Results for "environment" (102)

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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Plants in Their Natural Environment

This resource, aimed at primary level, contains many activities related to plants, habitats, food chains and recycling. It looks at the features of different habitats and compares the plants that grow in each. Children learn about the features of plants and how certain adaptations contribute to making a particular...
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2000 - 2009

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Darwin Plus: environment funding scheme for UK Overseas Territories

The Darwin Initiative, a UK Government grant scheme, helps to protect biodiversity and the natural environment in developing countries and UK Overseas Territories (OTs).The scheme’s Overseas Territories Environment and Climate Fund (also known as Darwin Plus) supports the delivery of long-term strategic outcomes for...

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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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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PEP and Pizza - National Vegetarian Week Grants

I know that some of you have identified activities around the theme of ‘Climate change’ within your PEP action plans and indeed most of our themes are inextricably linked to these issues.

Here are details of an opportunity for schools to access a mobile pizza oven for a day as part of National Vegetarian...


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Bringing Mars exploration to the classroomCY218

ESA's ExoMars mission will search for signs of life on the red planet. Using Lego robotics, data logging and simple engineering challenges you will learn how to link this exciting context across STEM subjects, motivating students to link together skills and knowledge. The course will include lesson activities and...

Exploring the outdoors with the early years foundation stageNY060

“The best classroom and the richest cupboard are roofed only by the sky.” Margaret McMillan 1914 Outdoor learning and play is widely acknowledged as being very beneficial to children’s early development. Taking children outdoors offers unique experiences to enhance their existing skills and knowledge and develop...

The Wellcome Trust launch a new initiative The Crunch

The Wellcome Trust have launched a new initiative called The Crunch, which allows teachers and pupils to examine our relationship with food, exploring cutting edge research, and think about how we can eat in ways that can keep the planet and ourselves healthy.This Spring, all primary and secondary schools and colleges...

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