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Black Rock, Derbyshire

© GeoconservationUK ESO-S Project, 2017

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

KS3 National Curriculum Links

Summarises the NC areas from Schemes of Work for KS3

KS3 Preparation and Follow-up Ideas

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

KS3 Exercise 1: National Stone Centre (Dene Quarry and Black Rock)

Introduction and a map of the site with key points labelled. Suggested worksheet 1 (with answers) for the first of the NSC sites. All of the NSC exercises are repeated in the Earth Science On-Site project for that site

KS3 Exercise 2: National Stone Centre (Dene Quarry and Black Rock)

Suggested worksheet 2 (with answers) for the second of the NSC sites.

KS3 Exercise 3: National Stone Centre (Dene Quarry and Black Rock)

Suggested worksheets 3, 4, 5, & 6 (with answers) for the final NSC sites.

KS3 Exercise 4: Dene Quarry (Black Rock)

Transfer advice to Dene Quarry with suggested worksheets 7 & 8 (with answers) for the Dene Quarry site.

KS3 Exercise 5: Black Rock

Suggested worksheet 9 (with answers) for the Black Rock sites

Information Files

Additional background information on the Millennium Wall, interpretation of the ancient and modern reefs and fossils

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