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The atmosphere

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1979

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Earth's atmosphere

Earth's atmosphere protects the planet from meteoroids and ultraviolet rays, and provides Earth with air that humans can breathe. Without it, humans, plants and animals could not survive. Students will learn what makes this layered blanket of gases so uniquely important to the future of the planet.
Publication date:
2008

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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 the...
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1990 - 1999

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Unit 3: atmosphere and oceans

This item is one of over 25,000 physical resources available from the Resources Collection. The Archive Collection covers over 50 years of curriculum development in the STEM subjects. The Contemporary Collection includes all the latest publications from UK educational publishers.
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1995

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Pack 3: atmosphere and climate

The University of York Science Education Group ensured that all the Science in the Environment packs were organised according to broad environmental themes. Within each pack, a number of specific contexts were used to introduce the science content. In addition, each pack focused on the acquisition of particular skills...
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2000

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Earth and Atmosphere: the rock cycle and the formation of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks

It can be hard to find exciting practical ideas on this topic yet planetary science is engaging and fascinating for most students. Many of the resources in this collection look rather dated on first aquaintance, but persevere; there's some good stuff here. Visit the practical work page to access all...
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15 December 2015

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Exoplanet atmospheres

In this activity developed by the Institute of Physics, students use simple diffraction gratings to observe the spectra from different sources, and deduce how scientists can work out which chemicals are present in an exoplanet’s atmosphere. When an exoplanet passes in front of its star, some of the starlight is...
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2000 - 2009

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Atmosphere blue globe

A model of the Earth mounted on a smoky plastic base and half meridian.
Publication date:
2013

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Changes to the Atmosphere

Produced by the Earth Science Teachers' Association, these materials help students understand atmospheric processes and their impacts on terrestrial environments. Activities investigate phenomena such as the water cycle, temperature changes in solids and liquids, air convection, the carbon cycle, changing...
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1990 - 1999

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Earth's Early Atmosphere

A Catalyst article about how the study of ancient rocks and sediments can help deduce how the Earth's atmosphere has changed over billions of years. There used to be much less oxygen than there is today. This article describes how the composition of the atmosphere has changed through history; it also explains the link...
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2000 - 2009

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