The World News Crossword - August 12th, 2018

The World News Crossword - August 12th, 2018

The World News Crossword - August 12th, 2018 is a 6-page PDF document made up of 4 puzzles based on the events of last week’s news. It’s a quick and simple process to download the resource and it can be stored on a flash drive ready for printing. The World. News Crossword puzzle usually takes a class about 30-45 minutes to complete, leaving some time for discussion on some of the more interesting news stories. The puzzle seems to work best when done in pairs or small groups, to generate discussion. The goal of course is to have students learning more about the world around them, and to prompt them to ask questions, especially ‘why…?’ All for just £2. What’s in this week’s document? (1) A crossword based on the events of last week’s news, (2) A crossword about Burkina Faso because it was in the news last week because of a malaria/bed-net trial that appears to have reduced the infection rate of malaria by 12%, (3) A crossword all about Climate Change, because it’s always in the news despite what Australia’s agriculture minister said, (3) And a crossword about Julius Caesar that can be shared with an English teacher. It’s included because in last week’s news there was a bit of a performance in front of the Trevi Fountain in Rome. All for just £2. So what happened last week? Australia’s agriculture minister said that the drought affecting almost all of Australia has nothing to do with man-made climate change. Excessive monsoon rain caused deaths, wide-spread displacement, and property damage in Kerala. The Swiss government announced measures to help farmers affected by the drought which has been caused by the heatwave in Europe. Two trucks crashed on the highway near Bologna in Italy, a plane crashed near Seattle, and another plane crashed in Indonesia - and a 12 year old boy survived. There was a magnitude 6.2 aftershock near Lombok Island, also in Indonesia. Brazil closed its border to Venezuelans. Singapore trialled eye-scans at its border. And speaking of borders, it seems (based on surveys) that at least 100 constituencies in Britain that previously voted to leave the EU would now vote to remain in the EU. A German man called the police because he was being chased by a baby squirrel. (Tyranny comes in many forms.) In France, crows were trained to collect cigarette butts and exchange them for food. And Christopher Robin was banned from China (the movie, not the boy) - something to do with Winnie the Pooh. All that (and three bonus puzzles) for just £2.
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50 Social Studies Labs - Geography History Cultural Studies Economics Government

50 Social Studies Labs - Geography History Cultural Studies Economics Government

Collection of 50 Social Studies Activities for kids. Recommended for grades K to 6 and up! Each one has a snappy title, a brief set of instructions, recommended materials list, and space for notes. These are very adjustable for your classroom, home, or homeschool needs. Do projects for concepts like: Geography, Cultural Studies, Economics, History, Government, and more are covered with these 50 fun activities! Make social studies exciting at home or in the classroom with projects like: making models, planning tourist road trips, making reports on Wonders of the World, and much more!
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The World News Crossword - August 5th, 2018

The World News Crossword - August 5th, 2018

The World News Crossword - August 5th, 2018 is a 6-page PDF document made up of 4 puzzles based on the events of last week’s news. It’s a quick and simple process to download the resource and it can be stored on a flash drive ready for printing. All for just £2. What’s in this week’s document? (1) A crossword based on the events of last week’s news, (2) A search & cloze puzzle giving a little more detailed explanation of Zimbabwe and the events leading to last week’s election, (3) A crossword all about Zimbabwe - where is it? What are its neighbouring countries? What are its lakes, mountains, and rivers? (3) A crossword all about India which was also in the news last week. The puzzle usually takes a class about 30-45 minutes to complete, leaving some time for discussion on some of the more interesting news stories. The puzzle seems to work best when done in pairs or small groups, to generate discussion. The goal of course is to have students learning more about the world around them, and to prompt them to ask questions, especially ‘why…?’ What happened last week? On Lombok (in Indonesia) about 500 stranded tourists were rescued after an earthquake, but then another very large earthquake struck about a week after the first, prompting. a tsunami warning for the region. Wildfires continued in California and Europe experienced a heatwave. Students in Bangladesh protested for better traffic and street safety. Evidence of a 2000 year old library was uncovered in Cologne. A plane crashed in Mexico. A helicopter crashed in Siberia. And a plane crashed in the Swiss Alps. A new government was elected in Zimbabwe and 6 people were killed in protests following the result. The boys who were rescued from the cave in Thailand returned home after their 9 days as novice Buddhist monks. And someone kidnapped a shark, disguised as a baby in a pram, from an aquarium in Texas.
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Card Sort: What were the arguments for and against pit closures in 1992?

Card Sort: What were the arguments for and against pit closures in 1992?

In late 1992, the UK government announced that it would begin a process to close its remaining 31 coal mines with the loss of 30,000 jobs. The government argued that Britain no longer needed British coal as it could import its energy sources such as a lot more cheaply from elsewhere. This led to a ‘Dash for Gas’ with Britain’s once mighty coal industry being shut down. There were many other benefits and downsides to closing the pits. This outstanding card sort is designed to help students understand and assess some of the arguments for and against closing the pits in 1992. It can be used as a starter, plenary or main activity to accompany any main stream text book or resource on this topic. The nature of the task means that it appeals to the full range of ability. When you purchase this resource, you will be able to download a single page Word Document which contains a learning objective, instructions, two heading cards as well as fourteen fully editable statements that can sorted under them. I have also linked in video clip from the parliamentary debate on this issue with a speech from Tony Ben, which are worthwhile watching with your students, depending on their ability. The aims of this lesson / activity are: Know: Why did the UK government decide to close its remaining coal mines in 1992? Understand: What were the arguments for and against pit closures? Evaluate: Should the British government have decided to close down the coal industry in 1992? WILF - What am I Looking For? Identify & describe: Why did the UK government decide to close its remaining coal mines in 1992? Explain: What were the arguments for and against pit closures? Analyse: Should the British government have decided to close down the coal industry in 1992? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more quality time with the people who matter. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Macro Economics Pack

Macro Economics Pack

This great set of Macroeconomics presentations, quizzes and materials is the perfect way to present Economics to your students!
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The World News Crossword - July 29th, 2018

The World News Crossword - July 29th, 2018

The World News Crossword - July 29th, 2018 is a 6-page PDF document made up of 4 puzzles based on the events of last week’s news. It’s a quick and simple process to buy and download the resource and it can be stored on a flash drive ready for printing. All for just £2. What’s in this week’s document? (1) A crossword based on the events of last week’s news, (2) A search & cloze puzzle giving a little more detailed explanation of wildfires such as the ones occurring in California and some parts of Europe, (3) A crossword all about Cambodia, in the news this week for the flooding caused by a collapsed hydro-dam, and an election that is unlikely to have any effect because opposition and criticism have been prevented by the incumbent prime minister of 30+ years, and (3) A crossword all about climate change which was in the news again - a heatwave in Europe, wild fires in Greece and USA, flooding in Japan, and extreme monsoon rain in Myanmar. The puzzle usually takes a class about 30-45 minutes to complete, leaving some time for discussion on some of the more interesting news stories. The puzzle seems to work best when done in pairs or small groups, to generate discussion. The goal of course is to have students learning more about the world around them, and to prompt them to ask questions, especially ‘why…?’ What happened in last week’s news? Social media was in the news again. Facebook’s shares crashed. Belgium’s tourist board wrote to Mark Z complaining about the censorship policy was blocking famous paintings. A Kuwaiti make up artist used social media to whine that her maid was now entitled to…, wait for it…, one day’s leave per week. And the employer now isn’t allowed to retain the employee’s passport. The make up artist promptly lost sponsors Max Factor Arabia and Shiseido. And a US swimmer posted a photo of himself receiving an illegal ‘infusion’ and was then banned from competition for 14 months. Wildfires caused extensive property damage and killed many people in Greece and California. Flooding occurred in Japan, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia. A Penn State Professor said this is the face of climate change. Elections were or will be held in Cambodia, Pakistan, and Mali. This resource, used on a weekly basis, is an excellent way to ensure your students’ are ‘internationally minded’ (a fundamental requirement of any of the IB’s 4 programmes).
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The World News Crossword - July 22nd, 2018

The World News Crossword - July 22nd, 2018

The World News Crossword - July 22nd, 2018 is a 6-page PDF document made up of 4 puzzles based on the events of last week’s news. This resource, used on a weekly basis, is an excellent way to ensure your students’ are** internationally minded** - a fundamental requirement of any of the IB’s 4 programmes. What’s in this week’s document? (1) A crossword based on the events of last week’s news, (2) A crossword all about Japan (which signed a free trade agreement with the EU and also experienced a devastating heatwave), (3) A crossword all about Libya (which closed its border with Tunisia and also did not approve the EU proposals to set up a refugee/migrant processing centre - did you know Libya has no permanent rivers?) and (3) A crossword all about Mother Teresa, whose orphanages in India were being inspected by authorities after accusations that staff had sold babies for adoption. (This puzzle is taken from our soon-to-be-released book, ‘Women who changed the world’.) **What happened in last week’s news? ** The EU fined Google for being very naughty and also signed a free trade agreement with Japan making trade easier. Libya closed its border with Tunisia, making trade impossible. Tourists were hurt by falling lava in Hawaii. Others drowned when their tour boat capsized in Missouri. China’s President went to Africa and the first commercial flight between Eritrea and Ethiopia occurred. Two Dutch men were arrested when they were caught on a boat with 2 tonnes of cocaine in the English Channel and French man was released from an Indonesian prison after 18 years for drug-smuggling. It turns out that Omega-3 won’t keep us safe from strokes and heart attacks, Cristiano Ronaldo is moving to Italy, and New Zealand beat France in the women’s rugby sevens world cup final.
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The World News Crossword - July 22nd, 2018

The World News Crossword - July 22nd, 2018

The World News Crossword - July 22nd, 2018 is a 6-page PDF document made up of 4 puzzles based on the events of last week’s news. What’s in this week’s document? (1) A crossword based on the events of last week’s news, (2) A crossword all about Japan (which signed a free trade agreement with the EU and also experienced a devastating heatwave), (3) A crossword all about Libya (which closed its border with Tunisia and also did not approve the EU proposals to set up a refugee/migrant processing centre - did you know Libya has no permanent rivers?) and (3) A crossword all about Mother Teresa, whose orphanages in India were being inspected by authorities after accusations that staff had sold babies for adoption. (This puzzle is taken from our soon-to-be-released book, ‘Women who changed the world’.) **What happened in last week’s news? ** The EU fined Google for being very naughty and also signed a free trade agreement with Japan making trade easier. Libya closed its border with Tunisia, making trade impossible. Tourists were hurt by falling lava in Hawaii. Others drowned when their tour boat capsized in Missouri. China’s President went to Africa and the first commercial flight between Eritrea and Ethiopia occurred. Two Dutch men were arrested when they were caught on a boat with 2 tonnes of cocaine in the English Channel and French man was released from an Indonesian prison after 18 years for drug-smuggling. It turns out that Omega-3 won’t keep us safe from strokes and heart attacks, Cristiano Ronaldo is moving to Italy, and New Zealand beat France in the women’s rugby sevens world cup final.
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Essay Outline with Example Prompts

Essay Outline with Example Prompts

This is an essay outline that I use with my students. It contains examples within the outline that gives the students an anchor when beginning their planning. Enjoy!! Image Source:https://goo.gl/9QtEwm Thanks for your purchase. We appreciate your support!
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The World News Crossword - July 15th, 2018

The World News Crossword - July 15th, 2018

In this week’s puzzles… (1) A crossword based on events in last week’s news. A search & cloze puzzle detailing Part 2 of the amazing rescue of the 12 boys and their football coach from the flooded cave in northern Thailand, A crossword about NATO, and there are no clues, and A crossword all about Belgium (which achieved 3rd place in the FIFA World Cup). In last week’s news… All twelve boys from the Wild Boars football team and their coach who were trapped in a cave in northern Thailand were rescued. The US president said NATO member countries aren’t contributing enough to NATO (even though countries don’t contribute anything). Britain’s Foreign Minister resigned because he didn’t like the state of Brexit negotiations. Nestlé products are banned from zoos in Melbourne and a man has taken Monsanto to court alleging its weed killer caused his cancer. George Clooney fell off his motor bike while in Sardinia. Justin Bieber got engaged, maybe. An American tourist shut down Vienna airport because of a live artillery shell in her luggage. Scorpions invaded Brazilian cities, sort of. And after 66 years, an Indian man finally cut his finger nails. Angelique Kerber and Novak Đoković won the Women’s and Men’s Singles at Wimbledon. France won the FIFA World Cup, but the most loved and most successful football team during the World Cup was The Wild Boars of Thailand.
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NEA Product Design  A01 Context Analysis,  Problem Analysis, Target Market, Brief and Specification

NEA Product Design A01 Context Analysis, Problem Analysis, Target Market, Brief and Specification

NEA Product Design A01 Context Analysis, Problem Analysis, Target Market, Brief and Specification structured around identifying design opportunities. To help give students the best possible start to their non exam assessment (NEA) portfolio. Series of lessons covering A01: Introduction to NEA marks at a glance Contextual challenges Contextual analysis Work of others Target Market analysis Problem Analysis Writing a brief Writing a specification There are various individual, creative, group and pair exercises based around the learning of each lesson. Clear success criteria for students and teacher notes are also included, as well as home learning tasks.
elliottwalker
The World News Crossword - July 8th, 2018

The World News Crossword - July 8th, 2018

The World News Crossword - July 8th, 2018 is a 6-page PDF that includes: a crossword based on events from last week’s news, a search & cloze puzzle that focuses on the background of one of last week’s stories (this week it’s the background story of the boys who have been trapped in the cave system in northern Thailand), a crossword about Thailand, and a crossword about Thailand’s neighbour and frequent subject of news stories, Myanmar. This resource is excellent for keeping students informed about the world’s current events. It takes about half an hour for students to complete the main crossword and the rest of a lesson to review (and discuss) the answers. It’s good for use in homeroom or PSHE lessons, or it’s excellent for a homework activity. I prefer to use the news puzzle as a small-group activity. The students then tend to discuss the events more, asking why and wanting to know more about many of the stories. So what happened last week? The Thai footballers and their coach, trapped in a flooded cave system dominated my week. I was checking my phone frequently, waiting for updates and imagining how I wold cope in that situation. A dive boat capsized off Phuket in Thailand and tourists were drowned. Flooding in Japan resulted in deaths and mass evacuations. A wildfire in California also resulted in evacuations. Police in the USA challenged the suitability of 2 novels on a high-school’s reading list. An American woman was attacked on social media for killing an elderly giraffe in South Africa. And 2 rhino poachers were eaten by lions, also in South Africa. And in Queensland, Australia, a possum was rescued by the RSPCA from a Nutella jar. Yes, really.
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Monopoly and Perfect Competition

Monopoly and Perfect Competition

This study explains the meaning of monopoly and perfect market in an economy. The resource shows how monopoly operates , its advantages and demerits. The resource shows the meaning of perfect competition and its highlights and draw backs. It also explains hat perfect information means. Prepared for economics IGCSE.Contains lesson objectives , keywords and activities.
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PSHE : One Year's KS4 / KS5 PSHE

PSHE : One Year's KS4 / KS5 PSHE

One year, (36 hours) of PSHE lessons for KS4 / KS5 : 1 whole year of highly-rated and popular PSHE resources. From financial and study skills to bullying, relationships education, applying to uni, recognising fake news and finding a career - this really is a comprehensive pack for KS4 or KS5. It is written to fit the DfE’s latest PSHE/ RSE guidance for 2018-19. If you were looking for the Complete KS3 Three Year’s of PSHE Pack, then you can find that here. Complete KS3 PSHE Pack for 7, 8, 9. This pack contains 36 x fully resourced, highly-rated PSHE lesson packs and units (KS4/5). All 36 lesson packs (bundled into 20 downloads) are complete with at least one hour-long powerpoint, accompanying differentiated worksheets, clip links with questions, plenaries, clear LOs, starters and engaging activities and all are well differentiated to three levels throughout. These resources have been highly-rated individually by TES users, follow the same consistent format and are easy to pick up and use. They are all planned according to 2018/19 PSHE Association guidance and created in preparation for the new statutory RSE guidance from the DfE. **EC Resources has created lessons for The Children’s Commissioner, MACS Charity, The CCRC and has completed PSHE commissions for schools across the UK. ** These resources could also be used in Tutor Time, in which case there is enough material for 72x half an hour sessions. There is zero extra work required (although everything is editable if you do want to adapt it), and the whole bundle also follows specific KS3/4 PSHE Association topic recommendations and Ofsted latest RSE/Safe Students guidance. I use all of these myself as a Head of PSHE and I really hope you find them excellent value. I’ve put literally months of time into this to make these lessons top quality for my own school team. I also have a **ONE YEAR OF CITIZENSHIP **bundle (37 lessons) available here. and I have a ONE YEAR OF RE bundle (36 lessons) available here: and finally a **ONE YEAR OF KS3 HISTORY **(36 lessons) available here. Many more inexpensive and free resources for each secondary year group at my shop:
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The World News Crossword - July 1st, 2018

The World News Crossword - July 1st, 2018

The World News Crossword is a downloadable PDF. It’s quick and simple to download, save onto a flash drive, and rint from when the time’s right. This week’s PDF contains: (1) A crossword based on the events of last week’s news, (2) A search and cloze puzzle based on modern day slavery in India (3) A crossword about India’s geography, and (4) A crossword from the soon-to-be-released book ‘Women who changed the world’ - a puzzle all about Indira Ghandi, India’s third Prime Minister. From last week’s news… Germany was eliminated from the FIFA World Cup. Prince William visited Jordan, Israel, and the Palestinian territories. New Guinea reported its first case of polio in 30 years. Turkey re-elected its President. Harley Davidson said it would move some production out of the US because of the tariffs imposed on imported steel. Canada imposed tariffs on US-made ketchup in response to US tariffs on Canadian-made steel. Samoa and Mumbai banned single-use plastic bags, cups, food containers, and drinking straws. India’s interior minister waa attacked on social media for receiving a kidney transplant from a Muslim. About 50 people were killed when a bus went off a mountain road in northern India. 12 Thai boys and their football coach were trapped in a flooded cave system for 9 days before being found by an international team of rescue personnel. It’s good to know about these things. It’s even better to discuss why these things happen and what may happen next - because it’s good for us to discuss what happens in the rest of the world and how it may affect us as well as how what we do might affect others.
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The World News Crossword - June 24th, 2018

The World News Crossword - June 24th, 2018

The World News Crossword - June 24th, 2018 is a 6 page PDF containing: (1) A crossword based on last week’s news events, (2) A Search and Cloze puzzle that helps explain the causes and issues associated with immigration to the USA, (3) Another Search and Cloze puzzle that explains the FIFA World Cup tournament, and (4) A crossword all about Turkey. (Did you know Turkey’s border with Azerbaijan is just 18 kilometres long and the that whole border is a river?) So what happened last week? Well, speaking of Turkey, they had an election and almost 90% of eligible voters voted. There were blasts at political rallies in Ethiopia and Zimbabwe. Syria’s army dropped more barrel bombs in the south of the country. A residential building in Germany exploded. Over 100,000 people protested in London, demanding another Brexit referendum. An Afghan asylum seeker on Nauru was flown to Australia for palliative care. The leader of Romania’s ruling party went to jail, guilty of corruption. Israel’s Prime Minister’s wife was charged with fraud. And New Zealand’s Prime Minister gave birth to a baby girl and women in Saudi Arabia were allowed to drive cars.
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Circular -Model of Economic Flow

Circular -Model of Economic Flow

The resource explains micro and macro economics. It shows the differences in the two concepts. It uses diagrams and illustrations to explain the models of circular - model of economic flow. It discusses the principles, problems and origins of circular model economic flow.
geo_pal2000
GCSE Citizenship (9-1) The Commonwealth

GCSE Citizenship (9-1) The Commonwealth

**The Commonwealth ** Citizenship GCSE (9-1) 2016 onwards 8 PAGE study work booklet of classroom-ready activities will enthuse and engage students, and ensuring they get the most from their course. This booklet has been created by a dedicated team of Citizenship experts and is matched against the new curriculum specifications set by the exam board. It can be used to teach the topic of The Commonwealth , through a range of stimulating exercises, encouraging discussion and liven up lessons through structured engagement between students. This Booklet Contains: o Revision Summary Topic Map o Contemporary case studies around this topic o A clear focus on key terms and literacy based activities o Differentiated Exam Questions and Practice o 8 pages of ready-to-use student worksheets designed to be written on o A wide range of activities, to suit all types of learners. o Minimal preparation required – Just print and go! o Discussion activities included in with every case study, challenging your most able students o Links to online digital and flipped learning activities Can be used for a whole lesson or two on The Commonwealth, or as a recap/revision tool on key issues. They can also be used to encourage a flipped learning environment. Fully matched to cover all specification content for GCSE Citizenship. The learning objectives for this work booklet are: o To study the purpose of international organisations and why they were established o To understand the role the UK plays as a part of these organisations o To evaluate the effectiveness of these organisations This resource will engage, educate and motivate your students – fantastic for quick and easy planning! Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter You may also want to check out our very popular GCSE Citizenship 9-1 Lessons, Assessments, Revision guides, trackers and work booklets. Here are a few examples: Active Citizenship Campaigning PLC Tracker Role of the Police Service Workbooklet History of the UK double Lesson
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The World News Crossword - June 17th, 2018

The World News Crossword - June 17th, 2018

The World News Crossword - June 17th, 2018 is a 6 page PDF containing: A crossword based on last week’s news events, A Search and Cloze puzzle that helps explain the Kashmir conflict, Another Search and Cloze puzzle that helps explain the Yemen War, and A crossword all about Yemen. (Did you know there are just 70 Arabian leopards alive in the wild? And they’re all in Yemen.) So what happened last week? Raphael Nadal won the French Open for the 11th time. Boris Becker claimed diplomatic immunity in Central African Republic to avoid bankruptcy proceedings. About 700 immigrants were turned away from Italy but were allowed to land in Spain. An immigrant in New York was captured as he delivered pizza to a military base. FIFA announced the world cup will be hosted by USA, Canada, and Mexico (assuming they’re all still friends then). Russia beat Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the world cup opening match. Saudi Arabia’s military led a coalition of Arab countries in support of Yemen’s government, attacking the Yemen port city. And an 18th century Chinese vase found in someone’s attic sold for 16 million Euros.
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The Silk Road in Ancient Times (games)

The Silk Road in Ancient Times (games)

Cards to play different games about the Silk Road in Ancient Times, at the time of the Romans and the Han dynasty China. The cards are about the Romans, the Chinese, and general information about the Silk Road (routes, countries…). Pupils can classify the cards to learn about the Silk Road, play with them (memory or other games). This activity has been prepared by a French teacher to study the subject in English with Year 6) 6e pupils. Thanks for being tolerant with the different propositions of how to play with the cards. Don’t hesitate to tell me if you have better ideas (I would be pleased!) or find any spelling mistake (I hope not!)… Thank you.
ckhg44
Introductory Economics Excercise

Introductory Economics Excercise

Resource was created to introduce lower secondary students to the economy. The activity involves giving each student a card with a unique “economic situation” on it. Students must read through their situation and determine whether they are part of a weak and struggling economy, or whether they are part of a strong and thriving economy. In my classroom we had a divided section on the whiteboard and students had to sort themselves into either one of the catergories. They then had to explain their reasoning and we had a discussion afterwards. This was used in a Year 8 Geography class but can be used throughout a variety of subjects. Would be best used as an introductory excercise.
kjackson107
Circular economy: Redesigning plastics

Circular economy: Redesigning plastics

Plastics have become an integral part of modern life, providing many benefits for consumers and producers. But what happens to our waste plastic? Where does it all end up? Is recycling plastics really that effective? In this lesson, students will explore how we use plastics in everyday packaging and how these might be redesigned in such a way as to not become a ‘waste’ problem. Moving beyond methods to ‘reduce, reuse and recycle’ at end of life, students will explore ways of designing waste out of the system from the outset. Subjects: Design and Technology, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, Business Age range: 12+ Total time: 2x 45 minutes (90 minutes total) Skills: Communication & teamwork, problem solving, creativity & imagination, presenting, scientific inquiry Learning intentions: To deepen awareness of the systemic challenges around plastics packaging and how these might be overcome through redesign.
EllenMacArthurFoundation
The circular economy and modern agriculture

The circular economy and modern agriculture

This lesson is part of a series that introduces students to a different way of thinking about how we could use resources more effectively. The series builds up exactly how a circular economy approach is different from the status quo, and looks at the associated economic, environmental and social advantages. Subject: Economics, Geography, Environmental Systems, Biology, Chemistry Age range: 12-19 years Total time: 45-70 minutes Learning Outcomes: • To understand the challenges around conventional monocultures and soil quality • To explore the importance of seeing the whole system when designing solutions • To critically evaluate the challenges in modern agriculture and securing food supply for the future.
EllenMacArthurFoundation
Designing for a circular economy

Designing for a circular economy

This lesson is part of a series that introduces students to a different way of thinking about how our economy could work: a circular economy. The series builds up exactly how a circular economy is different from the status quo, and looks at the economic, environmental and social advantages of a new approach. Subjects: Economics, Sociology, Business, Citizenship, Design Technology Age range: 12-19 years Total time: 120 minutes Learning outcomes: • To learn about companies that have adopted the circular economy framework • To design a product or service based on the circular economy
EllenMacArthurFoundation
Circular economy: Understanding the challenge of finite resources

Circular economy: Understanding the challenge of finite resources

This lesson is part of a series that introduces students to a different way of thinking about how we could use resources more effectively. The series builds up exactly how a circular economy approach is different from the status quo, and looks at the associated economic, environmental and social advantages. Subjects: Economics, Geography, Environmental Systems, Sociology, Business, Citizenship Age range: 12-19 years Total time: 45-70 minutes Learning outcomes: • To understand the urgent challenge that finite resources pose to our current economic system • To explore economic history since the industrial revolution through personal narrative • To critically evaluate our current consumption and production systems and explore better ways of dealing with resources
EllenMacArthurFoundation
Exploring the circular economy

Exploring the circular economy

This lesson is part of a series that introduces students to a different way of thinking about how we could use resources more effectively. The series builds up exactly how a circular economy approach is different from the status quo, and looks at the associated economic, environmental and social advantages. Subject: Economics, Geography, Environmental Systems, Biology, Sociology, Business, Citizenship, Design Technology Age range: 12-19 Total time: 60 minutes Learning outcomes: • to compare living systems with man-made systems • to critique our materials economy • to begin to investigate an alternative model: the circular economy
EllenMacArthurFoundation
Circular economy: Challenging common conceptions

Circular economy: Challenging common conceptions

This lesson is part of a series that introduces students to a different way of thinking about how our economy could work: a circular economy. The series builds up exactly how a circular economy is different from the status quo, and looks at the economic, environmental and social advantages of a new approach. Subjects: Economics, Geography, Environmental Systems, Sociology, Business, Citizenship Age range: 12-19 Total time: 60 minutes Learning outcomes: • To understand that environmental issues can be intrinsically linked to economic issues • To critique the flaws inherent in some common approaches to environmental education • To begin to investigate a different way of approaching environmental, social and economic issues
EllenMacArthurFoundation
Circular economy: Redesigning plastics

Circular economy: Redesigning plastics

Plastics have become an integral part of modern life, providing many benefits for consumers and producers. But what happens to our waste plastic? Where does it all end up? Is recycling plastics really that effective? In this lesson, students will explore how we use plastics in everyday packaging and how these might be redesigned in such a way as to not become a ‘waste’ problem. Moving beyond methods to ‘reduce, reuse and recycle’ at end of life, students will explore ways of designing waste out of the system from the outset. Learning intentions: To deepen awareness of the systemic challenges around plastics packaging and how these might be overcome through redesign. Subjects: Design and Technology, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, Business Age range: 12+ Total time: 2x 45 minutes (90 minutes total)
EllenMacArthurFoundation
The World News Crossword - June 10th, 2018

The World News Crossword - June 10th, 2018

The World News Crossword - June 10th, 2018 is a action-packed teaching & learning resource to help students learn more about last week’s world news events. This week’s crossword… Water shortages in Australia and Iraq caused concerns. Plastic products were banned in both New Zealand and India. Someone left the G7 summit in a mess, but at least they pledged $3 billion to girls’ and women’s education. And there were protests in Amman, Jordan. And Ethiopia’s government announced it would agree to peace agreement with Eritrea. This week there is a backgrounder search & cloze puzzle that helps students learn more about volcanic eruptions - what are they, what causes them, and why are they so destructive? And another search & cloze puzzle to help explain the economic crisis in Jordan. And there’s a bonus crossword to help explain that peace agreement between Ethiopia and Eritrea.
BFP
Economic Status Sheet

Economic Status Sheet

This resource was made to explain factors that contribute to a good (strong) or bad (weak) economy for Year 8 students. It is a fairly simplified and visual representation for students who require higher levels of scaffolding. It would work well as a supplementary sheet or a sheet for students to refer to when completing another activity on the economy.
kjackson107
Independent Living

Independent Living

A unit of 14 x 1 hour long, fully resourced life skills / PSHE lessons with a focus on independent living, this pack is particularly suited to KS4 and has been prepared to fit the PSHE Associations KS4 topic of ‘Living in the Wider World.’ This could easily be used for KS3 or ASDAN too and everything is editable, so you can always change it to suit your classes if you like. All the lessons have been highly rated and reviewed by Tes users and I have always used these as Head of PSHE / Life Skills too. Variety of different level tasks for MA,LA or Core - Differentiated to 3 levels - Designed to fit Ofsted criteria for’ Good’ or above - Meets all Ofsted ‘Safe Students’ requirements. Many more inexpensive or free resources can be found at my store: EC RESOURCES
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Secondary Send my Friend 2018 Teacher Pack

Secondary Send my Friend 2018 Teacher Pack

Download this pack for everything you need to take part in this year’s Send My Friend to School campaign to make schools safe! The pack contains activities, case studies, films, action templates and much more!
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Primary Send My Friend to School 2018 Pack

Primary Send My Friend to School 2018 Pack

Download this pack for everything you need to take part in this year’s Send My Friend to School campaign to make schools safe! The pack contains activities, case studies, films, action templates and much more!
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The Geography of Summer Sports

The Geography of Summer Sports

This bundle should see you to the end of the summer term. Eight lessons altogether: four about the World Cup in Russia and then four about Wimbledon, which happens straight after we get knocked out of the football. Lots of concepts covered including waste management, sustainability, weather forecasting, economic geography, classification of industry, hooliganism and an interesting correlation exercise for those who like their statistics. Buy your department an end of year gift - all their remaning KS3 lessons planned and ready to roll for £10.00 or less.
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The Geography of Wimbledon

The Geography of Wimbledon

Here are four complete lessons about The Championships at Wimbledon - as seen by a geographer. Issues discussed include waste management, sustainability, economic geography, explaining the rain and weather forecasting. You can have these four lessons for £6.00 or buy them with The Geography of the World Cup, in which case you would get 8 lessons for £10.00.
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Wimbledon Geography: We're in the money

Wimbledon Geography: We're in the money

This lesson is an introduction to economic geography that uses the Wimbledon Championships as a case study. Students get to consider the costs and benefits of running the tournament and draw up a simple balance sheet. The lesson covers different types of work (seasonal, temporary, paid, voluntary etc.) and gets students thinking about who the producers and consumers of the services are at the tournament. There is a role play exercise in which two people argue about the cost of going to the tournament and some longer essay questions to extend more able learners and provide homework opportunties.
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