John Muir Links

Additional resources

John Muir Learning Activities S2: Created by teachers at Graeme High School, Falkirk, these learning activities were inspired by the John Muir Earth, Planet – Universe graphic novel and supported an interdisciplinary project with S2 pupils working towards their John Muir Award. These resources are free to use.

Useful Websites

Blacklemag: an up-to-the-minute source on sustainable design and technology

British Geological Survey/Discovering Geology: includes information and resources for schools

Discover John Muir

Eco-Schools:provides guidance for whole-school action on sustainable development

Forest Education Initiative: includes links to Forest Schools

Grounds for Learning Scotland: includes approaches to support school provision for outdoor learning and play

John Muir Birthplace Trust: An interpretative visitor centre focused on Muir's work

John Muir Award: includes links to the Curriculum and John Muir Mission:Explore

Paths For All: includes case studies of walking projects with Scottish schools

Scottish Canals: includes educational resources

Scottish Natural Heritage: includes links to the John Muir Way

Scottish Wildlife Trust: includes education resources to learn about and enjoy wildlife

The Forestry Commission Scotland: includes links to woodlands for learning

The Ramblers: includes details of places to walk in Scotland

The Royal Society for the Protection of the Birds: includes links to wildlife explorer clubs as well as educational resources

The Wild Network

The Woodland Trust British Trees

The Woodland Trust Learning includes links to Nature Detective activities

Visit Scotland: includes details about Scotland’s National Parks and their links to John Muir

WWF Scotland: provides background information in relation to an organisation that campaigns on behalf of wildlife both in Scotland and further afield