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Showing posts from June, 2023

Scenery and Soil

You could learn a lot (and still can) from Ladybird books... Other work by the Ladybird artists. ‘How Scenery Reveals the Nature of Soil’ (1949) Artist: SR Badmin — Helen Day (@LBFlyawayhome) June 19, 2023

Lincolnshire Landscapes

A few pieces that would be of interest to those teaching about distinctive Fenland landscapes. This Roger Hill piece from June 2021 visits 'The Fens and their coast' which stretches the usual geographical area. And here's some music to go with the Fens from the classical composer Ralph Vaughan Williams.

North Norfolk's Deep History Coast

I live a short distance away from this wonderful stretch of coast. It's now branded as the Deep History Coast. North Norfolk’s Deep History Coast is 36km of unique coastline from Cart Gap to Weybourne. The rocks beneath this coastline tell the story of the world millions of the years in the past. It’s the story of an ever changing landscape. The landscape that we see today tells us about the environment of years ago. If it wasn’t for the last ice age, some features of the north Norfolk coast wouldn’t be here at all! Our video reveals some amazing facts about this fascinating stretch of coast. Did you know West Runton beach is the richest source of fossils anywhere in the British Isles from the Pleistocene epoch between 12,000 and 2.6m years ago? And that north Norfolk has produced finds so important that there’s even a period named after Cromer – the Cromerian stage? And did you know that the Cromer Shoal Chalk Bed is a rich and diverse eco system of animals and plants that rivals