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Home to the top eco-visitor attraction the Eden Project, Cornwall is an ideal destination for KS5 groups studying Geography, Geology and Environmental Studies. It is also suitable for SQA Higher & Advanced Higher studies.

Accessible for a short trip, the Eden Project is a perfect introduction for A Level students of Geography, Geology and Environmental Studies where they will discover endless educational opportunities. Highlights for A Level studies at the Eden Project include the Rainforest Biome, the outdoor gardens and the famous Giant Bee. Workshops can be arranged to cover a range of topics including: Rainforest Ecology & Adaptation; Rural Rebranding; Biodiversity under Threat; and Investigating Carbon Storage in Tropical Rainforest Trees. 

Meeting exam board specifications

All content is mapped against the major English, Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland examination specifications.

For 16 to 18 year old students of:

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Tour Details

Sample itinerary

Day 1

Morning

Depart college and arrive at the Eden Project around lunch time

Afternoon

Check in to your accommodation and make the short walk to the Eden Project. Enjoy one of the excellent workshops designed specifically for KS5 Geographers

Evening

Evening meal at your accommodation with optional evening activity add-on

Day 2

Morning

Explore the wonderful Biomes, outdoor areas and core building of the Eden Project independently

Afternoon

Begin your return journey back to college

Curricular Links

AQA A Level

  • 3.1.1.3 The carbon cycle
  • 3.1.1.6 Case study of a tropical rainforest
  • 3.1.5.2 Ecosystems and processes
  • 3.1.5.3 Biomes
  • 3.1.6.2 Ecosystems and process – factors influencing the changing of an ecosystem
  • 3.1.6.1 Biomes – human activity and impact

Pearson Edexcel A Level

  • Topic 6 – The Carbon Cycle /  Unit 2 option 4 Rebranding places

OCR A Level

  • Life Support Systems / 3.1 Climate Change
  • Unit F762 Managing change in Human Environments, managing rural change, the growth of tourism

SQA

Higher

  • Physical environments Biosphere
  • Human environments Rural
  • Global issues: Global Climate change; Energy

Advanced Higher

  • Geographical issues

 

Accommodation

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