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February 1, 2016
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BUILD IT! Adventures with LEGO® Bricks at National Museum of Scotland

LEGO® is more than a toy. It makes architects, sculptors and storytellers of us all. This spring, renowned brick artist, Warren Elsmore and his team display some of their most beautiful and intricate mini-buildings and models in our Grand Gallery. To add … Continue reading

February 1, 2016
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Climate Challenge Fund – apply for a share of £10 million

Does your school work with a community group? Community groups across Scotland are being invited to apply for a share of over £10 million Scottish Government funding for action against climate change. The hugely successful Climate Challenge Fund has supported … Continue reading

January 28, 2016
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Inspiring Teachers

Teaching is one of the most challenging, yet rewarding, careers you can choose. In September, the Scottish Government launched a campaign to encourage more teachers to enter the profession. The recruitment campaign will focus on attracting teachers to STEM subjects … Continue reading

January 25, 2016
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Opportunities in Geoscience: Student’s Stories of Exploration and Research

        Created to inspire learners to get involved with geography and show how this and similar subjects can be used to tackle the environmental issues facing the world. Come to see student’s accounts of climate change in Greenland, geological … Continue reading

January 11, 2016
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Our Environment Competition 2016

If you’re of primary or secondary school age and live in Scotland, we want to hear your ideas on how you would improve your local environment. Present your ideas in any format, and submit it as an individual school class … Continue reading

November 20, 2015
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Earth Observation Detective

    Aimed at primary learners, these resources link to aspects of mathematics, geography, science and computing. The activities use early astronaut photographs to encourage children to think about what features on the Earth look like from space, and satellite … Continue reading

November 13, 2015
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Come and meet the experts and find out about air pollution!

Free professional learning workshops available for practitioners at Hillpark Secondary School, Glasgow on 25th November 4 – 6pm. Come along and learn about air pollution, how to use data about air quality in your classes and finding indicator species such … Continue reading

October 29, 2015
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A new view of Twig – for students!

Film pages on Twig offer great related resources to help teachers, including classroom visuals, topic handouts and learning materials to use in the classroom. But these aren’t always relevant to students logging on. Students benefit from resources that will help … Continue reading

October 29, 2015
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Numeracy & Mathematics Resource Guide

National Numeracy and Mathematics Hub The National Numeracy and Mathematics Hub is a virtual learning environment for all practitioners. The Hub provides an innovative approach to career-long professional learning for all practitioners in all sectors. It is an interactive, virtual … Continue reading

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