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Teaching workshops

CASE
Spot that rock
Rock Cycle
Earth’s structure
Plate tectonics
Earth science out of doors
Volcanic eruptions
Groundwater
Will my gravestone last?
Any quarry guide
Teaching Earth science: the CASE approach
Spot that rock
Dynamic rock cycle
Investigating Earth’s structure
The plate tectonic story
The Earth and plate tectonics
Earth science out of doors
Will my gravestone last?
Any quarry guide

Videos & question scripts using CASE
(Cognitive Acceleration through Science Education)

Earthlearningideas can be used to develop critical thinking skills and knowledge and understanding.

Professional Development workshops

Slide presentations with hyperlinks to the videos
plus comprehensive workshop booklets

CASE

    Using CASE
    Atmosphere and ocean in a tank - an example using CASE
    Teaching sand movement through CASE

Teaching Earth Science to develop thinking skills: the CASE approach

   Teaching Earth Science: the CASE approach.pptx or use pdf below -
   Teaching Earth Science: the CASE approach.pdf
    Workshop booklet

Spot that rock

    Rock clues
    Grain clues
    Predicting properties - porosity and permeability
    Rocky modelling - 2D model
    Rocky modelling - adding water
    Rocky modelling - options
    Rocky modelling - tipping container/rock
    Weak or strong?
    Rock sort 1 - two great groups
    Rock sort 2 - striped rock
    Rock sort 3 - all rocks
    Sedimentary to metamorphic
    Naming rocks

Spot that rock workshop

    Spot that rock.pptx or use pdf below -
    Spot that rock.pdf
    Workshop booklet

Rock cycle

    Laying out the rock cycle
    Weathering
    Erosion
    Transportation and deposition
    Compaction and cementation
    Metamorphism
    Crystallisation
    Extrusion
    Deformation and uplift
    Rock cycle review - plenary

Dynamic rock cycle workshop

    Dynamic rock cycle.pptx or use pdf below -
    Dynamic rock cycle.pdf
    Workshop booklet

Earth’s structure

    Clay balls and Earth’s structure
    Orange to Earth
    Earthquake waves
    Seismic evidence and potty putty mantle
    Journey to the centre of the Earth - on a toilet roll
    Wax magnetic field and magnetic Earth

Investigating Earth’s structure workshop

    Investigating Earth’s structure.pptx  or use pdf below -
    Investigating Earth’s structure.pdf
    Workshop booklet

Plate tectonics

    Big picture ‘facts’, earthquakes and plates
    What drives the plates?
    Heat flow, age of the ocean floor and plate speed
    Divergent plate margins
    Magnetic stripes
    Convergent margins
    Continental jigsaw puzzles
    Brickquake
    Party popper eruption
    Plate tectonics plenary

The plate tectonic story workshop

         In two parts for ease of download
    Plate tectonic story, part 1.pptx or use pdf below -
    Plate tectonic story, part 1.pdf
    Plate tectonic story, part 2.pptx or use pdf below -
    Plate tectonic story, part 2.pdf
    Workshop booklet

The Earth and plate tectonics workshop

(incorporating The plate tectonic story and
The Investigating Earth’s structure workshops)
         In two parts for ease of download
    Earth and plate tectonics, part 1.pptx or use pdf below -
    Earth and plate tectonics, part 1.pdf
    Earth and plate tectonics, part 2.pptx or use pdf below -
    Earth and plate tectonics, part 2.pdf
    Workshop booklet

Volcanic eruptions

    Best classroom eruption

Groundwater

    From rain to spring - groundwater

Earth science out of doors

   The present is the key to the past
    Rock around your school
    What happened when? Sorting out sequences
    Urban fieldwork
    Watery world of underground chemistry

Earth science out of doors

    Earth science out of doors.pptx  or use pdf below -
    Earth science out of doors.pdf
    Workshop booklet

Will my gravestone last? A churchyard survey

    Will my gravestone last?

Will my gravestone last? workshop

    Will my gravestone last?.pptx or use pdf below -
    Will my gravestone last?.pdf
    Workshop booklet

Any quarry guide - how to study a quarry, cliff or rock face

    Any quarry guide

Any quarry guide workshop

    Any quarry guide.pptx or use pdf below -
    Any quarry guide.pdf
    Workshop booklet for TEACHERS
    Workshop booklet for PUPILS