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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

Worksheet


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

Worksheet


Lesson 3 - Processing and presenting fieldwork data

Worksheet

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

Worksheet

Supplementary data:

Coastal data

River data

Rural settlements data

Ambleside honeypot data





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