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GFA Lesson 4: Stakeholders of the Broads

We have teamed up with Geography Fieldwork Academy (GFA) to bring you a series of Geography lessons for KS3 students. These lessons are designed to prepare students for GCSE Geography by developing Maths, fieldwork and GIS skills in addition to increasing their ability to interpret landscapes and analyse data. Lesson 4 explores the relationships between different stakeholders in the Broads.

GFA Lesson 5: Fieldwork in the Broads

We have teamed up with Geography Fieldwork Academy (GFA) to bring you a series of Geography lessons for KS3 students. These lessons are designed to prepare students for GCSE Geography by developing Maths, fieldwork and GIS skills in addition to increasing their ability to interpret landscapes and analyse data. The penultimate lesson from the GFA will discuss collecting and interpreting fieldwork data in the Broads.

Fish

In the U.K. freshwater habitats comprise about 12% of our total land surface and are home to 42 species of native freshwater fish, 29 of which occur in the Broads National Park. Meet some of these fish and Emily Rose Winter, a PhD student monitoring their movement patterns on a grand scale.

Peat

Peat is not only an amazing type of soil but also a huge carbon store and the reason the Broads National Park even exists!

Marshmen

The story of the Marshmen spans nearly three hundred years from the point when the first windmills began to be built in the Broads.

Trading Wherries

Explore the world of the Broads’ trading wherries and the men and women who lived and worked on them.