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.
This includes details about new OWL Groups, new publications (including the OWL Scotland 2016-17 report) and lots of opportunities to get involved in your local OWL group.
GfL have now linked their resources and extra ideas, generated by teachers, to the CfE Experiences and Outcomes, for each Curriculum Area. Follow the link below for access to curriculum area resources.
Find free resources, available to download from the John Muir Award website, which support the ideas behind ‘The Lost Words’ - words from nature that are disappearing from children’s lives.
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.