Recently, we had a visit from two Masters students from Edinburgh Napier University who are studying Wildlife Biology and Conservation.
Molly and Neil came into school to talk to the children about wildlife camera traps, plant identifications and terrestrial and marine invertabrates.
The children were given the opportunity to touch skulls, dissect owl pellets and learn about their nature, as well as having the chance to look closely at minibeasts such as beetles and bees.
These are just a few of the things the children enjoyed most from Molly and Neil’s visit….
Joseph: I really enjoyed taking the bones out of the owl pellet.
Callum: I enjoyed how they showed us their videos from the camera traps that they set up for deer.
Nouille: My favourite part was when they showed us the dead bugs and we got to touch them and they showed us a video about deer walking around.
Leo: I like using the magnifying glasses. I wish I had one every day so I could always look at bugs.
Lucy: My favourite part was holding all of the bugs and looking at them through the magnifying glass.
Sara: My favourite part was holding Kevin the bee!