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Y7 - Walton on the Naze - Coastal erosion and management. Students collect data, answer questions, draw sketches, take photos. After the trip students develop a DVD to outline the issues in groups of three and present to the class. Individually they develop a DVD cover to sell the Geography (and their ICT Skills)
Y7 - School Microclimate - students go around the school collecting data and then plot the data on a map of the school - proportional symbols, weather symbols etc.etc.
Y8 - River flood management and land use in Chelmsford - Visit a number of sites, for which we have photos for follow up. Students take notes, make sketches and complete environmental quality data. Students produce a poster to outline the management strategies through the city using annotated photos, land use map, environmental quality data.
Y8 - Individual fieldwork (with parents) into the student's local park - ecosystem, environment and facilities
Y9 - In the past we have done Docklands fieldtrip to redevelop the Victoria Docks area - students collect photos, sketch and make notes. Visit to the London Docklands Museum to take notes from exhibits. Students return to plan the development of the Victoria Docks in respect of sustainability, energy housing etc. Some do models, some use AutoCAD, etc.etc.
Y9 - Next year to complete a geology unit for the new KS3 at the Natural History Museum - self developed worksheet and Dinosaur visit.