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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).

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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.

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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.

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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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Biodiversity data

Sciences, Social_Studies Secondary SEPA

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.

View Other Created by SEPA | Published: 15.11.17

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