GET OUT resources

Guides to support close observation

Looking at plants - Early Years and KS1

Looking at flowers - KS2

Looking at minibeasts - Early Years and KS1

Trees through the seasons - a time lapse video of trees changing over the course of a year

Images of trees through the seasons - photographs from the above video in a powerpoint

Pond dipping

Beginner's guide to pond dipping - British Ecological Society Website

Big Pond Dip - Pond Conservation, annual survey

How to build a mini wild life pond - from www.wildlifewatch.org.uk

Risk assessment for pond dipping KS1

Risk assessment for pond dipping KS2

Trails

Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park Bulb Trail (Spring)

Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park Flower Trail (Summer)

Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park Tree Trail

Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park Seed Hunt (Autumn)

Risk assessment for trails EYFS and KS1

Risk assessment for trails KS2

Schools sample risk assessment

Useful websites

Woodland Trust - loads of great resources and free trees!

RHS Campaign for School Gardening - register for the benchmark award scheme and look out for free goodies

Open Air Laboratories (OPAL) network - take part in a real survey to help scientists learn more about the state of our environment

Field Studies Council - produce a range of identification charts

Young People's Trust for the environment - Useful outdoor learning resources

Gaffys Wonderful Wildlife - produce a range of identification cards and activities for children

Arkive - an excellent website with powerpoints for teaching about diversity and adaptation

Wild about plants - lots of activities to do outside

Bumblebee Conservation Trust - take part in a national bee survey

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