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  • Hugh's Wild West Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Nalini Crack - Keo Films

    Hugh's Wild West

    Lifelong nature-lover Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall pursues his fascination with the wildlife of the West country.

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    TV Programme

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Feb 2018

  • Hugh's Wild West

    Hugh's Wild West Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Nalini Crack - Keo Films Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 24 Feb 2018
    Lifelong nature-lover Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall pursues his fascination with the wildlife of the West country.
  • History how-to videos: Books and bibles Creative commons image Icon wikijim99 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    History how-to videos: Books and bibles

    By Neil Oliver

    What does the information in the front of books tell us about where they come from?

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    Audio

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Feb 2018

  • History how-to videos: Books and bibles

    History how-to videos: Books and bibles Creative commons image Icon wikijim99 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Feb 2018
    What does the information in the front of books tell us about where they come from?
  • Wild Weather with Richard Hammond Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Wild Weather with Richard Hammond

    Richard Hammond travels the globe to discover the unexplained, the unexpected and the plain unlikely, in an attempt to reveal the...

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    TV Programme

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Feb 2018

  • Wild Weather with Richard Hammond

    Wild Weather with Richard Hammond Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Updated content
    Introductory level Updated 14 Feb 2018
    Richard Hammond travels the globe to discover the unexplained, the unexpected and the plain unlikely, in an attempt to reveal the hidden world of weather.
  • History How-to videos: Paper and ink Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Andrys

    History How-to videos: Paper and ink

    By Neil Oliver

    The paper and ink in a letter can reveal as much as the words themselves.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Feb 2018

  • History How-to videos: Paper and ink

    History How-to videos: Paper and ink Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Andrys Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Feb 2018
    The paper and ink in a letter can reveal as much as the words themselves.
  • History How-to videos: Metal detection Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: JamesQube
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Feb 2018

  • History How-to videos: Metal detection

    History How-to videos: Metal detection Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: JamesQube Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Feb 2018
    What are the attractions of metal detection to the historian?
  • History How-to videos: Decoding medals Creative commons image Icon Col André Kritzinger under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    History How-to videos: Decoding medals

    By Neil Oliver

    Medals don't just rerward bravery - they tell the tale of the battles they were won in.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Feb 2018

  • History How-to videos: Decoding medals

    History How-to videos: Decoding medals Creative commons image Icon Col André Kritzinger under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Feb 2018
    Medals don't just rerward bravery - they tell the tale of the battles they were won in.
  • History How-to videos: Crash sites Creative commons image Icon Elliott Simpson under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    History How-to videos: Crash sites

    By Neil Oliver

    The sites of Second World War plane crashes aren't just of historical interest - they may also be graveyards or bomb...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Feb 2018

  • History How-to videos: Crash sites

    History How-to videos: Crash sites Creative commons image Icon Elliott Simpson under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Feb 2018
    The sites of Second World War plane crashes aren't just of historical interest - they may also be graveyards or bomb sites. How should you approach them?
  • Perceptions of corruption Creative commons image Icon Adam Jones PhD under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Perceptions of corruption

    By Dr Susan Fawssett

    Economic injustice takes many forms. Watch this video to find out just how widespread it is and how we can combat it...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Feb 2018

  • Perceptions of corruption

    Perceptions of corruption Creative commons image Icon Adam Jones PhD under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Feb 2018
    Economic injustice takes many forms. Watch this video to find out just how widespread it is and how we can combat it 
  • Year of the Dog: Chinese New Year Creative commons image Icon By Made by Fanghong (Own work) [GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC BY-SA 1.0], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license

    Year of the Dog: Chinese New Year

    By The OpenLearn team

    As the Chinese celebrate the Year of the Dog, why not learn how to write and pronounce basic Chinese words, or find...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Feb 2018

  • Year of the Dog: Chinese New Year

    Year of the Dog: Chinese New Year Creative commons image Icon By Made by Fanghong (Own work) [GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC BY-SA 1.0], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Feb 2018
    As the Chinese celebrate the Year of the Dog, why not learn how to write and pronounce basic Chinese words, or find out more about our furry friends?
  • The Global Philosopher Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    The Global Philosopher

    The BBC in partnership with The Open University invites you to join the Global Philosophy Club.

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    Radio Programme

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Feb 2018

  • The Global Philosopher

    The Global Philosopher Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 06 Feb 2018
    The BBC in partnership with The Open University invites you to join the Global Philosophy Club.
  • Charles Darwin And The Tree Of Life Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC/Sophie Lanfear

    Charles Darwin And The Tree Of Life

    David Attenborough takes a passionate, personal journey through Darwin's discoveries.

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    TV Programme

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Feb 2018

  • Charles Darwin And The Tree Of Life

    Charles Darwin And The Tree Of Life Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC/Sophie Lanfear
    Introductory level Updated 01 Feb 2018
    David Attenborough takes a passionate, personal journey through Darwin's discoveries.
  • The Hunt Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Silverback Films

    The Hunt

    Narrated by Sir David Attenborough this lavish series explores the relationship between predator and their prey.

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    Updated on:

    31 Jan 2018

  • The Hunt

    The Hunt Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Silverback Films
    Updated 31 Jan 2018
    Narrated by Sir David Attenborough this lavish series explores the relationship between predator and their prey.
  • The Story Of Maths Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    The Story Of Maths

    Marcus DuSautoy explores the long, surprising history of humankind's relationship with numbers.

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Jan 2018

  • The Story Of Maths

    The Story Of Maths Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Updated 29 Jan 2018
    Marcus DuSautoy explores the long, surprising history of humankind's relationship with numbers.
  • Calculating Ada: The Countess of Computing

    This documentary from the BBC explores the eccentric life of Ada Lovelace, the world's first programmer, the 'Enchantress of Numbers'

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    TV Programme

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Jan 2018

  • Calculating Ada: The Countess of Computing

    Introductory level Updated 29 Jan 2018
    This documentary from the BBC explores the eccentric life of Ada Lovelace, the world's first programmer, the 'Enchantress of Numbers'
  • Why would British athletes choose winter sports? Creative commons image Icon S. Yume under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Jan 2018

  • Why would British athletes choose winter sports?

    Why would British athletes choose winter sports? Creative commons image Icon S. Yume under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Jan 2018
    What's the attraction of winter sports in a mild climate?
  • Charles Dickens: Celebrity Author Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: iStock

    Charles Dickens: Celebrity Author

    Over 200 years since he was born Charles Dickens remains a literary icon. In fact, he was one of the first superstars...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Jan 2018

  • Charles Dickens: Celebrity Author

    Charles Dickens: Celebrity Author Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: iStock
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Jan 2018
    Over 200 years since he was born Charles Dickens remains a literary icon. In fact, he was one of the first superstars - discover how he cultivated his work...
  • Shall I Compare Thee? Poetry, Education, Seduction - An OpenMinds talk Copyright free image Icon Copyright free:
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    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Jan 2018

  • Shall I Compare Thee? Poetry, Education, Seduction - An OpenMinds talk

    Shall I Compare Thee? Poetry, Education, Seduction - An OpenMinds talk Copyright free image Icon Copyright free:
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 25 Jan 2018
    Professor Richard Danson Brown explores poetry, comparison and education in a lecture for The Open University.
  • Catching History's Criminals: The Forensics Story Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    Catching History's Criminals: The Forensics Story

    Gabriel Weston investigates the world of the forensic scientist and the murders they've helped to solve.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Jan 2018

  • Catching History's Criminals: The Forensics Story

    Catching History's Criminals: The Forensics Story Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Jan 2018
    Gabriel Weston investigates the world of the forensic scientist and the murders they've helped to solve.
  • Thinking Allowed 2018 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Thinking Allowed 2018

    Thinking Allowed explores how society works, with leading social science experts. 

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    Radio Programme

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Jan 2018

  • Thinking Allowed 2018

    Thinking Allowed 2018 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Jan 2018
    Thinking Allowed explores how society works, with leading social science experts. 
  • OU on the BBC 2017: From deep space to the deep oceans Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    OU on the BBC 2017: From deep space to the deep oceans

    Looking back over just some of our great collaborations with the BBC from 2017. Together, we've explored the universe...

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    25 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Jan 2018

  • OU on the BBC 2017: From deep space to the deep oceans

    OU on the BBC 2017: From deep space to the deep oceans Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 25 mins Updated 17 Jan 2018
    Looking back over just some of our great collaborations with the BBC from 2017. Together, we've explored the universe, our planet - and the depths of London,...
  • Rome Unpacked Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Rome Unpacked

    Andrew Graham-Dixon and Giorgio Locatelli explore Rome for the greatest food and art that they can find.

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    TV Programme

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Jan 2018

  • Rome Unpacked

    Rome Unpacked Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Updated 13 Jan 2018
    Andrew Graham-Dixon and Giorgio Locatelli explore Rome for the greatest food and art that they can find.
  • Life In Cold Blood Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Life In Cold Blood

    David Attenborough explores the lives of amphibians and reptiles - cold blood, but amazing creatures. Watch clips and find out more.

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    TV Programme

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Jan 2018

  • Life In Cold Blood

    Life In Cold Blood Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Updated 09 Jan 2018
    David Attenborough explores the lives of amphibians and reptiles - cold blood, but amazing creatures. Watch clips and find out more.
  • Life In The Undergrowth Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Life In The Undergrowth

    David Attenborough pushes back the foliage and finds a world of invertebrates.

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    TV Programme

    Updated on:

    08 Jan 2018

  • Life In The Undergrowth

    Life In The Undergrowth Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Updated 08 Jan 2018
    David Attenborough pushes back the foliage and finds a world of invertebrates.
  • More or Less Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    More or Less

    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.

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    Radio Programme

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Jan 2018

  • More or Less

    More or Less Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Jan 2018
    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.
  • Happy New Year Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Viorel Dudau | Dreamstime.com

    Happy New Year

    By The OpenLearn team

    Happy New Year! What is 2018 going to mean for you? Motivation? Success? Learning a language? Get started here....

    Take part now: Happy New Year about Managing projects through people

    Activity

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Dec 2017

  • Happy New Year

    Happy New Year Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Viorel Dudau | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Dec 2017
    Happy New Year! What is 2018 going to mean for you? Motivation? Success? Learning a language? Get started here. 
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