genius of ant colonies   

What ants teach us about the brain, cancer and the Internet

Sea creatures:      

The survival of the sea turtle

My wish - protect our oceans

What really happens to the plastic you throw away?

The ocean:

How tsunamis work

Why do whales sing

How big is the ocean?

The physics of surfing

Life in the deep oceans

Sampling our ocean's DNA    

How do ocean currents work? 

Inside the killer whale matriarchy           

Why should you read 'Moby Dick'?

Deep ocean mysteries and wonders

How surfboards connect us to nature

Why you should care about whale poo?       

A new way to 'grow' islands and coastline

The astonishing hidden world of the deep ocean    


How do fosslis form?

Rocks - and how to identify them

Every rock has a story - teachers and parents guide 

A brief introduction to minerals    Geodes: how nature creates beautiful mineral formations

The science of geology 1    Plate tectonics 2    Atomic nature of matter 3    Minerals and their properties 4

Igneous rocks 5    Origins of magma 6    Introduction to volcanoes 7    Weathering and erosion 8

Soils 9    Sedimentary rocks 10


Are we running out of clean water?

What is a coronavirus?    Which is better: soap or hand sanitizer?    How do ventilators work?

Disasters  & Challenges in Education:

Anger as Iran bans women from universities

Australia: new school education pages focus on early intervention

Delayed disaster impacts on academic performance of primary school children

Education disrupted: disaster impacts on education in the Asia Pacific region in 2015

Educational Projects:

The Zero Project        

An interview with James Burke    

Leon Lederman and Project ARISE

Interview Marc Prensky - achievment based education    

A global assessment of market accessibility and market influence for global environmental change studies