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Microclimates: Outdoor Fieldwork

In this workshop we will explore Holyrood Park using all our senses.  We will make a sound map, investigate our sense of touch in a texture hunt and sharpen our sense of smell with a smelly challenge. 


Biological systems: Body systems and cells

I have explored my senses and can discuss their reliability and limitations in responding to the environment.

SCN 1-12b

Planet Earth: Biodiversity and interdependence

I can distinguish between living and non-living things. I can sort living things into groups and explain my decisions.

SCN 1-01a

Social Studies:

Social Studies: People, place and Environment

Having explored the landscape of my local area, I can describe the various ways in which land has been used.

SOC 1-13a

By exploring a natural environment different from my own, I can discover how the physical features influence the variety of living things.

SOC 1-13b

I can explain how the physical environment influences the ways in which people use land by comparing my local area with a contrasting area.

SOC 2-13a

Through activities in my local area, I have developed my mental map and sense of place. I can create and use maps of the area.

SOC 1-14a


Listening and Talking: Tools for listening and talking

When I engage with others, I can respond in ways appropriate to my role, show that I value others’ contributions and use these to build on thinking.

LIT 2-02a

Finding and using information

I can select ideas and relevant information, organise these in an appropriate way for my purpose and use suitable vocabulary for my audience.

LIT 2-06a