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Volcanoes: LEDC Response

This film, from Twig World, looks at disaster response in less developed countries. In 2002, the Nyiragongo volcano in the Democratic Republic of the Congo erupted. As a Less Economically Developed Country (LEDC), the Democratic Republic of the Congo was unprepared and less able to mount an effective response to...

Predicting Volcanic Eruptions

This film, from Twig World, looks at how scientists can predict volcanic activity using seismology to monitor lava patterns deep underground.

The key points made in the film are:

•Scientists use seismology to predict an eruption. •A "long-period event" involves pressure slowly building up before an...

Volcanoes: MEDC Response

This film, from Twig World, looks at disaster response in developed countries. In the Spring of 1980, the Mount St Helens Volcano in Washington State erupted in one of the most violent events in recorded history. But a human catastrophe was prevented due to the More Economically Developed Country's (MEDC) capacity...

What is a Volcano?

This film, from Twig World, looks at the cycle of lava as a destructive and constructive force, building the structure of volcanoes and powering their devastating impact.

The key points made in the film are:

•Volcanoes are landforms that occur along plate boundaries. •Volcanoes consist of a magma...

Yellowstone: Supervolcano

This film, from Twig World, looks at the super volcano which lies beneath Yellowstone National Park. The film explores why we can't we see it and whether it ever erupt.

The key points made in the film include:

•Yellowstone National Park sits on a supervolcano. •Yellowstone boasts hydrothermal...

Bacteria in Your Body

This concept cartoon focuses on bacteria, infection and the immune system. Concept cartoons provide a new approach to teaching, learning and assessment in science, they feature cartoon-style drawings showing different characters arguing about everyday situations. They are designed to intrigue, to provoke discussion...

Is Nuclear Energy Green?

This concept cartoon focuses on the advantages and disadvantages of nuclear energy. Concept cartoons provide an approach to teaching, learning and assessment in science, they feature cartoon-style drawings showing different characters arguing about everyday situations. They are designed to intrigue, to provoke...

Temperature Change in Reactions

This concept cartoon focuses on temperature change in chemical reactions. Concept cartoons provide an approach to teaching, learning and assessment in science, they feature cartoon-style drawings showing different characters arguing about everyday situations. They are designed to intrigue, to provoke discussion and...

What Forces Act in Stretching?

This concept cartoon focuses on forces. Concept cartoons provide an approach to teaching, learning and assessment in science, they feature cartoon-style drawings showing different characters arguing about everyday situations. They are designed to intrigue, to provoke discussion and to stimulate scientific thinking...

Large Scale Electrical Equipment Picture Pack

This Nuffield Secondary Science picture pack was designed for use with Field of Study 4.3 in Theme 4. The pack contains 10 pages of black and white images of equipment related to the generation and use of electricity on a large scale. The pack was published in...

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