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Earth's Early Atmosphere

A Catalyst article about how the study of ancient rocks and sediments can help deduce how the Earth's atmosphere has changed over billions of years. There used to be much less oxygen than there is today. This article describes how the composition of the atmosphere has changed through history; it also explains the link...
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Science in the Environment Pack 3: Atmosphere and Climate

The University of York Science Education Group ensured that all the Science in the Environment packs were organised according to broad environmental themes. Within each pack, a number of specific contexts were used to introduce the science content. In addition, each pack focused on the acquisition of particular skills...
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Chemistry Now - Chemistry of the Atmosphere

This resource, from the Royal society of Chemistry, looks at the way that the Earth’s present atmosphere has evolved from possible earlier atmospheres. Some of the available evidence for different scenarios is presented and critically discussed. The two possibilities that are presented are either that the Earth was...
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Physics on Earth and Mars

This resource, devised by Anu Ojha, uses the context of the planet Mars to investigate pressure, magnetic fields and meteorites. There is also a demonstration of how to cook up a comet.The presentation contains information that relates to both the pressure and TVs and magnets activities.PressureThese videos and...
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2010 to date

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Earth, Sun and Moon Presentations

These presentations cover the following topics:Aurora - the link between the solar wind and auroraeBlue skies and red sunsets - scattering and refractionCraters - why the Moon and Mercury have more craters than the EarthDifferent designs of telescopes - reflecting and refracting telescopesEcliptic - how the plane of...
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Starters and Plenaries: Earth, Sun and Moon

These short exercises are designed as starters or plenaries for the following topics: Aurorae – true or false? - are the following statements about aurorae true or false? Earth and Moon – quick quiz – a two-minute quick quiz Earth – Sun – Moon – word search Earth’s atmosphere – who is right? - each pair of students...
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2010 to date

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Magnetic Earth

This AstroPi resource helps secondary school students investigate the magnetic field of the Earth. The series of activities develops from basic principles of magnetism through to some understanding of the nature and cause of the Earth's magnetism.The guide links to several other eLibrary resources and a bespoke...
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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 glimpses of...
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2000 - 2009

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Impact Earth

A Catalyst article about giant asteroids. Astronomers say that, one day, a giant rock from space will collide with the Earth and cause mass devastation. This could lead to the extinction of many species, including humans. The article looks at what can be done to prepare for such an impact and what happened when a...
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Science: unit 27 - earth materials and processes/unit 28-29 - geological times and earth history

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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1989

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