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Adaptations of freshwater invertebrates

The physical condition in a river and pond can be measured such as velocity and temperature. Then the animals found within the water can be examined and their adaptations linked to the measurements made. Biotic data, such as Biotic index for pollution levels can also be collected.

Ability Level(s): KS1, KS2, KS3, GCSE
Relevant Subject(s): Science
Cost: £200.00
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Sand dune zonation and the process of succession

Learn about the formation of the sand dunes, the history of the site and its geology. Look at the adaptations of the plants. Use techniques such as, quadrats, dune topographical survey, soil and analysis, to investigate zonation and the changing conditions along a sand dune succession. Also look at the management of the site and its effect on the succession and creation of a plagioclimax.

Ability Level(s): GCSE
Relevant Subject(s): Geography
Cost: £200.00
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Sustainabile energy

This field trip involves the students undertaking data collection which provides the background details for a debate on alternative energy generation and its impact on the environment.

Ability Level(s): KS3, GCSE
Relevant Subject(s): Geography
Cost: £200.00
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Geography GCSE field work enquiry

Gower is a perfect location to undertake the practical aspects of fieldwork enquiry of any Geography syllabus.

Fieldwork methodology:
Use of Transects. – 2020

Geographical flows – 2021

Conceptual frameworks.
Sphere of Influence – 2020

Mitigating Risk – 2021

Ability Level(s): GCSE
Relevant Subject(s): Geography
Cost: £200.00
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River Tawe

This activity covers all the aspects required in the teaching or hydrology at GCSE level. From source to mouth the river is visited along its course so that variations in width, depth, speed and bed load can be observed. The river is also prone to flash flooding and so has a number of flood defensive techniques along its course.

Ability Level(s): GCSE
Relevant Subject(s): Geography
Cost: £200.00
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NEA Geography

Individual investigation planning and data collection opportunities in a range of environs on Gower. Students will spend a day being introduced to the location and taught a range of data collection skills and techniques sited to the location.

Ability Level(s): GCSE, Alevel
Relevant Subject(s): Geography
Cost: £200.00
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School holidays – revision classes

Is you child stuck with their Geography or biology coursework? we are in the process or arranging our summer-school days for the summer holidays and Easter holidays to give children the opportunity to revise or undertake data collection for GCSE and A-level coursework in the Gower outdoors.

Ability Level(s): GCSE
Relevant Subject(s):
Cost: £150.00
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River Study, Journey of a river

A beautiful and challenging four and a half mile walk – I had a class of year 3’s complete it no problem. Following the river from source to the mouth looking at the river’s features caused by erosion and deposition.

Ability Level(s): KS1, KS2, KS3, GCSE
Relevant Subject(s): Geography, Science
Cost: £200.00
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