Results for "earth and atmosphere" (29)

Internet, Spacesuits and Cooking

Supported by the UK Space Agency, this podcast from Fun Kids Radio, answers questions from children about space. Astronaut Tim Peake answers “Do you have e-mail and internet on board the International Space Station?”, “What are spacesuits made of?” and “How do you cook in space?”

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What Causes a Shooting Star and Why do Stars Twinkle?

Supported by the UK Space Agency, this podcast from Fun Kids Radio, answers questions from children about space. Sían and Kyle, from Airbus Defence and Space, answer the questions “What causes a shooting star?” and “Why do some stars twinkle?”

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How Do You Become an Astronaut?

Supported by the UK Space Agency, this podcast from Fun Kids Radio, answers questions from children about space. Astronaut Tim Peake answers the question “How did you become an astronaut?” and Matthew Evans from Reaction Engines, talks about the space plane that they are developing, that could increase global space...

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Changing how we look

Bene and Mal consider the ethics of changing the way we look through undergoing surgery in this short audio feature. They discuss how the way we look affects our feelings and self-esteem and how there is no way to know that any change will guarantee long-term happiness. They also consider the risk any operation may...

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Replacing our limbs

In this short audio feature Bene and Mal discuss artificial limbs and how now they could potentially allow an athlete to run faster than an athlete without the blades. Providing many questions which could form the start of a lively classroom discussion.

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Who wants to live forever?

In this short audio feature Bene and Mal discuss how medical advances can fix our bodies when we get ill and how organs can be replaced when they stop working. They ask what if they could be continually replaced and the long term effects of this on an individual.

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Beloved Burger

This play looks at how an increase in the demand for meat can affect tropical rainforests far away. It explores some of the consequences for; animals and plants living in these areas, farmers and our planet.  

Great for use in an assembly or in class, when learning about rainforests, healthy eating and...

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The GM Food debate: part two

In this short audio feature Bene and Mal discuss how the genetically modified crops may not always benefit farmers in developing world. They talk about possible contamination of other crops and the issues around producing food for an ever growing World population.

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Day of temptation

This play follows a school child on a day of being healthy, though everything around her makes it easy to be unhealthy! Temptations include: sugary cereal aimed at children, fast food shops on the journey to school, children talking about computer games at break rather than running...

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Basmati basmati

This play allows children to explore biodiversity through movement and music in a fun and engaging way.  It looks at how consumer demand drives the growing of a particular type of rice in India and the consequences if a disease or pest affects the growth of rice crops.

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