Tag: For primary children

Sustainability and Conservation (University of Edinburgh open.ed)
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Sustainability and Conservation (University of Edinburgh open.ed)

Sustainability and Conservation is a relaxed and fun way to engage students in sustainability and conservation subjects. Through hands on activities the learners will learn to apply these themes into their daily lives by exploring nature. Through five workshops they will become ambassadors of conservation and sustainability and will be able to teach their family…

Adaptation and Extinction of Woolly Mammoths (University of Edinburgh – open.ed)
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Adaptation and Extinction of Woolly Mammoths (University of Edinburgh – open.ed)

Three lessons covering, adaptation, survival characteristics and the extinction of the woolly mammoth with comparison to living elephants. Includes presentation slides and student worksheet with answers. Aimed at Level 2 (Biodiversity and interdependence, SCN 2-01a) This resource bundle includes: Lesson 1: Woolly mammoths and the ice age Lesson 2: The pygmy mammoths Lesson 3: Comparison…

Plants: What they need to grow and why we need them (University of Edinburgh – open.ed)
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Plants: What they need to grow and why we need them (University of Edinburgh – open.ed)

This resource contains easy to carry out, practical lessons on plant growth and decomposition. The activities covered in this resource use scientific inquiry skills. Topics covered are: Contained Decomposition, germination with a light maze, plant identification. CfE Experiences & Outcomes: SCN 2-01a, 02b, 13a, 14a & b URL on open.ed: https://open.ed.ac.uk/plants-what-they-need-to-grow-and-why-we-need-them/ URL on tes.com: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/plants-what-they-need-to-grow-and-why-we-need-them-11682471

Fertilisers in Food Production (University of Edinburgh – Open.ed)
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Fertilisers in Food Production (University of Edinburgh – Open.ed)

This resource is a project covering both the lifecycle of plants and where food comes from. The project involves growing baked beans ingredients and includes different recipes for having a baked bean “bake-off”. The resource covers the following topics: Where does food comes from? How does food grow? How does climate affect food production? How…

Our City Our Future
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Our City Our Future

Our City Our Future emerged from ClairCity, an EU research project that sought to include citizens in decision-making processes around clean air and climate change across Europe. Over 3,500 children and young people were involved during the course of the project from 2016-2020, taking part in various school lessons and activities to learn the problems…

Dynamic Earth – The Importance of Trees
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Dynamic Earth – The Importance of Trees

Over half of the world’s trees and plants are found in the rainforest, making them incredibly important ecosystems! Can you think of any reasons not mentioned in the video that make these places so important to both humans and other animals? One reason that all trees around the world are so important is their amazing…

Dynamic Earth – Wind Power
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Dynamic Earth – Wind Power

This is a video and activity booklet to help you explore wind power. Wind power is a type of renewable energy which means it is energy made from resources that nature will replace. In the case of wind power we are creating electricity from the wind and the wind won’t run out. It is also…