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Dynamic Earth – The Greenhouse Effect
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Dynamic Earth – The Greenhouse Effect

This video and activity pack will help you to understand the greenhouse effect and how human action is changing the climate. The Greenhouse effect is why increases in greenhouse gasses such as carbon dioxide cause the planet to heat up. We call things which cause greenhouse gasses sources and things which absorb them sinks. Curriculum…

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…

Dundee Science Centre – Solar Power
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Dundee Science Centre – Solar Power

Heat energy is transferred from our Sun to the land and sea in the form of solar radiation, which can be collected using solar panels. These can convert heat energy into electrical energy and supply electricity to our homes and the electrical grids. Dundee Science Centre has recently mounted 116 solar panels to our south…

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,…

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.

Bees and Biodiversity (University of Edinburgh Open.ed)
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Bees and Biodiversity (University of Edinburgh Open.ed)

Three lessons on the contribution that bees make to our planet on the topics of pollination, bee diversity, and hexagons in the bee hive (STEM activity). Lesson 1: Flower structure and pollination Lesson 2: Types of bees Lesson 3: Why bee hives are made up of hexagons Includes lesson plans, activities, presentations and worksheets. Curriculum…