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  1. The Joinery Streaming

    Link
    https://twitter.com/TheJoinery_jp
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Art, Technology
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    This Twitter feed features GIFs of beautifully animated designs showing traditional Japanese joinery styles and woodwork techniques. The animations illustrate how, without the help of nails or adhesive, Japanese carpenters and joiners were able to create different ways of bonding wood together.

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  2. Hegarty Maths Streaming

    Link
    https://www.youtube.com/user/HEGARTYMATHS
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Mathematics
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Courses, Streaming/Download

    HegartyMaths is a YouTube channel created by maths teacher Colin Hegarty. The aim of the site is to provide videos to help students with their Key Stage 3, GCSE and A-Level maths studies. Topics are compiled in playlists and the videos also include past paper solutions to aid revision.

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  3. Computing Britain Streaming

    Link
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06bq6j1/episodes/downloads
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Computing, Technology
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    Series of podcasts in which mathematician Hannah Fry looks back at 75 years of computing history to reveal the UK’s lead role in developing the technologies we rely on today, from the development of computer memory in the 1940s and the invention of packet switching in the 1950s, to the home computer boom of the 1980s, the development of the billion dollar computer game industry and the dot com boom and bust in Great Britain between 1999 and March 2000.

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  4. BritLab Streaming

    Link
    https://www.youtube.com/user/HeadsqueezeTV/featured
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Chemistry, Computing, General Science, Mathematics, Physics, Technology
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    Science video channel on Youtube featuring content presented by Greg Foot and Hannah Fry. The Brit Lab Original series consists of a series of short films featuring experiments and investigations into various phenomena, including decomposition, spontaneous combustion and cannibalism. Hannah Fry’s Number Hub videos see the mathematician explaining mathematical concepts and theories in an entertaining and engaging way. The channel also includes videos from James May’s Head Squeeze series and a small selection from the BBC ‘Tomorrow’s World’ series, including this demonstration of early touch screen technology.

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  5. FT Science Streaming

    Link
    http://podcast.ft.com/s/ft-science-with-clive-cookson
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, General Science, Genetics, Mathematics
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    The Financial Times science podcast is no longer being updated but the archive features all the episodes in the series, freely available. The FT’s Science Editor presents the podcast, covering every aspect of science from biomedicine to space.

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  6. Academic Video Online: Premium Streaming

    Link
    http://search.alexanderstreet.com/avon
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Bio-Medical, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    American Studies, Architecture, Art, Business Studies, Design, Environmental Studies, Film Studies, History, Literature, Media Studies, Medicine, Music, Politics and Government, Psychology, Religious Studies, Social Studies, Social Welfare, Women’s Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Databases, Streaming/Download

    Academic Video Online: Premium is the largest and most comprehensive video subscription available to libraries. It delivers more than 50,000 video titles spanning all academic subject areas including anthropology, business, counselling, film, health, history, music, and more. More than 12,000 titles are exclusive to Alexander Street. From Jan 1 2016, it includes the new “AVON-to-Own” feature, where subscribing libraries receive perpetual rights to videos they select at the end of each annual term commensurate with the amount of the subscription, using an entire year of usage data to support selections. Subscribing libraries also receive Alexander Street’s Media Hosting Service at no charge.

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  7. Physics Fundamentals Streaming

    Link
    http://www.physicsfundamentals.org/
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Physics
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Blogs, Streaming/Download, Web Links

    Collection of videos, news items and articles collected, written and curated by nuclear physicist Chantal Nobs, who is a PhD student at the University of Brighton. The site is intended for younger children (primary and possibly early secondary level) and is characterised by a colourful design, well-chosen content and clear explanations.

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  8. Astronomy Cast Streaming

    Link
    http://www.astronomycast.com/
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Astronomy, General Science
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    Weekly podcast about astronomy hosted by Fraser Cain (of the Universe Today site) and Dr Pamela L. Gay (of the Cosmo Quest site. The podcasts, which are free to download and accompanied by transcripts, cover a wide range of subjects under the astronomical umbrella, dealing with everything from how spacecraft navigate the solar system to the dangers of fire on board spacecraft. Gay and Cain also consider wider scientific topics such as confirmation bias, science funding and women in science. The podcast has been around since 2006 and as of November 2016 has racked up over 400 episodes.

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  9. Mental Health Channel TV Streaming

    Link
    http://mentalhealthchannel.tv/
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Medicine, Psychiatry, Psychology
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    This charitably funded American website produces free-to-view videos on the subject of mental health. The site features a number of series on different topics, each series being made up of different chapters. Topics covered include bipolarity, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, women’s issues, psychosis, young people, older people, schizophrenia and suicide. Each series takes a different approach to the subject, from Cracking Up, in which comedians take mental health into the spotlight, to The Developing Brain which presents stories about the successful treatment of children’s mental health challenges.

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  10. Archispeak Streaming

    Link
    http://archispeakpodcast.com/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Archaeology, Design
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting

    American architecture and design podcast aimed at working architects, design and architecture students and interior designers. The podcast reached its 100th episode in October 2016 and is a useful source of information, advice, news and opinion.

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