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Geography in the News quiz - No.30 21st August 2017 - AUSTRALIAN EDITION

Geography in the News quiz - No.30 21st August 2017 - AUSTRALIAN EDITION

The 21st August 2017 edition of a weekly quiz that focuses on world news of the week from a geographic perspective. The quiz is designed to suit the Australian Curriculum (Years 5 to 10) with questions based on Australian and world news. The quiz is placed on the TES website every Sunday at the beginning of the school week. The quiz is made up of five mapping questions plus fifteen multiple choice questions + answers. (note: the map doesn't display in the previews it is on the second page but the standard of maps can be seen if you look at the preview of the UK versions of the quiz also on my store). The quiz is a PDF that you can download and print for your classes. A separate answer file is included. The Geography in the News quiz for Australian schools is also available as subscription with the 2017 Semester 2 order form available from my website : www.geographyfocus.com How are schools using Geography in the News? 1. As a quiz that can be completed in as little as 6 minutes. 2. Group research. 3. As homework exercises that students can research the answers from a range of news websites. 4. Weekly group competitions within the class over a term or the year. 5. Weekly school geography competitions to promote the subject. 6. As a discussion starter. In whatever way Geography in the News is being used it has been seen to engage students in Geography and improve their geographic knowledge by taking them beyond the classroom. Comments from teachers using the quiz: "..... I have received only positive feedback from my Geography teachers. The students look forward to it each week and it has motivated them to become more aware of world events and current affairs. It doesn’t take too long before they make an effort to watch the news in order to win the title of Geo Hero for the week". "Fantastic idea. My students have become so engaged with world news and learning how geography is applied in the real world".

By swintrek

THREE YEAR 9 SCHEMES OF WORK

THREE YEAR 9 SCHEMES OF WORK

Bargain. Three schemes of work aimed for KS3 but can easily be adapted for KS4. Each scheme uses imaginative and creative teaching strategies and have assessments built in. Climate Change Global Inequality The Future of food

By joshcarmody

Landscapes

Landscapes

This lesson is about landscapes. It explores how people impact their landscape but also looks at how landscapes force people to adapt their lifestyle. Key facts about the lesson are: 1. All the resources for teaching the lesson are included. The ppt has everything from starter to plenary including all the geography resources for teaching the lesson included. Download and teach! 2. The lesson is differentiated with support for learners of varying abilities. There is a challenge task with almost all the learning activities. 3. The lesson has a variety of learning activities; there are picture analysis tasks, a video clip task, a field sketch high order skill task and mind map task. Students will be engage throughout the lesson.

By suddy23

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

OCR A Level Geography - Disease Dilemmas Part 1b

OCR A Level Geography - Disease Dilemmas Part 1b

This set of resources and activities covers the content from the OCR A Level Geography specification as follows: There is a relationship between physical factors and the prevalence of disease which can change over time. • Global patterns of temperature, precipitation, relief and water sources and how they affect patterns of disease. • Physical factors can influence vectors of disease such as the prevalence of mosquitoes in warm, humid areas close to water sources. • How seasonal variations influence disease outbreaks such as periods of drought or monsoon rains. • Climate change provides the conditions for emerging infectious diseases to spread to new places and new hosts such as West Nile virus, tsetse fly and tick seasons. • The conditions for zoonotic infectious diseases such as bird flu or rabies to establish and spread from animals to humans. The reading handouts are structured to cover each of the above bullet points in detail, and evaluative links are made throughout. Th activities are designed to challenge students to draw together knowledge from these readings (and can also be used in conjunction with Part 1a - also on TES). Many different maps and statistics are included - no extra research/resources would be needed.

By ve209

Tectonic hazards

Tectonic hazards

This 7 WEEK full scheme of work provides all the teaching and learning materials needed, to deliver the AQA tectonic hazards specification for exams from 2018 onwards. This high quality package starts with an insight into natural hazards and hazard risk. The scheme then investigate the structure of the Earth and plate tectonics, to provide the required background knowledge. The location of both earthquakes and volcanoes in relation to plate boundaries is covered; as well as the physical processes taking place at constructive, conservative, destructive and collision boundaries. Case studies of earthquakes in two counties of contrasting levels of development is included, to show both primary and secondary effects, as well as short and long term responses. Pupils are later taught why people continue to live near these hazards despite the risks, and consider how monitoring, prediction and protection can mitigate their effects.

By gy07lc

Plate tectonics, Our cracked Earth

Plate tectonics, Our cracked Earth

This resource relates to the AQA specification for GCSE (UK) exams from 2018 onwards. This 1 HOUR resource teaches pupils about the characteristics of the crust. There is a jigsaw based task to illustrate the cracked nature of the planets surface as well as a worksheet to name the main plates. A video and writing guide is provided to help pupils explain mantle convection.

By gy07lc

Earthquake mitigation, Reducing the effects from earthquakes

Earthquake mitigation, Reducing the effects from earthquakes

This resource relates to the AQA specification for GCSE (UK) exams from 2018 onwards. This 2 HOUR lesson looks at how the damage from natural hazards can be reduced. A card-sort task is used to provide examples of prediction, protection and planning. A research task is used to look into how retrofitting and modern building techniques can reduce the chance of structural damage. An 8 mark exam question is included, with guidance and a basic writing frame for weaker pupils.

By gy07lc

Why do people live near volcanoes, Benefits of living near volcanoes

Why do people live near volcanoes, Benefits of living near volcanoes

This resource relates to the AQA specification for GCSE (UK) exams from 2018 onwards. This 1-2 HOUR lesson uses pupil led learning to investigate the hazards volcanoes pose. The lesson then considers how tourism, farming, geothermal energy and resources can encourage people to live near these hazards despite of the danger they present. An independent decision making task is used to test pupils understanding.

By gy07lc

Comparing 2010 Haiti (LIC) earthquake to 1995 Kobe (HIC) earthquake (Causes, effects and responses)

Comparing 2010 Haiti (LIC) earthquake to 1995 Kobe (HIC) earthquake (Causes, effects and responses)

This resource relates to the AQA specification for GCSE (UK) exams from 2018 onwards. This 1-2 HOUR lesson teaches pupils the skills needed to compare earthquakes in countries of differing economic development. The lesson looks at the earthquakes causes, as well as their contrasting effects and response. The resource includes information sheets on the two case studies (Haiti and Kobe), as well as a comparison table. An A3 information collection sheet is used to consolidate the case study information. This can also be used alongside documentaries on the two events.

By gy07lc