Results for "earth and atmosphere" (1937)

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...

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1990 - 1999

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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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Earth, Sun and Moon Presentations

These presentations cover the following topics:

Aurora - the link between the solar wind and aurorae

Blue skies and red sunsets - scattering and refraction

Craters - why the Moon and Mercury have more craters than the Earth

Different designs of telescopes - reflecting and refracting...

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2010 to date

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Earth and the Solar System

This resource from Physicists in Primary Schools (PIPS) supports the teaching of Earth and Space at Key Stage Two. A presentation introduces Earth and the planets of our solar system, with an activity in which children help demonstrate the relative sizes of planets and the distances between them. It moves on to...

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2010 to date

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An Early Start to Earth and Space

This book, published in 1993, was the last in the Early Start series of activities for children aged five to eight. It covers those parts of the National Curriculum Science Programme that are not covered in the other books in the series. It is particularly concerned with water, the atmosphere and the structure of...

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1990 - 1999

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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...

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2010 to date

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Earth Science

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2000 - 2009

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Restless Earth

A Year 10 module from the Salters’ double award science course. Restless Earth was designed as a short module of four to six lessons. The module begins with stories about earthquakes. This is followed by practical work with rock puzzles to see how information is gathered about past movements in the Earth’s surface...

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1990 - 1999

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Imaging the Earth

Combing satellite and ground-based imagery, this cross-curricular learning resource for primary teachers explores planet Earth from a range of perspectives.

The activities are intended to build map skills and recognition of many physical geography features in familiar and unfamiliar locations. Mathematics...

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2010 to date

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