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z Walks: Geology - Further Afield - All - SBR68913

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Adult Education Programme

Activity ref no: SBR68913

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From Wednesday 9 August 2017: Book online, or contact course provider.


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  • Adult Education Programme
  • 16+, Adult, 60+

Activity description

NB: The meeting point for the first session of this course is South Bridge Resource Centre. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: No formal entry requirements. All levels welcome. WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO LEARN: By the end of the course students will have learned/be able to: - gained knowledge of the range of different rocks found in the Edinburgh area; - understanding of the story of how these rocks formed, by different processes; and - appreciate how this diversity in the bedrock has resulted in a varied landscape. HOW THE COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT: This course will comprise 5 informal, short walks in different areas close to Edinburgh where we will get a chance to see different rock types and landscapes and see how these have influenced people. Each walk will be at a slow pace, on good paths and pavements, and accessible by public transport. MATERIALS REQUIRED BY STUDENT; APPROXIMATE & ADDITIONAL COSTS: Good walking shoes and warm waterproof clothing.

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