Results for "earth and atmosphere" (162)

Stimulating Physics - careers and enterprise

The Institute of Physics worked with the  Career Development Organisation to produce activities aimed at improving students' attitude towards physics, and awareness of career routes.The project developed two packs for use in schools with the help of the Careers Research and Advisory Centre (CRAC). The packs...
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2000 - 2009

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Pollution, prevention and control officer

Charlotte is a Pollution, Prevention and Control Officer for the Environment Agency - "you could say I'm a policeman for the environment". In the video Charlotte explains that she found it a challenge being a woman in chemical engineering but had support from her university professor. The Environment Agency offered...
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2010 to date

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Stars, wishes and new ideas

This STEM Learning resource collection aims to support STEM Ambassadors to highlight the top 10 employability skills to young people, with examples of activities and discussions to support young people to develop these skills in either school, college or other settings.  This resource focuses on the ability...
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2010 to date

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People like me mothers and daughters session

This session aims to help students to make career decisions, as they can think about how they will fit in when choosing their own future directionsThe session highlights which job roles can suit individual personalities – these roles are not restricted to STEM industries but where STEM knowledge is used.
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2010 to date

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Space scientist and science communicator: Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE

This is a lovely film clip which will help a range of students to feel that they can choose a career in science.  Dr Aderin Pocock is a Space Scientist and a Science Communicator, but she explains how she moved around from school to school and was told that she probably wouldn't be able to do anything academic...
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2010 to date

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Prizes for STEM based primary school competitions based in and around Glasgow, Scotland

As part of The IET Scotland South West committee, we have available a small fund available to either provide small prizes or material to enable STEM investigations / competitions to be held in and around Glasgow.The aim is to promote STEM competitions in primary school to highlight to young people the different routes...
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07 May 2018

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Introducing financial mathematics: a practical guide for key stage three and four

Being financially capable means having the confidence, skills and knowledge we need to manage money well, now and in the future. The development of financial capability is life-long and includes the ability to adapt the approach to money management in response to changes in personal and financial circumstances....
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2010 to date

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Becoming an ecologist

Amy is an ecologist working with the Forestry Commission. Amy is very frank in the video about her school history, describing her school reports as "less than shiny", and the video conveys how applied scientific research focuses her naturally curious nature.In the video Amy describes how she writes computer code...
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2010 to date

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Mission X: train like an astronaut

Mission X is supported by the UK Space Agency, ESA and NASA. It is a free education programme developed by NASA scientists and fitness professional working with astronaut and space agencies across the world. Mission X uses the excitement of space exploration to inspire students to learn more about nutrition, exercise...
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2010 to date

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Head in the clouds

This case study describes David Topping’s career path in environmental research, investigating how tiny atmospheric particles influence our climate and air quality. Some research can take place almost entirely in a laboratory, whilst other studies look at complicated interactions that are vast in scale or that take...
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2010 to date

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