Students will investigate the differences in habitats using ecological sampling techniques. They will use appropriate sampling techniques to investigate the distribution and abundance of organisms in an ecosystem via direct use in the field (to include:biotic and abiotic factors). They will use of appropriate apparatus to make and record a…
Students will complete the required practical. They will measure the population size of a common species in a habitat. Use sampling techniques to investigate the effect of a factor on the distribution of this species.
Gain practical experience in biological skills and techniques. Students will undertake small scale fieldwork projects using a range of equipment and sampling techniques in a variety of habitats.
An introduction to scientific enquiry. Students identify and name the variety of animals that live in different habitats. Pupils are encouraged to think about how animals are adapted, how animals obtain their food from plants and other animals, using the idea of a simple food chain and how predators and…
Use maps, stories and games to explore habitats. Discover the plants and animals that live here and design and build dens for Barnaby Bear.
Our three-day residential covers key literacy and numeracy skills, focuses on promoting social and emotional development through experiencing a residential and promotes healthier lifestyles with active learning.
This week will develop students’ relationships with each other, themselves, and the world around them. Through a variety of challenges and activities they will discover what shaped the landscape, what lives there now and consider future scenarios.
Our tailor made programmes are aimed at getting the most out of the outdoor experience. Whether we are investigating woodland ecosystems or freshwater environments, we structure the day with a clear aim, and progress through a variety of skills. The diagram below illustrates the progression through the investigation.
The National 4 and 5 programme was carefully developed in order to meet the requirements of Curriculum for Excellence. Led by our expert tutors in our field sites, students will gain transferable knowledge and skills that will prepare them for the 80 question paper and 20 marks assignment.
We can support all the SQA Environmental Science courses and will flexible with our topics, content and style of delivery. Each course can be designed individually, whether it is a typical three-day programme or just for the one day. There are two approaches that groups can take. Students can…