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.
Scotland's environment website provides a very useful overview of Biodiversity data including a selection of key topics, plus mapping and recording resources. These could support Senior Phase and tertiary level students.
This SNH blog post describes how this National Nature Reserve by the Nith estuary has witnessed human history and battles from the Romans onwards.
This thought provoking blog post by Kate Holl, SNH’s woodland advisor, explores why the ground flora of Scottish woodland differs so markedly from those in other European countries, illustrated by visits to sites in France, Norway and Iceland. She reflects on how browsing pressure by herbivores differs between countries. This…