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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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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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East Midlands Airport Environment

Produced by Innovate Educate, these resources look at how East Midlands Airport is tackling its environmental responsibilities. The activities allow students to see how an activie airport monitors and limits its impact on the environment. This includes looking at the monitoring of aircraft noise, air quality and the...
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2010 to date

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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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Seeing Science: Environment

In these resources from the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), students look at the scientific and factual side of this important aspect of the curriculum. The Key Stage Three lessons look at how plants can be used to clean up contaminated land and the science of acid rain. The Key Stage Four lessons...
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2000 - 2009

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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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Is the Environment Changing?

Work done in this Nuffield 13 - 16 module followed from the B unit called ‘What do plants use for food’ and the S unit ‘Food chains and webs’. This X unit provided enough material for eight double periods. It could be selected to complete either a Science or a Further Science course. The teachers’ guide included nine...
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1980 - 1989

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Advanced Diploma in Construction and Built Environment

This series of ten resources produced by The Royal Academy of Engineering look at a range of exemplars to help the teaching and learning of the Advanced Diploma in Construction and Built Environment. Each resource gives a case study and includes introductory materials, background theory, questions and teacher...
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2010 to date

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