SNH information and resources for secondary school teachers and students including about SNH, Habitats, Species, Biodiversity, Climate change, Renewable energy, National Nature Reserves, Enjoying the outdoors, School gardens and useful Publications.
This describes the eight Adaptation Principles developed by Scottish Natural Heritage, how these can be measured, provides example case studies from natural sites across Scotland, and additional useful links.
This short film published by Grounds for Learning on 21 February 2018 highlights the benefits of Learning in Local Greenspace. It follows Shawlands Academy in Glasgow on one of their routine trips to Queens Park, where lessons include maths, science, geography, art and PE.
A range of useful videos produced in partnership with Education Scotland and OPAL (Open Air Laboratories) on Scotland’s Environment web Get Learning pages. These include Recording earthworms, Measuring soil pH, Measuring tree height, Pitfall traps, Pond dipping, Sampling strategies, Small mammal trapping, Soil texture and Water clarity and pH.
A fantastic resource with many additional links to explore the links between literacy and nature with ideas to develop your own approach, including Gaelic opportunities and further reading.