Scotland's environment website provides a very useful overview on the importance of plants and animals in our environment and how biological recording and data collection contributes to this knowledge. These resources could support Senior Phase and tertiary level students.
This SNH Gaelic blog post describes a well-used Gaelic simile, showing how language is enriched by people’s relationship with nature.
This short film from Grounds for Learning features Deshar Primary, a small Highland school comprising composite classes, which uses a woodland clearing a short walk from school on a weekly basis. School staff share the thinking, planning and practice used to take these learners outdoors and raise engagement and attainment.
This short film from Grounds for Learning highlights the benefits of Learning in Local Greenspace. We follow Shawlands Academy in Glasgow on one of their routine trips to Queens Park, where lessons include maths, science, geography, art and PE.
This Scottish Natural Heritage biodiversity website includes information on education and nature, class activity resources, the learning in local greenspace project, teaching and training, Teaching in Nature, citizen science, and managing your school building to improve biodiversity. Plus find information on Learning for sustainability, Eco-schools, and education on National Nature…