The night sky has an extraordinary appeal for a wide diversity of people. It enthrals children and grandparents, men and women. It inspires poetry and science. Perhaps for these reasons, cultures across the world and throughout history have attached huge significance to the night sky. It therefore provides rich opportunities to inspire and engage people from diverse communities about their environment and their place within it.
Dark Sky Discovery is a national project for England, funded by Natural England, through … Continue Reading ››
Every Child Outdoors
The RSPB believes that every child should be entitled to regular contact with the natural environment. They have released a report summerising the evidence to support this. The report is free to download.
Learning in the wild - more of the debate
Much of what people know about science is learned informally. Education policy-makers should take note.
The seemingly endless debate about … Continue Reading ››