Bearings, Maps and Robert the Bruce – P5/6

P5/6 pupils – series of five lessons.

Activity sessionsĀ 1-3
Compass points and bearings, names of parts of a compass and using a compass – inside and outside.
Grid references and map symbols – locating position on 1:25000 map.
Walking on bearings in the playground.

History disucssion of the story of Robert the Bruce from 1296 – 1307 and Battle of Glen Trool.

Activity 4 – Preparing for the hillwalk -safety, equipment, etc

Activity 5 – The Hillwalk.
Walk round Loch Trool. Map reading, walking on a direction andĀ  bearing e.g. East 090 – looking for features from the map to the ground and vice versa.
Plan and carry out an ambush!

Outdoor Learning – P56 Robert the Bruce Hillwalk

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