Annotated Suggested Readings

Beeley, K. (2013) 50 Fantastic Ideas for Science Outdoors. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.

Interesting, engaging and practical ideas for teaching science outdoors.


Cutting R. and Kelly, O. (2015) Creative Teaching in Primary Science. India: SAGE.

Insight into the challenge and pleasure of teaching primary science, with lots of practical ideas and thought-provoking reflection topics.


Dunne, M. and Peacock, A. (2012) Primary Science: A Guide to Teaching Practice.

A realistic appraisal of teaching science with a very strong chapter on science beyond the classroom.


Lugg, A. (2007) Developing sustainability-literate citizens through outdoor learning: Possibilities for outdoor education in Higher Education. Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 7(2): 97–112. doi: 10.1080/14729670701609456.

Interesting article that highlights the importance of education for sustainability at a higher education level, to encourage the development of sustainability literate citizens.


Warden, C. (2015) Learning with Nature: Embedding Outdoor Practice. London: SAGE.

This book encourages teachers and educational professionals to reflect on not only the learning of the children they teach, but their own learning in relation to developing an inclusive and interesting approach to learning outside of the classroom.