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OCR A Level Geography - Disease Dilemmas Part 1a

OCR A Level Geography - Disease Dilemmas Part 1a

These resources form reading packs and activities to go with Part 1a of the OCR A Level Geography specification for Paper 3: Geographical Debates, focusing particularly on the Disease Dilemmas topic. The content covered in the reading packs is as follows (as in the specification): Diseases can be classified and their patterns mapped. The spread of diseases is complex and influenced by a number of factors. • How diseases can be classified, including infectious and non-infectious, communicable and noncommunicable, contagious and non-contagious, epidemic, endemic and pandemic. • Patterns of disease, including global distributions of malaria, HIV, tuberculosis, diabetes and cardio-vascular disease. • Disease diffusion and spread to new areas (Hägerstrand model), including the phases of diffusion, physical and socio-economic barriers. Five different activities are included within these resources, including a card sort of key words, low tariff examination question practice, and more evaluative thinking skills. Evaluative comments are included throughout in order to build up the content for the essays and synoptic questions.

By ve209

Bottom Up Development in action; Empowering Local Communities

Bottom Up Development in action; Empowering Local Communities

This stimulus resource is for A level students looking at issues of Development; It supports the WJEC World Development syallbus andis relevant to Geography A level students and aslo for cross curricular themes looking and issue sin the developing world. It can also be used with GCSE geography studnets as a case study It is a case study of a successful NGO focussing on sustainability and empowerment of local communities. It can be used as a factual case study and/or as a stimulus for discussion about sustainability in the context of third world development

By philbrighty1

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

A Level; case study of a rainforest - impacts of management on water and carbon cycles

A Level; case study of a rainforest - impacts of management on water and carbon cycles

Firstly students are introduced to shifting cultivation, as a sustainable way for tribes to live in the rainforest. Students are then asked to use the information provided to undertake comprehension activities on 3 schemes; reforestation, conservation and improvements in agriculture in the Amazon. there is also a youtube video link to accompany the conservation scheme. Students are provided with note taking sheets and should ensure their notes focus on the impacts of the 3 schemes on the carbon and water cycles. To finish students evaluate the 3 schemes before reaching a conclusion as to which is the most effective. This is part of a series of lessons and is available as a bundle.

By ReallyGoodGeography

A Level; case study of a rainforest - human factors affecting water and carbon cycles

A Level; case study of a rainforest - human factors affecting water and carbon cycles

To start students will be asked to recall the water and carbon cycles in the rainforest. They will then be asked to interpret graphs showing the rate of deforestation and the reasons for deforestation. Next are a series of photos which can be used to promote discussion about the reasons for deforestation. Students will then need to draw diagrams and take notes on the effects of human activity in the water and carbon cycles. Finally, they will be asked to evaluate whether the impact on the carbon or water cycles is greatest. More able students should be encouraged to bring in the idea of longer and shorter term impacts. This lesson is part of a series of lesson and can be purchased as a bundle.

By ReallyGoodGeography

Year 6  Mayan city-building  game  and teaching notes

Year 6 Mayan city-building game and teaching notes

This is an exciting city-building game set at the height of Mayan civilisation in which children strive to build the most extravagant temple through expanding their cities. This game will give children a hands-on experience of how settlements develop, especially the interdependence that is present in large human settlements. It provides children with human geography objectives as well as providing a great basis for some non-fiction writing afterwards (ideas, templates and activities are provided). This pack includes game rules, game tokens, ideas for non-fiction writing, templates for non-fiction writing.

By jetc

Brazils world cup

Brazils world cup

This lesson examines the recent developments in Brazil following the world cup. The objective of the lesson is to decide whether or not the world cup benefited or caused the country problems problems . It uses a range of AFL techniques and creative tasks for the students to complete. I was seen teaching this lesson during an oftsed inspection and was given OUTSTANDING.

By joshcarmody

Lesson 2: Challenging perceptions of Africa - KS3 Geography Africa Unit 2017

Lesson 2: Challenging perceptions of Africa - KS3 Geography Africa Unit 2017

1. Pre-starter task “How many legs does the elephant have?” followed by “What can you see?” 2. Begin discussion that not everything is quite as we see it – link to perceptions of Africa. 3. Pupils write down three words on three post-its associated with Africa. This will be used towards the end of the lesson to reflect on. 4. Discuss the actual size of Africa – bring in idea of Mercator maps and size disparities of continents. 5. Mental images task – pupils look at the images and complete their work sheet. 6. Define stereotype – follow up with the infographics of Africa to further challenge the stereotypes. 7. Pupils rewrite three words on another set of posts it notes – has these words changed from their original ones? Why? If it hasn’t, why not? 8. Africa Quiz – to complete individually. H/W for MAS – Extended writing task. Describe how perceptions and images of Africa can be misleading. Please review :)

By Geo_Marz

Women and the development process; a view from Sri lanka

Women and the development process; a view from Sri lanka

This is a short case study based on a visit made by the author in 2014 to a self help group working out of Colombo. It focusses on the notion of empowering women in communities in order to advance personal development and help to brdge the substantial gender gap which exists in Sri Lanka today. Development Studies and Geography students will find this useful as an example of the kind of initiatives gaining traction in South Asia but it may also be interesting as a cross curricular theme. The language and ideas are suitable for both A level and GCSE students.

By philbrighty1

Investigating Cities - Shenzhen, China

Investigating Cities - Shenzhen, China

This is a 4-page worksheet that gets students to investigate the city of Shenzhen in China which has grown from little more than a fishing village in the 1970s to an expanding metropolis of 11 million people today. Shenzhen is commonly known as the "Silicon Valley of China". The worksheet has some mapping questions that look at Shenzen's location and changes in land use over time, some statistics on the climate of the city, and a series of questions on the growth of the city and its impact that can be answered from the BBC News (link is provided). An answer key is provided for teachers. The worksheet would be useful for the Australian Curriculum unit on Liveability and for those jurisdictions where urban development is a focus, perhaps from lower to upper high school Geography.

By swintrek

KS1 Ice Explorers Bundles

KS1 Ice Explorers Bundles

A collection of resources which could be used as part of a KS1 topic about ice explorers. 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.

By sarah277