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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

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

Climate Change Scheme of work -  outstanding ofsted

Climate Change Scheme of work - outstanding ofsted

This is a topic that I have updated recently as a result of significant media attention. The lessons follow a logical structure and offer imaginative and creative ideas to help pupils understand all corners of the topic. Not only do pupils understand the causes and effects, they examine evidence as to whether or not climate change is real or a hoax. The lessons are as follows: Lesson 1- Intro to climate change Lesson 2- Climate Change, real or hoax Lesson 3- The Ice Age Debate Lesson 4- Worst Case Scenario Lesson 5,6- Impacts of Climate Change Lesson 7- Impacts on the UK This content is suitable for year 9 but is taught to a high level and is more than suitable to use for GCSE. Most content is taken from our GCSE lessons

By joshcarmody

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

AQA syllabus A (New Specification) The Urban World

AQA syllabus A (New Specification) The Urban World

GCSE unit of 8 lessons covering urbanisation, Megacities and the Rio de Janeiro case study in full. The presentations include, starter activities, success criteria, original activities and others adapted from the text. The presentation also includes a number of hyperlinks to video clips. If you don't want to have to plan your own lessons, these presentations are ready to be used in the classroom.

By fourstripe

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