I don’t think any of this was covered in my schooling, which is too bad. It would have been quick, and very, very useful!
National STEM Center (UK) http://www.nationalstemcentre.org.uk
Nuffield Foundation chemistry http://www.nuffieldfoundation.org/practical-chemistry
Royal institute channel
Could we do it better?
A great demo from science demo.org. There are some great demos here, and a great list of resources for finding more demos elsewhere.
The origins of non-standard plurals
Why is there a “B” in “doubt?”
The history of English in 10 minutes
Here’s a great idea! Story lines traced on Google Earth. Take a look at Frankenstein, for example, for how well this idea can be used. I’d really like to see more books here! There’s also a lot of potential for a class-produced project, with teams of students creating descriptions of each location.
Here’s a summary of the site: