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Sustainable Tourism

Sustainable Tourism

These worksheets look at several sustainable tourism destinations around the world and their aims which can fall into three different categories. Studetns also imagine themselves to be local residents to Snowdonia and to write to the local council suggesting how they might make tourism more sustainable, and what management strategies they could use to do this.
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Volcano Model Activity

Volcano Model Activity

Leave a review and choose any resource for FREE! A template for a cutout Volcano model. Instructions included. Can be used as a very simple extension or intro activity for junior classes.
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Who Lives On Mount Kilimanjaro?

Who Lives On Mount Kilimanjaro?

The Chagga people have lived on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro for hundreds of years, they believe the mountain is holy and treat it with respect. However, since the area was given National Park status in 1970 there has been a sharp increase in hikers. With 18,000 hikers a year and 54,000 porters the Chagga people and their mountain are starting to feel the strain. The students imagine they help run a primary school in the countryside of Tanzania. Many families living in the area find it difficult to afford school uniforms, shoes, books and lunches which results is children skipping days at school or not coming at all. The students have been tasked with trying to double the attendance at the school with the aid of an additional £15,000. What would they spend this money on and why?
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Whats The Weather Like On Mountains?

Whats The Weather Like On Mountains?

The weather in the mountains is very unpredictable and can change incredibly fast. One minute it can be fine and clear, the next there could be a blizzard with howling winds and driving snow, and then back to being clear and calm. Climbers need to be prepared for all eventualities and carry suitable equipment’s with them at all times and all these weather types can strike within the same one hour! These worksheets draw on the students senses as to describe these weather conditions.
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Whats it like To Live In The Mountains?

Whats it like To Live In The Mountains?

Sherpa are an ethnic group from the most mountainous region of Nepal, high in the Himalayas. They are often employed by foreigners to help them to navigate the mountains, most famously Mount Everest. Using the information sheets the students fill out the answers on the Sherpas way of life and how foreign visitors may have impacted this both positivly and negatively.
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What Is The Future Of Everest Base Camp?

What Is The Future Of Everest Base Camp?

Mount Everest has two base camps; one on its south side in Nepal and one on the north in Tibet. Located on the south side at 5,360 meters is Nepal’s South Base Camp, situated within Sagarmatha National Park and is also a World Heritage Site. This camp is very basic but used by climbers during their ascent and descent of Everest. This trek is one of the most popular routes in the Himalayas and is hiked by thousands of people every year. The students task is to imagine a proposal has been made to build a more permanent settlement at the Everest Base Camp. They have two tasks to complete: - Task One: A written piece of work detailing the views of the different groups using the area, including your own point of view - Task Two: Drawing a detailed plan of your idea for a village which would suit the groups who use the Everest Base Camp and the facilities they would need. Your choice of design and facilities will need to be explained.
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What Impacts Can Visitors Have On Our Mountains?

What Impacts Can Visitors Have On Our Mountains?

When we think of mountains England isn’t going to be traditionally one of the places we think of, however it is home to over 200 which reach over 2,000 feet, most of them, including the ten highest, are located in the north western corner of the country within the Lake Distract National Park. National Parks and their mountains are under increasing pressure to attract visitors to them however these visitors bring both negative and positive impacts to the countryside and residents. These worksheets explore these impacts and how the negative impacts can be reduced.
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