This week we have been learning all about water and why it is so important, but did you know that you can make a career out of enjoying our watery spaces? Read on to find out about some career lines you could take!Continue reading “Watery world jobs”
As we learnt in a previous blog about waves, some waves can be destructive and will begin to erode our shoreline. But how do we help defend our coastal areas from this erosion? Read on to find out!Continue reading “Coastal Defences”
Water is naturally recycled constantly through a process called the water cycle, this process allows the movement of water from the sea, to the sky, to the land and back again!Continue reading “The Water Cycle”
Most of us have been to the beach and watched the waves lap against the shore, but have you ever wondered how those waves were formed and how they help to shape our shore lines? Read on to find out!Continue reading “What is a Wave?”
What happens when bats need our help? We had a chat with Amber, a registered bat carer, to give us an insight into the amazing work she is doing with the Bat Conservation Trust!Continue reading “Bat Rescue: An interview with Amber”
So, we have learnt in previous posts about how Bats use echolocation and why is it so important. To follow on from this read on to discover which other animals use echolocation and how this incredible skill has diversified through the animal kingdom…Continue reading “Echolocation: Expanded”
In the UK we have 18 different species of bat, but in total there are approximately 1,400 spread worldwide. They can be found on every continent except Antarctica, making them runners up only to rodents when it comes to habitat diversity and number of species.
But what is a bat and why are they so special?
If I were to ask you to think about conservation, you probably think of lots of fieldwork and adventure and you would be right. But how do we do our job when we can’t get out to the field? Well, that is where we need your help…Continue reading “Welcome to the Zooniverse”