300 – social sciences

Global Issues – Social, Political, Economic and Environmental Issues That Affect Us All

TrueTube – resources for RE, PSHE & Citizenship

Politics and Government

Parliament Education Service (Westminster)


OLHS investigation – includes links on the transatlantic slave trade, slavery in the Americas and Scottish abolitionist campaigns.


UK Copyright Service – very useful, easy to follow information on all aspects of UK Copyright Law and Copyleft (e.g. GNU, Creative Commons). Free factsheet downloads available for libraries.


Stop disasters game – a single player disaster simulation game from the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction Requires Flash. Choose one of several scenarios – wildfire, flood, tsunami, earthquake, hurricane –  and try to protect the community.

Myths and legends

Myths and legends (E2BN) – this is a great source for legends from across the British Isles. It’s also interactive, allowing users to create their own stories (uses Story Creator 2 software).

Ian Ridpath’s Star Tales – the text of Ian Ridpath’s 1998 book of the same title, transferred to the web by its author, with occasional updates.

Windows to the Universe (Culture) – culture, myth, and art connected with the universe. Lots of good star myths from around the world.

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