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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...

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1980 - 1989

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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...

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2000 - 2009

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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...

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1990 - 1999

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Gases in the Atmosphere

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2000 - 2009

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Earth

The Learning Through Science teachers’ guides and pupils’ assignment cards for the unit Earth give suggestions for activities children could undertake. The cards are divided into groups according to their subject: fieldwork, rock testing, soils, crystals, riches of the Earth, and past environments. On the cards...

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1980 - 1989

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Key Stage Three: SO2 in the Atmosphere

A lesson from the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)'s Seeing Science. Students investigate sulphur dioxide, its sources and its impact on the environment and on life. In the main activity, students create a animated presentation to tell the story of sulphur dioxide. Images and graphics for each act...

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2000 - 2009

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Physics on Earth and Mars

This resource, devised by Anu Ojha, uses the context of the planet Mars to investigate pressure, magnetic fields and meteorites. There is also a demonstration of how to cook up a comet.

The presentation contains information that relates to both the pressure and TVs and magnets activities.

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2010 to date

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Volcanoes on Earth and Mars

Volcanoes can be found on many planets and satellites in the Solar System, although not all volcanoes are the same as those found on Earth. It is the conditions on the planet and its composition that determine the shape of the volcanoes and the material that is erupted.

Students will use topography data to...

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2000 - 2009

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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...

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2010 to date

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Earth Math

This series of activities from NASA take a mathematical approach to looking at the Earth and its atmosphere. They are intended as supplementary problems for students looking for additional challenges in mathematics and physical science from age 11 to 19 years.

The problems were created to be authentic...

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2000 - 2009

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