Teachers and educators

Young rangers surveying vegetation

For teachers and educators

Free resources for teachers and educators to engage students about moorland habitats and conservation.

If you’re interested in arranging an educational visit to the Peak District and South Pennines with our youth engagement officer please get in touch with Jackie.Wragg@peakdistrict.gov.uk or moors@peakdistrict.gov.uk

Why not download our free app - a fun way to encourage children to care for our bogtastic blanket bogs. By inspiring future generations about Lizzy’s incredible home, the game aims to educate them in how to help prevent wildfires. Visit the Playstore to download the free Lizzy Lizard app.  Just search for Lizzy Lizard.

Learning resources

Animals | Game | Education | Common Lizard | Teaching resources | Moorland wildlife | identification

Top Trumps Card Game- Moorland Wildlife

A fun educational game for children to learn about moorland wildlife.

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Teaching Resources | Classification | Education | Learning

Learning - what is classification?

Classification explained

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Teaching resources | Education | Classification | moorland wildlife | moorland plants | moorLIFE

Classification Answers Teaching Resource

Lists the Classification answers

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Education | Teaching Resources | Learning

Moorland Discovery Teachers Pack

A Guide for Teachers and Group Leaders to the Outdoor Classroom in the Peak District National Park

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Education | Carbon | teaching resources

The Carbon Cycle

Worksheet about the carbon cycle

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Education | Teaching resources | Carbon cycle | learning

Answers: The Carbon Cycle

Download this sheet of answers for the carbon cycle learning pack

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Education | Teaching resources | Moorland wildlife | Learning

Lizzy Lizard Moorland Story

Downloadable resources for teachers and educators

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Teaching Resources | Education | Moorland plants | Moorland wildlife

Ecological Terms

Information and questions for school students

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Education | Learning | Teaching resources | Ecology | Science

Answers: Ecological terms worksheet

Answers to the Ecological terms worksheet

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Teaching resources | Education | Investigating populations | statistics

Investigating Populations Teaching Resource

Educational worksheet with questions for studying methods of studying populations.

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Statistics | help sheet | Spearman's rank | Teaching resources | Education

Statistical skills example sheet: Spearman's Rank

An educational help sheet explaining how to perform Spearman's Rank on a dataset.

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Education | Statistics | Teaching resources | Moorland plants | Science

Statistical Skills: Spearman’s Rank Correlation

Infomation about the statistical test and how to use in a moorland environment.

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Statistics | Teaching resources | Education | Spearman's Rank

Statistical Skills: Spearman’s Rank Correlation Examples Answer Sheet

Answers to the questions on the Spearman's Rank examples sheet

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Teaching resources | education | statistics | Learning | spearman's rank

Statistical Skills - Spearman's Rank Answers

Answers to questions on statistics.

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Education | Teaching resources | science

Habitats and Local Environment Lesson Plan

A Key Stage 2 lesson plan to learn about habitats and local environment.

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Food chain | Teaching resource | Science | Education

Food Chain Cards

Learn all about top consumers, consumers and producers with this downloadable teaching resource.

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Education | Moorland plants | Moorland identification | heather

Plant Identification Chart

Use this chart to help you correctly identify moorland plants.

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Education | Teaching resources | Moorland identification | Science

Blank Identification Key

Print off this blank ID key to play a fun game with your fellow students, colleagues, family and friends.

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Did you know?

The Peak District National Park landscape is strongly influenced by the rocks underneath the soil. The rocks, and the soils formed from them, partly determine which plants will grow on the land and, in turn, which insects and animals will live there

Heather (Calluna vulgaris) is a long-lived shrub and can live up to 40 years

The Peak District National Park is one of the most visited National Parks in the world, with millions of people choosing to visit each year