Environment

Earth Science Experiments

How is climate change affecting the ocean and what is the general consensus among the scientific community? Lecturer, Elanor Alun from UWTSD’s BSc Environment, Sustainability and Climate Change conducts a practical demonstration of the effect of changes in salinity and temperature on the ocean currents.

Activity Type: Video/online resource

Audience: KS4 and post-16

Link:

Climate Change


CFW Purpose: Ambitious, capable learners, ready to learn throughout their lives, Ethical, informed citizens of Wales and the world

CFW Area of Learning: Science and Technology

Construction challenges

Pupils work in teams to project plan, develop and test their ideas in response to a challenge set which is to create a structure that holds weight. Project planning and budgeting address skills that the 21st-century workplace requires. Pupils will use skills such as problem-solving, design, teamwork, communication as part of the session and will be given feedback and review and evaluate their own skills as part of this session. Content covers the vision for the future of UK engineering, studying and working within the sector.

Activity Type: Workshop

Audience: KS2-5

Duration: 2 hours

Avilable in Welsh: Yes

Cost: Activities for schools in areas of deprivation qualify for free/discounted delivery. Please get in touch for information. Some events make incur a small fee between £5-25 per learner.

Contact email: reaching.wider@uwtsd.ac.uk


CFW Purpose: Ambitious, capable learners, ready to learn throughout their lives

CFW Area of Learning: Mathematics and Numeracy

Climate Change: Why is water behaving so badly these days?

Explore how humans create and alter their worlds. Consideration of the connections between physical and cognitive worlds and the way material culture is used and reused in different historical and cultural contexts.

Activity Type: Talk/workshop

Audience: KS4 and post-16

Duration: 45-60 minutes

Contact email: schoolsandcolleges@uwtsd.ac.uk


CFW Purpose: Ethical, informed citizens of Wales and the world

CFW Area of Learning: Health and Well-being, Humanities