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The Ercall, Shropshire

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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 The Field Exercises

Introduction with maps and photographs of the site with key points labelled. Suggested exercises and questions Teachers' notes for KS3 are included.

KS3 Teachers' notes

Information and support material on the field exercises.

Information and support material on the field exercises

  • Animated sequence (8.6 MB)
    Downloadable animated sequence, with narration, telling the story in the rocks

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.

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