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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

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The Nature of Scotland Autumn/Winter 2016

Sciences, Social_Studies, Health_Wellbeing Secondary SNH

Packed with information and updates about Scotland’s wildlife, land management issues, and projects, including ReReoute, the Youth Biodiversity Panel. A great resource for Social Subjects, Biology and Environmental Science teachers/ students or anyone interested in Scotland’s nature. Information on how to subscribe to this online publication is also provided.

View PDF (5.0 MB) Created by SNH | Published: 15.11.16

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.

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Rural Land Use – Case Studies on Conflict & Resolution

Interdisciplinary, Social_Studies Secondary LL_TNP

The Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park education pack supports the National 4/5 and Higher Geography curriculum, and provides 6 individual case studies on camping pressures, footpath erosion in the uplands, Loch Lomond byelaws, Balloch Charrette, impacts of hydroelectric power impacts, and the goldmine. These can be accessed by following…

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Rural Land Use in the Park: Conflict & Resolution. National 4/5 and Higher Geography

Social_Studies Secondary LL_TNP

Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park combines an internationally important environment with a fragile rural economy and a renowned visitor destination. This new education pack explores how the National Park manages these conflicts and supports the National 4/5 and Higher Geography curriculum. To download the whole pack, follow the link

View PDF (5.1 MB) Created by LL_TNP | Published: 02.11.16

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