Results for "environment" (1236)

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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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...

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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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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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...

Sandfield's Eco Displays

We are passionate about the environment and have put up a few displays to highlight this.

My favourite is the Palm Oil / Rainforest display with the orangutans.

We try to include a mixture of children's work and information.

Which one do you like?

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Is there life out there?

Year five and year six students did research on Extremophiles for homework. They wrote about some of the strangest creatures that can survive in the most hostile environments and wondered 'could there be life on Mars?'


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