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Where we live

Where we live

Full unit of work for where we live. This unit explores the evolution of settlements in the UK and across the world. All lesson are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. Most suitable for KS2, years 5 or 6. All lessons have a starter and lesson aim. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. For more resources visit thisisgeography.co.uk Lesson sequence: 1 – What is a settlement? 2 - What is the function of a settlement? 3 - Where should we build? 4 - Why do settlements change over time? 5 -Burgess and Hoyt model 6 - How is the High Street changing? 7 – What is a favela? 8 -How is London changing? 9 – GIS settlement change 10 – Green and brownfield sites Also includes Geography Literacy mat and Geography Numeracy/Map Skills mat. Links to National Curriculum: - Human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water - Use fieldwork to observe, measure record and present the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs, and digital technologies
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4. Taiga Management Mongolia Edexcel B 8.6

4. Taiga Management Mongolia Edexcel B 8.6

This lesson may need either some printing or a computer room. I did it with students who all have iPads. The beginning is a Socrative quiz, you can make this as a multiple choice quiz, the quiz is here as are the answers in PDF format. Some contextual information about Mongolia and the Dukha people is given, then students have to read about management of the taiga forest. There are some GIS resources here using the UNESCO web page. The whole 'changing taiga' booklet is attached and some key pages highlighted - see notes on ppt. The students look at the booklet, UNESCO website, GIZ website who have been working in Mongolia and some of the pages about management in order to complete the star sheet of what, how, where, when who. I used flip learning and the students had seen a video about Mongolian taiga preservation before the class to set the scene using verso app. After the star worksheet they watch the video and place the management scheme factors in Environmental, Social, Economic Venn diagram. This is showing that even though the program was supposed to help the taiga, it doesn't only do that, it is also helping unemployed youth and women in to work and so has social and economic benefits too. Key points from the reading and video are summarised in the ppt. Lastly students have to imagine they are a park ranger and consider the env. soc. econ. factors. It could be a confusing lesson as there are a lot of resources to access, it might be nicer to just focus on Mongolia case study and do the RAMSAR, National Parks, Wilderness things in another single lesson so as to cover the spec but still have an interesting lesson on management.
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Crumbling Coasts

Crumbling Coasts

Full KS2 unit of work for Crumbling Coasts. This unit explores Coasts, from erosion and coastal features to management and sea level rise. All lesson are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. Most suitable for KS2, years 5 and 6. All lessons have a starter and learning objectives. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. For more resources visit thisisgeography.co.uk Lesson sequence: 1 - What is the coast? 2- What is the coast used for? 3 - How does the coast change? 4 - How do headlands and bays form? 5 - What is longshore drift? 6 - How can we protect the coast? 7 - What is happening at Studland Bay, Dorset? 8 - Studland Bay group presentation and peer feedback 9 - Why should we care about the Holderness coast? 10 - Holderness coast ICT 11 - What is happening in the Maldives? 12 - What is climate change? 13 - UK Sea level rise ICT research 14 – Assessment Also includes Geography Literacy mat and Geography Numeracy/Map Skills mat. Links to National Curriculum: - Pupils should extend their knowledge and understanding beyond the local area to include the United Kingdom and Europe, North and South America - Locate the world’s countries, using maps to focus on Europe (including the location of Russia) and North and South America, concentrating on their environmental regions, key physical and human characteristics, countries, and major cities - Name and locate counties and cities of the United Kingdom, geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics, key topographical features (including hills, mountains, coasts and rivers)
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Rydal Water Boat House, Lake District Colouring Page

Rydal Water Boat House, Lake District Colouring Page

A colouring page of Rydal Water lake and boathouse in the Lake District. Might be used as part of a local study, projects about William Wordsworth, gardens and parks (Rydal Hall), or geological features. An augmented reality digitalised version will be available in my Rydal Water adult colouring book once completed: http://amzn.to/2yi3ZS4 Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
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What is geography

What is geography

Lesson explaining the three types of geography Human, physical, environmental Good to use as introductory to year 7s Differentiated tasks on the worksheets glossary of terms with pictures for EAL
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six figure grid reference lesson

six figure grid reference lesson

Good for a year 7 map skills lesson on 6 figure grid references Starter hooks the pupils straight away for the rest of the lesson Differentiated work sheets I differentiate throughout the lesson asking pupils different questions with either 4/6 figure grid references Timers on powerpoint for activities
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Area & Grid Reference (4 Figure & 6 Figure Grid Reference)

Area & Grid Reference (4 Figure & 6 Figure Grid Reference)

Full Geographical Skills Wokbookelt This is a free sample chapter of the above geographical skills booklet. This chapter focuses on Quadrants, Area Reference (4-Figure) and Grid (6-Figure) Reference. It provides a detailed explanation on how to read and interpret topographic maps. There are also activities and questions included in this chapter that refers to sources and maps. (Only 1 page of these has been included for this free sample). The full Geographical Skills Booklet includes 133 pages and 25 chapters covering an extensive range of skills and activities. Use this link above or go to my SHOP to find this resource. Leave a review and choose any resource for FREE! Visit my SHOP for many more great resources
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Geographical Skills Workbooklet

Geographical Skills Workbooklet

Free Sample Chapter A complete and comprehensive 133-page workbooklet for an extensive range of geographical skills. Each skill has a detailed explanation and examples for students understanding and knowledge. There are also hundreds of activities and questions covering each skill which utilise the maps and sources included in the Appendix of the workbooklet. Detailed answers to these activities and questions are also included. There are 25 chapters as follows: 1. Latitude and longitude-degrees and minutes 2. Longitude and time zones 3. Climate Statistics and Graphs 4. Cold fronts and Warm fronts 5. Weather maps and satellite images 6. Quadrants, Area References & Grid Reference 7.Directions and Bearings 8. Legends, builts and biophysical features 9.Interpreting and determining scales 10.Distance and Time 11.Calculating areas 12. Calculating Densities 13. Contour and heights 14. Local Relief and differences in elevation 15.Gradients 16. Cross sections and Vertical Exaggeration 17. Transect 18. Pie Graphs 19. Proportional bar graphs 20.Calculating absolute and relative differences 21. Ternary graphs 22.Population Pyramids 23. Precis, Choropleth and Isoline Maps 24. Relationships on topographic maps 25. Hints This workbooklet is perfect for revision, independent learning or homework. Leave a review and choose any resource for FREE! Visit my SHOP for many more great resources
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Year 4 Topic 'The Illuminations'

Year 4 Topic 'The Illuminations'

Year 4 topic and English planning for a topic based on Blackpool Illuminations. Includes 8 weeks topic planning covering local area in geography, electricity in science and electrical systems in DT. The planning also includes 3 week English unit based on Dan Worsley story The Myth of the Poolie, 2 week English unit based on Brenda Williams seaside poetry and 3 week English unit based on persuasive adverts.
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