Category: Digital resource

Life Science Centre – Grow your own lunch
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Life Science Centre – Grow your own lunch

Plants have their own life cycle, just like all living things. Plants start as seeds. In the right conditions, seeds sprout stems and leaves. Later in their life, they bloom with flowers and fruits. These flowers and fruits make the seeds for the next generation of plants. You can see them inside fruits like apples,…

Marine Habitats
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Marine Habitats

Aberdeen Science Centre Highlands and Islands team have produced this thirty-minute podcast exploring habitat mapping, blue carbon storage, and nature based solutions. Includes inspiration for careers in science, biology, and technology related to the monitoring, and future care of the planet.

Geoscience Guides – self guided learning on graphs, statistics and scientific investigation
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Geoscience Guides – self guided learning on graphs, statistics and scientific investigation

There are four Geoscience Guides: Guide to graphs, descriptive statistics, inferential statistics and scientific investigation. They are self guided learning resources using geosciences as a mechanism to learn about data and investigation. URL (for all four guides) on open.ed: https://open.ed.ac.uk/geoscience-guides/ URL for graphs on tes.comhttps://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/guide-to-drawing-and-interpreting-graphs-in-geosciences-11308728 URL for descriptive (summary) statistics on tes.com: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/guide-to-descriptive-statistics-in-geosciences-11308746 URL for…

Climate change food calculator: What’s your diet’s carbon footprint?
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Climate change food calculator: What’s your diet’s carbon footprint?

Avoiding meat and dairy products is one of the biggest ways to reduce your environmental impact, according to recent scientific studies. Switching to a plant-based diet can help fight climate change, according to a major report by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which says the West’s high consumption of meat and dairy…

The Operation Earth Training Handbook, from ASDC
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The Operation Earth Training Handbook, from ASDC

Operation Earth You are invited to explore the fascinating world of environmental science through Operation Earth. Get involved in exciting hands-on activities, experiments, public shows and meet-the-expert sessions, for children and families across the UK. this Programme has been created by ASDC in Partnership with The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) The Operation Earth Training…