Plan a Lesson
These are complete programmes of study for an extended piece of work lasting several weeks in a school setting which explore some of Dartmoor’s special qualities.
The programmes of study come with downloadable resources, links to websites and YouTube videos to make this a rich learning experience for upper Key Stage 2 or Key Stage 3 (possibly 4).
Bronze Age Dartmoor
Explore the key changes that brought an end to the Stone Age in Britain, the dawn of bronze, and how our ancestors lived and died on Dartmoor.Discover the Bronze Age
Find out why biodiversity is so important. Looking at it first from a global perspective, followed by a study of Dartmoor-specific examples.Learn about biodiversity
How healthy is your rainforest?
Learn how to check the health of woodland habitat and identify the special lichens and mosses that grow there in this resource from Plantlife.Learn about woodland habitat
Discover the Dartmoor Story
Learn all about what makes this National Park so special, from its ancient beginnings to its rare wildlife and habitats.Take me to the Dartmoor Story
The Dartmoor Farmer's Year
Follow life on three Dartmoor farms over the four seasons: bitter winter, busy springtime, sweltering summer and crisp autumnWatch the Dartmoor Farmer's Year
Grab the popcorn!
Choose from a variety of films over on our YouTube channel that help to bring the Dartmoor Story to life.Watch films
National Parks UK
If you want to find out more about other UK National Parks there are loads of free resources and lesson plans, some specifically for in the classroom or at home on the National Parks UK website.