Key Geography for GCSE Links - Chapter 4 - Rocks
in National Parks - page 51
number of National Parks provide information sheets
about the impact of quarrying.
Select the Learning Zone>factsheets>mineral
website to stop quarrying in National Parks
Carboniferous Limestone features and the
Yorkshire Dales - pages 52 to 55
Scotland offer this superb online guide to Upland
This includes a range of interactive activities.
The site uses the Yorkshire Dales National Park
as a case study to explore both the physical and
social geography of a limestone area
The site is divided into five related learning topics,
each containing a variety of activities:
There are two further sections providing revision
exercises and a webguide.
What does a Carboniferous Limestone area
look like? - pages 54 and 55
activity – labelling limestone features on
on to the Multimap website
Use the search engine on the multimap site to locate
the same area shown on the map extract, Malham will
be the best place name to use in the search.
The area can be viewed at 1: 50 000, click on the
aerial photograph button on Multimap to convert
the map into a photograph, copy and paste the aerial
photograph into desktop publishing software and
use the software tools to label the limestone features
onto the aerial photograph.
Sheet 4.4 suggests that you can find further information
about Karst scenery at the following websites:
Dales National Park
This website includes an education section where
you can download pdf. files which explain different
aspects and issues faced by the park.
and Karst imagery
This website provides galleries of digital images
of Karst and cave landscapes in the Yorkshire Dales.
The website has been developed by a keen pot-holer,
from the area.
Pavement Action Group
This action group actively campaigns for the preservation
of the country’s limestone pavements.
What do chalk areas look like?
- pages 56 and 57
The Yorkshire Wolds – a chalk landscape
- Activity sheet 4.6
collection of digital images shown below were taken
along a route from Brooklands Bridge over the River
Derwent (953794) to the village of Butterwick (991713)
on the Yorkshire Wolds, shown on the O.S. map on
Activity Sheet 4.6b.
the following activities using the digital images
together with the resources provided in the pupil’s
1. Download each image and find
its location along the route, you could stick
the pictures around a copy of the map and draw
arrows onto the map to show the location of each
2. Copy and paste each image
into a word processing file, and use Diagram A
on page 286 of the pupil’s book to either
write up an analysis of each image or annotate
3. a) Make a copy of Diagram
A on page 56 of the pupil’s book
b) Download images to show the
following: clay vale, scarp slope, dip slope,
spring line settlement.
c) Stick the images around your
sketch, draw arrows from them to show their location
on the sketch.
4. Download the image of a water
pump. This pump is located in Sherburn. Locate
Sherburn on the O.S. map. Read the text on page
56 of the pupil’s book, and then annotate
your digital image to explain why the pump is
located in the village.
5. Download the image of a dry
valley. This is located just to the south of the
area shown in the map extract. Read the text about
dry valleys in the pupil’s book on page
56, and then label characteristic features on
6. Look carefully at the collection
of images and describe how land use changes from
Brooklands Bridge to Butterwick.
7. On Activity Sheet 4.6a you
were required to draw a cross-section, you could
download several of the images and stick them
around your section, and draw arrows to show their
location on the section.
Allision Wold Farm
Butterwick Looking NW
Scarp face looking South
Vale of Pickering from Wolds
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