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Chemistry Now - Chemistry of the Atmosphere

This resource, from the Royal society of Chemistry, looks at the way that the Earth’s present atmosphere has evolved from possible earlier atmospheres. Some of the available evidence for different scenarios is presented and critically discussed. The two possibilities that are presented are either that the Earth was...

Changes to the Atmosphere

Produced by the Earth Science Teachers' Association, these materials help students understand atmospheric processes and their impacts on terrestrial environments.

Activities investigate phenomena such as the water cycle, temperature changes in solids and liquids, air convection, the carbon cycle, changing...

The Atmosphere

A Year Ten module from the Salters’ double award science course. The first section of the module introduces the formation, composition and structure of the atmosphere. The Sun is our main source of energy. Students consider why sunlight is more intense near the equator and how the tilt of the Earth’s axis causes...

Chromatography atmosphere

This resource is part of the Polar Explorer Resource Collection https://www.stem.org.uk/polar-explorer-educational-resources.

Surrounding the Earth, like a blanket, is the atmosphere....

Student Worksheets: Earth, Sun and Moon

The student s activity sheets consist of a set of questions based on these topics: Auroae – aurorae and the solar wind Eratosthenes – determining the Earth’s circumference Lunar and solar eclipses – their differences and drawing diagrams Lunar phases – questions on the Moon’s phases Planet Earth – phases,...

Meet the EO Detectives

Earth Observation (EO) scientists collect information about the Earth – the land, the sea and the atmosphere – using sensors carried on satellites, aircraft, ships, buoys floating on the ocean and thousands of weather stations around the world. There is now a great deal of data available and scientists are finding...

Starters and Plenaries: Earth, Sun and Moon

These short exercises are designed as starters or plenaries for the following topics: Aurorae – true or false? - are the following statements about aurorae true or false? Earth and Moon – quick quiz – a two-minute quick quiz Earth – Sun – Moon – word search Earth’s atmosphere – who is right? - each pair of students...

Geophysics in the UK

Produced by the Royal Astronomical Society, this booklet gives an overview of UK research, within the fields of geophysics and planetary science. It includes articles on: * Asteroids and comets * Gas giants, Earth's near neighbours * The Magnetosphere * Earth's upper atmosphere * Air, ice and water * Earth's...

Earth's Early Atmosphere

A Catalyst article about how the study of ancient rocks and sediments can help deduce how the Earth's atmosphere has changed over billions of years. There used to be much less oxygen than there is today. This article describes how the composition of the atmosphere has changed through history; it also explains the...

An Early Start to Earth and Space

This book, published in 1993, was the last in the Early Start series of activities for children aged five to eight. It covers those parts of the National Curriculum Science Programme that are not covered in the other books in the series. It is particularly concerned with water, the atmosphere and the structure of...

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