This week, classes explored habitats around the river, pond and brook at Castleshaw by collecting and observing living things before returning them carefully. Children also used map and team skills during activities based around orienteering at the Roman Fort.
observing the reservoir
collecting creatures from the brook with nets
using features to identify species
trekking through the mud
exploring moss and its features and uses
a badger sett
even cowdung is a habitat!
using compass points to navigate
a Roman coin
a fresh water crayfish
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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