This session allows students to study the influence of ecological factors on the distribution of plant species in a woodland by collecting data along an interrupted transect using systematic sampling. 

Example Timetable

  • Introduction: Revision of ecosystem theory, data collection techniques, study area, health and safety considerations.
  • Data collection: Two woodland locations (coniferous and deciduous)
  • Follow up: Soil analysis, analysis of results, conclusions and evaluation.

Added value of this course

  • Develop personal skills
  • Have fun
  • Be inspired by a passion for the subject
  • Build friendships

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  • Stunning locations across the UK

  • Outstanding curriculum knowledge

  • Rigorous health and safety procedures

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