Tag: Wildlife

Marine Habitats
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Marine Habitats

Aberdeen Science Centre Highlands and Islands team have produced this thirty-minute podcast exploring habitat mapping, blue carbon storage, and nature based solutions. Includes inspiration for careers in science, biology, and technology related to the monitoring, and future care of the planet.

Bees and Biodiversity (University of Edinburgh Open.ed)
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Bees and Biodiversity (University of Edinburgh Open.ed)

Three lessons on the contribution that bees make to our planet on the topics of pollination, bee diversity, and hexagons in the bee hive (STEM activity). Lesson 1: Flower structure and pollination Lesson 2: Types of bees Lesson 3: Why bee hives are made up of hexagons Includes lesson plans, activities, presentations and worksheets. Curriculum…

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…

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…