Study the water cycle and the physical geography of coasts and coastal features. Learn about coastal erosion and the impact of the sea on human activity.
Children will learn about the water cycle, rivers and the effect they have on the landscape. They will look at how rain finds its way into rivers and how rivers develop from the source to entering the sea.
Study the physical geography of mountains and mountain ranges, their formation, some famous expeditions and also mountain biodiversity.
Learn about the features of volcanoes and their formation. Discover how they are distributed around the world. Create models, artwork, volcano dances, music and David Attenborough style commentaries.
Discover the movement of tectonic plates and seismic waves. Learn about life in an earthquake zone. Practise a class earthquake drill. Understand how buildings are built to withstand earthquakes and design your own.
Create a Biome in a Bag and a DIY Eden Project with a mini guide or poster, based on research using maps, globes, atlases, digital mapping, websites and a visit to a manmade biome.