Science - Education Visits
Key Stage One
Very Important Pollinators:
- Learners discover more about VIPs (very important pollinators) and associated plants through a number of activities
Wild and Noisy:
- This session includes sensory and creative activities to encourage learners to explore how the park is used by both humans and wildlife and how these may impact on each other in terms of ‘noise’.
- The session focuses on invertebrates and habitats, with learners going on a minibeast safari through two different habitats.
- This session provides an opportunity to look more closely at some common native tree species. Learners participate in hands-on creative activities designed to help them increase their knowledge of native British tree species.
Key Stage Two
- This session looks at some of the basic skills that people of the past would have needed to survive as hunter-gathers. The group is split into smaller ‘tribes’, with each tribe undertaking challenges.
Cockington Country Code:
- Learners look at how humans and wildlife interact within Cockington, the types of activities that take place in such a popular green space and the impact they can have on the country park and its environment.
Wild About Wildlife:
- A visit that helps learners look at trees from new perspectives. Learners are tasked with helping to catalogue the trees growing in the park’s arboretum, learning how to measure and record tree height, trunk diameter, etc.
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