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Education / OLPC
« on: January 14, 2008, 12:21:56 PM »
I was watching the slide show at BBC and thought the following may be be interest to readers of this group.

Here is a good of OLPC as an eBook Reader. There are more links to OLPC here

Science and Technology / Re: Gigantic Pot found in Kano City
« on: June 16, 2006, 09:41:38 AM »
Quote from: "zizo"
On Sunday April 16, a gigantic pot was found in Kano city. It is about 129cm in height, 99cm in diameter, with a depth of 139cm, and the size of the flip is 50cm. It is estimated to have been buried over one thousand years ago. It was discovered in Gwammaja quarters of the Dala local government in Kano state. more -

I am interested in tele-exploring the site (using 'Google Earth' ).  I can locate familiar landmarks and measure distances if the latitude & longitude is known.
Here is an example of the resolution available( correct to few inches!) to anyone who is interested in using this technology to enhance learning..
 ( view of my former school..)


General Board / Google Earth - "Cano"
« on: June 16, 2006, 08:54:41 AM »
Hi all,

Some links to the pictures of Kano locations  I was browsing using the new version of 'Google Earth' are here:

One can even tele-measure the distances between familiar spots in Kano....


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