Results for "earth and atmosphere" (1223)

Water Supply and Sustainability

This resource pack can be used to highlight issues such as global water scarcity, the challenges people face when sourcing water and maintaining a water supply in developing countries and the role of the engineers in solving these problems.

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Water Engineering and Sustainability

This resource pack can be used to highlight issues such as global water scarcity, the challenges people face when sourcing water and maintaining a water supply in developing countries and the role of the engineers in solving these problems.

Following a quick quiz, a presentation introduces the scale of local...

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Trapezium and Diagonals

The opposite corners of a trapezium are joined, creating four triangles within the trapezium. The areas of the triangles formed using the parallel sides as is given. The task is to calculate the areas of the other two triangles.

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Divide and conquer

This activity provides a mathematical problem that is solved in a simple way. It relates to the way algorithms are used in search engines and links to problem solving in maths. The context is that of Santa trying to find his socks in one of 1024 boxes, which a...

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Dissection and scientific drawing

This resource is designed to meet the specifications for the A-level practical endorsement in England (CPAC). However, it will make a valuable guide to dissection and scientific drawing of a flower for those following a variety of different specifications.

The ability to accurately observe, dissect and...

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Sunlight and Space Travel

This resource from Physicists in Primary Schools (PIPS) supports the teaching of Earth, Sun and Moon and light and shadows at Key Stage Two.

A presentation introduces light and how shadows are formed leading into an...

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Galaxies and Cosmology Presentations

These presentations cover the following topics: Big Bang - how the idea of the expansion of the universe leads to the Big Bang and theories and evidence for the Big Bang Big getting small zoom - powers of ten zoom from large to small scale Cosmic distance scale automatic - a timed animated series of images with...

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New Materials and Nanotechnology

Produced in 2015, this resource looks at glass microspheres, which contain radioactive Y-90, and are currently being used to treat liver cancer in humans, where their chemical durability is of prime importance.

This package of materials describes how the glass microspheres are used, and why. It shows how...

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Tides Simulator and Workshop

Produced by the National Schools Observatory, this PowerPoint workshop and accompanying flash animation explains tidal activity on Earth. The workshop takes the form of a PowerPoint presentation that explains why tides exist, why there are two tides each day and covers related topics such as spring/neap tides and...

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Interest and depreciation

This task involves investigating various aspects of interest and depreciation, including compound interest and the effects of calculating  compound interest over different periods of time (e.g. monthly vs. weekly). The task requires a good understanding of calculation of percentages and substitution into...

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