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One of a series of curriculum-oriented books covering a broad and varied range of subjects and written especially for reluctant readers.
What are the highest and deepest places on Earth? What causes earthquakes? How thick is the atmosphere? What is the largest planet in the solar system? This title addresses the questions that children are likely to...
Creatures of land, water, and sky are featured here in short poems for early readers. Noted poet and educator Georgia Heard writes about baboons and bears, eagles and bats, dragonflies and frogs. Naturalist and...
This book from the Discovering Science series is about the Earth and its place in the universe.
• The view from the Earth
• Exploring the Universe
• Newton’s laws The Solar System
• The Earth’s surface
• Volcanic activity
• How rocks are...
In addition to the existing biology, physics and chemistry books, two supplementary pupils' books on the earth and the environment have been produced.
In this podcast from the Planet Earth Online collection and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), Sue Nelson hears about the birth of an ocean in the Afar depression in the Horn of Africa. The continental crust is being ripped apart at a phenomenal rate – one metre every year over the last five years. In...
The loose fragments of material on the Moon’s surface are called regolith. This regolith, a product of bombardment by meteorites, is the debris thrown out of the impact craters. By contrast, regolith on Earth (called ‘soil’ as it contains organic material) is a product of weathering. ‘Weathering’ describes all the...
Magazine of the Earth Science Teachers' Association. It contains articles on classroom, laboratory and field teaching, news and resources, curriculum updates, book and website reviews and more. It is published biannually.
Latest issue: Vol 43 No 1 2018
Holdings: 1998 - Present
Planet Earth is the Natural Environment Research Council's (NERC) quarterly magazine. It is aimed at anyone interested in environmental science. It covers all apsects of NERC-funded work and most of the features are written by the researchers themselves.
Latest Issue: Spring/...