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BIODIVERSITY / SCHOOL GROUNDS

Mon 28 Sep 2015

Ø  Sussex Wildlife Trust (SWT) - sussexwildlifetrust.org.uk

  • Discover more about nature
  • Find out about their Environmental Education

Find Educational resources at Wildlife Watch (The Wildlife Trusts): www.wildlifewatch.org.uk/educational-resources

 

Ø  Marine Conservation Society (MCS) - https://www.mcsuk.org/

  • Visit the MCS Education Project - Cool Seas Explorers / Cool Seas Investigators
  • Find out about Marine Life around the UK

 

Ø  RSPB - www.rspb.org.uk

  • Download ‘20 ways to give nature a home’ booklet which includes a ‘Little Kids guide to giving nature a home’.
  • Download curriculum-linked classroom resources and outdoor resources to use in your school grounds such as ‘Spot it!’ sheets or Making homes for nature.
  • Find an activity project that will give nature a home in your school garden or help wildlife in your neighbourhood.
  • Sign up for their termly education e-newsletter.

 

Ø  Woodland Trust - www.woodlandtrust.org.uk

  • Apply for your school tree pack.
  • Sign up to receive Nature Detectives newsletters.
  • View and download Nature Detectives activity sheets.
  • View their Nature’s Calendar website and download their fact packs and quizzes -http://www.naturescalendar.org.uk/factpacks.htm

 

Ø  WWF – wwf.panda.org

  • View their teacher’s page with lesson plans and project ideas.
  • Find out how your school can adopt an animal.
  • Find out about Earth Hour (every March).
  • View tips on how you can make your school and classroom a sustainable place wwf.panda.org/how_you_can_help/live_green/at_school

 

Ø  South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA) - www.southdowns.gov.uk

  • Explore their Learning Zone to find information and resources.
  • Make contact with their Education Team who provide talks and practical sessions at school and in the National Park.

 

Ø Brighton & Lewes Downs Biosphere - biospherehere.org.uk/

  • Find out about the the Biosphere on our doorstep which is internationally recognised by UNESCO as a new World Biosphere area.

 

Ø Farming & Countryside Education - www.face-online.org.uk/

  • Find out more about their Countryside Classroom partnership which connects schools with Food Farming and Countryside.
  • Visit their Resources library.

 

Ø Countryside Classroom - http://countrysideclassroom.org.uk/

  • Countryside Classroom helps you to find teaching resources about food, farming and the natural environment.