From Earth Science On-Site
National Stone Centre, 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 KS4
Suggested preparatory and follow-up work to this On-Site visit including pupil homework sheets
Suggested approach to the first two locations with maps and pictures
Suggested approach to the other locations with maps and pictures, including Pupil Worksheets 1,2 and 3.
More detailed background information about ancient and modern reef environments and the fossils found at NSC, plus the summary of the Millennium Wall to assist assessing pupils work