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Growing Up Wild - South Lanarkshire Forest Schools

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This lovely film posted by the Clyde and Avon Valley Landscape Partnership is an overview of Forest School experiences delivered by OutLET Play Resource between August and December 2017.

Read More Published: 28.03.18

The Edinburgh Science Festival 2018 - Prepare to be Amazed!

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This blog posted March 23, 2018 by Scottish Natural Heritage mentions some forthcoming highlights at The Edinburgh Science Festival, running from 31 March to 15 April.

Read More Published: 26.03.18

Nationwide school science programme helps scientists discover effects of climate change on soils

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This British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) press release (March 2018) posted on SEWeb describes how 15,000 school children have participated in ‘What’s under your feet?’ project to study soil in school grounds. Schools are encouraged to participate in further digs this month and later in the year to…

Read More Published: 26.03.18

Benefits of ‘risky’ UK playgrounds

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This Child in the City article published on 16 March 2018 describes how designers of playgrounds in UK primary schools, communities and cities are increasingly building in a ‘danger’ element to show children that it’s OK to take risks in everyday play.

Read More Published: 26.03.18

SEPA hoping to inspire young people into STEM careers

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This article from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) on 16 March 2018 at the end of British Science Week, stressed the importance of STEM skills to ensure that Scotland is prepared to tackle the scale of environmental challenges facing humanity now and in the future.

Read More Published: 20.03.18

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