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Media-supported learning -> English

NFB SPACE SCHOOL

Media-supported learning, 2013

Young people between the ages of 11 and 15 can relive the historic mission of Chris Hadfield, the first Canadian to walk in space and to command the International Space Station, and marvel at the wonders of space exploration and space sciences.
This interactive learning experience consists of videos and quizzes centred around the Canadian space mission to the ISS. New modules will cover such subjects as robotics, geology and astronomy. A section for educators is also provided.
As of September 2013 the streaming service CAMPUS will provide a guide for teachers. [hj-eb]

WEBGEOL

Media-supported learning, 2012

WebGeol : Geology by enriched, annotated and updated video content. A transmedia, 3-lingual production developing in parallel with the documentary series Voyage of the Continents. A Canadian-French co-production.

Principles of Biology

Media-supported learning, 2012

A new introductory biology textbook has been published that is affordable, lightweight and never ever goes out of date. Reviewed by The Guardian.

BECOMING HUMAN

Media-supported learning, 2009-present

Becoming Human tells the story of our origins. Journey through four million years of human evolution composed of an introduction to the history and crafting of early stone tools, a timeline over 7 million years, an interactive documentary. Transcripts are available in English, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, and Sinhala.

MONET

Media-supported learning, 2010-present

The website first promoted and now prolongs the art exhibit Claude Monet 1840-1926 held at the Grand Palais of Paris until January 2011. Composed of two main sections: Gallery (with the paintings), and Journey - to make an original experience based on Monet's work.

MUSEO NAZIONALE DEL RISORGIMENTO ITALIANO - TORINO, PALAZZO CARIGNANO

Media-supported learning, 2011

The National Museum of the Italian Risorgimento, profoundly renewed, opened to the public on March 20, 2011. The collections are housed in Palazzo Carignano, Turin.
The period of the Risorgimento is now recounted from a European viewpoint as well as through the eyes of Turin, Piedmont and Italy. The rooms have been enriched with films created with images from the most important European collections and can be viewed on large screens, while extensive interactive displays help visitors to examine the themes in greater depth.
See also the Palazzo Madama (first Italian Senate), the Venaria Reale court and the Regio Theatre websites, and the BBC coverage on TV, radio, web.

20th CENTURY AUTHORS: MAKING THE CONNECTIONS

Media-supported learning, 2010

An interactive map connects the dots in the literary landscape of 20th century Britain to discover relations between writers.
Pick an author to reveal the surprising complex network of connections and relationships each had with his or her peers. Join the Writer’s Circle!
The map is a complement to the BBC / Open University coproduction In Their Own Words: British Novelists.

BE LEARNER .COM

Media-supported learning, 2010-present

This online tri-lingual learning tool interacts in function with users' add-ons, commentaries, questions or answers.

EVOLUTION OF LIFE

Media-supported learning, 2009-present

Educational resource to be used by Biology teachers. Evolutionary biology shown through animated films (the origin of life as seen by the water molecule Piccolina), documentaries (the effect of human actions on the evolution of animals) and simulations (the states of water, the movement of tectonic plates, ...). Available in 3 languages. MEDEA Award 2010.

 
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