OpenLearn Scotland
OpenLearn Scotland

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3 The Scottish environment and technology

3.1 Overview

This section of OpenLearn Scotland introduces learners to both ancient and modern Scotland, from the geological history of the Scottish Highlands right up to the creation of the semiconductor transistor by two Scottish computer engineers and the global dimension of the Scottish oil industry.

A further two courses in this section focus on famous bridges in Scotland: the first is about the Tay Bridge and the legacy of its failure on bridge building ever since; the second is about the environmental challenges facing the landmark Forth Road Bridge.



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