Chemistry

Activities

Atoms, Elements and the Downs

Atoms, Elements and the Downs

The Downs can be an excellent resource to support Chemistry teaching. Head out to Samphire Hoe and see its potential for yourself, with these handy activity suggestions.

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What’s Under Your Feet?

What’s Under Your Feet?

Earth is the only planet in the solar system to be able to support life as far as we know, and has been able to do so for the last 3000 million years. During this time the living environment (or biosphere) has survived because of the intricate balance of relationships between the land, water and atmosphere.
Today the biosphere is being studied by environmental scientists across the world, and as the relationships become more understood, humanity is becoming more responsible for our own influences. We are able to observe and research collectively, and are beginning to respond with confidence to threats such as global warming, and the growing loss of biodiversity across the planet.
The chalk coastline of the North Downs is one of the world’s rarest of habitats, with unique conditions and ecosystems. See what you can discover as you step out into the North Downs…

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