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Tapnell Farm Park

Resource ID 152112

KS4 Science

Physics
Energy, Conservation, Dissipation
"Self-sufficiency Investigation / Eco-Farm"
Key Stage ED Squirrel
Resource Description
"Self-sufficiency Investigation / Eco-Farm"
This resource is part of a collection with the following variants:

152111 - KS4 Low Ability

152112 - KS4 High Ability [THIS DOCUMENT]

This is an on-site resource (setting up post-visit classroom work) that is designed to focus students thinking about the benefits of various sustainable methods and equipment. Students will follow a map to discover the various sites of equipment, crops and bore hole. They will then complete a tick sheet featuring various key questions concerning sustainability.

Contextual Summary


This is an on-site resource (setting up post-visit classroom work) that is designed to focus students thinking about the benefits of various sustainable methods and equipment. Students will follow a map to discover the various sites of equipment, crops and bore hole. They will then complete a tick sheet featuring various key questions concerning sustainability.

Key Skills Practised
  • Identifying benefits of various sustainable equipment and methods
  • Researching skills and application of this knowledge to Tapnell Farm Park site
  • Working as part of a team
  • Recording and presenting information
  • Communication skills
Learning Opportunities

Pre-Visit

Ideally, teachers will have introduced students to various key phrases (carbon neutral, net exporters of electricity, anaerobic digesters and biomass boilers) prior to the trip.

Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate an understanding of various sustainable methods and equipment. They will demonstrate their ability to apply their knowledge by suggesting additional energy self-sufficiency equipment and methods suitable for Tapnell Farm Park. Students will communicate their findings and reasoned conclusions using either paper-based or electronic reports/presentations.

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