Monday 29 August 2022

NEW video workshop for ages 5 to 7

The ELI Team is pleased to announce the launch of the new video workshop for children aged 5 to 7 years.

Activities range from 'Pirates and buried treasure', 'Fossil or not', 'Rock builder' to 'Sensory treasure hunt'. All the activities are fun for both teachers and children and provide a very good science background on which to build.

Monday 22 August 2022

Can you describe and then draw metamorphic rocks?

Our new ELI today is 'Picturing metamorphic rocks; visualise and draw metamorphic rocks from a verbal description'.

This activity enhances pupils’ skills of description and interpretation using photographs of metamorphic rocks and various scales. It is an excellent revision exercise.

Many more related activities can be found in Earth materials 'Rocks' and in 'Metamorphic processes'.

Monday 15 August 2022

Everything you want to know about Mining and the Green Revolution

The Earthlearningidea Team is very pleased to announce the launch of 'Mining and the Green Revolution' videos and explanatory powerpoint created by Ben Lepley, SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd. Each video has worksheets available.

Monday 8 August 2022

Inland flooding - an increasing problem

New ELI -  'Inland flooding: a Sheffield case study; how should we respond to the increased risk of inland flooding as temperatures rise?'

This activity explores the problem of inland flooding by investigating flood mitigation measures affecting a flood-prone region of the UK. After studying this, pupils can suggest methods to control floods in their own areas.

Related activities can be found in our 'net zero' emissions target series.

Monday 1 August 2022

Video workshop for Geography KS3 (ages 11 to 14)

The ELI Team is very pleased to announce the launch of its new video workshop. It was written to meet the English needs of KS3 Geographers but, of course, its activities are available for everyone.

Earth's surface activity - quick to very, very slow

There are twelve videos ranging from weathering, river and ice erosion, transportation and deposition, identifying rocks, evolution of life through time, quick to very slow processes and ending with brickquake and party poppers.

The powerpoint guides you through the various stages and everything, including the resources list, can be found in the workshop booklet - - in other words, everything you need to inspire the next generation of geographers!