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Trees People and the Country Estate

Created by Calum Mackintosh | Published 12.09.13

The Trees , People and the Country Estate resource is an introduction to the Enlightenment and the role trees and forestry played in the development of modern Scotland.   It is designed to support curricular work delivering People in the Past and People in Place Experiences and Outcomes.  Relevant topics supported by this resource include the Jacobites, slavery and its abolition, the Agricultural Revolution, the Industrial Revolution, the New Town of Edinburgh and Scotland at the time of Burns.   This resource is supported by the shorter companion resource  Trees and the Scottish Enlightenment

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Wolf Brother’s Wildwoods

Created by OWL Scotland | Published 04.11.13

This resource has been produced to support teachers who are reading the novel Wolf Brother by Michelle Paver with their classes. Set in Mesolithic times, the novel is not only an exciting read but also reveals much about the lives of hunter-gatherers who lived in Scotland 10,000 years ago.

The resource aims to:

  • Bring the Mesolithic period to life through a series of woodland and classroom learning activities
  • Encourage pupils and teachers to enjoy spending time in their local woodland
  • Support teachers in delivering Curriculum for Excellence outcomes through outdoor learning

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Woodland Workout

Created by Calum Mackintosh | Published 06.29.11

The Woodland Workout: an enterprising and active woodland trail.

The resource includes an educator's guide, woodland activities and physical activities.

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