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.
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.
GfL have now linked their resources and extra ideas, generated by teachers, to the CfE Experiences and Outcomes, for each Curriculum Area. Follow the link below for access to curriculum area resources.
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.
Scotland's environment website provides a very useful overview of Biodiversity data including a selection of key topics, plus mapping and recording resources. These could support Senior Phase and tertiary level students.