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Tropical rainforest Management in the Amazon

Tropical rainforest Management in the Amazon

This is a great visual revision resource for GCSE AQA Spec, covering the basics on causes, effects and sustainable management strategies for the Amazon Rainforest case study. I initially gave students blank copies of a tree and asked them to fill in their own knowlege, then gave my filled out version to lower ability students. They then used this infomation to help answer a range of past paper questions on the case study. There are 2 exam questions below the work sheet to test their understanding.
victoriabennett
KS3 Geography - Locating Land Uses

KS3 Geography - Locating Land Uses

This is a self-made map and exercise worksheet that helps KS3 pupils to practice their decision-making skills and choose the most and least suitable sites for various land uses and give reasons why.
morgancc
Fair trade football

Fair trade football

Fully resourced lesson on fair trade football graded outstanding in an observation. A wikipedia page is used to support pupils learning who become ‘authors’ of the page. Ends up in an extended piece of writing. Great for the world cup - really gets the boys engaged.
victoria68mcgowan
Water Bottle Puppet Show

Water Bottle Puppet Show

In this lesson, students explore water consumption. They first investigate the value of reusable drink bottles and the amount of water people should consume each day. They then create a puppet show using their own reusable bottles.
TheTeachersFriend
Presenting Energy

Presenting Energy

Students work in groups to explore various sources of energy and develop a presentation to share with their class. Through this activity students will understand the various energy sources used to create electricity, and how these impact our economy and environment.
TheTeachersFriend
Map The Water Use

Map The Water Use

In this activity students map the water use of their school and home, establishing where water is used or wasted and what quality of water is needed in various points to meet the needs of the water use at that particular point.
TheTeachersFriend
Carbon Foot  Print

Carbon Foot Print

This resource explains the meaning of carbon Foot Print. The resource disscuses the rate at which different countries involve in the production of carbon and its ecological impact. It traces carbon foot print to pollution and explains its implications. Contains photographs and illustrations.Made for Geography students.
geo_pal2000
Data Trends Analysis

Data Trends Analysis

This worksheet allows students to analyse trends in data over time - the subject here is the unemployment rate in New York City. Students are asked to examine the material and provide responses to higher-order provoking questions. Would suit the subjects of geography and/or maths.
kjackson107
Where Does Our Waste Go?

Where Does Our Waste Go?

Students are asked to research what happens to the waste that is produced from schools and homes in their local area. They then produce a chart showing the pathway of the different types of waste.
TheTeachersFriend
What Should We Do?

What Should We Do?

Students suggest what kind of actions different groups can take to address the issues concerning water use and storm water pollution. They list the actions they as individuals, their school, a typical home, water company and politicians can do.
TheTeachersFriend
Water Round Robin

Water Round Robin

In this lesson, students develop knowledge and skills that can be applied to conserve water. They progress through a range of short activities, each with a different focus. They then reflect on new learning and skills by considering how they can apply them to assist with water conservation.
TheTeachersFriend
Water Conservation

Water Conservation

Students explore the importance and availability of clean water and the relevance of bottled water to this issue. They work in groups to research the topic using a variety of questions inspired by Edward de Bono’s Six Thinking Hats. They then share their findings and ideas with the class as a slide show presentation.
TheTeachersFriend
That's Rubbish

That's Rubbish

In this activity students become more familiar with some of the technical terms (and meanings) associated with solid waste. Students are asked to research terms and create definitions for these terms that will then be used in a class game. Finally, students are asked to think of a question they would like answered about waste, and to either undertake research to answer this question or swap their question with another student, and research and report back to their classmate the answers they found to the question.
TheTeachersFriend
Lighting Audit

Lighting Audit

In this lesson students complete a whole school lighting audit with the aim of de-lamping classrooms. Students use a lux meter to identify over-lit areas of the school and also manually count the types of lights used. Using their real world data, students make key recommendations on how energy use could be reduced at their school.
TheTeachersFriend
Mining- West Virginia GCSE ENERGY CASE STUDY- AFL and fully scaffolded 6 marker exam Q included!

Mining- West Virginia GCSE ENERGY CASE STUDY- AFL and fully scaffolded 6 marker exam Q included!

Title- How does energy consumption affect the landscape? I had already completed the BP oil spill and traditional coal extraction when we completed this lesson. It begins with a GP activity to improve a previous exam Q and builds the Virginia case study through a short clip that I show twice and ends with a contrasting 6 marker. AFL and discussion opportunities throughout. Differentiated and SEN friendly. Thanks, please review if you download :)
sheppard2011
Map The Storm Water Issues

Map The Storm Water Issues

Students use a map to show locations where their school is connected to the storm water at ground level. They collect data about what polluting substances might be carried along with rain into the storm water system.
TheTeachersFriend
What is Fracking?

What is Fracking?

First lesson in a trilogy decision making topic for year 9 based around fracking. This first lesson introduced fracking and why it is a controversial topic.
snewsum1988
Industrial Location and Map Task - KS3/4 Geography Industry Unit

Industrial Location and Map Task - KS3/4 Geography Industry Unit

This worksheet introduces pupils to the factors affecting the location of industry, industrial sectors, and selecting appropriate locations for industry on a map. It engages their higher order thinking skills by encouraging them to use their new knowledge to make decisions regarding where to locate 3 different industries. The sheet is likely to take high-ability learners around 30minutes and average students a little longer.
morgancc
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
4Rs Reflection

4Rs Reflection

In this lesson students explore the concept of the 4Rs - Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle - and how it applies to waste. Students begin by working as a class to define the 4Rs, and then work in teams to brainstorm examples of each of the 4Rs. Finally, students explore how they can apply the 4Rs to their own lives.
TheTeachersFriend
AQA 9-1 GEOGRAPHY REVISION BUNDLE NO. 2

AQA 9-1 GEOGRAPHY REVISION BUNDLE NO. 2

A variety of revision games for your students to use during lessons or at home including; beat the clock, ‘revision pong’, rapidough, pictionary and snooker. Topics include living world, natural hazards, coasts, rivers, fieldwork, urban issues, economic development and resources including water.
MrsGeography16
AQA 9-1 Geography: Revision pong

AQA 9-1 Geography: Revision pong

For full description check out my blog - https://mrsgeographyblog.wordpress.com/ A set of ‘beer pong’ style cards and forfeits to revise 9-1 GCSE Geography. Students must answer the question correctly or complete a forfeit. Topics include living world, natural hazards, coasts, rivers, urban issues, economic development and resources including water.
MrsGeography16
CHINA- Creative and independent activities- SEN/ G+TFRIENDLY

CHINA- Creative and independent activities- SEN/ G+TFRIENDLY

Collection of lessons and worksheets that I created for a particularly challenging year 7, with a wide academic gap and poor literacy skills. The students really enjoyed learning about China and it’s particularly good to run the SoW over the Chinese New Year. Green Pen and reflective tasks to help the students progress alongside engaging topics and lot of high level vocab. All tasks scaffolded and ppts have teacher instructions and samples. Extension tasks with every lesson. Please review if you download! Thanks :)
sheppard2011
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.
gesbcs
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.
gesbcs
Wimbledon Geography : Game, Set and Trash

Wimbledon Geography : Game, Set and Trash

This resource looks at how the many tonnes of waste that The Championships generates is handled. Students get to think about the types of waste that are created from smoked salmon that has gone off to empty champagne bottles. They get to learn about organic and inorganic waste, what can be recycled and what can’t, what gets incinerated and what ends up in landfill. They create a flow chart for handling waste and design a poster to raise awareness of waste at Wimbledon.
gesbcs