Tag: For ages 14-18

Food Production and Insects (University of Edinburgh – Open.ed)
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Food Production and Insects (University of Edinburgh – Open.ed)

There are five lessons of 50min each. They are designed to be incorporated into the school’s curriculum surrounding the food production unit for National 5 (biology) students. Providing that classes are taught when the food production unit would normally be delivered, these lessons can act as a detailed blueprint of how to teach the two…

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…

Glasgow Science Centre – Interview with Keep Scotland Beautiful’s Upstream Battle
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Glasgow Science Centre – Interview with Keep Scotland Beautiful’s Upstream Battle

Image Credit: Upstream Battle, Keep Scotland Beautiful 80% of marine litter comes from land. Join Heather from Keep Scotland Beautiful as we learn about their exciting citizen science campaign ‘Upstream Battle’ which aims to tackle marine litter from its source. Discover how you can get involved to help prevent marine litter at its source along…

Adventures in Antarctica: drilling for ancient ice
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Adventures in Antarctica: drilling for ancient ice

Join Professor Eric Wolff on his field trip to the snowy wonderland of Antarctica. In this short film we follow Professor Wolff and his team as they drill 650 metres into the West Antarctic ice sheet, unlocking the secret of Earth’s past climate, and allowing us a glimpse at the future.

Seeing the air you breathe
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Seeing the air you breathe

We can’t see air but we know it surrounds us and that we rely on it to survive. Therefore, unsurprisingly, the quality of this life-giving mixture of gases has become of increasing concern. Atmospheric physicist Dr Mark Richards joins explains how we can monitor this using environmental sensing systems that can rapidly identify, track and…

Powering the future
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Powering the future

What comes to mind when you think of renewable energy? Perhaps you imagine a vast solar farm, or maybe you’re picturing spinning wind turbines in a field. Renewable energy sources like these are already having an impact on the type of power we use, but we are still a long way from curbing our reliance…

Timber towers of tomorrow
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Timber towers of tomorrow

Join Professor Brian Cox to explore how wooden skyscrapers could help tackle climate change. Produced by the Royal Society with thanks to the research teams involved in the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2019 exhibit “Timber towers of tomorrow”. Discover more about their research at natmat.group.cam.ac.uk

Take a bit out of climate change
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Take a bit out of climate change

Join Professor Brian Cox to discover what you can do to cut the carbon emissions from your food. Produced by the Royal Society with thanks to the research teams involved in the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2019 exhibit “Take a bite out of climate change”. Find out more about their research and explore more…

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