Life support systems

Water and carbon are vital to life on Earth, this theme promotes practical, hands-on learning of both cycles and will include a good mix of adventurous activities and field studies techniques. Older students will also enjoy the challenge of getting up close with the nutrient cycle.

Easily adaptable to curriculum aims for Key Stages 1, 2 and 3.

Content delivery for GCSE available, please contact the team to discuss.


  • Canoe tour with soil and carbon
  • Wild weather in abseiling

Related programmes

This activity works great as part of these programmes:

  • GCSE Geography
Young people enjoying outdoor education