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Week 1 - Climate & Space

A passion for healthy planet, we explore the role we play and how the smallest changes can make a positive impact on climate change. Join us as we explore the universe, from the moon, and astronauts to how we are using satellites to help in the fight against climate change

A Changing Ocean in a Changing Climate

A Changing Ocean in a Changing Climate

Did you know, the ocean absorbs about 30% of the carbon dioxide that is released in the atmosphere? Find out how climate change is impacting the marine environment.

Sponsor: The Scottish Seabird Centre.

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A Game of Stones

A Game of Stones

Talks about space and geology delivered remotely via Zoom.

Sponsor: Birkbeck College.

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Ask Me Anything: Climate and Space

Ask Me Anything: Climate and Space

Staff and students at the University of St Andrews answers your questions about climate and space.

Sponsor: University of St Andrews.

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Being Human Festival: Destination Moon!

Being Human Festival: Destination Moon!

Join us online at the Dundee Science Centre for some exclusive space-themed recordings, such as how to make your own astro-crafts, pop-up performances and stories, and more.

Sponsor: Being Human Festival.

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Climate Change

Climate Change

The science is simple, the impacts are serious, the problem is solvable. Find out more with Dr James Rae.

Sponsor: GeoBus, University of St Andrews.

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Corals and Ocean Acidification

Corals and Ocean Acidification

This is a video demonstration of how corals build the skeletons that make up reefs and how this process is affected by climate change.

Sponsor: GeoBus, University of St Andrews.

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Destination Space

Destination Space

Find out about the UK's very own space industry, upcoming missions and the useful information we get from robots in space.

Sponsor: Dundee Science Centre.

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Drake Equation - Life on Other Planets in the Milky Way

Drake Equation - Life on Other Planets in the Milky Way

Find out about the Drake Equation with Dundee & Angus College.

Sponsor: Dundee and Angus College.

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Early Explorers: Sally the Sloth

Early Explorers: Sally the Sloth

Early Explorers is a programme for 3-5 year olds, encouraging social skills, self-awareness and critical thinking in nursery aged children.

Sponsor: Dundee Science Centre.

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Escape from the International Space Station

Escape from the International Space Station

This is a satellite-themed STEM activity aimed at upper primary children (7 to 11).

Sponsor: SENSE Earth Observation CDT.

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My World of Work Live!

My World of Work Live!

My World of Work Live is a set of fun, interactive activities that help young people understand future careers.

Sponsor: Skills Development Scotland - My World of Work Live!.

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Peat, People and the Planet

Peat, People and the Planet

An interactive online exhibit on how peatlands form, how people use them, and why they are important in the context of global climate change.

Sponsor: University of St Andrews.

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Reforestation and Sustainability

Reforestation and Sustainability

Find out about reforestation and sustainability in this video with Andreas.

Sponsor: Atkins.

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RSPB: Wild Challenges

RSPB: Wild Challenges

Get closer to nature, have fun – and earn awards for doing it! Are you ready to take on a Wild Challenge?

Sponsor: The RSPB Wildlife Charity.

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Solar System Trail

Solar System Trail

Embark on our Solar System Trail through the city of Dundee and follow the planets on this 4.5km walk.

Sponsors: Dundee Science Centre and Greenhealth Partnership.

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St Andrews Botanic Garden: Online Tour

St Andrews Botanic Garden: Online Tour

See the Botanic Garden in St Andrews in this virtual tour with Explorathon20.

Sponsor: University of St Andrews.

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Star Feature (Six Episodes)

Star Feature (Six Episodes)

These short videos will provide a quick guide and some interesting and inspiring information.

Sponsor: Royal Observatory Edinburgh (UKRI/STFC).

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The Martian - Science Fact or Science Fiction

The Martian - Science Fact or Science Fiction

Many space movies have hit our screens relaying drama, adventure, and scientific discovery... But how much is scientific fact and how much is Hollywood fiction?

Sponsor: GeoBus, University of St Andrews.

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