Science in the Environment Pack 8: Oceans and Climate
The University of York Science Education Group ensured that all the Science in the Environment packs were organised according to broad environmental themes. Within each pack, a number of specific contexts were used to introduce the science content. In addition, each pack focused on the acquisition of particular skills and introduced broader aspects of science or the environment.
Features of Pack 8
*Contexts: importance of water on Earth; the ocean circulation system
*Science Content: interparticle bond; structure-property links in materials; properties of water
*Skills Emphasised: laboratory practical skills; synthesis of information
*Broader Dimensions: role of predictive models in science; scale and impact of natural processes.