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Scotland: our natural wealth

Sciences, Social_Studies Secondary SNH

This short film showcases the importance of Scotland's natural capital and the innovative work to protect and enhance our natural wealth, including how business is exploring sustainable development. This would be an excellent resource to introduce the topic of natural capital to environmental science students.

View Other Created by SNH | Published: 10.07.18

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

Biodiversity resources for teachers

Interdisciplinary, Sciences Any_Age SNH

This Scottish Natural Heritage biodiversity website includes information on education and nature, class activity resources, the learning in local greenspace project, teaching and training, Teaching in Nature, citizen science, and managing your school building to improve biodiversity. Plus find information on Learning for sustainability, Eco-schools, and education on National Nature…

View Other Created by SNH | Published: 03.04.18

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