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OpenLearn Live: 10th February 2016

OpenLearn Live: 10th February 2016 Creative commons image Eric Jones under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Feb 2016
A king with long arms; and the debate about assisted suicide. Free learning across the day.

OpenLearn Live: 9th February 2016

OpenLearn Live: 9th February 2016 Creative commons image Gareth Lovering Photography under Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Feb 2016
The king who saw a tree bend and embraced peace and the day when pancakes are centre stage. Free learning at the heart of your world.

HuffPo Hints

HuffPo Hints Copyright free image Copyright free: Kelseyannevere New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Feb 2016
Are you trying our quiz over on Huffington Post? Do you need a bit of help to get to the answers? We can help you out...

OpenLearn Live: 8th February 2016

OpenLearn Live: 8th February 2016 Creative commons image David Evans under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Feb 2016
The Welsh king who stands alongside Alfred and Charlemagne; fearing death and celebrating a new New Year. Free learning from your world, ...

Download your free Divine Women booklet

Download your free Divine Women booklet Copyrighted image Copyright: Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Feb 2016
Download your free 16-page booklet which explores five controversial areas around goddesses and women in religion

Download your free Empire poster

Download your free Empire poster Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Feb 2016
We've run out of wallcharts, but you can still print out a copy of our guide to Empire to enjoy at home.

Wartime Farm: free booklet

Wartime Farm: free booklet Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University / Women's Land Army image Paul Townsend BristolPast.co.uk
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Feb 2016
How did a hungry island remain fed during a long, wearying conflict? Order your free Wartime Farm booklet to find out.

Order your free Star Guide

Order your free Star Guide
Introductory level Updated 05 Feb 2016
Learn more about the fascinating objects in the night sky with your free Star Guide 

The Secret History of our Streets: Get your free booklet 'A tourist's guide to our secret streets'

The Secret History of our Streets: Get your free booklet 'A tourist's guide to our secret streets' Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Feb 2016
We had offered a free 16-page booklet, with folding historic map from Charles Booth and fascinating stories behind the streets in five UK cities,...

The Story of Wales: Get your free Icons of Wales booklet

The Story of Wales: Get your free Icons of Wales booklet Copyrighted image Copyright: OU/BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Feb 2016
Order your free Icons of Wales booklet and celebrate 11 prominent figures in Welsh history—then vote for who you think should be the 12th icon

Coast: Order your free booklet

Coast: Order your free booklet Copyrighted image Copyright: Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Feb 2016
Discover more about our beautiful coastline by ordering this FREE booklet 

OpenLearn Live: 5th February 2016

OpenLearn Live: 5th February 2016 Creative commons image Tony in Devon under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Feb 2016
A tribute from one poet to another, and a mouse who made a bad choice. Then more free learning across the day.

OpenLearn Live: 4th February 2016

OpenLearn Live: 4th February 2016 Creative commons image JschneiderWiki under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Feb 2016
The other Anne Hathaway; a new name for McGraw Hill and increasing levels of bottled water. Then more free learning through the day.

OpenLearn Live: 3rd February 2016

Featuring: VideoVideo
OpenLearn Live: 3rd February 2016 Creative commons image Tom Oates under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Feb 2016
The couple who inspired "what will survive of us is love"; then more free learning through the day.

OpenLearn Live: 2nd February 2016

OpenLearn Live: 2nd February 2016 Copyrighted image Copyright: Original image public domain / Restoration by Adam Cuerden New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Feb 2016
What do you do when fasting in a tiny hut isn't austere enough? Then more free learning across the day.

Black History Month

Black History Month Copyrighted image Copyright: iStock
Introductory level Updated 01 Feb 2016
In recognition of Black History Month we have pulled together some content from across OpenLearn for you to explore. 

OpenLearn Live: 28th January 2016

Featuring: VideoVideo
OpenLearn Live: 28th January 2016 Creative commons image Brocken Inaglory under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Jan 2016
When the sun turns rectangular, and an update on the US Presidential election. Free learning from across the day.

How To Die: Simon's Choice

How To Die: Simon's Choice Copyrighted image Copyright: Graham Smith - Minnow Films New content
Updated 27 Jan 2016
An OU/BBC co-production film telling the dramatic and poignant story of one man facing a heart wrenching decision of whether to end his life...

OpenLearn Live: 27th January 2016

Featuring: VideoVideo
OpenLearn Live: 27th January 2016 Creative commons image NASA Goddard Space Flight Center under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Jan 2016
The straight-edge storm that's like a sideways tornado. Then more free learning across the day.