This Education Scotland document explores what citizen science is, how engaging young people in citizen science can support skills and careers, curriculum areas and STEM approaches, plus citizen science across history and cultures, how to get involved, and useful links.
Produced by SEPA and North Lanarkshire Council, with Education Scotland, this pack is designed to encourage pupils to think about air quality. It contains geography and science activities and practical outdoor experiments
SEPA’s Wriggle social network resource takes a light-hearted but factual look at the lives of worms and the importance of soil. This would support exploring soil and invertebrates outdoors and developing wormeries in school or nursery grounds.
Get Learning on Scotland’s Environment website provides information, data and resources relating to Scotland’s environment for teachers and learners, matched with CfE levels and National Qualifications. Feeds and mobile apps allow active engagement for young people.
Citizen Science is all about public involvement in monitoring the environment. These TCV resources include a Teacher Toolkit, supported by SEPA, SNH and the Scottish Government. This helps teachers build citizen science into their lessons and school activities. See the link below for this and other Citizen Science resources.