Results for "earth and atmosphere" (1157)

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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Earth and space: space presenters

Produced by the Hamilton Trust, these resources give details of seven lessons on space. This includes lesson plans, practical activities and all student materials. Students find facts about the Sun, Moon and Earth. They develop an understanding of day and night, the four seasons and the Moon’s phases. The Sun and...

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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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Imaging the Earth

Combing satellite and ground-based imagery, this cross-curricular learning resource for primary teachers explores planet Earth from a range of perspectives.

The activities are intended to build map skills and recognition of many physical geography features in familiar and unfamiliar locations. Mathematics...

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2010 to date

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Colour in the Earth

This resource provides activities that link in which geography at primary level, using images of cities and Islands around the World taken from Space. These images taken by Tim Peake, support children in recognising human and natural features from an aerial view. They develop their understanding of maps and keys/...

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2010 to date

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The Spinning Earth

In this activity, from the Royal Observatory Greenwich, students are introduced to the rotating Earth and the concept of longitude. They will carry out simple arithmetic that relates the 24 hour clock with the Earth’s rotation. The questions in the activity require an understanding of angle: one hour being equal to...

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2010 to date

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Down to Earth: Colour

Produced by the Royal Society, this resource looks at how to produce a rainbow of coloured light from white sunlight.

In the 1670s, Isaac Newton shone light on a prism and found that the light separated into different colours. He discovered that white light is actually made of all the colours of the rainbow...

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2010 to date

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Down to Earth: Money

In this resource, children learn to test, group and classify coins according to their properties.

Using the link to Isaac Newton, who became Warden of the Royal Mint in 1696, children learn about the history of money and the materials from which coins are made. Until September 1992, copper coins were nearly...

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2010 to date

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Down to Earth: Pebbles

Aimed at primary level, this resource provides a short passage about Isaac Newton followed by a multiple choice quiz which tests the knowledge and vocabulary of light and forces.

The teachers’ notes provide answers to the quiz explaining the science behind them, including ideas about the laws of motion and...

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2010 to date

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What on Earth?

Aimed at primary level, this pack contains a range of different activities based on the theme of ‘Earth’. The activities cover a mixture of topics including: weather, gravity, plants, fossils, energy and soil.

Designed for use in class or as part of a science week or club, they promote investigative work...

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2010 to date

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