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Threatened environments

Port Eynon is a very popular Gower seaside village which has been created by years of tourists and visitors. The field trip will involve analysing the plants on the sand dunes and where they have come from. Should they be their or are they threatening the natural plant diversity.

Ability Level(s): KS2
Relevant Subject(s): Geography
Cost: £200.00
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Wonderful weather

Ideal for an end of term outing, educational, fun and challenging. Learn how to name the clouds and predict the weather. Make your own weather station – anemometers, sun dials, thermometers. Fly home made kites and water rockets. A real fun day with lots to do.

Ability Level(s): KS1, KS2
Relevant Subject(s): Geography, 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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A-Level coursework days

We can advise over the phone or go out on reconnoitre trips with staff, to help with site choice, species identification and management details.

Ability Level(s): Alevel
Relevant Subject(s): Geography
Cost: £200.00
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New A level specification field days

We have developed field days that support the new A Level Geography specifications for a number of exam boards including WJEC, AQA, Cambridge International or ‘CIE’,OCR and A level Environmental Studies. These days are designed to cover the fieldwork requisites of the new spec such as sampling techniques and data collection and will be based around the available specimen papers for the exam boards.

Ability Level(s):
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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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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Freshwater invertebrates and woodland habitat

Explore the amazing habitats of the river and woodland. River dipping in the Ilston to catch and identify river invertebrates. Keys can be used to identify the animals and then their adaptations can be discussed using role play and games.

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

Investigation into the inhabitance of the woodland from invertebrates in the soil and leaf litter to bugs on the branches. Use various techniques, tree beating, pitfall traps, sweep netting, collect mini beasts and identify their adaptive features.

Ability Level(s): KS1, KS2, KS3
Relevant Subject(s): Geography, 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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