This image shows the relative scales of objects in the universe. Useful for science / RE lessons. The scales involved are amazing.
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View the Milky Way at 10 million light years from the Earth. Then move through space towards the Earth in successive orders of magnitude until you reach a tall oak tree just outside the buildings of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Tallahassee, Florida. After that, begin to move from the actual size of a leaf into a microscopic world that reveals leaf cell walls, the cell nucleus, chromatin, DNA and finally, into the subatomic universe of electrons and protons.
Come and join us in the wonderful setting of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses for the Growing Schools Conference: The Creative Outdoor Classroom, on April 7th.
This event will run from 9.30am (registration and coffee) to 4.30pm and will offer an inspirational set of talks, walks and lectures on how to work with the many â€˜Growing Schoolsâ€™ informal education providers and their resources to help you deliver science, geography, citizenship, art and mathematics lessons.
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