Aimhigher West Midlands
Aimhigher West Midlands
Bring your Year 10 students to the amazing Lapworth Museum of Geology at the University of Birmingham for an interactive workshop (2 hours for up to 25 students at a time) and enjoy a campus tour too. This event is delivered at the University. Please contact us to arrange dates. at Aimhigher West Midlands

University Event


A workshop at the Lapworth Museum of Geology

University event offered by Aimhigher West Midlands

Event Summary:

Bring your Year 10 students to the amazing Lapworth Museum of Geology at the University of Birmingham for an interactive workshop (2 hours for up to 25 students at a time) and enjoy a campus tour too. This event is delivered at the University. Please contact us to arrange dates.

PLEASE NOTE: This event is only available to certain schools

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Full Event Details:

A choice of one hour, activity driven workshops is on offer. Each will add excitement and interest to an aspect of the GCSE curriculum and foster a sense of appreciation of the natural world:

- Evolution of Life
Uncover our planet’s incredible evolutionary history!

- Composition of the Earth
Find out what the Earth is made from and how it is structured.

- Active Earth
Unearth our planet’s active history, examine Earth’s structure and ponder at plate tectonics.

- Rocks of the UK
Examine the most common rock types in the UK and how these different rocks are linked to upland and lowland areas of the UK through using geological maps and cross sections.

- Seismic Hazards
Explore what an earthquake is and how different seismic waves move.

- Volcanic Hazards
Examine different volcanic rocks and deposits, linking these to specific volcanic hazards and plate tectonic boundaries.

Contact [email protected] to express your interest in coming for a workshop. Free to UCP schools, including lunch and a campus tour.

Year Group(s):
9, 10

Gatsby Benchmarks:
7

Learning Objectives (Linked to the Aimhigher Plus Progression Framework Learning Outcomes):
- Have an awareness of the learning environment in HE and student life (Ac 3.1)
- Feel motivated and confident to progress to post 16 option (As 4.1)
- Achieve the GCSE grades required to progress to post 16 and HE (At 4.1)
http://aimhigherwm.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Progression-Framework.pdf

Places Available:
25 (50% or no less than the school's % of learners must be Aimhigher Plus)

Our cancellation policy applies. Visit this website below for more information: https://aimhigherwm.ac.uk/activities/

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 3 (Students aged 11-14)
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 4 (Students aged 14-16)

Duration:

Short Session

Dates Available:

This event is delivered at our institution. Please contact us to arrange a date.

Minimum number of students:

1

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