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View Resource British Broadcasting Company: Audio Interviews with Writers

The British Broadcasting Company (BBC) has a prodigious archive of audio interviews from their many decades of radio broadcasting, with this particular site paying homage to the many fine writers who they have spoken to over the years. Visitors can listen to the likes of Kingsley Amis talking about why he started writing, Robert Graves discussing his masterpiece "I, Claudius," and Virginia Woolf's...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour
View Resource Catalog of the Scientific Community in the 16th and 17th Centuries

The Catalog of the Scientific Community in the 16th and 17th Centuries is "a collection of 631 detailed biographies on members of the scientific community during the 16th and 17th centuries with vital facts about each individual and their contributions to science." Provided by the Galileo Project of Rice University, the biographies include everything from their date of birth and death, to their...

http://galileo.rice.edu/lib/catalog.html
View Resource The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences

A wonderful collection of biographies and information on the many contributions of African American scientists are available at this site. Fields of work highlighted include biochemistry, biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, genetics, meteorology, geology, oceanography, and several other sciences. Continually updated, the site offers many new contributions since its last review, including...

https://webfiles.uci.edu/mcbrown/display/faces.html
View Resource Elements and Atoms: Case Studies in the Development of Chemistry

Carmen Giunta at Le Moyne College created this website to offer a series of articles by the pioneers in the science of atoms and elements. The author provides background and commentary on the work in order to educate users about how scientists work. The website is divided into four parts: elements, atoms, classification of atoms, and back to atoms. Students can find links for definitions of...

http://web.lemoyne.edu/~giunta/EA/CONTENTS.HTML
View Resource BBC: Sci Files - Inspirational Welsh Scientists

This BBC website for secondary school students offers interviews and stories of successful Welsh scientists including Evans the Atom (Lyn Evans), Sir David the Weather (David Brunt), and Williams the Astronaut (Dafydd Rhys Williams). The website offers introductory synopses of the science topics. The Where Now links offer additional information and educational opportunities dealing with the...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/scifiles/index.shtml
View Resource University of Cambridge: Science Festival

The Science Festival aims to provide the public with opportunities to explore and discuss issues of scientific interest and concern and to raise aspirations by encouraging young people to consider a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. Each year, the Festival welcomes over 30,000 visitors to over 250 events and receives extensive national and local media coverage. Over...

https://www.sciencefestival.cam.ac.uk/