Learning Resources about National Parks

Learning Resources about National Parks

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Teaching resources

Our teaching resources will help your class or group learn about our National Parks. We recommend you use them to complement a planned visit, but they can be used separately. There is lots more information in the “Your National Parks” section of this website and individual National Park websites will also have additional resources, information and advice.
Britain’s Breathing Spaces: What are National Parks for?
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Britain’s Breathing Spaces: What are National Parks for?

NEW for 2020 - a geography teaching package that explores our 15 National Parks.

Mapping our National Parks
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Mapping our National Parks

Activity Sheet: Can you correctly locate the 15 National Parks on a map of the UK?

Facts and figures
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Facts and figures

A table of facts and figures to help students understand more about our National Parks.

Tourism in National Parks
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Tourism in National Parks

Highlights of our visitor surveys.

History of National Parks
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History of National Parks

Learn the history of our 15 National Parks designation dates.

Why were the National Parks created?

What makes them special? How do they manage tourism? How are they adapting to climate change?

Studying National Parks and answering these questions can integrate into the curriculums of England, Wales and Scotland across several key stages.

  • History
  • Habitats and special qualities
  • Tourism management
  • Climate change adaptation

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