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Earth and atmosphere

'Pathways through science' provides strategies for tackling the problem of differentiation through a versatile series of activities. The resources have been designed to match the proposed NEA/WJEC/ULEAC modular GCSE, but can also be organized for use with any other GCSE programme.Each of the 13 modules consists of...
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1993

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Air and Atmosphere

The sixteen practical activities in this resource provide an introduction to the properties of air and gases through an investigative and problem solving approach. The experiments can be carried out in any order and integrated into an existing scheme of work, and are ideal as part of a circus of activities around the...
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1980 - 1989

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The atmosphere

This item is one of over 25,000 physical resources available from the Resources Collection. The Archive Collection covers over 50 years of curriculum development in the STEM subjects. The Contemporary Collection includes all the latest publications from UK educational publishers.
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1979

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Earth's atmosphere

Earth's atmosphere protects the planet from meteoroids and ultraviolet rays, and provides Earth with air that humans can breathe. Without it, humans, plants and animals could not survive. Students will learn what makes this layered blanket of gases so uniquely important to the future of the planet.
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2008

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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 the...
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1990 - 1999

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Exoplanet atmospheres

In this activity developed by the Institute of Physics, students use simple diffraction gratings to observe the spectra from different sources, and deduce how scientists can work out which chemicals are present in an exoplanet’s atmosphere. When an exoplanet passes in front of its star, some of the starlight is...
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2000 - 2009

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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 link...
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2000 - 2009

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Gases in the Atmosphere

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2000 - 2009

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Creating the Right Atmosphere

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2000 - 2009

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Heaven and Earth

This book navigates a fascinating trajectory through an unexplored world, to celebrate the immeasurable beauty and countless mysteries of planet earth and the universe. It charts - chapter by chapter - intricate landscapes of increasing scale and distance, captured by microscope, x-ray, satellite and telescope.Each...
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2002

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