Science in the school grounds: learning through landscapes

Science in the School Grounds provides a range of exciting activities for practical work in Science. Topics covered include weather, mini-beasts, birds, trees, waste-management, grassed areas, wild flowers, ponds, play equipment, the built environment and growing fruit, vegetables and herbs. There are teacher's notes and photocopiable work cards providing resources for pupil work either inside or outside the classroom, including a mini-beasts hunt, a science diary, leaf litter creature tally, recycling, making vegetable dyes and a hot air balloon. Activities are suitable for urban schools as well as rural and have been extensively trialled.

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Subject(s)Science, Outside the classroom, Practical work
Author(s)Gill Thomas
Age5-7, 7-11
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Shelf referenceA 372.357 THO
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