Age Suitability: S1 - S6
Availability: Edinburgh Zoo, Highland Wildlife Park
Lesson Duration: 1 hour 50 minutes
Maximum Class Size: 33
Content (and curriculum links):
A look into the key concepts of biodiversity focusing on genetic, species and ecosystem diversity (Higher: 3.7). This session also looks at threats to biodiversity (Higher: 3.8) and examples of conservation efforts that are happening today. Further links are made to topics such as the distribution of organisms (SCN 3-01a), ecosystems (Nat 5: 3.1) and processes of monitoring wild populations (Adv. Higher: 2.1).
The focus of this session can be tailored to suit the level of your students or to highlight specific areas of BGE, or Biology at: National 4, National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher.