Results for "environment" (17)

Researcher career profiles - ecology & geography

Researchers involved in the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Service Sustainability (BESS) research programme explain their work and their passion for science. These profiles are aimed at early secondary school students and intend to highlight both the relevance of ecological science to human wellbeing and research as a...
Publication date:
02 December 2015

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Henri Le Worm Cooking Lesson Plans

Dear teachers,Together with some working teachers, we have created some fun and colourful FREE resources to an OFSTED standard.  The resources are about encouraging young children to learn about growing and cooking fresh food.  The lesson plans are also cross curricular and touch on environment, ecology,...
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18 September 2015

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Polar Explorers- Rodney J. Arnold Visit (British Antarctica Survey) visits Thorpe Hall Primary School.

There was a fitting culmination to the Polar Explorers topic when Rodney J. Arnold from the British Antarctica Survey visited the year 4 pupils to talk about his experiences in the South Pole. Rodney is a regular visitor to Antarctica and spoke extensively about the environment, wildlife and other important facts...
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15 May 2018

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A rocket vehicle for cross-curricular STEM

The STOMP air rocket provides a cheap, safe, simple and fun way to get some experimentation done outside the classroom using simple measurement tools such as a protractor, stop watch and tape measure.  The captured data allows predictions to be made in the same way Galileo did - and even to find a value...
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14 July 2015

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Be a bee activity

'Be a bee' is an activity about pollination and food security designed to prompt further outdoor learning and discussion about the benefits we get from nature. Be a bee participants forage amongst different species of ‘flowers’ collecting ‘nectar’ with their ‘honeybee...
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03 May 2016

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VEX Robotics EDR Curriculum - Unit 1.1: Autodesk Inventor Tumbler Build

VEX Robotics EDR Curriculum - Unit 1.1: Autodesk Inventor Tumbler Build looks at the process of constructing a virtual VEX Tumbler within the Autodesk Inventor software environment using the available digital VEX Robotics parts. This virtual robot can then be tested and modified using the tools available in the...
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25 July 2016

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Maths Puzzle Day by School Puzzle Company

If your school is looking to encourage Thinking Skills and Problem Solving as a part of your Math’s curriculum then The School Puzzle Company can help. Using our carefully crafted giant puzzles our Math’s Puzzle Activity Days encourage use of Math’s language, team work and shows students that by...
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19 April 2018

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Skype Call An Engineer @ BuroHappold

I would like to share with you an exciting outreach programme that we here at BuroHappold Engineering have developed. BuroHappold is a multi-disciplinary engineering and consulting firm, involved in almost all aspects of designing the built environment. As a company we coordinate numerous outreach opportunities, one...
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22 June 2018

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Love your saltmarsh activity

'Love your saltmarsh' is an activity about the benefits we get from nature and making difficult choices about coastal management.  When there is no saltmarsh and mudflat in front of a LEGO® town, participants discover that they spend more of their chocolate coins to build and maintain a higher sea...
Publication date:
03 May 2016

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