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DESWG (The Devon Education for Sustainablity Working Group) is made up of a large and diverse group of practitioners, from local government, schools, further and higher education institutions, NGOs to local communities. All are committed to developing environmental awareness, stewardship and learning for sustainability within the formal and informal education sectors. This TES profile is being used as a means of distributing appropriate resources from DESWG members.

DESWG (The Devon Education for Sustainablity Working Group) is made up of a large and diverse group of practitioners, from local government, schools, further and higher education institutions, NGOs to local communities. All are committed to developing environmental awareness, stewardship and learning for sustainability within the formal and informal education sectors. This TES profile is being used as a means of distributing appropriate resources from DESWG members.
Plants We Eat
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Plants We Eat

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Ideas for Primary children to identify what plants we eat out in the garden and the different parts of the plant which are edible. This is designed for use in the Royal Horticultural Society Garden Rosemoor but the ideas can be used in any garden.
Plant Name Acrostics
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Plant Name Acrostics

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Ideas for Primary children to use the garden for writing descriptive words of plants using acrostics. This is resource designed for the Royal Horticultural Society Garden Rosemoor but the ideas can be used anywhere.
Parts of a Flower sketching
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Parts of a Flower sketching

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Encourage primary children to look in detail at the flower parts. This is designed for use in the Royal Horticultural Society Garden Rosemoor but can be easily used anywhere.
Colour Crazy - Collecting Colour in Nature
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Colour Crazy - Collecting Colour in Nature

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This is a Self-guided activity for schools visiting RHS Garden Rosemoor in North Devon. This gets children to look and observe colour in the garden and match this against a colour chart. This is an activity which can be used anywhere outside.
Animals, Plants and their Habitats Key Stage 2
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Animals, Plants and their Habitats Key Stage 2

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Produced as part of a series by The Donkey Sanctuary with a view to furthering one of it's core aims of promoting understanding, care and welfare issues for animals by young people. Covers a range of aspects of the new 2014 KS2 Programmes of Study. It primarily covers the Science POS concerning animals and plants, but is presented in a way to address cross curricular links to other areas such as Design & Technology, Mathematics, English and PSHE. Developed with teacher and environmental specialist input with an aim to provide a detailed and usable resource for everyday use by teachers. Designed in 12 x 90 minute lessons. - KS1 review, Animal structures, Micro-organisms, Digestive systems, Food chains, Plant Reproduction, Animal Life Cycles, Evolution / Suitability / Adaptations, Environmental Issues. 3 part resource: presentation, student resources, teacher guide
Animals and their Habitats Key Stage 1
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Animals and their Habitats Key Stage 1

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Covering a range of aspects from the new 2014 KS1 Programme of Study. It primarily covers the Science POS Animals, Living Things and their Habitats, but it is presented in a project based learning format with many cross curricular links to other areas such as Geography, Art and Design, Design and Technology, English and PSHE. Produced as part of a series by The Donkey Sanctuary with a view to furthering one of its core aims in promoting understanding, care and welfare issues for animals by young people. Developed with teacher and environmental specialist input with an aim to provide a detailed and usable resource for everyday use by teachers. The resource is designed to be delivered in 12 x 90 minute lessons. Animals and Plants, Local micro habitats, Big habitats, Story making, Suitability and adaptations, Food chains, Pets, Endangered & Extinct The resource is in three parts: - The Presentation - The Student Resources - The Teacher Guide