Geography Fieldwork Itinerary Example (Ages 14-16)
|Monday||Barcelona||(a) Characteristics of the Barcelona inner-city area:
continuity and change.
(b) Inner-City redevelopment: Olympic Village & Port.
(c) The origins of Barcelona.
|Tuesday||Garrotxa Volcanic Park||(a) Identify & interpret the main natural and human
features of the landscape; the effects of volcanic activity upon the natural and
(b) Identify and classify the different types of volcanic rocks.
(c) Form hypotheses about the formation of a volcano from evidence collected.
Students will visit the inside of a volcano, examine a volcano restoration scheme, and visit the large crater of the Santa Margarida cone.
(Riera de las Gorgues)
(a) Examine a succession of spectacular waterfalls, gorges and rapids and form hypotheses regarding the processes leading to their formation.
(b) A river study from source to mouth, including changing spring locations, river erosion features (e.g. cut-off meanders), river deposition features, use of the river for energy, canalisation, and water treatment.
|Thursday||Barcelona (morning)||The impact of Gaudi upon Barcelona, including:
(a) Sagrada Familia (Cathedral);
(b) La Pedrera (architecture);
(c) Parc GŁell.
(a) Identification of the former fishing village 'core';
|Friday||Delta de l'Ebre||
(a) Delta formation