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Title: Sixty Symbols
Url: http://www.sixtysymbols.com/
Publisher: Sixty Symbols
University of Nottingham
Description: Ever wondered about the symbols used by scientists? You're probably not alone, and this website created by a team at the University of Nottingham demystifies sixty prominent physics symbols via informative video segments. The videos are not necessarily meant to be lessons or lectures on the symbols, "The films are just fun chats with men and women who live their subject and know a lot about it!" The videos are quite fun, and the talk on "gamma" includes a discussion of cricket balls, while the "rho" video features paperclips in coffee cups. All of the videos can be accessed via the homepage, and visitors should plan on making several visits to check out all of the clips. At the bottom of the homepage, visitors can also view earlier videos created as part of the project, learn more about their scientists, and take a look at a list of other related sites.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Astronomy
Key Concept: Astronomy
Physics
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-10-19 12:54:57 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-10-19 13:10:49 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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Resource URL Clicks: 4
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