Science Skills Academy Outdoor Activity Cards

A photograph of a table covered in clipboards and print outs of activity sheets. The table with the clipboard is outdoors.

Find the height of trees, practice data collection and enjoy ladder games with these activity cards from Science Skills Academy.

These 17 activities can be carried out in a range of outdoor spaces with minimal equipment and are closely linked with the Curriculum for Excellence.

Created by Science Skills Academy for Maths Week Scotland 2020

Overview

Find out the preparation and equipment needed for each activity

Activity Cards

Each card has contain two to three activities and includes

  • Intended outcomes
  • Instructions
  • Equipment required
  • Progression suggestions
  • Accessibility suggestions

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