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Learning in Local Greenspace - raising attainment in schools

Maths_Numeracy, Sciences, Expressive_Arts, Social_Studies, Health_Wellbeing Secondary SNH

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.

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The Outdoor & Woodland Learning Scotland Bulletin January/February 2018

Interdisciplinary Any_Age FCS

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.

View PDF (1.1 MB) Created by FCS | Published: 21.02.18

Grounds For Learning Curriculum For Excellence Links

Maths_Numeracy, Literacy_English, Sciences, Expressive_Arts, Technologies, Social_Studies, Religious_Moral Primary SNH

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.

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The Lost Words

Literacy_English Any_Age SNH

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.

View Other Created by SNH | Published: 15.02.18

OPAL science videos on data sampling, collection and recording

Sciences Primary, Secondary SEPA

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.

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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