Tag: For secondary children

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.

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…

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…

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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…

Dynamic Earth – Ecosystem Restoration for Climate Action
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Dynamic Earth – Ecosystem Restoration for Climate Action

Have you heard of Ecosystem Restoration before? 🌿 It’s all about finding solutions from nature to some of our major global crises such as biodiversity loss and the climate crisis. Through Ecosystem Restoration, we can transform the planet in a way that will see humans thrive in collaboration with the natural world, rather than seeing…

Dynamic Earth – Solar Power
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Dynamic Earth – Solar Power

This video gives a brief summary of solar power. Solar power is a type of renewable energy, which means it is energy made from resources that nature will replace. In the case of solar power, we are creating electricity from the Sun’s energy and the Sun’s energy won’t run out. It is also ‘clean’ energy…

Can we recycle greenhouse gases?
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Can we recycle greenhouse gases?

A key aim of the National Curriculum for KS3 Science is to equip students ‘with the scientific knowledge required to understand the uses and implications of science, today and for the future’. Arguably no endeavor is more important than fighting climate change, and students need to be able to understand and make decisions about it….