Results for "earth and atmosphere" (1223)

Sugar and healthy snacks

Lesson looking at the sugar content in different foods with differentiated worksheets. 

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25 January 2017

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Sharks and Rays

In this activity from ARKive, students use a key to identify several species of shark and ray. Extension questions use video of shark movement available on the ARKive website as a context to discuss adaptation.

Publication date:
2010 to date

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Darwin and Natural Selection

In this activity from ARKive, students look for similarities between the basic body plans of different vertebrates as evidence of evolutionary change.

This customisable PowerPoint presentation builds the scientific explanation of natural selection by illustrating four key observations:

All organisms...

Publication date:
2010 to date

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Accident and Emergency

In this Science upd8 activity students take on the role of a hospital Family Liaison Officer. They carry out research around cells, tissues and organs and then explain a patient's injuries using this knowledge. The activity can help to broaden students' ideas about careers in medicine.

Publication date:
2000 - 2009

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Cameras and Microscopes

An ASE SYCD: Science Year Primary resource which gives examples showing how digital cameras and microscopes can be used to support science teaching.

The resource includes help on how to use the equipment, examples of pictures and examples of elapsed time photography using the microscope.

*The...

Publication date:
2000 - 2009

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Medical Physics and Radioactivity

This resource, developed by the Institute of Physics (IOP) and the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM), contains a presentation and teachers' notes with worksheets. It illustrates the uses of radioactivity in medicine.

The presentation describes:

* different types of radioactivity...

Publication date:
2000 - 2009

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Pesticides and Food

In this SATIS Revisited resource, students examine data, perform a risk assessment, and see how risks are sometimes reported in the media.

This unit focuses on the consumer and considers whether or not we should be concerned about any pesticide residues that may be found on fruit and vegetables. In the first...

Publication date:
2000 - 2009

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Biomass and Biofuels

This SATIS Revisited resource looks at the environmental and ecological consequences of further expansion of biofuel crops due to deforestation, biodiversity and landscapes.

Biodiesel is a fuel derived from biomass (made from plant materials) that can be used without modification in vehicles with diesel...

Publication date:
2000 - 2009

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Health and Climate Change

Published by the Wellcome Trust, the 'Big Picture' explores issues around biology and medicine. The Earth's climate is changing ever faster, and human activities play a role in speeding up this change.

Find out how climate change affects our health. In a related activity, using an on-line simulation game,...

Publication date:
2000 - 2009

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Citizenship and Farming

This resource provided by ASE includes a number of activities to support environment teaching in science. By comparing the conventional use of agrochemicals with organic production, students can develop their understanding of the interaction between living things and their environment.

This activity also...

Publication date:
2000 - 2009

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