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Russia. A fully resourced and differentiated SOW.

Russia. A fully resourced and differentiated SOW.

Links to the KS3 national curriculum and area of study (specifically Russia). We look at the human and physical features, climate and vegetation, population, differences between urban and rural areas, conflict and how Russia links in with our lives. These lessons were aimed at year 9 students but can easily be differentiated for younger or less able students to access the work. This is an amalgamation of my own work, colleagues work and resources I have used and adapted from TES.

By Suzanne-21

Tsunami Comprehension

Tsunami Comprehension

Scientists believe that a collapsing volcano 73,000 years ago caused a giant tsunami that engulfed a nearby uninhabited island.  This reading comprehension resource explains the discovery.

By Headway_Learning

Geography enquiry

Geography enquiry

This is KS3 lesson designed to develop students geography enquiry. It’s helps students reflect on the questions geographers ask when learning about a place. It’s ideal for all KS3 groups. Key facts about the lesson are: 1. All the resources for teaching the lesson are included. The ppts have everything from starter to plenary including all the geography resources for active learning. Download and just teach! 2. The lesson is differentiated with a range of learning activities i.e. there is a video clip, picture studies, discussion and written tasks. 3. The lesson will challenge students at varying ability level and will generate discussion and debate which will engage students in their learning.

By suddy23

GEOGRAPHY NEW GCSE THE LIVING WORLD FULL SOW

GEOGRAPHY NEW GCSE THE LIVING WORLD FULL SOW

This is the entire Living World Spec for the new Geography GCSE. The lessons are well planned out covering all content required. Exam questions are built into the topic using both self, peer and teacher assessment. The tasks are imaginative and use a range of teaching strategies such as Sticky teaching, talkless teaching and growth mind set. I taught this to my year 10 class last year and they thoroughly enjoyed it. Lesson 1 -Introduction to ecosystems Lesson 2- Global ecosystems Lesson 3- Rain forest ecosystem Lesson 4-The Causes and Effects of deforestation Lesson 5- Managing Rain forests Sustainably Lesson 6- Hot Desert Ecosystem Lesson 7- Opportunities in the Western Desert Lesson 8- Challenges in the Western Desert Lesson 9- The causes of desertification Lesson 10- Managing desertification

By joshcarmody

What is geography?

What is geography?

This is a year 7 introduction lesson to geography. It’s ideal for the first lesson of the term. Key facts about the lesson are: 1. All the resources for teaching the lesson are included. The ppts have everything from starter to plenary including all the geography resources for active learning. Download and just teach! 2. The lesson is differentiated with a range of learning activities i.e. there are video clips, picture study, a word search task and written tasks. 3. The lesson will challenge students at varying ability level and will generate discussion and debate which will engage students in their learning.

By suddy23

Meteorological Visibility Observations: A User's Guide

Meteorological Visibility Observations: A User's Guide

This Meteorological Observation Guide has been written as part of a NERC (Natural Environment Research Council) Research Experience Placement carried out in the School of GeoSciences, The University of Edinburgh. The aim of the research project was to investigate specific aspects of how global climate change affects the climate of Britain. There are two main aims to this project: 1. Conduct visibility observations from Blackford Hill in Edinburgh, observing to see whether in times of anti-cyclonic weather, pollution build up in the atmosphere reduces the observed visibility. 2. Analysis of historical climate models to see how the frequency of anti-cyclones over the UK has changed due to anthropogenic climate change. This guide is part of the former section. The procedure that follows is the procedure used over the period of the project, and the Blackford Hill example used is the actual visibility observation that was conducted. This element of the project is transferable to other locations with a suitable vantage point. The work can be carried out by a class group or as part of a specific scientific project for senior pupils. To find more Open Educational Resources from the University of Edinburgh, visit http://www.open.ed.ac.uk Author: James Holehouse Unless otherwise stated all content is released under a CC-BY 4.0 license Keywords: Anti-cyclonic weather; Meteorological Visibility Observations; hill; Climate Change; Weather; Climate

By OpenEd

Exploring St Lucia

Exploring St Lucia

This set of resources is designed for teaching the KS2 Geography unit Exploring St Lucia. The planning, presentations and activities are also available individually on the TES. If you like this resource, please review it. If you have any suggestions or feedback, contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk

By eddiebray

Exploring St Lucia - medium term plan

Exploring St Lucia - medium term plan

This is the medium term plan for the KS2 Geography unit Exploring St Lucia. A topic cover page is also included. The presentations and activities described in the planning are available on the TES, either as individual lessons or as a bundle. If you like this resource, please review it. If you have any suggestions or feedback, contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk

By eddiebray

Climate Change Scheme of work -  outstanding ofsted

Climate Change Scheme of work - outstanding ofsted

This is a topic that I have updated recently as a result of significant media attention. The lessons follow a logical structure and offer imaginative and creative ideas to help pupils understand all corners of the topic. Not only do pupils understand the causes and effects, they examine evidence as to whether or not climate change is real or a hoax. The lessons are as follows: Lesson 1- Intro to climate change Lesson 2- Climate Change, real or hoax Lesson 3- The Ice Age Debate Lesson 4- Worst Case Scenario Lesson 5,6- Impacts of Climate Change Lesson 7- Impacts on the UK This content is suitable for year 9 but is taught to a high level and is more than suitable to use for GCSE. Most content is taken from our GCSE lessons

By joshcarmody

A Level; case study of a rainforest - The Amazon

A Level; case study of a rainforest - The Amazon

This bundle is a series of lessons designed to teach students about the water and carbon cycles in the rainforest, the natural and human impacts on these cycles and the way in which the impacts can be managed. It is designed to accompany the new A Level syllabi

By ReallyGoodGeography

Comparing the weather of St Lucia and the UK

Comparing the weather of St Lucia and the UK

This resource is designed for KS2 children. It is part of a wider unit called Exploring St Lucia which is designed to teach children about a contrasting non-European country. First the presentation introduces children to the tropical climate zone (dry and wet seasons) and its associated weather (i.e. high temperatures and high rainfall). It compares this with temperate climates such as that of the UK. Children are also encouraged to interpret data from a climate graph for St Lucia. Finally, other aspects of a tropical climate are covered including tropical storms and hurricanes. The accompanying differentiated true/false activity helps children to recap what they have learned about the climates of St Lucia and the UK. There is also an extension activity. If you like this resource, please review it. If you have any suggestions or feedback, contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk

By eddiebray