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Apes Tor, Staffordshire

KEY STAGE 4 INDEX: SECONDARY
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It is anticipated that the ideas and materials presented here will be adapted by schools, and others, to be more appropriate for their own purposes and programmes of study.

In such circumstances please acknowledge the source as the Earth Science On-Site project.

Earth Science On-Site Project Introduction

Introduces the Earth Science On-Site Project and its goals

Site Location and Access

Describes the site and how to get there and includes a preliminary Risk Assessment

Aerial Photograph

Google Maps® image showing the site, annotated with subsites if applicable (links from balloons are not active)

Earth Science Briefing for the Site

Provides the Earth Science background “story” for group leaders as well as the Earth Science principles that can be demonstrated at this site.

  • ApesTor04.exe
    Provides the Earth Science background “story” for group leaders as well as the Earth Science principles that can be demonstrated at this site. APESTOR04.exe is a 4 minute animation with narration.
    Please note: this animation is an .exe file, and although this file is safe to download, some computer systems may prevent you from doing so. It is also very large (5.6MB) - please consider whether you want to download a file of this size.

KS4 National Curriculum Links

Summarises the NC areas from Schemes of Work for KS4

KS4 Preparation and Follow-up Ideas

Suggested preparatory and follow-up work to this On-Site visit including pupil homework sheets

KS4 Sites A to E

Introduction and a map of the sites with key points labelled. Suggested exercises and questions (with answers) for sites A to E

KS4 Site F

Suggested exercises and questions (with answers) for site F

References

  1. Robey J.A. & Porter L (1972) The Copper and Lead Mines of Ecton Hill, Staffordshire. Moorland Publishing Company, Hartington.
  2. Prentice J.E. (1950) The Carboniferous Limestone of the Manifold Valley region. Quarterly Journal Geol Soc. Vol. 106


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