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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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Coastal erosion day

Students will explore the harsh conditions found on an exposed rocky shore and role play how animals cope with them. Discover the erosional landscape features of a coastal environment and how they are created.

Ability Level(s): KS2, KS3
Relevant Subject(s): Geography, Science
Cost: £200.00
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End of term trip

A number of ready made activties for any year group to take part in a number of loctions on Gower. Orienteering,team building games, Knight adventure, fossil hunting, environmental art and crafts, nature awareness walks, exploring churches.

Ability Level(s): KS1, KS2, KS3
Relevant Subject(s):
Cost: £200.00
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Crymlyn Bog days

A number of days can be undertaken at Crymlyn National Nature Reserve. They include, An Introduction to Ecology, Undertaking an Investigation or the History of Crymlyn.

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

Crymlyn Bog NNR is a fantastic place to explore flight. We not only have the amazing array of reedbed birds to listen to and spot but also the pond containing the nymphs of dragonflies, beetles and midges.

Ability Level(s): KS1, KS2, KS3
Relevant Subject(s): Science
Cost: £200.00
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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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Undertaking an investigation

The students undertake their first investigation from stating a hypothesis and identifying the correct environment to undertake the data collection, to collecting data and analysing the results. The whole investigation is undertaken in one day with details of follow up investigations to take place back at school.

Ability Level(s): KS2, KS3
Relevant Subject(s): Science
Cost: £200.00
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Animals of the beach

Evidence of marine animals will be hunted on the strandline. The conditions found by the sea will be discussed using role play. Then the rock pools will be investigated looking for shellfish, crabs, sea anemones and shrimps. Each animal’s adaptations will be considered with the children all having the opportunity to hunt and explore.

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

An in-depth look at the plants found in the bog habitat and how they are adapted to live in these harsh conditions. An interactive activity into how trees work and succession of a pond habitat by plants. Discover the many methods of seed dispersal. Can be combined with an investigation into plant growth.

Ability Level(s): KS2, KS3
Relevant Subject(s): Science
Cost: £200.00
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Pirate day – navigation

Learn the skills necessary to become a treasure hunter; compass skills, map reading and grid referencing. Follow the compass trail to search for pirate John Lucas’ lost cache of hidden treasure.

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