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Outdoor Archaeological Learning

Social_Studies Primary FCS

This collection of articles and activities is designed to encourage place-based learning. Through discovery, exploration and sharing, young people can develop their critical thinking skills, creativity, confidence and teamwork. This resource is intended for anyone taking groups of children to an archaeological site: teachers, youth group leaders and archaeological educators.…

View Other Created by FCS | Published: 26.01.17

The place names of Scotland

Literacy_English, Social_Studies Early_Years, Primary, Secondary Any

This resource combines geography and history and helps children and young people to make connections with their local environment. There are learner journeys for early to fourth level.This is aimed at practitioners working with children across the broad general education years, from early to fourth levels

View Other Created by Any | Published: 05.01.17

Ten Gaelic place name facts

Literacy_English, Social_Studies, Modern_Languages Primary, Secondary SNH

This article from Scotland's Nature describes how many of Scotland’s place names have Gaelic origins, some with fascinating stories and some very surprising.

View Other Created by SNH | Published: 08.11.16

Pearls in the Classroom

Literacy_English, Sciences, Social_Studies Primary SNH

Pearls in the Classroom aims to raise awareness of the freshwater pearl mussel in schools within key river catchments in Scotland, as well as highlighting the species’ important cultural history in Britain. Follow the link for a range of resources and local contacts for ‘Pearls in Peril’.

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BBC School Radio Scottish Wildcats (Early, 1st level pupils)

Interdisciplinary Early_Years, Primary SNH, FCS

Scottish Wildcat Action is a project that aims to protect the Scottish Wildcat from extinction, supported by SNH and Forestry Commission Scotland and other partners. This 20 minute programme joins a group of children as they visit a wildcat family at Edinburgh Zoo and talk to the keeper who looks…

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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