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Transforming Outdoor Learning in Schools: Lessons from the Natural Connections Project booklet

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This simple guide provides a great introduction to the value and impact of well-planned regular outdoor learning. Based on an English research project conducted by Plymouth University, with partners, it provides planning support and case studies to help teachers, schools and their networks develop outdoor learning.

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A useful resource on soils?

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Scotland's Soils is listed under the resources section of the Outdoor Learning Directory. If you have any feedback on the Scotland’s Soils development site or would like to take part in user testing, please get in touch by emailing SEWeb.Administrator@sepa.org.uk.

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Get Outside in National Parks

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Find out more from Ordnance Survey about National Parks across Great Britain, including Scotland's very own Cairngorms National Park, and Loch Lomond and Trossoachs National Park.

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Five fun outdoor science experiments for kids to try

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Ordnance Survey’s Get Outside campaign provides experiments for how to make a Jar Compass, navigate outside, make pressed flowers, your own footprint, and a rainbow!

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National Map Reading Week 17 – 23rd October

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Why not improve your map reading skills or help young people develop a love of maps? Understanding how a flat piece of paper can show the real world helps improve spatial awareness in children, and is a critical life skill for adults. Have a look at these great

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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