Monday 17 June 2024

How coastlines change shape

'Changing coastlines; investigating how wave erosion, transportation and deposition can change the shapes of coastlines'.

This activity can be used to study the processes of coastal erosion, transportation and deposition. It can also be used to investigate the problems these processes cause and the ways in  which people try to solve those problems.

Many related activities can be found in our Sedimentary processes category.

Monday 10 June 2024

Describing and interpreting photos of mass movement.

 The new ELI today is another in our 'Picturing landforms' series, 'Picturing Landforms – 4: Mass Movement A; visualise and draw landforms from a verbal description'.

This ELI enhances pupils’ skills of description and interpretation using photographs of landforms. They start to notice and be able to explain the landscape around them.

Other activities in the picturing landforms series can be found in Geomorphology on our website.

Monday 3 June 2024

Monday 27 May 2024

Another in our geomorphology landforms series

Today's new ELI is another in our 'Picturing' series - 'Picturing Landforms - 3:  Visualise and draw landforms from a verbal description'.

This is another ELI that enhances pupils’ skills of description and interpretation using photographs of landforms.

Related activities can be found in our varied 'Picturing' series, the table for which can be found on the last page of this activity.

Monday 20 May 2024

 The new ELI today is Modelling remote sensing geophysics 

 Using a mock gravimeter and magnetometer set up in the classroom

 

 

 

Many articles relating to  geophysics can be found on the ELI website.

Monday 13 May 2024

Properties of Lithospheric plates

The new ELI today is 'Chocolate Plates; simulating the properties of a lithospheric plate'.


This ELI is a simulation of the mechanical properties of a lithospheric plate using chocolate bars - popular with students for obvious reasons!

Many activities related to Plate tectonics can be found on the ELI website.

Monday 6 May 2024

Measuring the electrical resistance of the ground to find buried objects

Today we have the ELI+ 'Electrical ground probing; measuring the electrical resistance of the ground to find buried objects'.

 

This ELI is a laboratory demonstration of the principle of ‘remote sensing’, using the electrical properties of Earth materials.

Related topics can be found in 'Geophysics' in our Investigating the Earth category.