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Dietitian

Julia is a dietitian for Addenbrookes Hospital, she discusses her role in this video.

Curriculum links include malnutrition, food groups, healthy diet, nutrition

For some more resources and ideas linked to nutrition, have a look at:...

Mission X: train like an astronaut

Mission X is supported by the UK Space Agency, ESA and NASA. It is a free education programme developed by NASA scientists and fitness professional working with astronaut and space agencies across the world. Mission X uses the excitement of space exploration to inspire students to learn more about nutrition,...

Welcome to the Green Economy - FREE STEM Workshops

Welcome to the Green Economy - funded by Our Bright Future, will engage 700 young people across 70 secondary schools in London and show them how to undertake environmental audits in their schools, they will also learn about the huge range of careers in the green sector. Groundwork will recruit 400...

Polar Explorers- Rodney J. Arnold Visit (British Antarctica Survey) visits Thorpe Hall Primary School.

There was a fitting culmination to the Polar Explorers topic when Rodney J. Arnold from the British Antarctica Survey visited the year 4 pupils to talk about his experiences in the South Pole. Rodney is a regular visitor to Antarctica and spoke extensively about the environment, wildlife...

Molecular geneticist

In this video Helen describes how she became a trainee molecular geneticist at Addenbrookes hospital.  The video could be used to introduce a lesson on  cystic fibrosis, genes, genetic testing, pre-implantation genetic testing, recessive and dominant genes, genetic disorders or genetic screening. ...

Fisheries technical officer

In this video, Matt describes how he became a fisheries technical officer for the Environment Agency.  His job is to monitor river habitats and fish populations, including improving the habitat and restocking fish after any pollution incidents.

The video could be used to introduce units of work...

Temperate horticultural curator

Robert is a temperate horticultural curator at the Eden Project.  Curriculum links could include biodiversity, human impact on the environmental science, photosynthesis, limiting factors, plants, ecosystems, biomes, nutrient cycling, habitats, interdependence.

Entomologist

Deagan is an entomologist for the Forestry Commission, and has traveled the world as part of his job.

Curriculum links include classification, climate change, biodiversity, species, taxonomy, ecosystems, rainforests

For more resources and ideas linked to this video, have a...

Becoming an ecologist

Amy is an ecologist working with the Forestry Commission. Amy is very frank in the video about her school history, describing her school reports as "less than shiny", and the video conveys how applied scientific research focuses her naturally curious nature.

In the video Amy describes how she writes computer...

Exploding cells

Students observe what happens to blood added to salt solutions of different concentrations. This is done in test tubes, although it may also be possible to observe what happens under a microscope. The students record their observations and attempt to explain what has happened to the red blood cells. They then...

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