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Soil, Science, Society and Sustainability

Various Levels

A series of interactive educational resources narrated by Professor Lorna Dawson on the topic of soil, including video lessons, accompanying PowerPoint presentations, and fun activities to complete at home.

 

 

 


 

Walking & Wellbeing

Level 3

Our Summer 2020 edition of our magazine with Paths for All focused on 'Walking and Wellbeing, Cycling and Sustainability'. Accompanying this lesson plan is an interactive PowerPoint presentation, perfect for learning at home.

PowerPoint Presentation

 

 


 

Nature's Solutions

Levels 3-4

Our Spring 2020 edition of our magazine with Scottish Natural Heritage focused on natural solutions to the environmental crises we are currently facing, namely climate change and biodiversity loss. This lesson plan draws on the articles contained within this magazine, covering topics such as species extinction and grouse moor management.

 

 



Sustainable Transport in Scotland

Level 2-4

The Winter 2019 edition of our magazine focused on the UN Sustainable Development Goals, particularly with reference to Scotland. Based on this edition, this lesson plan focuses on SDG9 industry, innovation and infrastructure, specifically transport.  

 

 

 


 

Sri Lanka

Level 3

The Summer 2019 edition of our magazine focused on outer space, but included a picture article about Sri Lanka following the tragic bombings that took place on the island. Together with Education Scotland, we produced a lesson plan to accompany this topical article.

 

 


 

Stop the Plastic Tide

Level 1-3

The Spring 2018 edition of our magazine, The Geographer, had a theme of transformational change. One of the articles focused on plastic pollution in our seas and oceans, particularly in Scotland. Together with Education Scotland, we produced a lesson plan to accompany the magazine.

 

 


 

Food Insecurity

Level 3

The Summer 2018 edition of our magazine, The Geographer, had a theme of food, and focused particularly on the Scottish Government’s intention to consult on a Good Food Nation Bill. Together with Education Scotland, we produced a lesson plan to accompany the magazine.

 

 


 

River Tay Case Studies

Level 2/3

The Autumn 2018 edition of our magazine, The Geographer, had a theme of the River Tay. Together with Education Scotland, we produced a lesson plan to accompany the magazine.

 

 

 


 

Lessons from the Arctic

Level 3/4

The Winter 2018 edition of our magazine, The Geographer, had a theme of the Arctic, and Scotland's relationship with Arctic nations. Together with Education Scotland, we produced a lesson plan to accompany the magazine.

 

 

 


 

Discovering Oman

Level 3

The RSGS has been working with Outward Bound Oman to offer opportunities for cross-cultural learning by young people. These lesson plans, which compare Oman and the UK in a whole range of geographical themes, have been created by practising geography teachers from the UK and Oman.



Lessons in Resilience

Various Levels: From Level 2 Upwards

In collaboration with Outward Bound Oman, these interactive lessons focus on resilience and follow a team of three explorers trying to recreate a journey that had not been done for 85 years, across the Empty Quarter, the biggest sand desert on earth. Flexible age-wise, these plans and can be used in a variety of ways: from stimulating discussion amongst outdoor education students at university, to inspiring young people about the value of learning outdoors.