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Mar 10, 2006

Close Encounters

Close Encounters from WWT Arundel 
Hands on close encounters with plants and animals for Key Stage 1 children

A programme for Key Stage 1 children. Close Encounters was designed by WWT’s Learning Managers and Education staff fro all nine Centres.

Its aim was to meet specific learning, feeling and behavioural objectives and be an exciting all year round outdoor experience.

Supported on the wwtlearn.org.uk website. It involves hand on close encounters with plants, soil, animals etc. ant to appeal to all of the five senses.

Developed by:  WWT Arundel

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