It’s a bug’s life

creatures more commonly found in the rainforest were crawling all over pupils at Low Port Primary Linlithgow much to their delight.

The primary five pupils were taking part in workshops organised by Generation Science as part of their Rainforest Project, and they were able to handle exotic animals including a Giant African Millipede, Madagascan Hissing Cockroach, Giant African Land Snail, Chilean Rose Tarantula, Emperor Scorpion, a Toad and a Royal Python.

030512 Lowport ps P5 rainforest project.

030512 Lowport ps P5 rainforest project.

Joan Davidson, Generation Science manager, said: “This year, Generation Science celebrates its 21st year of, successfully touring science shows all over Scotland, engaging more than a million pupils through bringing science to life.”

Rainforest Rangers that visited Low Port Primary explores the different layers of the jungle, and takes pupils on a journey from the forest floor, to the tall branches of the outer layer.

Generation Science is the Edinburgh International Science Festival’s schools touring programme.