Difference between revisions of "BBC Jam (partially lost children’s educational website; 2006-2007)"

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|title=<center>BBC Jam</center>
|description=partially lost educational website
 
|startyear=2006
 
|timeframe=Yes
 
|endyear=2007
 
 
|image=BBC_Jam_Logo.gif
 
|image=BBC_Jam_Logo.gif
|status=Partially lost
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|imagecaption=The website’s logo.
|comment=Screenshots are available online but the games themselves are inaccessible.
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|status=<span style="color:orange;">'''Partially Lost'''</span>
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BBC Jam was a free educational online service aimed at 5-16 year olds <ref>[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/4655292.stm]</ref> available from 2006 until 2007 <ref>[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/6449619.stm]</ref> via jam.bbc.co.uk. BBC Jam contained animations, games, activities and audio in line with the UK curriculum at the time. Topics included Maths, English, Science and History for ages 5-7, English, Science, Geography, Religious Education and Music for ages 7-9, History, Physical Education and Citizenship for ages 9-11, Geography, Design and Technology and French for ages 11-14 and Business Studies and Financial Capability for ages 14-16 <ref>[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/6449619.stm]</ref>. Plans were initially made for more subjects to be added until September 2008 <ref>[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/6449619.stm]</ref>, but following complaints from the commercial sector was suspended in 2007<ref>[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/4655292.stm]</ref>.
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'''BBC Jam''' was a free educational online service aimed at 5-16 year olds<ref>[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/4655292.stm]</ref> available from 2006 until 2007 via jam.bbc.co.uk.<ref>[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/6449619.stm]</ref> BBC Jam contained animations, games, activities and audio in line with the UK curriculum at the time. Topics included Maths, English, Science and History for ages 5-7, English, Science, Geography, Religious Education and Music for ages 7-9, History, Physical Education and Citizenship for ages 9-11, Geography, Design and Technology and French for ages 11-14 and Business Studies and Financial Capability for ages 14-16.<ref>[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/6449619.stm]</ref> Plans were initially made for more subjects to be added until September 2008,<ref>[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/6449619.stm]</ref> but following complaints from the commercial sector was suspended in 2007.<ref>[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/4655292.stm]</ref>
  
BBC Jam is archived via Waybackmachine, but doesn't fully load the site and its assets<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20070115055421/http://jam.bbc.co.uk/auth/welcome.aspx?nuk=true]</ref>. As such, the majority of assets other than a few screenshots are entirely lost.
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BBC Jam is archived via Waybackmachine, but doesn't fully load the site and its assets.<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20070115055421/http://jam.bbc.co.uk/auth/welcome.aspx?nuk=true]</ref> As such, the majority of assets other than a few screenshots are entirely lost.
  
 
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Revision as of 02:02, 13 March 2020

BBC Jam Logo.gif

The website’s logo.

Status: Partially Lost

BBC Jam was a free educational online service aimed at 5-16 year olds[1] available from 2006 until 2007 via jam.bbc.co.uk.[2] BBC Jam contained animations, games, activities and audio in line with the UK curriculum at the time. Topics included Maths, English, Science and History for ages 5-7, English, Science, Geography, Religious Education and Music for ages 7-9, History, Physical Education and Citizenship for ages 9-11, Geography, Design and Technology and French for ages 11-14 and Business Studies and Financial Capability for ages 14-16.[3] Plans were initially made for more subjects to be added until September 2008,[4] but following complaints from the commercial sector was suspended in 2007.[5]

BBC Jam is archived via Waybackmachine, but doesn't fully load the site and its assets.[6] As such, the majority of assets other than a few screenshots are entirely lost.

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