European Weather. For key stage 3 and 4 students, this CD-Rom looks at clouds and their formation, thunder and lightning, and weather patterns. There is also a guide to predicting the weather from everyday information. It includes photographs, animations, audio excerpts, video sequences, satellite imagery and a full set of printable worksheets and notes. For PCs. Pounds 79. Matrix Multimedia Ltd, 10 Hey Street, Bradford BD7 1DQ. Tel: 01274 730808.
Random Ambush. This CD-Rom has been developed as part of the campaign to ban anti-personnel mines. With photos, voice recordings, video clips and graphics it investigates different types of mines, injuries caused by them and mine clearance. For PCs and Apple Macs. For further information, including price, contact: The British Red Cross, 9 Grosvenor Crescent, London SW1X 7EJ. Tel: 0171 235 5454.
Is It You? This video (just over 11 minutes long) has been produced by Newark and Sherwood College to raise awareness of equal opportunities. It can be used to stimulate discussion, particularly at student induction. Different people discuss their experience of discrimination. Pounds 42. Newark and Sherwood Media Unit, Friary Road, Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire NG24 1PB. Tel: 01636 680680.
Exposure. The latest initiative in the Health Education Authority's Sun Know How campaign, this pack aims to help students understand tanning and skin cancer. For key stages 3 and 4, it includes teacher's notes, a video and activity sheets. Pounds 12.99. The Health Education Authority, Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London WC1H 9TX. Tel: 0171 413 1987