Category: Hands-on Activities

Water Power: Make a Water Turbine – Dundee Science Centre
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Water Power: Make a Water Turbine – Dundee Science Centre

Dundee Science Centre – Water Power: The power of H2O! Hydropower is energy from the movement of water and is a renewable source of energy. Being able to harness this energy is a very ancient skill. Converting the energy from flowing water into electricity is a renewable source because the water cycle is constantly renewed…

Make your own Compost – Dundee Science Centre
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Make your own Compost – Dundee Science Centre

Dundee Science Centre – Composting Have a go at making your own compost at home! Did you know that you can actually regrow a lot of your kitchen scraps? Have a look on our website to find our what you can regrow and use your compost to grow. dundeesciencecentre.org.uk/springtime-week

Endangered Species: Make An Insect Hotel – Dundee Science Centre
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Endangered Species: Make An Insect Hotel – Dundee Science Centre

Dundee Science Centre – Endangered Species Unfortunately, some of Scotland’s varied wildlife are endangered as a result of human impacts like the destruction of habitat, pollution, hunting and fishing. One of our threatened species is the Scottish Honeybee, this is a worry because we NEED bees! These tiny little workers are important because they help…

Harvesting Wind Energy
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Harvesting Wind Energy

Renewable energy, or ‘clean’ energy, is energy that comes from natural sources, these resources gets naturally replenished or are available with no time limits such as sunlight, rain, waves, and wind. Wind energy is power that is generated by the wind, it doesn’t pollute the air and has fewer impacts to our environment than other…

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Harvesting Wind Energy

Renewable energy, or ‘clean’ energy, is energy that comes from natural sources, these resources gets naturally replenished or are available with no time limits such as sunlight, rain, waves, and wind. Wind energy is power that is generated by the wind, it doesn’t pollute the air and has fewer impacts to our environment than other…

The Operation Earth Training Handbook, from ASDC
Carbon Calculator, Climate information, Digital resource, Hands-on Activities, Many of the above, Shows or workshops, Video no comments

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…