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National tree for Scotland consultation launched - Scotsman

National tree for Scotland consultation launched - Scotsman | Learning Outdoors | Scoop.it
Scotsman National tree for Scotland consultation launched Scotsman The Scottish Government has asked Forestry Commission Scotland to carry out a consultation on the issue.
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Messing around in a boat off the coast of Scotland – this was my perfect day - The Guardian

Messing around in a boat off the coast of Scotland – this was my perfect day - The Guardian | Learning Outdoors | Scoop.it
The Guardian Messing around in a boat off the coast of Scotland – this was my perfect day The Guardian On the Sunday of last weekend's bank holiday I had what I think of as a perfect day.
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Kids' activities and the great outdoors: share your photos - The Guardian

Kids' activities and the great outdoors: share your photos - The Guardian | Learning Outdoors | Scoop.it
The Guardian Kids' activities and the great outdoors: share your photos The Guardian The 50 Things to Do Before You're 11¾ initiative has some great ideas for outdoor activities – you can find a selection here.
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Scotland has a big role in sustainable energy - Scotsman

Scotland has a big role in sustainable energy - Scotsman | Learning Outdoors | Scoop.it
Scotland has a big role in sustainable energy Scotsman Sustainable energy — energy that is accessible, cleaner and more efficient — powers opportunity. It grows economies. It lights up homes, schools and hospitals.
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Extreme weather in the UK - cold

Extreme weather in the UK - cold | Learning Outdoors | Scoop.it
An investigation into the extreme weather conditions experienced in the UK during the unusually cold February of 2009.
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Beeslack Wood - a Woodland Trust wood

Beeslack Wood - a Woodland Trust wood | Learning Outdoors | Scoop.it
Beeslack Wood, The Woodland Trust cares for trees, woodland and wildlife all over the UK. This is one of the amazing places we’d love you to visit or help us restore. Free entry.
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The Wildlife Information Centre - Grab-a-Grid-Reference

The Wildlife Information Centre - Grab-a-Grid-Reference | Learning Outdoors | Scoop.it
The Wildlife Information Centre...
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Children prefer simple pleasures to organised trips, research finds

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A picture of health - The Guardian

A picture of health - The Guardian | Learning Outdoors | Scoop.it
The Guardian A picture of health The Guardian Being happier can, by itself, cause health and wellbeing benefits, but personal choices, such as making time for exercise a few times a week, tend to make the difference for many.
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6 months in Scotland: One man and his dog - Scotland on Sunday

6 months in Scotland: One man and his dog - Scotland on Sunday | Learning Outdoors | Scoop.it
6 months in Scotland: One man and his dog Scotland on Sunday This is also a Scottish love story; a documenting of the beauty and diversity of Scotland's landscape and wildlife but moreover, of the duo's tangible love and trust for each other and...
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Some words with the Swedish Outdoor Chef Anders Klint ...

Some words with the Swedish Outdoor Chef Anders Klint ... | Learning Outdoors | Scoop.it
Those of you who like to eat well in the outdoors have some excellent reading to look forward to on the Fjällräven blog. Outdoor chef Anders Klint will be writing a number of blog posts where he will be sharing tips on cooking ...
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In the Digital Age, How to Get Students Excited About Going Outdoors - MindShift (blog)

In the Digital Age, How to Get Students Excited About Going Outdoors - MindShift (blog) | Learning Outdoors | Scoop.it
In the Digital Age, How to Get Students Excited About Going Outdoors MindShift (blog) A comprehensive report of outdoor activity released this year by the Outdoor Foundation says that only 38 percent of participants ages 6-12, and 26 percent of...
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Article written from US perspective but with relevant links to children in the the UK
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Nature Activities for Families

Nature Activities for Families | Learning Outdoors | Scoop.it
Parents, teach children how to appreciate and understand the natural world around them with these fun family activities.
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Family & Kids Days Out in Scotland | Things to do | Page 1 | Welcome to Scotland

Family & Kids Days Out in Scotland | Things to do | Page 1 | Welcome to Scotland | Learning Outdoors | Scoop.it
Whether it's a swimming pool, a fun filled fun park, safari park or a day out at the beach, Scotland has everything to offer a day out for a family.
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nature's calendar

nature's calendar | Learning Outdoors | Scoop.it
Record nature's signs of the seasons on the Nature's Calendar survey. Learn about native UK wildlife and trees with our free printable resources and packs. Great for taking out walking the dog, or spending time outdoors with the family.
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In pictures: Best of British

In pictures: Best of British | Learning Outdoors | Scoop.it
A gannet jacuzzi and secretive seal star in the winning photos from this year's British Wildlife Photography Awards.

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Nature Detectives

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1000+ FREE games and downloads for kids from Nature Detectives, run by the Woodland Trust. Wildlife spotting, picnics and minibeasts plus tons more ideas for spring.
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Outdoor learning - Approaches to learning - Learning, teaching and assessment

Outdoor learning - Approaches to learning - Learning, teaching and assessment | Learning Outdoors | Scoop.it
Information, resources, support, key organisations and national guidelines on taking learning outdoors in Scotland.
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