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.
Scotland’s soils website provides you with information about soils in Scotland. Find a range of maps, links to downloadable data, plus background information on the soils found in Scotland, what they do, why they are important, the threats they face and what is being done to protect them.
SEPA’s resident blogger, Willie Towers, shares his changing relationship with trees throughout his career as a soil scientist and explores how the role of forests and woodlands has developed over time, in a thoughtful and personal blog post.
March 21st is International Day of Forests, to celebrate all types of forests across the world. Follow the link below for further information and learning resources on Scotland’s fabulous forests and wonderful woodlands from Scotland’s Environment partners.