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Education resources

Are you an educator wanting to learn more about Scotland's nature? Are you looking for information, ideas and resources to support you to bring things to life for your learners? You'll find a wide range of useful material here.

As well as activity ideas, our website provides vast amounts of information on Scotland's nature and landscapes, including in our publications, many of which are downloadable or have online viewing options.  If you haven't been able to find what you are looking for, please contact us

We are currently working with colleagues in other organisations to develop an Outdoor Learning Directory external site - let us know what you think via the email on the Directory. 

We also have information on nature and landscapes in Gaelic and Gaelic resources for teaching external site .

Families at the Tentsmuir NNR. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 458530 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright/

What's new

Find out about new projects, resources, research and funding.

Puffin with beakful of sandeels  ©Lorne Gill/SNH.  For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 458530 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright/

Scotland's nature and SNH

Find information about a range of SNH's work, including Scotland's wildlife and landscapes; access; land use and climate change, targeted to school needs.

Countryside rangers with a primary school children on a field trip to a park in Glasgow, Strathclyde and Ayrshire Area. ©Lorne Gill/SNH For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www

SNH Activities for your class

Meet our range of resources and activity guides. Learn more about Scotland's nature and landscapes, in and out of the classroom.

Sharing Good Practice - Leading Edge event (Educating for Climate Change) Battleby March 2009. ©Lorne Gill/SNH.  For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 458530 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright/

Learning on NNRs

National Nature Reserves (NNRs)are excellent places to see and learn about the natural world first hand.

A pupil from Blackridge P.S. sketching at Blawhorn Moss NNR.   ©Lorne Gill/SNH.  For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 458530 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright/

Professional learning for educators

Find out how we support teachers and other educators to take learning outdoors, through initial teacher education and career long professional learning

Leading Edge event (Educating for Climate Change) Battleby March 2009. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 458530 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright/

Other Support and Advice

We provide advice on other projects that may be useful, guidance on how to create education resource material and information on sources of funding.



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