Digital tools

Digital tools are an integral part of the Enquiring Minds approach. Here we provide some examples of the kinds of new technologies that we think may benefit learners and teachers. If you'd like to suggest a tool to add to this database, please e-mail details to

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Knowledge exchange where experts answer your questions


ARKive more info on ARKive

Digital archive of the world's biodiversity

Global Ideas Bank

Global Ideas Bank more info on Global Ideas Bank

A website to which users can submit and vote on ideas for a brighter future

Google Earth

Google Earth more info on Google Earth

Tool for viewing, creating and sharing interactive and visual location-specific information


Horsesmouth more info on Horsesmouth

Website for informal e-mentoring more info on

Visual search engine


PicFindr more info on PicFindr

Online resource to simplify finding of stock photography


Pixsy more info on Pixsy

Search engine for images and videos


Quintura more info on Quintura

Visual search engine


Radiowaves more info on Radiowaves

International network of online school radio stations


Retrievr more info on Retrievr

Search engine that uses sketches to find images


Stats4schools more info on Stats4schools

Comprehensive web resource collating nearly 1,000 large statistical datasets


StumbleUpon more info on StumbleUpon

Alternative search interface based on previously-indicated interests


Swivel more info on Swivel

Web resource for exploring and comparing a variety of data


Ujiko more info on Ujiko

Search engine with visual results interface - sorting sites according to their common topics

Visual statistics (Gapminder World)

Visual statistics (Gapminder World) more info on Visual statistics (Gapminder World)

Resource that makes data more accessible through visual interfaces

Visual Thesaurus

Visual Thesaurus more info on Visual Thesaurus

Interactive and visual dictionary and thesaurus


Wikipedia more info on Wikipedia

An online encyclopaedia which anyone can edit