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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.

View Other Created by SNH | Published: 08.11.16

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’.

View N/A Created by SNH | Published: 26.10.16

Climate Change and Trees Resources

Literacy_English, Sciences, Technologies, Social_Studies Secondary FCS

Useful tree based resources with links to support study on topics including climate change, social studies, literacy, STEM and sustainability issues, produced by Forestry Commision Scotland for student teachers and other learners

View Word Created by FCS | Published: 18.08.16

Taynish Art Trail

Literacy_English, Expressive_Arts, Social_Studies Secondary SNH

Inspiration from The Taynish Art Trail 2015. This includes visitors’ thoughts, feelings and observations about their experience of Taynish National Nature Reserve, including the art, poetry and sculptures they encountered.

View PDF (8.4 MB) Created by SNH | Published: 05.01.16

Gaelic alphabet poster

Literacy_English Any_Age FCS

This OWL Scotland resource illustrates the Gaelic alphabet. This contains only 18 letters, each relating to a tree. This is a poster which illustrates the letter and tree name.

View PDF (546.1 KB) Created by FCS | Published: 26.11.15

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