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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…

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

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Dynamic Earth – The Importance of Trees

Over half of the world’s trees and plants are found in the rainforest, making them incredibly important ecosystems! Can you think of any reasons not mentioned in the video that make these places so important to both humans and other animals? One reason that all trees around the world are so important is their amazing…

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…

Dynamic Earth – What is COP26?
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Dynamic Earth – What is COP26?

In 2021, Glasgow is set to hold the biggest and most important climate summit in the world, COP26. But what will happen at the summit, what do we hope to achieve and why is it in Glasgow? Download our information sheet to find out exactly what is COP26? Find more climate and sustainability resources at…

Dynamic Earth – The Albedo Effect
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Dynamic Earth – The Albedo Effect

Our planet’s ice and snow covered regions play an important role in regulating our global temperatures. Light surfaces reflect a lot more of the sun’s energy back into space than dark surfaces and this means that the loss of snow and ice contributes to the warming of our planet. Watch our short video to find…