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Outdoor Learning: The Extended Classroom – Animation

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Watch this great animation from Architecture & Design Scotland, exploring all the opportunities for learning outdoors. Great for pupils and teachers alike - could your students design their own animation of how they use spaces beyond the school building?

Read More Published: 01.06.16

Mud pies and green spaces – why children do better when they can get outdoors

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With the current focus on improving attainment, this article by Dr Greg Mannion, University of Stirling, on why children do better when they can get outdoors is still relevant. It refers to international and national research evidence, including that conducted for Scottish Natural Heritage and partners.

Read More Published: 01.06.16

Bees and pollination lesson plan

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As part of Scotland’s Nature Festival, one of the event participants, a teacher from Girvan Primary has created this wonderful lesson plan for her students on bees and pollination - it includes indooor and outdoor elements. This forms part of Scottish Natural Heritage's  Nature Festival resources for…

Read More Published: 24.05.16

Biodiversity is Big in May

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This month it is really all about biodiversity! Scotland's Environment website has a wealth of information and data to help you explore and learn more about our biodiversity.

Read More Published: 24.05.16

Outdoor & Woodland Learning Scotland May 2016 Bulletin

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Find national and local news, information on training and courses, outdoor recipes, new resources and more, in this May bulletin. Remember to subscribe on the OWL Scotland website if you would like to receive a bulletin direct to your email address!

Read More Published: 04.05.16

Scotland’s Outdoor Learning Directory aims to provide a portal to services supporting outdoor learning which are provided by these Scottish organisations.

Forestry Commission Scotland Scottish Natural Heritage Lomond & Trossachs NP Natural Scotland Cairngorms National Park Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland