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My Wild Life Project Delivery Report: What We Did and How 2011-2013

Froglife’s My Wildlife Project began in 2011 with an aim of investigating biodiversity and the way children’s interactions with nature have changed over time. This report looks at how the project was undertaken, including case studies of sessions and events. The two year project involved collecting memories that...

Dragon's Den: a Year in the Life of a Newt - Evaluation 2012

This report presents and evaluates an interactive exhibition which celebrated a year in the life of a newt. Held in 2012 as part of National Science and Engineering Week, the aim of the exhibition was to improve basic knowledge of newts; their classification, lifecycle and UK species.

Toads on Roads: National Science and Engineering Week 2011

This report evaluates an interactive exhibition on toads, held in 2011 as part of National Science and Engineering Week. The exhibition led by young people on Froglife’s Green Pathways scheme showed an exciting and innovative way of communicating the plight of toads on the roads. It looks at how the exhibits were...

Green Pathways: BBC Children in Need Peterborough Project Report 2008-2011

This report summarises and evaluates the Green Pathways scheme which ran from 2008 to 2011. Undertaken by the wildlife charity Froglife, it was designed to offer vulnerable and disadvantaged young people between the ages of ten to seventeen the opportunity to participate in innovative conservation projects and...

Under the Surface: Evaluation Report 2010

This report evaluates the effectiveness of ‘Under the Surface’, an event to celebrate the end of Froglife’s Ponds for Life project which tied in with National Science and Engineering Week. Ponds for Life was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund to promote Hampton Nature Reserve. The project transformed a city centre...

Ponds for Life: Promoting Hampton Nature Reserve 2008-2010

This report evaluates the Ponds for Life project undertaken by the wildlife charity Froglife from April 2008 to March 2010. The aim of the project was to promote Hampton Nature Reserve, a former brick pit and now a Site of Special Scientific Interest for great crested newts and bearded stonewort in over 300 ponds....

Grass Roots, Green Shoots: Helping Disadvantaged Young People 2006-2008

This report summarises the activities undertaken in Froglife’s Grass Roots, Green Shoots Project which ran from July 2006-December 2007. The project involved environmental education sessions with a strong social inclusion element. It aimed to help young people improve their local environment, and develop their self...

Improving Primary Science: Dirty, Stinky Children

This resource evaluates an innovative and exciting model for primary school science teaching, which focusses around a child’s question on the topic of microorganisms. It includes a detailed scheme of work for all year groups in the school, background to the project and the schools, examples of children’s work and...

Improving Young People's Engagement with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

This paper, published to coincide with Science and Engineering Week 2013, presents evidence from research carried out by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) to explore how to encourage further engagement in, and take-up of, STEM subjects. It discusses why STEM education is important and looks at...

Resourcing Practical Work

These two reports were published by SCORE (Science Community Representing Education), in response to two commissioned reports - Under the Microscope: the...

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