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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

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Pearls in the Classroom

Literacy_English, Sciences, Social_Studies Primary SNH

Pearls in the Classroom aims to raise awareness of the freshwater pearl mussel in schools within key river catchments in Scotland, as well as highlighting the species’ important cultural history in Britain. Follow the link for a range of resources and local contacts for ‘Pearls in Peril’.

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Scotland’s Soils

Sciences, Technologies, Social_Studies Secondary SNH, FCS, SEPA

Follow the link below to access this website which provides comprehensive data and information on Scotland’s soils. You can look at a range of maps and download the data associated with these maps. Other useful sources of data and information are also signposted. You can find out about what soils…

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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