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GCSE fieldwork exercises

Fieldwork exercises

Katy Jonas

The following series of lessons may be useful in preparation for undertaking GCSE fieldwork. Teachers should pick exercises that help them to achieve specification requirements. It is possible to use part of the resource package without necessarily following the whole series of lessons.

Lesson 1 - Preparing to undertake fieldwork - The enquiry process


Lesson 2 - Preparing to undertake fieldwork - Collecting reliable fieldwork data


Lesson 3 - Processing and presenting fieldwork data


Supplementary data:

River data sets

Visitor questionnaire data

Environmental quality survey data

Ambleside traffic count

Supplementary figures:

Ambleside town map

Ambleside traffic flow

Ambleside traffic pictograms

Ambleside traffic survey points

Lesson 4 - Analysing and explaining fieldwork data


Supplementary data:

Coastal data

River data

Rural settlements data

Ambleside honeypot data

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