urban

17thJanuary 2024

Discover and record urban nature, and take part in educator training

17.01.24|Categories: Resources, Training|Tags: , , , , , |

Checkout this great online resource provided by the Natural History Museum to discover urban wildlife. Take part in the Nature Recording Hub and do some great Citizen Science! The Explore: Urban Nature programme provides training for teachers, curriculum-linked learning resources and hands-on outdoor workshops, linked with a museum near you. [...]

17thOctober 2023

Playing outdoors: What do children do, where and with whom?

17.10.23|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , |

In their October newsletter, Play Scotland share findings from a study in the Netherlands, February 2022 to March 2023.  This recorded children’s play behaviour after school in three post-war residential districts in three cities in The Netherlands. This study showed differences in play behaviour by gender, age, district and play [...]

18thJuly 2023

Cities bring together the world’s youth on climate change and sustainable urban development

18.07.23|Categories: Miscellaneous, Places, Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

Child in the City (5 July 2023) describes how a global coalition of city mayors has launched a new network designed to help connect young climate activists across the globe. This article shares a number of useful initiatives. For example, how city governments are working with young people through C40’s Students [...]

4thJuly 2023

Geography fieldwork resources – primary and secondary

04.07.23|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Field Studies Council (FSC) have announced the return of the Geographical Association’s annual celebration of fieldwork, #NationalFieldworkFortnight. Unfortunately this does not fit with the Scottish school holiday calendar. However, the FSC have put together some fantastic free resources and ways to get involved, at any time. These resources are [...]