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Our Ocean Planet Science Geography 7-11

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Climate and Energy Geography 14-16

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Lessons

Lesson 5.

Our ocean voyage with Prof Alex Rogers

Lesson 7.

The Atlantic Ocean and climate with Dr Penny Holliday

Lesson 6.

The Arctic Ocean and the water cycle with Dr Mark Brandon

Lesson 1.

The UK seas with Paul Rose

Lesson 4.

Using our seas with Emily Penn

Lesson 5.

Ocean detectives

Lesson 2.

The Arctic Ocean

Lesson 3.

Ocean acidification: Data analysis

Lesson 1.

What is ocean acidification?

Lesson 1.

What is ocean acidification?

Lesson 1.

Are humans causing ocean acidification?

Lesson 2.

Ocean acidification: Research in action

Lesson 1.

Our wonderful oceans 7-11

Lesson 1.

Our wonderful oceans 11-14

Lesson 1.

Our wonderful oceans 14-16

Lesson 1.

Our wonderful oceans 5-7

Lesson 2.

Arctic Ocean and the water cycle

Lesson 3.

Our ocean in crisis 5-7

Lesson 3.

Our ocean in crisis 14-16

Lesson 2.

How does ocean acidification affect organisms?

Lesson 3.

Our ocean in crisis 7-11

Lesson 4.

Lessons from the deep

Lesson 3.

Our ocean in crisis 11-14

Lesson 3.

How does ocean acidification affect communities?

Lesson 6.

Approaches to reducing ocean plastic pollution

Lesson 9.

The Pacific Ocean and plastic pollution with Jo Royle

Lesson 1.

How big and how deep is the ocean?

Lesson 10.

The Southern Ocean and penguin adaptation with Dr Lucy Quinn

Lesson 8.

The Indian Ocean and classification with Anjani Ganase

Lesson 11.

The Southern Ocean and penguin evolution with Dr Lucy Quinn

Lesson 2.

What is plastic and why is it a problem in the ocean?

Lesson 1.

What can we do to reduce ocean plastic pollution?

Lesson 2.

Data analysis: chemistry

Lesson 1.

Coral explorer

Lesson 2.

Reef builders

Lesson 3.

Amazing polyps

Lesson 8.

How do scientists share their findings?

Lesson 4.

Coral classification

Lesson 5.

Coral food chains

Lesson 8.

Coral press conference

Lesson 6.

Adaptation on the reef

Lesson 7.

Human impact on the reef

Lesson 5.

The issue of Arctic ice

Lesson 3.

Research in action

Lesson 3.

How can humans indirectly threaten reefs?

Lesson 4.

Data analysis: biology

Lesson 7.

Sea ice: Data analysis

Lesson 4.

Conference in a classroom

Lesson 3.

UK marine life with Dr Ceri Lewis

Lesson 1.

Northern exposures

Lesson 1.

What is the 'Great Pacific Garbage Patch' really like?

Lesson 6.

Submarine life support investigation

Lesson 6.

Conference in a classroom

Lesson 7.

What is the effect of human impact on the reef?

Lesson 6.

Sea ice: Research in action

Lesson 2.

UK marine habitats with Dr Helen Findlay

Lesson 7.

Plastics decision making exercise

Lesson 7.

The next chapter

Lesson 2.

How do scientists explore underwater?

Lesson 3.

Life beneath the ice

Lesson 3.

Submarine launch investigation

Lesson 5.

From ice to paper

Lesson 5.

How can we protect the reef?

Lesson 7.

Which MPA proposal is the best?

Lesson 6.

Can ice melting in the Arctic really cause sea level rise?

Lesson 2.

How can humans directly threaten reefs?

Lesson 1.

Submarine shape investigation

Lesson 5.

What are the threats to coral reefs?

Lesson 4.

How have reef specialists evolved and adapted?

Lesson 3.

How do scientists use classification?

Lesson 4.

How do we decide which areas to protect?

Lesson 1.

How is coral reef biodiversity useful and important?

Lesson 6.

How do forces affect coral expeditions?

Lesson 5.

How have reef specialists evolved and adapated?

Lesson 6.

How are members of the community affected by MPAs?

Lesson 2.

Submarine buoyancy investigation

Lesson 5.

A warming world?

Lesson 9.

Plastics fieldwork (local area)

Lesson 8.

Plastics fieldwork (school grounds)

Lesson 2.

What lives in the deep sea?

Lesson 6.

What impact can plastic have? Part two

Lesson 3.

Where are plastics? Part one

Lesson 1.

How do scientists explore underwater ecosystems?

Lesson 3.

Plastic case study - tourism in Kenya

Lesson 5.

The global journey of plastic waste

Lesson 3.

How is energy transferred on the reef?

Lesson 3.

What impact can plastic have?

Lesson 4.

How can we deal with all the plastic waste?

Lesson 7.

How do scientists share their findings?

Lesson 4.

Submarine pressure investigation

Lesson 5.

What impact can plastic have? Part one

Lesson 5.

Submarine materials investigation

Lesson 4.

How do humans use coral reefs?

Lesson 7.

How do we mitigate coral reef destruction?

Lesson 6.

What is the effect of human impact on the reef?

Lesson 2.

What is the structure of a coral reef?

Lesson 6.

What are the impacts of coral reef destruction?

Lesson 4.

How does plastic affect the environment?

Lesson 5.

How is the Arctic changing?

Lesson 3.

What are the factors of the coral reef ecosystem?

Lesson 4.

How can we investigate photosynthesis in the Arctic safely?

Lesson 1.

Where is Timor-Leste and why does it have coral reefs?

Lesson 2.

Where are plastics?

Lesson 5.

How do forces affect deep coral exploration?

Lesson 2.

How do scientists use classification in coral habitats?

Lesson 5.

Can redesigning products help?

Lesson 1.

What are plastics? Part one

Lesson 2.

What are plastics? Part two

Lesson 4.

Where are plastics? Part two

Lesson 8.

What can I do? Part two

Lesson 7.

What can I do? Part one

Lesson 3.

What forces affect submarines?

Lesson 4.

How do you choose materials for a submarine?

Lesson 5.

How do you launch a submarine with strong structures?

Lesson 6.

How do you recover a submarine with levers and pulleys?

Lesson 5.

Plastics and bioaccumulation

Lesson 1.

How are plastics made?

Lesson 2.

Why are plastics useful?

Lesson 3.

What happens to plastic when you throw it away?

Lesson 3.

How do we reduce, reuse and refuse plastic products?

Lesson 4.

How is energy transferred on the reef?

Lesson 1.

What organisms live in the Arctic?

Lesson 4.

How do humans and animals keep warm in the Arctic?

Lesson 2.

How do you train like an Arctic explorer?

Lesson 3.

How do you eat like an Arctic explorer?

Lesson 4.

How do humans and animals keep warm in the Arctic?

Lesson 3.

What are microplastics and where do they come from?

Lesson 1.

Why should we care about zooplankton?

Lesson 6.

Do zooplankton eat microplastics? (Conclusion)

Lesson 10.

Design Technology - The plastics solution

Lesson 9.

Design Technology - The plastics problem

Lesson 5.

How is the Arctic changing?

Lesson 2.

How can humans affect the marine environment?

Lesson 5.

Do zooplankton eat microplastics? (Experiment set-up)

Lesson 4.

Do zooplankton and microplastics occur together?

Lesson 7.

How can you make sure your discoveries have an impact?

Lesson 3.

What organisms live in the Arctic?



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Sea level rise (AM)

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Corals and sponges with Niklas A. Kornder (AM)

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Corals in the deep with Dr Pim Bongaerts (AM)

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Going deeper (PM)

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Corals in the deep with Dr Pim Bongaerts (PM)

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Streamlined sharks (AM)

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Adaptation on the reef with Dr Kristen Marhaver (AM)

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Streamlined sharks (PM)

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What are plastics?

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Where are plastics?

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What impact can plastic have?

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What can I do?

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Christmas craft

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Incredible Invertebrates

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Incredible Invertebrates

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Diving off the wall

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Diving off the wall

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Submarine Explorer (AM)

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Submarine STEM (AM)

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Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, Nekton Submarine STEM 2020 live lessons will be delivered as a virtual event, with speakers joining from where they are, rather than from the research vesse...
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What is chaos and why can’t we predict the weather? with Miguel Beneitez

In this Live Lesson, learners will meet Miguel Beneitez and learn about chaos and its role in global weather patterns.What is chaos and what is order? In this Live Lesson for secondary or high school ...
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Secret Songs of the Sea with Tim Gordon

In this Live Lesson, learners will meet Tim Gordon and learn all about the amazing sounds of the sea. Do clownfish have ears? Can cod talk to each other? What does it sound like when a fish farts unde...
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What do penguins and coral reefs have in common? With Marji Puotinen

In this Live Lesson, learners will meet Marji Puotinen and discover some of the ocean’s most amazing creatures. What could be more different than Coral reefs and penguins? It seems they might have mor...
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Why Water is Weird with Philip Ball

In this Live Lesson, learners will meet Philip Ball and begin to understand water, something we thought we already knew. This lesson will focus on chemistry, physics and biology: from chemical bonding...
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What is Ocean Acidification? with Helen Findlay

In this Live Lesson, learners will meet Helen Findlay and learn about ocean acidification, and how it can threaten ocean health.We hear a lot about greenhouse gases, climate change, and melting glacie...
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What is a coral polyp?

We start this Science Club Live with looking at the coral animal itself. It’s amazing to think that this underwater world is made by an animal measuring from just a few millimetres across. The core of...
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How does coral get its energy?

When Charles Darwin saw the Great Barrier Reef during his voyage on the HMS Beagle in the 1830s he was confused. How could there be so much life in such clear water? The beautiful clear water that we ...
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What different shapes are corals?

The reef is full of different shapes and sizes of coral. Some are look like branching trees, others like brains plopped on the bottom of the sea. If you went diving off American Samoa, you might even ...
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How can we explore underwater?

The underwater world was opened up by pioneers like Jacques Cousteau with the development of the aqualung. This allowed scientists and explorers to spend longer underwater and discover more about the ...
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How is life connected on the reef?

The first four live lessons have focused on the coral animal and reef habitat. Now, we look at all kinds of different living things and think about how they are connected. Students and families will m...
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How are reef animals adapted?

There is such diversity of life on the reef and each living thing has found a way to survive and perhaps thrive in these underwater cities. This live lesson looks at the different adaptations found on...
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How are coral reefs threatened?

Having explored the coral reef and its life, this last session looks at how coral reefs around the world are being threatened by human activity, including increased carbon emissions. The main activiti...
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Adventures in the Arctic with Ellie Mackay (AM)

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, AXA Arctic Live 2020 live lessons will be delivered as a virtual event, with speakers joining from where they are, rather than from the UK's Arctic Research...
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Adventures in the Arctic with Ellie Mackay (PM)

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, AXA Arctic Live 2020 live lessons will be delivered as a virtual event, with speakers joining from where they are, rather than from the UK's Arctic Research...
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Arctic food chain (AM)

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, AXA Arctic Live 2020 live lessons will be delivered as a virtual event, with speakers joining from where they are, rather than from the UK's Arctic Research...
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Arctic Q&A with Ellie and Clara

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, AXA Arctic Live 2020 live lessons will be delivered as a virtual event, with speakers joining from where they are, rather than from the UK's Arctic Research...
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Arctic food chain (PM)

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, AXA Arctic Live 2020 live lessons will be delivered as a virtual event, with speakers joining from where they are, rather than from the UK's Arctic Research...
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How to survive in the Arctic with Nick Cox (AM)

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, AXA Arctic Live 2020 live lessons will be delivered as a virtual event, with speakers joining from where they are, rather than from the UK's Arctic Research...
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How to survive in the Arctic with Nick Cox (PM)

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, AXA Arctic Live 2020 live lessons will be delivered as a virtual event, with speakers joining from where they are, rather than from the UK's Arctic Research...
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Keeping warm in the Arctic (AM)

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, AXA Arctic Live 2020 live lessons will be delivered as a virtual event, with speakers joining from where they are, rather than from the UK's Arctic Research...
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Keeping warm in the Arctic (PM)

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, AXA Arctic Live 2020 live lessons will be delivered as a virtual event, with speakers joining from where they are, rather than from the UK's Arctic Research...
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What happens if the Arctic melts? (AM)

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, AXA Arctic Live 2020 live lessons will be delivered as a virtual event, with speakers joining from where they are, rather than from the UK's Arctic Research...
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What happens if the Arctic melts? (PM)

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, AXA Arctic Live 2020 live lessons will be delivered as a virtual event, with speakers joining from where they are, rather than from the UK's Arctic Research...
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How does CO2 affect the ocean? (AM)

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, AXA Arctic Live 2020 live lessons will be delivered as a virtual event, with speakers joining from where they are, rather than from the UK's Arctic Research...
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Parlez avec un scientifique arctique

En raison de l’éclosion du COVID-19 (Coronavirus), les cours en direct d’AXA Arctic Live 2020 seront dispensés en tant qu’événement virtuel, avec des conférenciers se joignant d’où ils se trouvent, pl...
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How does CO2 affect the ocean? (PM)

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, AXA Arctic Live 2020 live lessons will be delivered as a virtual event, with speakers joining from where they are, rather than from the UK's Arctic Research...
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Science of a changing Arctic (AM)

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, AXA Arctic Live 2020 live lessons will be delivered as a virtual event, with speakers joining from where they are, rather than from the UK's Arctic Research...
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Science of a changing Arctic (PM)

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, AXA Arctic Live 2020 live lessons will be delivered as a virtual event, with speakers joining from where they are, rather than from the UK's Arctic Research...
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How to sample for plastics

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, AXA Arctic Live 2020 live lessons will be delivered as a virtual event, with speakers joining from where they are, rather than from the UK's Arctic Research...
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Gespräch mit einem Arktis-Wissenschaftler

Aufgrund des Ausbruchs von COVID-19 (Coronavirus) werden AXA Arctic Live 2020 Live-Kurse als virtuelles Ereignis angeboten, bei dem die Referenten, statt von der Arktischen Forschungsstation aus, von ...
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Plastics in the Arctic with Dr Ceri Lewis (AM)

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, AXA Arctic Live 2020 live lessons will be delivered as a virtual event, with speakers joining from where they are, rather than from the UK's Arctic Research...
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Plastics in the Arctic with Dr Ceri Lewis (PM)

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, AXA Arctic Live 2020 live lessons will be delivered as a virtual event, with speakers joining from where they are, rather than from the UK's Arctic Research...
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Carbon emissions and the Arctic with Dr Helen Findlay (AM)

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, AXA Arctic Live 2020 live lessons will be delivered as a virtual event, with speakers joining from where they are, rather than from the UK's Arctic Research...
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Carbon emissions and the Arctic with Dr Helen Findlay (PM)

Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, AXA Arctic Live 2020 live lessons will be delivered as a virtual event, with speakers joining from where they are, rather than from the UK's Arctic Research...
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All about the Arctic Ocean

The live lesson will focus on building an understanding of the Arctic Ocean and the science behind how it is changing. Remember that questions and shout outs can be submitted in advance for booked le...

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