1. The Natural History Museum is looking for teachers to support the development of learning and training opportunities as the Museum. Amongst others, these include representation on our Teacher Advisory Networks, attendance at consultation sessions and providing advice on teacher support and training needs. You can register your interest by providing us with your details including the name and location of the school and we will then provide you with more information. Email Ed Santry – firstname.lastname@example.org
2. The Natural History Museum also invites you to introduce your students to the great debate of 1860 on Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection. The characters and events of this landmark debate will be brought to life by an experienced Science Educator and the inspiring specimens and displays of our newly redeveloped Hintze Hall, which opens in summer 2017. Students will see how scientific knowledge develops over time and understand how evidence and peer review help support this process.
3. Here’s the latest from the Natural History Book Society. They say: “Get outdoors this summer with the best of our field guides, nature books, and wildlife watching kit for young, and not so young, naturalists.” These include sections on:
4. Click here to browse the latest from Australian Geographic. This includes the lowdown on the kookaburra, features on turtles and rare kangaroos, and on the loss of Aboriginal languages.
5. Here’s the latest from the Mother Nature Network. There are features on corals, fishing, handstands, extinctions and foxfire.
6. A green flag for Martineau Gardens in Edgbaston, Birmingham. The gardens with which NAEE has had a long association has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as a quality community green space. This year, 1,797 UK parks and green spaces that received the Flag. This international award, now into its third decade, is a sign to the public that the space boasts the highest possible environmental standards, is beautifully maintained and has excellent visitor facilities.
Is there a green flag near you? Here’s a list of Green Flag Award and Green Flag Community Award winners is winners. The scheme is run by Keep Britain Tidy in partnership with Keep Scotland Beautiful, Keep Wales Tidy and Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful, the Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens and the National Housing Federation.
7. Recent features from the ENN