Islands are special for nature, particularly for the beautiful seabirds who nest and rear their young on them. Sadly, many of world's seabirds are being pushed to the brink of extinction and WE NEED YOUR HELP TO PROTECT THEM.
The biosecurity education modules outlined below have been designed BY school pupils FOR school pupils. Each module contains a range of fun, interactive and stimulating activities invented by prmary-aged pupils from Scottish island or coastal schools, to help others to understand some of the threats that face our seabird populations.
SOS! SAVE OUR SEABIRDS
Achaleven Primary School, Argyll & Bute
Aith Junior High School, Shetland
Elgol Primary School, Isle of Skye
North Berwick Youth Group, East Lothian
Raasay Primary School, Ross-shire
Sgoil Bhaile a’ Mhanaich, Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Small Isles Primary School, Argyll & Bute
An introduction to biosecurity and why it matters. Includes outdoor games
Researching seabirds including tasks, model building and games
How to help seabirds including games, treasure hunts and identifying tracks
Setting a design challenge and biodiversity action planning
Groups present and evaluate ideas including news-reading, games and writing
Spreading the word including stories, map activity and games
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