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Outdoor Archaeological Learning

Social_Studies Primary FCS

This collection of articles and activities is designed to encourage place-based learning. Through discovery, exploration and sharing, young people can develop their critical thinking skills, creativity, confidence and teamwork. This resource is intended for anyone taking groups of children to an archaeological site: teachers, youth group leaders and archaeological educators.…

View Other Created by FCS | Published: 26.01.17

A’ Ghàidhlig air Aghaidh na Tìre /Gaelic in the Landscape

Literacy_English, Social_Studies Secondary SNH

SNH publications series about Gaelic placenames in selected areas of NW Scotland and the islands, to show the links between nature and culture through Gaelic. These are published as printed booklets, and available online as pdfs.

View Other Created by SNH | Published: 05.01.17

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.

View Other Created by SNH | Published: 08.11.16

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