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Resources to help with your Green-Schools programme are sorted into three categories: the theme you are working on, whether your school is primary or secondary and which of the seven steps you would like to focus on.

As with all school activities the Green-Schools programme should always be operated with Health & Safety considerations in mind. Schools should not undertake Green-Schools activities which contravene the schools Health & Safety procedures and policy. If there is any doubt of an activity, doing so it should be firstly checked with the person responsible for the school’s Health & Safety policy and procedures.

 

Bird Beak Adaptation Experiment

Different birds have differently shaped beaks, have you ever wondered why? As the available food type varies in different habitats, birds have had to develop special adaptations to gain access to food more easily. Birds’ beaks, in fact, have a great range of specialized shapes to catch and eat different kinds of food. With this Read More

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Oystercatcher Odd One Out!

This activity is aimed at remembering the main information about these beautiful birds: oystercatchers! Below is a list of words that might (or might not) be connected to the world of oystercatchers, to make it even easier, the words are divided into themes.

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Make your own… Seaweed Goo!

Have you ever touched seaweed with your foot while strolling on the beach? Did you notice how it often feels slimy? This is because seaweed is covered in a jelly-like layer that prevents it from being damaged by the waves. As well as being essential to the survival of many marine creatures, as food and Read More

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Ocean Current Experiment

Have you ever wondered how Ocean currents are formed, what factors affect where currents originate from and the direction they flow and why some currents are warm while others are cold? With this quick experiment you will be able to find out more about Ocean.

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Limpet game

Limpets are a type of mollusc related to snails, octopus, and squid; they have very hard shells that protect them from predators, human footsteps, and drying out. Limpets begin life as plankton. Once they find a nice space to settle, they grow their shell, and this is their home for the rest of their life. Read More

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Arts and Crafts Eggbox Seal

The following activity is mostly targeted at junior and senior infants with adult supervision but can be enjoyed by older kids too. It is incredible the amount of stuff that you can do with something as simple as an eggbox, scissors and some paint! With a bit of creativity what you can create this cute-looking Read More

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Acidification Experiment

If you’ve heard of Ocean acidification before, but you are not sure of what it is and what its effects are, this experiment is just what you need! With this very simple science experiment you will be able to witness the chemical reaction between the shell’s material and the acetic acid in the white vinegar.

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Up-cycled Plant Pots

Seedling pots can tot up to a costly amount if you intend to sow a lot of seeds, especially if you are carrying out a whole-class grow project. If there is one thing we often have in abundance its loo roll tube! Follow this step-by-step guide on how to make your own seedling plant pots. Read More