Tag: Outdoor activity

Plastic in the Ocean (University of Edinburgh open.ed)
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Plastic in the Ocean (University of Edinburgh open.ed)

Plastic in the Ocean is a resource aimed at educating learners about the negative environmental effects of plastic. Over the course of four lessons, the learners are taught what plastic is, why it is bad for the environment and what can be done to address this environmental problem. As well as fun and interactive lessons…

Outdoor Learning (University of Edinburgh, open.ed)
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Outdoor Learning (University of Edinburgh, open.ed)

An outdoor learning activity to promote the health benefits of using green spaces. It includes a visitor questionnaire, health diary and drawing and interpreting graphs. Two of the lessons are classroom-based, however the other lesson is an outdoor field trip that encourages the learners to put into practise what they have learned in the first…

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…

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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…

Endangered Species: Make An Insect Hotel – Dundee Science Centre
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Endangered Species: Make An Insect Hotel – Dundee Science Centre

Dundee Science Centre – Endangered Species Unfortunately, some of Scotland’s varied wildlife are endangered as a result of human impacts like the destruction of habitat, pollution, hunting and fishing. One of our threatened species is the Scottish Honeybee, this is a worry because we NEED bees! These tiny little workers are important because they help…