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Environment officer

Manna is an environmental officer for the Environment Agency, she discusses her role in this video.   The team she works in inspects businesses to ensure they are managing their waste properly, working closely with fire service and police as first responders in major disasters such as chemical fires. ...
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2010 to date

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Natural Environment Research Council

The mission of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is to gather and apply knowledge, improve understanding and predict the behaviour of the natural environment and its resources. It was established in 1965. NERC funds and manages research and training in earth system science, advancing knowledge of...
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2000 - 2009

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Chemistry and the Environment

This collection produced by the Royal Society of Chemistry stems from the increased concern for, and interest in, the environment. It includes a range of provoking activities to stimulate thinking about our climate in the future. The resources highlight the importance of chemistry, the role of chemists and explore the...
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2000 - 2009

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Ecology and Environment

These archive materials were produced by the Institute of Biology during the late 1960's until the early 1980's. These booklets look in detail at different aspects of ecology, pollution and impacts on the environment. Although understanding in these fields has developed since the publication of these booklets, much of...
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1970 - 1979

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Science in the Environment

The Science in the Environment project was run by members of the University of York Science Education Group. The team produced resources to enable post-16 students to broaden their programmes of study to include some rigorous science applied to real contexts. Students used the resources to gain various qualifications...
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2000 - 2009

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Radiation in the Environment

This booklet is part of the ‘Innovations in Practical Work’ series published by the Gatsby Science Enhancement Programme (SEP). Radiation is all around us and is part of our everyday life. Much of the radiation that bombards us comes from natural sources, though we are now subject to additional levels as a result of...
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2000 - 2009

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Cars and the Environment

This is one of a series of focused units, from the Association for Science Education and the Design and Technology Association, to introduce students to important technologies and their applications. This unit shows that decisions involving environmental issues are complex. Students learn that there are often optimum...
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1990 - 1999

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Physics in the environment

The units of the Supported Learning in Physics Project (SLIPP), published by Heinemann, introduced students to a new method of studying on their own, or sometimes in small groups with other students. The teacher’s role was to guide students in their use of the unit. Students were expected to learn about the topic...
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1990 - 1999

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Chemistry and the Environment

This book, published by the Royal Society of Chemistry, contains practical activities, data interpretation exercises and stimulus material that can support both field and laboratory work. The activities are relevant to chemistry and the environment and are grouped into three themes: air quality, water quality, and...
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1990 - 1999

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Fertilisers and the Environment

This resource, from the Royal Society of Chemistry ‘Challenging Plants’ resource pack, provides background information on the use of fertilisers and the environmental concerns of using them. It discusses the steps that need to be taken to improve the productivity of land while reducing the use of: water, fertiliser...
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2000 - 2009

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