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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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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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Datalogging in the Environment

Aimed at primary level this resource shows how to incorporate data logging into science lessons. It contains lesson ideas on the topics of sound, habitats, plants and animals in the local environment, light, thermal insulators, separating mixtures, electricity, changing state and sound. The teacher guidance includes...
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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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Product analysis: impacts on people and the environment

This resource from Practical Action includes a presentation and worksheets which give Key Stage Three and Four students opportunities to understand more about the impact of existing and new products on people and the environment. The presentation is packed with useful activities to reinforce students' learning. The...
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2010 to date

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Activity 1: The Circular Economy in the Built Environment

This activity, from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, concentrates on the design of buildings, their use and eco- effectiveness. Students will explore how, through applying circular economy principles, new buildings can be created that have a positive impact – buildings that do good rather than less harm. The...
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2010 to date

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Science, maths and technology: working with plants and the environment

Science, maths and technology lie at the heart of many jobs in the land-based sector. Whether developing a phone app to help farmers check the soil types in fields, creating a wildlife habitat in an urban area or making sure the pitch is ready to play on for the match on Saturday, science, maths and technology...
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2010 to date

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The VEX IQ Challenge (VEX Robotics)

The VEX Robotics IQ Challenge allows students to design and build a robot from scratch to compete in regional, national and international events using the VEX IQ tool-less robotic platform. The actual challenge changes every year, but the same concepts remain so teams can grow with the programme, which is why the...

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VEX Robotics Competition

The VEX Robotics Competition allows students to design and build a robot from scratch to compete in regional, national and international events using the VEX EDR robotic platform. The actual challenge changes every year, but the same concepts remain so students and teams knowledge can grow with the programme.The VEX...

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Generation Science

Generation Science is the schools touring programme from Edinburgh International Science Festival. Each year we deliver interactive science shows and hands-on workshops in primary schools all over Scotland. In 2019 the tour runs from 28 January - 24 May. On offer this year are 15 workshops each exploring areas within...

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