House fires, floods, power outages, and even catastrophic earthquakes – whatever the disaster, the official Canadian Red Cross Be Ready app gives users instant access to the information needed in order to prepare for different emergency situations and to take action when a disaster strikes.
A global, multi-hazard monitoring and alerting application that covers everything from hurricanes, earthquakes, marine and storms to manmade hazards. Wildfires are being added.
The official Canadian Red Cross First Aid app puts lifesaving advice in your hands.
Search for recommended exposure limits (RELs) and permissible exposure limits (PELs) on a variety of chemicals by their name, CAS No. and formula. Can be used while offline.
Available for free via the CDC website.
Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders is designed to assist emergency responders in hazardous material incidents, including substance identification support; physical characteristics; human health information; and containment and suppression advice.
Turn your phone into a walkie-talkie or two-way radio, as long as you have a network or WiFi connnection.
The 4 Rs of OER. By Nadia Mireles CC-BY-SA
OER – Educational resources (including textbooks) created with an open copyright license, as opposed to the traditional all-rights reserved model of copyright licensing. OER learning materials are free to copy, use, adapt and re-share. Look for the CC-BY- license reference.
This means you can revise and customize OERs to suit your classroom needs and outcomes.
More information, including suggestions about where to look for OERs, is available on the NSCC OER Guide.
Use these basic evaluation guidelines when evaluating information from the Web.
Adapted with permission from: Harris, Robert. Evaluating Internet Research Sources
Use these web-based repositories to search for content that is free to use and share. Remember to check the license terms and include a credit -- Giving credit is a fundamental component of academic integrity.
Images with a CC0 license do not require a credit. They are free to use without attribution unless credit is required by your instructor.
CC0 images are an excellent option for brochures and posters
Use this NSCC Library IMAGE subscription resource for personal, non-commercial, or nonprofit educational purposes. Credit is required.
Credits vs References
Creating Brochures for Assignments?
Creative Commons ~ CC