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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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Village study

A detailed investigation into how a rural village has changed over the last 100 years. Students will investigate changes in building materials, design of houses, location of houses, services and residents occupations. The day will also build on map reading skills, using keys and using baseline maps to look at changes over time.

Ability Level(s): KS1, KS2
Relevant Subject(s): Geography, History
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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INSET Undertaking your own effective field trip

Undertaking field trips to Nature Reserves, the park, beach or local woods are essential when undertaking outdoor learning in schools. To ensure the field trip is effective and to maximise learning a certain degree of planning and skill is involved.

Ability Level(s): Inset
Relevant Subject(s): Geography, Science
Cost: £450.00
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INSET Utilising your school grounds for outdoor learning

The Curriculum for Wales has a great emphasis on outdoor learning and using the outdoor environment, but how do you translate that into classroom learning? Nature days can provide INSET training to help integrate the outdoors into your school’s offer.

Ability Level(s): Inset
Relevant Subject(s): Geography, Science
Cost: £450.00
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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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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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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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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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