From Earth Science On-Site
The Ercall, Shropshire
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 KS2
Suggestions for appropriate class based activities
Directions for field leaders and suggested questions and activities at each site.
Information and support material on the field exercises
ercall05.exe is an animated sequence, with narration, telling the story in the rocks 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 (8.6MB) - please consider whether you want to download a file of this size.