Resource ID 106131

KS3 Geography

Human and Physical Geography
"Impact Study! Blackgang: Physical and Human Processes"
Key Stage ED Squirrel
Resource Title
"Impact Study! Blackgang: Physical and Human Processes"
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Students research the likely human and physical processes present at Blackgang and the area. They will record their observations when at the park, focusing on evidence of processes and their impact. On return to school they will draw conclusions from their data.

Contextual Summary

This is a geography resource that engages students with their visit to Blackgang Chine; it features pre-visit, on-site and post-visit activities. The resource task enables students to develop their knowledge of the physical and human processes taking place in the Blackgang Chine park and environs, e.g. coastal erosion and impact of tourism, etc. The resource promotes pre-visit discussion and research, the use of geographical vocabulary, and post-visit summary of findings and predictions.

Key Skills Practised
  • Understanding key processes in physical geography (rocks, weathering and soils; weather and climate)
  • Understanding key processes in human geography (economic activity: tourism)
  • Using fieldwork to collect, analyse and draw conclusions from geographical data.
Learning Opportunities


Students will learn about the coastal zone and key processes that take place there. „ They complete the first section of the resource (page 1) completing research and discussions.


Record their observations


Students to complete the questions on page 3, summarising their observations and drawing conclusions.

Learning Outcomes

Students will gain an understanding of the human and physical (coastal) processes affecting the south coast of the Isle of Wight, specifically the Blackgang area. They will develop their skills of collation and evaluation, and will draw conclusions.

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