Category Archives: Broad General Education

Turner Prize 2015: Education Programme

One of Europe’s most important and prestigious contemporary visual art awards comes to Scotland for the first time. This year the Turner Prize will be hosted by Tramway, in the south side of Glasgow, and the exhibition will be free and open to the public from October 2015 – 17 January 2016.

The exhibition will be accompanied by an exciting programme for schools, educational groups and teachers, as part of a wider public programme to inspire, challenge and support audiences to deepen their understanding of contemporary

visual art. A variety of workshops, tours and CPD sessions are available to book now.

More at www.tramway.org/TurnerPrize

5 must-see apps for primary #outdoorlearning

Check out these apps and websites to support your outdoor learning journey!

imageUK Ladybird survey: get counting and finding out about different types of ladybirds. What do your findings tell you about the biodiversity of your school grounds/local area? http://www.ladybird-survey.org

 

iRecord butterfly app: find out about butterflies in your area and why they are important. Record your findings on the app or website and become a citizen scientist! http://www.ladybird-survey.org/recording.aspx

 

 

imageOPAL Tree health: Use the information and photographs in this guide to help you identify pests and diseases on Oak, Ash and Horse Chestnut trees and six of the Most Unwanted.  www.opalexplorenature.org/treesurvey

 

Air Quality in Scotland: find out about air quality in your area www.scottishairquality.co.uk

And why not compare it with your own findings using the OPAL air quality lichen survey? www.opalexplorenature.org/surveys/air

iSpot: http://www.ispotnature.org/communities/uk-and-ireland

Found a plant or animal and not sure what it is? Post a picture to the iSpot community and find out! Great for thinking about identification and classification.

 

Found another app or site that is useful for science and outdoor learning? Why not let us know?

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