Practical resources: Outdoor kit list

This resource lists useful kit for observing wildlife. It includes everyday items that can be repurposed for outdoor investigations, other pieces of kit that can be made or bought cheaply, and some specialist equipment, like microscopes, that are a bigger investment.

  • Key Stage: KS2, KS3
  • Time required: varies with activity

About this resource

  • Resource type: outdoor practical activity
  • Theme: Tools for outdoor enquiry

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