Investigate how hydrology changes the physical landscape. Follow the route of enquiry to investigate how river characters change with distance downstream. Students will use the Bradshaw Model to make predictions about how the river channel will change.They will have the chance to take first hand measurements, make observations of distinctive river land forms found at the fieldwork sites along the river.
This course usually runs from from 10am - 3pm, but times can be adjusted to suit your group and travel plans. During your visit you will be welcome to the centre and given an appropriate health and safety briefing. Your session will start with an introduction to the day, aims and objectives. Throughout the day we will undertake fieldwork, collecting data appropriate to the topic. We will break for lunch, before continuing with our fieldwork. Depending on the day and the specific times of your visit we may include some data presentation and analysis and we will end the day with a summary including drawing conclusions and limitations. Please note that specific activities for your group are subject to change. We go out in all weathers and seasons and will tailor the content of the day accordingly.
How this course fulfills the specification
Key Stage 3 Geography: Physical Geography; Geographical Skills and fieldwork.
Added value of this course
- Develop personal skills
- Have fun
- Be inspired by a passion for the subject
- Build friendships