News Tagged 'wildlife'

Project Noah

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Project NoahProject Noah stands for Networked Organisms and Habitats. It’s a tool that anyone can use to explore and create a record of local wildlife around their school. Scientists are then able to call on that information, if it will help them in their research.

 “How do you use Project Noah in your classroom?

Hundreds of educators are using Project Noah right now to help solve real-world problems and ...

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Learning about Moles

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Moles are interesting, infuriating small mammals that children will rarely have the opportunity to see; they are particularly busy at this time of year, tunnelling and leaving mole hills everywhere whilst seeking a mate.

DK Findout!  – This site has a good picture of the European mole, showing this strong front feet used for tunneling. The information here is easy, suitable for young learners.

The ARKIVE website – has a ...

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Hedgehog Awareness Week 2017

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Hedgehog Awareness Week 2017Hedgehogs used to be commonly seen in and around gardens and hedgerows  but the hedgehog population is declining so badly there is a great nationwide move the conserve them. Hedgehog Awareness Week runs from 30th April to 6th May 2017. Hedgehog awareness week is a good opportunity to spend an hour teaching children all about them and how to try to help their declining numbers.

Firstly learning about them:

Nature e-books ...

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