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National Stone Centre, Derbyshire

© GeoconservationUK ESO-S Project, 2018

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

KS4 National Curriculum Links

Summarises the NC areas from Schemes of Work for KS4

KS4 Preparation and Follow-up Ideas

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

KS4 Exercises at the first 2 locations

Suggested approach to the first two locations with maps and pictures

KS4 Exercises locations 3, 4 & 5

Suggested approach to the other locations with maps and pictures, including Pupil Worksheets 1,2 and 3.

Information Files

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

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