Nature Nudge – Videos and Activities

 

Welcome to Nature Nudge.

We absolutely love hearing your feedback and are delighted to see so many of you getting out into nature.  Have a look at the Nature Nudge in our Community page to see what people are doing and finding in nature.  If you would like to share your activities with us:  perhaps a story you wrote; a photo of what you found or a drawing you did please send them, or if you have any questions, comments or suggestions for future Nature Nudge video let us know.  email:carolinesimpson@shetland.gov.uk

Note to teachers/parents/carers: Click on this link for the Nature Nudge Chilli challenge. NN-Chilli-Challenge.The Chilli rating suggests difficulty of task or challenge it might offer. This summary sheet should help you find suitable age appropriate activities for your pupils/children and there should be something for everyone.  More detail and helpful info for each topic are in the links below that video. 

 

Purlin ida ebb activity ideas:

Nature Nudge – ebb 1 info

Questions from Conservation Education newsletter

ANSWERS Conservation Education newsletter

Explain the tides to your family

Make Your Own Seaweed Art

Look at it dis wye – Activity Ideas:

Look at it dis wye

Make a Sound map

lichens-printables

Starlings are brilliant mimics.  Karen caught Starlings mimicking a local dog on the video.  I heard one mimicking a Lapwing but I didn’t get it recorded.  Listen closely to the Starlings – you never know what you might hear….  Click the link below to meet Stella and see what we mean….https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XXYcr0S4Ts

Dell Deeper – Activity Ideas:

Nature-Nudge Dell Deeper activities

I-spy-signs-spring

Spring-scavenger-hunt

Questions on Fat in Soil bacteria Article

ANSWERS Fat in Soil bacteria Article

Dell even Deeper – Shetland’s Soils

(The full interview with Jonathan Swale SNH)

https://vimeo.com/411446431

Dell even Deeper – Germination

Caroline explains germination in more depth and grows her own tatties and strawberries

https://vimeo.com/412249670

Hugely impressed with the Jamieson boys for going and finnin dir ain maet and then eating their whelks with such enthusiasm. WELL DONE YOU boys. Your video is absolutely brilliant. The question is… did your dad aet up his whelks too?? 🙂

Fin your ain maet:   activity ideas

Nature-Nudge-Fin your ain maet-activities

Kelp Crisps

Nettle Soup

Soorick Pesto

Shore Crab Bisque

Questions Seaweed Article

Answers Seaweed Article

Peerie Hames – Activity Ideas

Nature Nudge- Activities for Peerie Hames

Adaptations-and-habitats

Bumble Bee Survey: https://shetlandcommunitywildlife.org/project/

RSPB Wader recording Sheet: Nature_Nudge_Wader_recording_sheet

Troo Peerie Eyes – suggested activities

Troo Peerie Eyes activities

Lost Words

The Lost Words Blessing Lyrics

Crangs and Thangs – suggested activities

Nature Nudge- Crangs and Thangs Activities

Food-Chains-LA-Worksheet

Seashore_Food_Chain

FOOD-CHAIN-CUT-AND-STICK

Wirkin wi Nature – suggested activities

Activities for Wirkin wi Nature

 

8 thoughts on “Nature Nudge – Videos and Activities

  1. Diane Ward

    Super video Mrs Simpson and Karen, really enjoyed seeing the different crabs! Thanks for the information on the sea anemones! Our favourite place to hock in the ebb is down at the Hamnavoe pier. Ross & Magnus

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  2. Drewie Anderson

    The boys haid a brilliant day Ida ebb yesterday! They raved aboot it aa night! So much to fin if you joost tak the time to look fir it!
    Thank you.

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  3. Gillian Laurenson

    We absolutely love watching the clips on Nature Nudge. You can definitely expect to get more photos from Annika! Thanks so much to Caroline and Karen for their fab efforts putting all this together. 🙂

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  4. Ollie

    It’s half past 5 in the morning & me & Mam have just been listening to the dawn chorus! It was absolutely brilliant! Here is a list of all the birds we heard: lapwing, geese, crows, pigeon, starlings, seagulls, shalders & curlews

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    1. Mrs Simpson

      I am delighted to hear that Ollie, well done you! That’s quite an impressive list too! Isn’t it amazing how noisy it is at that time of morning? 🙂

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  5. Lynette

    We loved watching your video and had an ‘extra great’ time, when we made for da ebb steens! Alexander was in his element we da rock pools, different seaweeds and idder bits dat he minded you speaking about in da Purlin aa ebb video!

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  6. Gail Bray

    Great videos Caroline and Karen, thought I would watch one and got hooked in to watch the rest! Loved seeing the Jamieson boys doon at da pier gathering whelks and trying them too.

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