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River Landforms and Flooding KS3

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Session 1 Pupils gain fieldwork skills on the riverside and foreshore by collecting environmental data (depth, velocity, temperature, pH, turbidity and dissolved oxygen), in addition to invertebrate sampling and recording flood protection and key features (meanders, erosion, deposition, transportation, island formation and tides).

Session 2 Pupils investigate the causes and effects of flooding and use maps to discover which parts of London are most at risk and discuss what can be done to protect those areas.

Site: Chiswick

Duration: Full day programme – 4 hours plus half an hour for lunch. Half day’s available on request.

Costs can be found here

Practical information can be found here

Learning objectives

Please send us your learning objectives in advance of your trip so we can tailor the programme to your requirements.

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