Tag: Sustainability

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…

Urban Hotspots (European Space Agency)
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Urban Hotspots (European Space Agency)

The urban heat island effect is a phenomenon that leads to temperatures in cities often being higher than those in surrounding rural areas. This effect is amplified during heatwaves. As the world becomes more urbanised, and heatwaves become more likely due to climate change, building cities that reduce this effect becomes ever-more important. This printable…

Life Science Centre – Grow your own lunch
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Life Science Centre – Grow your own lunch

Plants have their own life cycle, just like all living things. Plants start as seeds. In the right conditions, seeds sprout stems and leaves. Later in their life, they bloom with flowers and fruits. These flowers and fruits make the seeds for the next generation of plants. You can see them inside fruits like apples,…

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…