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If you enjoyed this course, why not explore the subject further with our paid-for short course, Science: plants and people?
Elsewhere on OpenLearn
If you've enjoyed this course, you might be interested in the following:
- Introducing the environment: Ecology and ecosystems
- Neighbourhood nature
- Nature matters in conversation
- Managing coastal environments
- The Great British Year – The definitive portrait of the spectacular nature of the country over the course of one year.
New to University study? Interested in science? Why not explore these courses:
Currently an OU student? There are also a wide range of Open University courses from environmental studies to biology, technology and education, that integrate elements of citizen science (such as the iSpot and Treezilla platform) within the scope of teaching and learning. Courses are from undergraduate to postgraduate study: