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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. Without it we couldn’t survive. The atmosphere is a layer of gases, the air, which plants and animals use to respire. It is...
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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 the...
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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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Earth and the Solar System

This resource from Physicists in Primary Schools (PIPS) supports the teaching of Earth and Space at Key Stage Two. A presentation introduces Earth and the planets of our solar system, with an activity in which children help demonstrate the relative sizes of planets and the distances between them. It moves on to look...
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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 the...
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1990 - 1999

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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 activities...
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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 15...
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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 mixed...
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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 pure copper...
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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 composition...
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