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Are you teaching map work

If so, you might like to check the new resource for teaching Ordnance Survey map symbols (key stage 3) on the GA’s list of resources and classroom activities for use with Ordnance Survey maps. The OS says: “Digimap for Schools is an online mapping service providing current and historical Ordnance Survey maps for viewing and printing.  There are…

Days out with Garden Organic

Garden Organic says “Bring the curriculum to life with a visit to Ryton Organic Gardens”. A visit there can support the delivery of science, maths, design and technology, and by exploring acres of inspirational gardens, pupils will understand where food comes from, seasonality, and sustainability. Garden Organic has indoor exhibitions, displays and activities designed to keep everyone…

Energy Trumps

Energy Trumps is a card game produced by the Centre for Alternative Technology, which enables players to learn more about different supplies of energy and the various positives and negatives features associated with each. There are cards on … gas, coal, oil, carbon capture, nuclear, passive solar, solar water heating, solar PV, CSP, liq bio…

100 Family Adventures

The Meeks took 2014-2015 as a family year out of formal education and work to travel round Britain in search of adventure.  This book of 100 ideas and activities to get you venturing outside and beyond your comfort zone with your nearest and dearest is the result.  Fun and motivating, each double page spread boasts…

South West Learning for Sustainability Coalition November Update

You will find the latest Update from the South West Learning for Sustainability Coalition here. This covers activities from Gloucestershire to Cornwall and across to Dorset. There are features on: natural mindfulness Bath’s climate change day Forest school training Walking in Gloucestershire School improvement through outdoor learning and sustainability in Devon Natural connections Complicit geographies –…

Fruit tree planting workshop

Brighton Permaculture Trust is organising a fruit tree planting workshop on Sunday 29th November. You will gain hands-on experience planting fruit trees using techniques and materials to ensure they receive the best possible start. It runs from 1000 to 1230; Further details here. And clicking here will show you more activities featured by Project Dirt.    …