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Residential experiences and the John Muir Award

Interdisciplinary Primary, Secondary SNH

This case study describes how the Ardroy Outdoor Education Centre supports schools, youth and adult groups to take part in the John Muir Award and experience the outdoors around Lochgoilhead in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, using a two year cross-curricular model.

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Topics of interest to secondary students

Interdisciplinary Secondary SNH

SNH information and resources for secondary school teachers and students including about SNH, Habitats, Species, Biodiversity, Climate change, Renewable energy, National Nature Reserves, Enjoying the outdoors, School gardens and useful Publications.

View Other Created by SNH | Published: 08.03.18

Adaptation to climate change

Sciences, Social_Studies Secondary SNH

This describes the eight Adaptation Principles developed by Scottish Natural Heritage, how these can be measured, provides example case studies from natural sites across Scotland, and additional useful links.

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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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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