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UNC-TV Science Educational Resources Added to OER collection


UNC TV Science LogoForty-two new science resources were added to the open educational resources collection of the NCLOR on January 24th, 2014. The UNC-TV Science website is sponsored by a grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and by UNC-TV members. The new resources included in this series are the North Carolina Science Now and the resources included in Quest NC.

  • North Carolina Science Now is a weekly series that airs on UNC-TV. The series promotes awareness and understanding of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) subjects critically important to our state and nation’s future.
  • QUEST is a consortium of public media providers across the country coming together in a unique collaboration to foster widespread STEM literacy for general audiences. Quest NC is North Carolina’s contribution to that collaboration.
Example: " Fruit Infusion" from NC Science Now, September 25, 2013.

Example: ” Fruit Infusion” from NC Science Now, September 25, 2013.

To access this series, you can do any of the following:

  • Log into the NCLOR and click on “Browse by Resource Series” and then the UNC-TV Science Resources series.
  • If you are faculty, you can add the links to the resources directly to your LMS based course. (learn how)
  • Simply, click the UNC-TV Science Resources Series to view the series as a guest.

LEARN NC Resource Series Added to the NCLOR


LEARN NC, a program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education, provides lesson plans, professional development, and innovative web resources to support teachers, build community, and improve K-12 education in North Carolina. Currently,  56 videos have been uploaded to the Learn NC resource series in the NCLOR but more content will be made available soon.

To access the items in this series, log into the NCLOR ( http://www.explorethelor.org) and select Learn NC from the Browse by Resource Series area.

Elon Polls Results Added to NCLOR


Elon University conducts frequent regional and statewide public opinion surveys on issues of importance to North Carolinians and other southern states. By conducting several surveys each year, the Elon University Poll is easily recognized as the “poll of record in North Carolina.”  The polls can be related to a variety of topics but mostly center around politics and local government issues.

You can find the Elon Poll  items in the NCLOR by browsing the “Browse by Resource Series” area or by searching for “Elon Polls” in the free text search box.

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