This activity is based at White Moss Common, Lake District National Park
Key stage 3 - England and Wales
Level 3 - Scotland
This activity is led by our education team at the Lake District National Park.
A case study of the effects of visitor pressure in the popular White Moss Common area of the Lake District.
Faced with the challenge of a busy site, pupils explore the effectiveness of management strategies through fieldwork techniques and observation. This includes carrying out landscape evaluations, completing a mapping exercise to identify management facilities and investigating traffic impacts and management.
Can be combined with a study of Bowness on Windermere to make a full day.
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A full range of tutored modules are available from the education team at the Lake District National Park
Contact our education team:
Tel 015394 40800
Who will provide:
- expert tuition
- Maps and worksheets
- Background information for teacher
- Safety equipment and first aid kit
- Spare extra waterproofs for emergencies
You will need:
- Strong footwear with good grip
- Warm and waterproof clothing
- Food and water
- Hat, suncream etc
Curriculum links (England):
Geography KS 3
- 1.1 Place - Understanding the physical and human characteristics of real places
- 1.5 Physical and human processes - Understanding how sequences of events and activities in the physical and human worlds lead to change in places, landscapes and societies.
- 1.6 Environmental interaction and sustainable development - Understanding that the physical and human dimensions of the environment are interrelated and together influence environmental change.
- 2.1 Geographical enquiry
- 2.2 Fieldwork and out-of-class learning
- 2.3 Graphical and visual literacy – using and making maps