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Peatlands are amongst Wales’ rarest and most important habitats. On this page, you will find activity plans covering everything from ‘Why are bogs important?’ to instructions on how to calculate how much carbon is locked up in a square metre of peat.
All the activities and games will help you deliver against current curriculum and will enable learners to progress in the way described in the four purposes of the Curriculum for Wales.
This activity explains the many benefits that peatlands provide for both people and the environment.
Think you know bogs? Put your knowledge to the test by playing this interactive game.
This activity focuses on the important role that peat soils in the uplands and wetland bogs play in helping to retain and naturally filter water.
Want to learn about peatlands? How they form and why they are important? It's all explained in our information note.
Learn more about the national restoration programme for raised bogs and peatland habitat in Wales. Visit the LIFE Welsh Raised Bogs project webpage.
Want to learn about the health and well-being benefits of outdoor learning? Need to justify taking your learners outdoors? Check out our information posters.