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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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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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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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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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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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Earth Ball Activity Book

This booklet provides a range of activities which look at the Earth and what we can find out about it. Cross curricular activities encompass science, geography and literacy and include facts, question sheets and practical activities, all designed to provoke interest and awareness of the Earth and its place in the...

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An early start to the Earth and space

Part of a series aiming to introduce key subjects to primary school children, this book tackles the concept of earth and space through topics such as rocks and soil, water, the variety of life forms, air and the sky,...

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1992

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Conserve and preserve: year 5 unit 20 - Earth and space

Scholastic Primary Science is an exciting multi-media teaching resource for the whole of KS1 and KS2. The series comprises 24 units, each on a separate topic, with 4 units per year. Each unit has 5 cards, one per Extended Lesson, and 2 CD-ROMs. The Activities CD-ROM has interactive versions of the Cards with...

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2010

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Key stage 2B: exploring earth - earth in space

This item is one of over 25,000 physical resources available from the Resources Collection. The Archive Collection covers over 50 years of curriculum development in the STEM subjects. The Contemporary Collection includes all the latest publications from UK educational publishers.

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1993

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BBC - saving planet earth: what is destroying the earth and what you can do to help

The book of the major BBC TV series, ' Saving planet Earth'. Combining stunning images with information on ways the reader can help to save the Earth for future generations. The 'Saving planet Earth' TV series is the...

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2007

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