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Affecting future populations

Climate change and energy form an area of study that covers both physical and human geography. The topic is also tightly intertwined with politics and economics and is of such importance that it will only get more important as time goes on. The geo-politics of energy production have been relevant for decades, but it is only since more advanced satellite data has become available that there is irrefutable evidence for global warming. The argument now lies in whether this warming is caused or exacerbated by human activity, with the majority of climate scientist saying it is, and the majority of non-renewable energy producers saying that it is not.

Leaving the climate to one side, we are facing a very real problem with energy production. The two most populous nations on earth, China and India, are going to send energy consumption to unsustainable levels, and debates rage about whether that demand can be sated through non-renewables including nuclear and shale gas, or whether renewable energy can be made efficient enough to solve the crisis. For the geography student, the topic forms a fascinating area of study, and for you the teacher, there are plenty of opportunities to take them to see the climate and energy problem played out in the field. We cannot recommend these school visits highly enough.

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Birmingham Botanical Gardens


The Gardens contain over 7,000 different plants from all around the world. Experience the humidity and smells of the Tropical House, look (but don’t touch!) with wonder at the carnivorous plants in the Subtropical House, admire the fruits and flowers of the Mediterranean House, and marvel at the bizarre and fascinating ways that cacti have developed to protect themselves in the harsh environment of the world’s deserts (Arid House). Don’t forget to allow plenty of time, in addition, to wander around the stunning grounds seeing the giant Koi Carp and Victorian Cascade in the Rock Garden, stop and smell the many herbs in our Herb Garden, be fascinated by our exotic bird collection from all over the world and play on our amazing new Treetops Adventure playground (if you\'ve been good)!...

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London & South East
Geography, Farm, Bushcraft, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, SEN, Physical Education


We are based on a farm, in a forest, by a river and near the sea, so the array of habitats is vast! We have residential accommodation at our farm and wonderful treehouse classrooms based in ancient mixed woodland nearby. ...

Countryside Education Trust - Field Studies

North
History, Geography, Music, Art, Industrial, Victorian, worldwar, Twentieth Century, Human Geography, Physical, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, SEN


Brilliant Liverpool Tours organise inspiring tours around the second Port of the British Empire. Georgian & Victorian England is experienced around a busy sea port, the Royal Albert Dock, the World Heritage Waterfront & Port Sunlight Village. ...

Brilliant Liverpool Tours
The Manor House
The Manor House
★★★★★

South West
Geography, Physical Education, Watersports, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, SEN


Our team are passionate about creating quality, memorable and exciting experiences and activities from our lovely Manor House near Padstow. We offer full-board accommodation and sole-occupancy for our groups, many of whom return year after year! ...

The Manor House
★★★★★

All UK Regions
Geography, Environmental Geography, Performing Arts


Life in the Rainforest is ever changing with a constant demand for resources. Let’s explore this wonderful place, and discover mankind’s relationship with it. Using drama and role play explore this topic with One Day Creative. ...

Rainy Rainforest



London & South East
Geography, Environmental Geography, Science, Biology, Wildlife


Home to over 250 species, Birdworld is the perfect place to learn and understand more about the natural world. With Birdworld, Jenny Wren Farm, and Underwater World all included within the park grounds, there's always something new to learn! ...

Birdworld

East Midlands
Citizenship, English, Maths, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, Industrial, Victorian, Design Technology, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Performing Arts, Music, PSHE


Step into the past! Experience what it was like to live and work in this unique Victorian pumping station A Temple to Water is a day-long, immersive drama experience, exploring local history, engineering, science, & contemporary environmental issues....

Papplewick Pumping Station Museum

All UK Regions
Citizenship, Geography, Environmental Geography, SEN


From start to finish this exciting and inspiring workshop on CLIMATE CHANGE is a wonderful way to introduce your pupils to the changing world around us. The professional actor will set up a pop-up theatre in your school hall, music & costumes. ...

Climate Change

East Midlands, Midlands, London & South East, East of England, South West, Wales
Science, Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography


The Earth show includes physical geography about the formation of Earth and tectonic movements of our planet, volcanoes, earthquakes, climate change and global warming. ...

Explorer Dome-Earth Shows

London & South East
Science, Geography, Farm, Bushcraft, Biology, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, SEN, Physical Education


We are based on a farm, by a river, in a forest, near the sea! Lots of wonderful activities are available from bushcraft to looking after our farm animals to visiting historic sites. Oh, and children rate our food 5/5! ...

Countryside Education Trust

Wales
Science, Chemistry, Biology, History, Industrial, Victorian, Twentieth Century, Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography


Where History and fun combine! See our Award Winning Llechwedd Deep Mine, we have 250 chambers, 14 miles of tunnels underground hand blasted from slate miners in the 1800s or visit the higher parts of our 300 year old Quarry in Ex Army trucks! ...

The Slate Caverns

London & South East
Geography, Physical Education, Bushcraft, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies


With our wide variety of activities and action packed courses we can provide quality outdoor learning experiences for all. Our Key Stage range is designed to challenge and stimulate every age group. ...

Allnatt Isle of Wight

Wales
Geography, Physical Education, SEN, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies


At Bryntysilio Outdoor Education Centre we offer a wide range of adventurous activities on our residential courses including Canoeing, Climbing, Abseiling, Gorge Walking, Scrambling and Weaselling, Mountain Biking to Hill Walking and Raft Building. A...

Bryntysilio Outdoor Education Centre

South West
Geography, Farm, Bushcraft, Watersports, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, SEN, Physical Education


Outposts' offers couples a beautiful secluded location in an AONB which provides a safe environment for free range children with the very best of learning outside the classroom. Bush craft, adventurous activities, team and leadership development. ...

Outposts Residential Camp Somerset

London & South East
English, Maths, Science, Physics, Biology, History, Tudors, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Art, Wildlife, SEN


Connect with nature and learn about the park environment, wildlife and heritage with hands-on practical activities in Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens. We offer a wide range of safe, secure and fun outdoor learning experiences for all ages. ...

The Royal Parks

East of England
Science, History, Geography, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Victorian, Twentieth Century, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, SEN, Physical Education


We are an independent centre in beautiful North Norfolk, run by qualified teachers and experienced instructors. We offer an exciting range of curriculum linked outdoor activities to a loyal following of schools - one on their 27th visit in 2018!...

Aylmerton Outdoor Education Centre
★★★★★

Wales
Geography, Environmental Geography, Physical Education, Wildlife, Bushcraft


Ynys Hywel Activity & Nature Centre is a hidden gem, tucked away in the beautiful Sirhowy Valley Country Park and provides an amazing learning experience outside the classroom. Pupils and staff love the peaceful and calming surrounds & fun activities...

Ynys Hywel

Midlands
Citizenship, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, Biology, History, Prehistory, Physical Education, PSHE, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft


Small family-run company crafting unique outdoor adventures because we understand that no two groups are the same. Work with us to build your experience exactly to the needs of your pupils. ...

Shropshire Bushcraft Residential

Midlands
Science, Physics, Biology, History, Victorian, Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Physical Education, SEN


Adventure challenges and outdoor activities for all ages and abilities in 9 acres of woodland at our Malvern centre and surrounding area with a focus on team-work, leadership, building independence, self-confidence and facilitating exploration. ...

Malvern Hills
Dragon Activity Guides
Dragon Activity Guides
★★★★★

Wales
Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Geology, Physical Education, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports


Set in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, we run high quality, bespoke educational programs for KS2 and above. We give young people the opportunity to discover, explore, and learn about the natural environment through adventurous activities ...

Dragon Activity Guides
★★★★★

Scotland
Science, Geography, Wildlife, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Human Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies


Discover the wonders of the sea at Deep Sea World - Scotland's National Aquarium. Situated under the Iconic Forth Rail Bridge Deep Sea World is home to over 4,000 sea creatures from Starfish to Sand Tiger Sharks there is something for everyone! ...

Deep Sea World Education

South West
Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Geology, History, Prehistory, Romans, Victorian, Physical Education, Farm, Wildlife, Bushcraft, Watersports


Superb residential outdoor learning centre based on the edge of the Marlborough Downs in Wiltshire. Offering physical and educational programmes for young people tailored specifically to them in an idyllic setting....

Braeside Residential

London & South East
Science, Biology, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Wildlife


Rivers and Environmental Issues is an exciting day of learning activities in the classroom and on the river foreshore. Pupils take part in river-dipping, identify birds and invertebrates, observe river features and use equipment to record data. ...

River Habitats & Environmental Change

London & South East
English, Maths, Science, History, Geography, Prehistory, Greeks, Egyptians, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Medieval, Tudors, Industrial, Victorian, worldwar, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Human Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, SEN, Physical Education


Do you like the idea of teaching your curriculum while your students minds are wide open? When better for them to learn than during the fun of your school trip? We are the Island Classroom, where you can combine fun with education in a unique way. ...

The Island Classroom

North
Geography, Physical Education, PSHE, Environmental Geography, SEN


Chill Factore Education Team offer a range of exciting curriculum based experiences in our indoor real snow facility including PE Activity Days, GCSE Assessments Days, Forces in Action Experiments and Polar Regions Discovery Box. ...

Chill Factore

South West
Science, Geography, Art, Biology, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, SEN, Physical Education


Cornwall is a safe, accessible and inspiring location for school groups of all ages! Bursting with curriculum-based visits and activities, ranging from science and geography to art and design, what will your students discover? ...

Cornwall Tour
Southport Eco Centre
Southport Eco Centre
★★★★★

North
Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, History, Prehistory, Victorian


We offer exciting, memorable, hands-on educational workshops covering a range of curriculum topics. We have a superb teacher satisfaction rate with many supporting testimonials. We endeavour to make your day with us best fit the needs of your pupils....

Southport Eco Centre
★★★★★

All UK Regions
Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Performing Arts


What a wonderful world we live in! Choose from Arctic and Antarctic, Living Things, Our Carbon Footprint or Rainy Rainforest as a topic to explore through drama, role play and movement. ...

Wonderful World Series - Science & Environmental

Wales
Citizenship, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Physical Education, Bushcraft, Watersports, SEN


Set in a prime location, Anglesey Outdoors is the ideal venue for real outdoor adventure, field studies or simply a place to set up base. Bespoke residentials provided by dedicated professional staff. ...

Anglesey Outdoors

Midlands
Science, History, Geography, Wildlife, Biology, Human Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, SEN, Twentieth Century


Why is white chocolate white but milk chocolate brown? Which plant makes both furniture and clothes? Which birds roam free around the grounds? Discover these answers and much more as you explore our spectacular glasshouses and beautiful gardens! ...

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

East of England
Science, Geography, Biology, Human Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, SEN, Physical Education


Based on the North Norfolk coast, Holt Hall provides a residential experience for up to 70 students and 8 staff on a private estate of 75 acres of woodland and gardens. It provides opportunities to learn outside the classroom and develop new skills. ...

Holt Hall Environmental & Outdoor Learning Centre

North
Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Science, History, Prehistory, Victorian, SEN


We deliver a hands-on, local evidence based Stone Age/Pre-history day using in-house designed, engaging and unique resources. We can accommodate double classes. Our teacher feedback and repeat visit rates are excellent, come and try it for yourself! ...

History Trips

London & South East
Science, Geography, Physical Education, Bushcraft, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies


Sustainability in action! Come and visit us for a day or more to learn all about looking after the planet in our beautiful 55 acre woodland site nettled in stunning the South Downs National Park. Packed with hands on activities for all ages. ...

The Sustainability Centre

London & South East
History, Geography, Wildlife, Victorian, Environmental Geography, SEN


We grow around 6,000 rare and exotic plant species in 22 subtropical acres, attracting some of the most beautiful wildlife. Our garden creates opportunities to study Geography, Geology, History, Horticulture, and learn about rare plants and wildlife....

Ventnor Botanic Garden

London & South East
Science, History, Geography, Prehistory, Greeks, Egyptians, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Medieval, Tudors, Industrial, Victorian, worldwar, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Human Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, SEN, Twentieth Century


A day trip to the stunning Isle of Wight is only a short ferry crossing away! With only a small stretch of water between you and the island, the Isle of Wight offers a truly unique experience and can be reached in as little as 12 minutes! ...

Geography Galore – Southampton Docks and Solent

South West
Science, Design Technology, Geography, Accommodation Only, Biology, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Physical Education


YHA Eden Project is the only onsite accommodation provider for the Eden Project, the most famous education attraction in Cornwall. Ideal for that magic combination of fun and learning, the Eden Project provides a breath-taking environment for pupils....

YHA Eden Project

Wales
Science, Biology, Geography, Human Geography, Environmental Geography, Physical Education


Our TYF Mission is to encourage pupils to live long and adventurous lives whilst appreciating nature and the environment. The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park provides us with the perfect setting - stunning beaches, sea cliffs and abundant wildlife....

TYF

London & South East
Geography, Environmental Geography, Science, Biology, SEN


Dive deep into a world of underwater discovery, students will understand and learn how to conserve the natural wonders of the world! Explore creatures of the Pacific Ocean, the Amazon rainforest and frozen extremities of Antarctic. ...

SEA LIFE London

London & South East
Science, Geography, Art, Biology, Environmental Geography, SEN


Sustainability taught in your school grounds through creative hands on activities. Our 'Earth Days' encourage pupils to discuss and think about how we can look after the planet in fun and creative ways using natural materials, games and music! ...

Earth Days - Biology Workshops

All UK Regions
Science, History, SEN, Prehistory, Greeks, Egyptians, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Medieval, Tudors, Elizabethans, Industrial, Victorian, worldwar, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Geography, SEN


Immersive Experiences is the UK's leading multi-diciplinary mobile planetariums and sensory learning experiences company. Over 15 subjects | National Curriculum & Common Entrance 13 level | Over 160 programs to suit all ages | SEN/SLD/PMLD ...

Immersive Experiences
The Deep
The Deep
★★★★★

Yorkshire
Citizenship, English, Maths, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Performing Arts, Art, Wildlife, SEN


The Deep aquarium has over 5000 animals including sharks, penguins and turtles. The subsidised package includes time in the exhibition, a reserved lunch space, secure bag storage, on-site parking and a choice of over 50 workshops and presentations. ...

The Deep
★★★★★

Eden Project
Eden Project
★★★★★

South West
Science, Geography, Art, Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Twentieth Century


Here at the Eden Project in Cornwall, education is central to our mission as a charity. We offer exciting learning opportunities for students of all ages at schools, colleges and universities. ...

Eden Project
★★★★★

East Midlands
Geography, Physical Education, Environmental Geography


In the heart of the Peak District, Crowden Outdoor Educational Centre has been working with schools and youth groups since 1979. Creating bespoke outdoor learning opportunities and utilising the natural environment for a real adventure. ...

Crowden Outdoor Education Centre

Wales
Citizenship, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Fieldstudies, Archaeology, Science, Biology, History, Prehistory, Physical Education, PSHE, Wildlife, Bushcraft


Small family-run company crafting unique outdoor adventures because we understand that no two groups are the same. Work with us to build your experience exactly to the needs of your pupils. ...

North Wales Bushcraft Residential


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