Scotland is home to some of the most beautiful landscapes and creatures on the planet. Uncover Scotland’s wildlife in this fun, interactive session.
Students will explore what species they can see around them at home and at school, while comparing to other parts of the globe. Climate, weather, adaption and conservation will be discussed. When possible, the session can be taken outdoors – whether at school or in the Safari park – where children have the chance to visualise Scottish species habitats or get creative with some outdoor art!
- To be able to identify a native Scottish species
- To understand how climate and weather affect an animals ability to survive
- To acknowledge and appreciate Scotland’s unique wildlife and why it is important to protect it
*Please note - sessions involve no direct contact with animals
Curriculum for Excellence
“I explore and discover the interesting features of my local environment to develop an awareness of the world around me.” SOC 0-07a
“Through creative play, I explore different materials and can share my reasoning for selecting materials for different purposes.” SCN 0-15a
“I have the freedom to discover and choose ways to create images and objects using a variety of materials.” EXA 0-02a