British Science Week 5th - 14 March

The theme in 2021 is 'Innovating for the future'.

Saturday 6th March – Science in Nature

 

  • Making Bird Feeders (bottles/sticks/string/bird seed available from WBBL this morning from 10am)

               https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=7yV6V6rtpyc&feature=youtu.be (Thank you Rie and Sarah) 

 

BBC radio podcasts:    

  • The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry: The Dawn Chorus. Why do birds sing? And why are some songs so complex? Science sleuths Hannah Fry and Adam Rutherford investigate   https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b1q1gp

  • Infinite Monkey Cage: The Secret Life of Birds. Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by Katy Brand, Steve Backshall, Professor Tim Birkhead and Brann the Raven to uncover the secret life of birds  https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09ly26f  

 

Webpage of interest: https://naturehood.uk/ 

 

Free University course about Nature Connectedness:

Also, for those who would like a more academic approach, there is a free 20 hour online course about “Nature Connectedness: For a new relationship with nature” – (CPD-certified, self-led course from the University of Derby).   It’s co-designed by Miles Richardson, a leading academic in Nature Connectedness. It is said that Nature Connectedness benefits human wellbeing and pro-environmental behaviours. Sign up to the course at https://www.derby.ac.uk/short-courses-cpd/online/free-courses/nature-connectedness-relationship-with-nature/

Watch out later in the week for Amy from Hartbeeps (multi-sensory baby-preschool classes) with her nature related activity for under-fives

Shout out to the Stationmaster’s Community Wildlife Garden who are advertising our events

Whitley Bay Big Local is a Registered Charity (Regd No: 1171848)

 

VIEW OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT HERE