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View Resource Internet Bird Collection

For readers enamored with birds all around the world, the Internet Bird Collection (IBC) is an excellent place to spend some time. This nonprofit project describes itself as "an online audiovisual library of videos, photos and sound recordings of the world's birds" created "with the ultimate goal of disseminating knowledge about the world's avifauna." Visitors to the IBC can explore multimedia...

View Resource Audubon's Birds of America

The name John James Audubon has become synonymous with bird conservation science thanks to Birds of America, his extensive series of paintings sold as life-size prints between 1827 and 1838. Only 120 complete double elephant folio sets of Audubon's masterpiece are thought to exist, the pages of which were printed on "the largest paper sheets available at the time" and hand-colored. The University...

View Resource The Food Programme

On its website, the tagline for the Food Programme reads "Investigating every aspect of the food we eat." The site primarily features 30-minute podcasts originally broadcasted on BBC Radio 4, covering a wide variety of food-related issues, from speculation on the effects of Brexit on food to different cultural approaches to deep-fried foods to posh noshes for dogs. There's also a series of...

View Resource Science Education Project - Chantier 7

STEM educators and readers interested in science pedagogy may want to check out Chantier 7, a project conducted by researchers at McGill University and the University of Quebec in Montreal. This project, which was conducted from 2013-2016, aimed "to develop diagnostic assessment tools to uncover students' intuitive ideas about the natural world and design targeted teaching interventions to develop...

View Resource Atlas of Endangered Alphabets

Launched in February 2019, the Atlas of Endangered Alphabets is a fascinating project that anyone curious about written languages can enjoy and learn from. Visitors to the atlas can browse dozens of writing systems by their place of origin via the interactive map on the front page or by name under the alphabets tab. While many of the languages represented in the atlas are spoken today, their...