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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…

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…

Sustainable Schools: an IDL STEM design challenge
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Sustainable Schools: an IDL STEM design challenge

This interdisciplinary approach using STEM/ STE(A)M subjects involves the learners being ‘hooked’ by a plea from the head of their Council to design a new school sustainably. Ideas of fair trading and fair testing are explored in the resource. It comprises five sessions: auditing your school’s current sustainable features, learning about fair trading using: a…

Kind Clothing – Sustainable Fashion (University of Edinburgh – open.ed)
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Kind Clothing – Sustainable Fashion (University of Edinburgh – open.ed)

Kind Clothing is a project written for Girl Guides and for pupils age 10-14. Any groups looking to achieve their ‘Global Awareness’ guiding essential can use Kind Clothing as part of their programme, and it covers topics such as Sustainability, Environmental Issues and Practical Skills. Girlguiding Programme: Express myself: innovate, communicate, skills for my future:…

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…

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…