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Steve Backshall

Language: English
Genre: Adventure, Animals, Environment, Science
Age group: 6-8, 9-11

Adventurer, presenter, conservation advocate and writer, Steve Backshall, discusses his novels and the animal kingdom that inspires him. Watch this session to learn about the wonders of the natural world, the environment and conservation. Steve also gives fantastic creative writing and storytelling tips that can be used in the classroom.

If you only do one thing

If you are pressed for time but still want to do an activity around Steve's event, why not ask pupils to plan an eco-warrior trip?

Plan an eco-warrior trip SOC 2-08a, SOC 2-09a

Ask pupils to think of an eco issue that is close to their hearts. What can they do to help and where do they need to go? Ask them to find out, map a route, cost the trip, and produce an itinerary. For more examples of environmental issues, visit the National Geographic's website(this will open in a new window)

For shorter clips from this event visit the BBC Scotland Learning(this will open in a new window) website.

A full transcript of this event is available to download.

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