School Outdoor Learning has re-shared this 2018 blog post which includes useful activities for mapping and sampling outdoor places and spaces. These would support social studies and geography in the curriculum.
This new video highlights the RCE Biodiversity Education Projects conducted during the Global Action Programme on ESD, from 2015-2019. It puts a spotlight on the range of innovative projects focused on biodiversity conservation and ecosystem restoration from the Global RCE Network. Shared by LfS Scotland in their May 2022 news [...]
Place based outdoor learning experiences adds huge value to children and young people’s understanding of their world. Check out the new Our Place website. It includes case studies, resources (including for climate and environment) and tools to assess the quality of your space.
Sign up for a series of free, curriculum-linked live lessons covering topics including biodiversity, the carbon cycle, and the effects of extreme weather on farmers. These lessons take place 1-4 November, are suitable for ages 11-16, and could be linked to your class outdoor fieldwork.
This online course (costed) offered by Learning Through Landscapes introduces history practitioners to simple ways to take and develop some core history activities outdoors, with ideas that can be adapted for all secondary levels and stages.
Issue 39 of East Ayrshire’s LOST newsletter includes a lesson plan on how to Leave No Trace. This Social Subjects lesson is suitable for First and Second Level learners. The lesson plan is linked to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Services supporting outdoor learning are provided by these Scottish organisations.