Edinburgh’s OERs


Nothing Goes to Waste in Nature – GeoScience

Fungi found on a fallen brach

Nothing Goes to Waste in Nature: Lesson Plans on Organic Matter Cycling, is a teaching resource designed, developed and produced […]

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The Sea-Level Story – GeoScience

On a clear summer day, a series of interlocking melt pools show as beautiful aquamarine reminiscent of shallow tropical lagoons.

This resource was designed, developed and produced by Roseanne Smith as part of the GeoScience Outreach course at the University of […]

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Sow it, Grow it, Taste it – GeoScience

Cornucopia of fruit and vegetables wedding banquet

An interdisciplinary approach to growing and tasting vegetables using experiences and outcomes in the sciences, health and wellbeing, numeracy and […]

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In Your Own Words – avoid plagiarism

Screenshot from video showing figure at the start of an academic 'running race'

Learn to avoid plagiarism pitfalls in this video co-created by staff and students of the University of Edinburgh. This video […]

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Christian Parables teaching resource

Parable of the hidden treasure

Christian Parables is a resource for use by school teachers that has been developed as part of Dr Naomi Appleton and […]

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Stories from Buddhist Traditions

This early 20th century painted scroll shows the chapter about Jujuka. On the bottom row we see him bring the children to the city, where they are ransomed by the king. Then Jujuka begins his overeating, leading to his death, shown on the top row.

Stories from Buddhist Traditions is a resource for use by school teachers that has been developed as part of Dr […]

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Geoscience Guides

The School of Geosciences have created four OERs for pupils studying at SCQF Level 6-8 (Scottish Higher, AS-Level, and above) […]

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Artificial Intelligence Planning

Artistic impression of neural networks

The AI Planning MOOC course materials have been provided in full as an “open-access learning experience which introduces artificial intelligence […]

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Digitised Shakespeare

The library’s rich holdings of early English drama include the majority of editions of William Shakespeare published before 1660, mainly […]

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