Learning – resources and activities for all ages

Explore nature

Insect on flower seen through a magnifying glass

Find wildlife against the clock, identify a plant or creature you've found or discover new habitats?

We've got the information you need to help you observe, record and study the natural world.



Presenter Naomi Wilkinson showing a slug to schoolchildren

Want to bring science and the natural world to life for your pupils?

Explore our Schools section for projects, surveys, games and other resources youngsters can enjoy inside and outside the classroom.


Selection of OPAL resources

From identification guides to lesson plans, we've got the inspiration you need to explore nature.

All OPAL resources are free to download and share with your family, friends, class or community group.