From Earth Science On-Site
Black Rock, Derbyshire
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.
Introduces the Earth Science On-Site Project and its goals
Describes the site and how to get there and includes a preliminary Risk Assessment
Google Maps® image showing the site, annotated with subsites if applicable (links from balloons are not active)
Provides the Earth Science background “story” for group leaders as well as the Earth Science principles that can be demonstrated at this site
Summarises the NC areas from Schemes of Work for KS3
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
Additional background information on the Millennium Wall, interpretation of the ancient and modern reefs and fossils