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  • Basic Books in Science. This is a series of books that is being developed by renowned scientists. Editor in chief is Roy McWeeny, Professor Emeritus in Theoretical Chemistry at the University of Pisa, Italy. The books cover issues in the areas of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Life Sciences. They start at the beginning and build up to a level that in most countries would coincide with that of a science student's first year in university. The Basic Books in Science are part of the 'For the Love of Science' community building initiative. The books are available under a CC-BY-SA license.

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  • New UNESCO Source Book for Science Teaching. A classic for the teaching and learning of science in a 'hands-on' fashion. It was originally developed with the needs of 'developing countries' in mind, but it is equally useful in those countries that consider themselves already 'developed.'
  • Free High School Science Texts (FHSST). Part of a project to set science education free in South Africa. Grade 10-12 science and maths textbooks written by volunteers who want to support education. They are openly licensed and royalty-free.
  • Siyavula, equally from South Africa, has another series of free Grade 10-12 textbooks available, enriched with links to videos, presentations, simulations and assessment items.

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