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Air and Atmosphere

The sixteen practical activities in this resource provide an introduction to the properties of air and gases through an investigative and problem solving approach. The experiments can be carried out in any order and integrated into an existing scheme of work, and are ideal as part of a circus of activities around the...
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1980 - 1989

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The Atmosphere

A Year Ten module from the Salters’ double award science course. The first section of the module introduces the formation, composition and structure of the atmosphere. The Sun is our main source of energy. Students consider why sunlight is more intense near the equator and how the tilt of the Earth’s axis causes the...
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1990 - 1999

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Exoplanet atmospheres

In this activity developed by the Institute of Physics, students use simple diffraction gratings to observe the spectra from different sources, and deduce how scientists can work out which chemicals are present in an exoplanet’s atmosphere. When an exoplanet passes in front of its star, some of the starlight is...
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2000 - 2009

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Changes to the Atmosphere

Produced by the Earth Science Teachers' Association, these materials help students understand atmospheric processes and their impacts on terrestrial environments. Activities investigate phenomena such as the water cycle, temperature changes in solids and liquids, air convection, the carbon cycle, changing...
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1990 - 1999

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Gases in the Atmosphere

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2000 - 2009

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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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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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2000 - 2009

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Key Stage Three: SO2 in the Atmosphere

A lesson from the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)'s Seeing Science. Students investigate sulphur dioxide, its sources and its impact on the environment and on life. In the main activity, students create a animated presentation to tell the story of sulphur dioxide. Images and graphics for each act...
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2000 - 2009

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Earth rocks and space rocks

In this activity, pupils will consider some properties of different rocks. They will also learn about classifying, or sorting things into groups to help them identify which rock is which. They can then take a closer look at the meteorites, tektite and ammonite in their sample boxes. There are two versions of the...
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2010 to date

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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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