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How a river is brought back to life

Sciences, Technologies, Social_Studies Secondary SEPA

This SEPA YouTube video (7 November 2017) describes how the River Garry in Scotland was re-watered. Another video describes this experience from a SEPA Water Specialist’s (hydropower), perspective (30 October 2017).

View N/A Created by SEPA | Published: 01.05.18

Collecting rainfall data in your school

Sciences, Technologies, Social_Studies Primary, Secondary SEPA

Scotland's environment website provides information and links to SEPA on how to go about this, including registration and how to record, share and analyse your rainfall observations.

View Other Created by SEPA | Published: 01.05.18

Plants and animals in Scotland’s environment

Sciences, Social_Studies Secondary SEPA

Scotland's environment website provides a very useful overview on the importance of plants and animals in our environment and how biological recording and data collection contributes to this knowledge. These resources could support Senior Phase and tertiary level students.

View Other Created by SEPA | Published: 01.05.18

Learning in Local Greenspace - raising attainment in schools

Interdisciplinary Secondary SNH

This short film from Grounds for Learning highlights the benefits of Learning in Local Greenspace. We follow Shawlands Academy in Glasgow on one of their routine trips to Queens Park, where lessons include maths, science, geography, art and PE.

View Other Created by SNH | Published: 10.04.18

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.

View PDF Created by SNH | Published: 15.03.18

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