Results for "earth and atmosphere" (174)

Splitting Earth, Space Weather and Robotic Dolphins

In this podcast from the Planet Earth Online collection and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), Sue Nelson hears about the birth of an ocean in the Afar depression in the Horn of Africa. The continental crust is being ripped apart at a phenomenal rate – one metre every year over the last five years. In...

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Earth Science Podcasts

Produced by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), these naked Scientist podcasts look at Earth science questions in an accessible and informative way.

Antarctica
This podcast looks at how scientists in the South African National Antarctic Programme are...

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Quiz Questions - Earth and Space (Playground Treasure Hunt Activity).

A set of Quiz Questions on the new Y5 Earth and Space curriculum desinged to work like a playground Treasure Hunt activity. Includes questions, blank pupil answer templates and Teacher Answer sheet.

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15 June 2016

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Orangutans, Green Buildings and an Antarctic GP

A podcast from the Planet Earth Online collection and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). With efforts to improve energy efficiency focused on green transport, sustainable power generation, growing your own food and reducing waste, it is often easy to forget that the very buildings we live and work in...

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CleverBooks Engineering and Space

CleverBooks Space, is a free mobile application empowered by Augmented Reality. It covers engineering and space interactive Augmented Reality tasks for primary and secondary level kids. It is designed to enhance interest and curiosity levels in STEM.

The areas covered: planets of the Solar system, space...

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11 December 2018

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Gold, storms and dinosaurs

In this podcast from the Planet Earth Online collection and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), Richard Hollingham looks at where and how to find gold while Sue Nelson finds out why weather forecasters still struggle to predict sudden, violent summer storms. Other reports discover why scientists may be...

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Genes and Inheritance

In these resources from the ABPI students are introduced to genes and chromosomes, the role of genes in determining protein structure, mitosis, cloning technology, meiosis, inheritance, mutation, cystic fibrosis and possibilities for gene therapy.

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2000 - 2009

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Hormones and Their Effects

This resource from the ABPI introduces students to the major endocrine glands, and hormone function in puberty, the menstrual cycle, pregnancy and growth. Specific examples include insulin, adrenaline, ADH, and plant hormones.

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Skin Structure and Function

This ABPI resource introduces skin structure and function, including temperature control and the role of the hypothalamus. Students can learn about common skin infections, such as athlete's foot, and skin cancer.

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Aliens and Underwater Volcanoes

This podcast from the Natural Environment Research Council's (NERC) Planet Earth Online collection looks at invasive species of plants and animals. Many of them are well-known. Grey squirrels, harlequin ladybirds, buddleia, Japanese knotweed - the list goes on.

Some of these aliens, or invasive species to...

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2000 - 2009

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