This Education Scotland document explores what citizen science is, how engaging young people in citizen science can support skills and careers, curriculum areas and STEM approaches, plus citizen science across history and cultures, how to get involved, and useful links.
Download these free resources from OPAL to help you identify some common British plants and animals. These guides include trees, hedgerow plants, seaweeds, lichens, earthworms, aquatic invertebrates, house spiders, amphibians, bats, and many more. OPAL partners in Scotland include TCV, supported by SNH.
Produced by SEPA and North Lanarkshire Council, with Education Scotland, this pack is designed to encourage pupils to think about air quality. It contains geography and science activities and practical outdoor experiments
This new Plantlife Scotland project explores the internationally important Atlantic woodlands of Scotland and the unique species that live there, with online resources for teachers and educators. Follow Ghillie Dhu, the online forest guardian sprite!
SEPA’s Wriggle social network resource takes a light-hearted but factual look at the lives of worms and the importance of soil. This would support exploring soil and invertebrates outdoors and developing wormeries in school or nursery grounds.