science

24thAugust 2021

Glasgow Primary schools resources for Glasgow Children’s Woodland

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Visit The Lost Woods hub on the Glasgow Science Centre website. Discover lots of great resources for Glasgow’s schools involved in the planned new Glasgow Children’s Woodland. Explore the free teaching resources, lesson and assembly plans to bring nature and the COP26 experience into your learning and teaching.

12thAugust 2021

Education with a Porpoise

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Bek Trehern is the Engagement and Training Assistant for Field Studies Council (FSC), and  has a background in marine biology and engaging people with the marine environment. This blog was shared in the FSC newsletter July 2021.

12thAugust 2021

What makes viruses tick? New resources for schools.

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This new citizen science project co-designed between the Brennan Lab and (TCV) through MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research aims to understand tick activity in and around Scotland, and what viruses they are carrying. It will create educational resources for schools and families, allowing young people to learn more [...]

29thJuly 2021

Amazing Animals, Brilliant Science; how DNA technology is being used to help save Scotland’s wildlife

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This book by Dr Pete Mintin is free to download. It explores how scientists use DNA technology to answer a huge variety of questions and how to help and study wildlife in Scotland using DNA technology. Species include wildcats, golden eagles, pine martens and the newly re-introduced beaver. Children from [...]