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Key stage 3 and above

Education

Key stage 3 and above

At Nene Park we are able to offer a range of activities to assist teachers in fulfilling the requirements for field work opportunities in Key Stage 3, 4 and post 16 Science and Geography.  Field work techniques can be applied to a variety of study areas including:

 

·         Working scientifically

·         Nutrition and digestion

·         Photosynthesis

·         Ecosystems and habitats

·         Genetics and evolution

·         Locational and place knowledge

·         Physical geography

·         Geographical skills and field work

 

Examples of study days we can offer include:

 

Measuring distribution and abundance

Designed to meet the requirements of the KS4 science curriculum, this day will give students the opportunity to develop their scientific thinking and experimental skills as they use a variety of techniques to identify species and measure their distribution and abundance.

 

Investigating succession

A full day of activities designed to meet the requirements of the A level subject criteria for Biology that requires pupils to have an understanding of what is meant by the term succession and how it can affect the distribution and abundance of organisms.

 

Measuring biodiversity

A full day of activities designed to meet the requirements of the A level subject criteria for Biology that requires pupils to have an understanding of what is meant by the term Biodiversity and how it can be measured within a habitat. 

 

 

If you are interested in arranging a visit for your class please telephone 01733 234193 or e-mail visitor.services@neneparktrust.org.uk .  Our Education Officer will then be in touch to discuss your individual requirements in order to plan a programme of activities tailored to complement your schemes of work.