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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...

Planet Earth Online Podcasts

Planet Earth podcasts, from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and hosted by Planet Earth online, cover a variety of topics about the world around us. Each podcast reports on two to four different stories, describing research projects and studies, dangers to the environment and wildlife, and proposed...
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Food Chains

 Construct and interpret a variety of food chains in different areas of the world. Use games to help identify the producers, predators and prey. This topic is included in the Year 4 programme of study within animals, including humans but could be taught when learning about living things. When looking at...
Publication date:
15 December 2015

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Making Maths Real

This list contains ideas for teaching mathematics at primary level including articles, videos and activities. It looks at: The use of gesture in developing understanding of calculation. A technique for teaching number operations and fractions using paper cups. Ideas for activities that utilise the environment...
Publication date:
15 December 2015

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Ice-locked ship News Story

There is an interesting story about a Polar Vessel in the news about a ship which is purposely going to get stuck in ice and be allowed to drift across the North Pole.  This is a nice story talking about collaboration and climate change.  This would tie in really well with the Polar Explorer Programme and...


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Boaty McBoatface News

Welcome schools. You may wish to show students this recent news story linked to the Polar Explorer Programme to get them even more excited. Boaty McBoatface (all 3 of them) is doing some work as we speak. Read more here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-39232973 I'm meeting with the owners and...


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Photo evidence of climate change

Hi all. 

This article today in the Washington Post has some great photographs that can be used for the climate change theme of this project.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/04/03/you-cant-deny-climate-change-once-you-see-these-images/?utm_campaign=buffer&...


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BAS look under the ice shelf

Hi Polar Ambassadors,

Here’s a link to a cool article about An upcoming BAS mission to examine the sea floor that was recently exposed by the iceberg that broke away from the Larsen C ice shelf - an area that has been under an ice shelf for approximately 120,000 years!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/...


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Free trees for eligible primary schools

Eligible primary schools in England can apply for free tree packs from the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Woodland Trust.These free trees and accompanying teaching resources will help pupils engage with nature and allow teachers to deliver the curriculum with confidence.Free trees...

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