Tag: For ages 11-14

What do you want to know about biodiversity loss? (Royal Society)
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What do you want to know about biodiversity loss? (Royal Society)

The Royal Society’s new classroom resources, based on the latest evidence available to scientists, can be used to engage students of all ages in discussions about biodiversity loss. As with our climate resources, these Q&A based resources come in two ability levels to suit those aged 7 to 18: a basic 10 question and answer…

What do you want to know about climate change?  (Royal Society)
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What do you want to know about climate change? (Royal Society)

The Royal Society’s new evidence-based classroom resources can be used to engage students of all ages in the climate debate. Freely available on our website, these Q&A based resources come in two ability levels to suit those aged 7 to 18: a basic 10 question and answer version suitable for primary school students or younger…

The Carbon Cycle (European Space Agency)
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The Carbon Cycle (European Space Agency)

Carbon compounds are essential to life. A range of natural processes cycles carbon between the ocean, the land and the atmosphere. The key to controlling climate change is understanding and managing this carbon cycle – cutting down emissions of carbon to the atmosphere while increasing the amount of carbon stored in other places. This printable…

Taking the Pulse of the Planet KS3 (European Space Agency)
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Taking the Pulse of the Planet KS3 (European Space Agency)

Satellites offer a unique global perspective on the Earth’s climate. Earth observation satellites take daily images that reveal a wealth of detail about our changing planet and we now have over three decades of observations describing some of the most important climate variables. These are essential for setting up climate models and checking their accuracy….

A Passage Opens (European Space Agency)
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A Passage Opens (European Space Agency)

Navigators have been attempting to travel the famous Northwest Passage between mainland Canada and its islands for centuries but few have succeeded. The loss of Arctic ice as a result of global warming may allow ships to use this route more frequently. But the opening of the Northwest Passage is a worrying signal of changes…

Manchester Science Festival  learning resources (Science Museum Group)
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Manchester Science Festival learning resources (Science Museum Group)

Image credit: © Science Museum Group Younger audiences can discover more about climate change and ideas for a better world with learning resources from the Science Museum Group. Designed for 7–14 year olds, these downloadable activities to complete at home will support families to think differently about the way we all live our lives. They…

Kind Clothing – Sustainable Fashion (University of Edinburgh – open.ed)
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Kind Clothing – Sustainable Fashion (University of Edinburgh – open.ed)

Kind Clothing is a project written for Girl Guides and for pupils age 10-14. Any groups looking to achieve their ‘Global Awareness’ guiding essential can use Kind Clothing as part of their programme, and it covers topics such as Sustainability, Environmental Issues and Practical Skills. Girlguiding Programme: Express myself: innovate, communicate, skills for my future:…

Outdoor Learning (University of Edinburgh, open.ed)
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Outdoor Learning (University of Edinburgh, open.ed)

An outdoor learning activity to promote the health benefits of using green spaces. It includes a visitor questionnaire, health diary and drawing and interpreting graphs. Two of the lessons are classroom-based, however the other lesson is an outdoor field trip that encourages the learners to put into practise what they have learned in the first…