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ECOSYSTEMS + TROPICAL RAINFORESTS: 6. Impacts of deforestation (Amazon)

ECOSYSTEMS + TROPICAL RAINFORESTS: 6. Impacts of deforestation (Amazon)

This lesson resource has been created to address the AQA Geography GCSE topic on 'The Living World' with a focus on ecosystems and and tropical rainforests. It includes; - Starter - activity to get students into the right mindset for this lessons learning. - Clear learning objectives and success criteria, with reference to the exam specification - New information and learning tasks with supporting hyperlinked video clip to identify, describe and explain the impacts of deforestation on climate change, the nutrient cycle (activity sheets for this task at the end of the PPT) and the economy in Brazil. - Plenary task to summarise/consolidate learning from this lesson.
clmcdonnell
Ecosystems of the Planet - Characteristics of biomes

Ecosystems of the Planet - Characteristics of biomes

This is a booklet that can used to record the key characteristics of each of the seven biomes covered in the OCR A specification. It covers location, climate, flora and fauna and an exam question based on the biome. There is also a two page spread where students can record images of the different types of flora and fauna. It is designed to last four to five lessons depending on detail of exam feedback.
stevenpetrie
Australia

Australia

Teach your students about Australia with this simple but effective PowerPoint.
mark harland
Paleontologist Practical Walk-through Mega-Bundle Lab Activities

Paleontologist Practical Walk-through Mega-Bundle Lab Activities

Turn back the clock and discover organic life that existed in the distant past. In this amazing Practical Walk-through, you will be exposed 8 engaging stations learning about new and interesting facts about dinosaurs. Each station is timed and some require teamwork to discover clues that lay ahead. Your students will remember this practical for a life-time. Each station is customized to the lab note packet. See dinosaurs come alive with engaging 3D dinosaur pop-out cards at each station. Learn about Paleontology and discover the world of the most common dinosaurs through the eyes of a Paleontologist.
Taylaj42
Rivers and coasts OCR GCSE 9-1 A revision bundle

Rivers and coasts OCR GCSE 9-1 A revision bundle

The new OCR Revision Guide is not out until March 2018. These are the first four units of work. Landscapes of The UK People of The UK Environmental Challenges to The UK Global Ecosytems All have very detailed case studies These include Leeds , The River Tees and The Holderness Coast. urban regeneration The Lea Valley London. local scale sustainable energy project-Leeds The Great Barrier Reef and The Peruvian Amazon. There is over 40 hours of work in these. The level of detail takes candidates into The Well Developed and Thorough part of the mark Scheme. I have just updated the case study of human activity on The Holderness Coast. This is done to a very detailed level. This is included
haraley12
AQA GCSE Christmas Revision  Advent Calendars

AQA GCSE Christmas Revision Advent Calendars

Revision for students studying AQA GCSE Geography. A collection of 3 advent calendar Christmas revision activities for the 'living with the physical environment' unit. There are three sections for students to choose from: Section A - The challenge of natural hazards (including Nepal Earthquake and Typhoon Haiyan case studies). Section B - The Living World (including tropical rainforests and cold environments with Malaysia and Svalbard case studies). Section C - Physical Landscapes in the UK (including river landscapes and coastal landscapes with the River Tees and Dorset coast case studies).
amac89
NEW 9-1 Living World Structure Strips

NEW 9-1 Living World Structure Strips

Fully Differentiated Structure Strips for a range of exam questions within the Living World Unit. Questions include: - How does Tropical Rainforest vegetation adapt to the climate? (4 marks) - How international co-operation can ensure that tropical rainforests are managed sustainably. (8 marks) Each question contains 3 sheets (gold, sliver and bronze) to allow for easy differentiation with varying help within the strip down the side of page. Pupils have responded very well to these especially when reflecting on assessments. Also really useful for revision!
Katie_Maria
The Living World Advent Calendar Revision

The Living World Advent Calendar Revision

A revision homework created for GCSE students studying the AQA Geography course. The 'advent calendar' covers the Living World section. There are a range of activities for students to complete to revise their knowledge of this unit. Students could be awarded with a prize for completing all tasks over the Christmas period.
amac89