The Earth

Curriculum support15 minsFREE

Key takeaways
An understanding of the Earth's place as a planet in the Solar System.
An overview of the structure of the Earth and its atmosphere.
How to answer questions on the Earth and its systems.
Laura LewisHost: Laura studied at Royal Holloway University of London and the Open University. She is passionate about science communication and has presented talks about Exoplanets at Oxford University and Imperial College London.

The Earth is a terrestrial planet in the Solar System. In this class, students will look at an overview of the Earth as a planet and how the Earth systems are interconnected. Students will also examine the structure of the atmosphere, the structure of the Earth and the systems such as the water cycle and the climate. This class is aimed at students in Years 7 - 9 but is great for any student interested in the solar system!

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Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

This class is suitable for students in Years 7 - 9.

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
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