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Wild Weather Kitchen Experiments

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Wild Weather Kitchen Experiments Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 06 Oct 2014
Recreate an avalanche, dust storm, flood or tornado in the comfort of your own home by watching these short videos investigating extreme weather.

Wild Weather Kitchen Experiments: Dust Storms

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Wild Weather Kitchen Experiments: Dust Storms Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Oct 2014
Cook up a (dust) storm in your own home by participating in this mini science experiment. 

All you need to know about Iceland’s volcanic eruption

All you need to know about Iceland’s volcanic eruption Creative commons image Credit: Sparkle Motion under CC-BY-2.0 licence
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 05 Sep 2014
Will the disruption caused by Eyjafjallajökull's ash cloud in 2010 be repeated in Iceland's latest volcanic eruption?

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Unclear about nuclear?

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Unclear about nuclear?
Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 13 Nov 2013
The unit will provide an opportunity for young people (18+) who are interested but unsure about entering the nuclear industry to develop their...

Transport and sustainability

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Transport and sustainability Copyrighted image Credit: S.Potter
Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
This unit explores the issues around sustainable transport and how the role of technology and society can interact to lower the overall impact of...

Watching the weather

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Watching the weather Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission © NASA
Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 26 Apr 2013
This unit describes how meteorological observations are made looking upwards from the surface of the Earth, looking downwards from satellites in...