Plants For Learning
Explore the PAPPUS Curriculum -
Linked Learning Springboards
The PAPPUS 'learning springboards' offer easy entry points into rich and memorable learning using plants as a resource, inspiration and context.
Organised by curriculum subject and by age range, there are hundreds of teacher tried-and-tested prompts to stimulate innovative and purposeful teaching.
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Pollution investigations - SO2 and particulates
Using lichen to investigate SO2 and looking at the effect of plants on particulate pollution in school grounds
A Pappus Resource
Language development and descriptive language - nettles
Scaffolding, using nettles as a model, to suggest a wide range of ambitious adjectives to describe a plant
CONIFERS in Shakespeare: conveying setting and atmosphere
Exploring Shakespeare’s ‘English’ countryside, in particular the role of trees in creating atmosphere and depth