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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

Wildfowl fly over history at Caerlaverock

Sciences, Social_Studies Primary, Secondary SNH

This SNH blog post describes how this National Nature Reserve by the Nith estuary has witnessed human history and battles from the Romans onwards.

View N/A Created by SNH | Published: 07.11.17

Gaelic Foraging Guide

Literacy_English, Sciences, Social_Studies Any_Age SNH

Not only is this booklet a guide to the wide range of edible and delicious plants and seaweeds available on our doorsteps, it makes a great resource for learning, useful for teachers and parents and introducing children to the Gaelic names and cultural connections of many common species.

View PDF Created by SNH | Published: 07.11.17

Where have all the flowers gone? The impact of herbivores on woodlands in Scotland and Europe.

Sciences, Social_Studies Secondary SNH

This thought provoking blog post by Kate Holl, SNH’s woodland advisor, explores why the ground flora of Scottish woodland differs so markedly from those in other European countries, illustrated by visits to sites in France, Norway and Iceland. She reflects on how browsing pressure by herbivores differs between countries. This…

View Other Created by SNH | Published: 12.10.17

Scotland’s Native Woodlands A learning resource for Senior Phase Environmental Science

Sciences, Social_Studies Secondary FCS

This OWL Scotland website resource enables teachers and pupils to access and interpret the results of the Native Woodland Survey of Scotland, to support Environmental Science National 4 & National 5. It explores historical impacts, explains mapping and survey techniques and introduces skills required for data interpretation, tree identification and…

View PDF (3.7 MB) Created by FCS | Published: 25.04.17

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