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Year 12 Biology students visited Ockenburg forest

International School of The Hague

The Year 12 Biology students visited Ockenburg forest, using the scout hut as their base. They sampled the canals for water invertebrates and grassland plant species and also used apps to identify bird species. 

By Louis Haywood, communication advisor, International School of The Hague

Please find a few photos of the day and some comments from the students:

“This trip was really fun and let me inquire new knowledge for ecology.”

“Data collection in a beautiful environment.”

“learning outdoors about ecosystems”

“Fun, sunny and informative day outside”

“I enjoyed the connection to nature.”

“Interactive, different, new experience, educational, active, competitive, social, friendly”

“It is a fascinating experience where you can develop new skills such as different ways of collecting data in nature, practically.”

“Listening to birds was fun”

“I really enjoyed group collaborations.”

“It was highly educational, and experimental, and collaborative at the same time.”

“I enjoyed being outside and seeing biology in real life.”

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