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Free Science/Maths Textbook Author for The Free High School Science Texts

Category: Doc Writer
Submitted By: marknewlyn
Date: Mon 03 Nov 2003 01:17:07 PM UTC
Status: Open

This project is not part of the GNU Project.

Produce a set of free high school science texts. These texts must be
easily customisable to fit a specific syllabus.

Specific Goals (South African Contributors):

To produce a set of free high school science texts in accordance with
the South African syllabus. The purpose of this is to help provide an
enabling education to students in rural areas.

(http://www.tsf.org.za)
(http://www.africafoundation.org/donor/difference.asp)
(http://www.mindset.co.za)

By producing a range of quality text books, which can be provided
for the printing cost alone, will allow a more active program of
book donations to schools.

The South African Museum has expressed interest in using the final product as part of their Mindspace learning programme.
(http://www.museums.org.za/iziko)

In other Southern African areas projects like SchoolNet can facilitate distribution of the texts in both electronic and printed form.

(http://www.schoolnet.na/)

There are a number of international projects that can begin building on our work.

(http://www.opensourcetext.org)

License GNU Free Documentation License
Development Status
: 3 - Alpha

Details (job description, contact ...):

Help write a free high school science and maths textbook. This is to help provide a cheap quality book which can be used to sponsor underprivileged children. The books will be have no colour pictures, will be provided under the GFDL and printing can easily be sponsored by business. See our homepage for details at : http://www.nongnu.org/fhsst

Any contributions are most appreciated!

Any knowledge of basic maths or science can help!

Required Skills:

Skill Level Experience
LaTeX Base Knowledge < 6 Months

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