Skip to content

Filter pages by:

More filter options

Explore.
Watch, listen, debate & discover with our experts

RSS Icon
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2006

  • OU on the BBC: Rough Science 4: Death Valley

    OU on the BBC: Rough Science 4: Death Valley Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Aug 2006
    From Death Valley to the Learning Zone - relive some classic science challenges.
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2006

  • Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Ellen McCallie's diary

    Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Ellen McCallie's diary Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Aug 2006
    Meet Ellen McCallie and read her diaries, from the BBC/OU series Rough Science 4.
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team

    Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Schools pack

    By The Rough Science webteam

    A range of Rough Science challenges have been adapted for classroom use and can be downloaded here, free of charge

    Read now: Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Schools pack about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2006

  • Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Schools pack

    Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Schools pack Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 Aug 2006
    A range of Rough Science challenges have been adapted for classroom use and can be downloaded here, free of charge
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2006

  • OU on the BBC: Rough Science 4 Death Valley - Meet the Scientists

    OU on the BBC: Rough Science 4 Death Valley - Meet the Scientists Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 Aug 2006
    Meet the scientists from the BBC/OU series Rough Science 4, and read the inside stories of the challenges in their diaries
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2006

  • Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Mike Bullivant's diary: Rocket

    Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Mike Bullivant's diary: Rocket Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 Aug 2006
    Powering a rocket with water, Mike is frustrated by the demands of "reality" television.
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2006

  • Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Kathy Sykes' diary: Rocket

    Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Kathy Sykes' diary: Rocket Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Aug 2006
    Kathy Sykes's diary about the challenge for the Rocket programme, from the BBC/OU series Rough Science 4
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2006

  • Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Jonathan Hare's diary: Rocket

    Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Jonathan Hare's diary: Rocket Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Aug 2006
    Jonathan Hare's diary about the challenge for the Rocket programme, from the BBC/OU series Rough Science 4
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2006

  • Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Iain Stewart's diary: Rocket

    Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Iain Stewart's diary: Rocket Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 Aug 2006
    Iain Stewart's diary about the challenge for the Rocket programme, from the BBC/OU series Rough Science 4
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2006

  • Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Ellen McCallie's diary: Rocket

    Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Ellen McCallie's diary: Rocket Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Aug 2006
    Ellen McCallie's diary about the challenge for the Rocket programme, from the BBC/OU series Rough Science 4
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2006

  • Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Mike Bullivant's diary: Aerial Surveyor

    Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Mike Bullivant's diary: Aerial Surveyor Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Aug 2006
    Not all limestone is the same. Mike Bullivant explains why this might be a problem...

    Free OpenLearn courses.
    Free extracts from OU course materials

    RSS Icon
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2006

  • OU on the BBC: Rough Science 4 Death Valley: The challenges

    OU on the BBC: Rough Science 4 Death Valley: The challenges Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Aug 2006
    See how the team coped with the various tasks thrown at them.  
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2006

  • Rough Science 4 Death Valley - Study at the Open University

    Rough Science 4 Death Valley - Study at the Open University Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Aug 2006
    Has the series inspired you to learn more about science? Try one of our Open University courses.
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team

    OU on the BBC: Rough Science 4 Death Valley - Producer's Notes

    By The OpenLearn team

    Series producer Jonathan Renouf describes the difficulties - and rewards - of bringing Rough Science to the screen in the producer's notes.

    Read now: OU on the BBC: Rough Science 4 Death Valley - Producer's Notes about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2006

  • OU on the BBC: Rough Science 4 Death Valley - Producer's Notes

    OU on the BBC: Rough Science 4 Death Valley - Producer's Notes Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 Aug 2006
    Series producer Jonathan Renouf describes the difficulties - and rewards - of bringing Rough Science to the screen in the producer's notes.
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2006

  • OU on the BBC: Rough Science 4 Death Valley - Director's notes

    OU on the BBC: Rough Science 4 Death Valley - Director's notes Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Aug 2006
    Milla Harrison shares her experiences of working on the series from a director's perspective.
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2006

  • OU on the BBC: Rough Science 4 Death Valley - Welcome

    OU on the BBC: Rough Science 4 Death Valley - Welcome Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Aug 2006
    Kate Humble welcomes you to Death Valley, the setting for the fourth series of Rough Science.
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2006

  • OU on the BBC: Rough Science 4: Death Valley

    OU on the BBC: Rough Science 4: Death Valley Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Aug 2006
    From Death Valley to the Learning Zone - relive some classic science challenges.
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2006

  • Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Ellen McCallie's diary

    Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Ellen McCallie's diary Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Aug 2006
    Meet Ellen McCallie and read her diaries, from the BBC/OU series Rough Science 4.
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2006

  • Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Mike Bullivant's diary

    Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Mike Bullivant's diary Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Aug 2006
    Meet Mike Bullivant and read his diaries, from the BBC/OU series Rough Science 4
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2006

  • Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Kathy Sykes' diary

    Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Kathy Sykes' diary Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Aug 2006
    Meet Kathy Sykes and read her diaries, from the BBC/OU series Rough Science 4
  • Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Aug 2006

  • Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Jonathan Hare's diary

    Rough Science 4 Death Valley: Jonathan Hare's diary Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Aug 2006
    Meet Jonathan Hare and read his diaries, from the BBC/OU series Rough Science 4