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Biodiversity Under Threat: What are the threats to Mangroves?

Biodiversity Under Threat: What are the threats to Mangroves?

Lesson Objective: Prior Knowledge: The world’s wide ranging variety of biomes and biodiversity. L/O 1: Where are mangroves found in the world? L/O 2: Why are mangroves important/special? L/O 2: What are the main threats to mangroves? CHALLENGE: A’ Level Q: ‘Assess the relative importance of global and local threats on one named global ecosystem’

By tiddtalk

Rainforest Adaptations

Rainforest Adaptations

Lesson Objective: Prior Knowledge: What do they know about the Rainforest? L/O 1: How have humans and animals adapted to the Rainforest? L/O 2: Designing and explaining an animal to live in the Rainforest? CHALLENGE: GCSE Question. Explain how animals have adapted to the Tropical Rainforest.

By tiddtalk

Increasing use of resources & over-exploitation (Edexcel B 9-1)

Increasing use of resources & over-exploitation (Edexcel B 9-1)

This lesson looks at the changes that have happened to population, GDP, BRICS & MINT countries and how this will affect the biosphere. It then looks at 4 examples of how the biosphere is destroyed- HEP, beef & soya, palm oil & open cast mining. Students collect the information and can then do a quiz, quiz trade. Students then finish with an explain exam question.

By sallott

The functioning ecosystem (Edexcel B 9-1)

The functioning ecosystem (Edexcel B 9-1)

This lesson looks at how ecosystems operate and the difference between abiotic and biotic components. It then looks at weathering, photosynthesis, respiration, nutrient cycle and the how the biosphere interacts with the hydrological cycle. It looks at how these things work and the impact that they have

By sallott

The biosphere as a life support system (Edexcel B 9-1)

The biosphere as a life support system (Edexcel B 9-1)

This lessons looks at the items we get from the biosphere and how they vary depending and who you are (us and tribes of the Amazon). We then look at what the biosphere provides for us and why it is important globally. We then think about how the biosphere is exploited and have a look at biofuels. Plenary is an exam question.

By sallott

Land Pollution

Land Pollution

Land Pollution. Learning Objectives: Define the term land pollution. Explain the causes of land pollution. Explain the solutions to land pollution This slide is essential both teachers who want to teach students of biology,environmental management and geography in KS 3 & 4 . A must have for teachers of biology,environmental management and geography

By goodskills75

Extreme Expedition - Full Scheme of Work

Extreme Expedition - Full Scheme of Work

A fully resourced scheme of work titled 'Extreme Expedition' designed for years 7-9 (KS3). This unit of work focuses on the tropical rainforests of the world. Lessons focus on where tropical rainforests can be found, their characteristics, how plants and animals have adapted to the rainforest, the goods and services the rainforest provides, what impact deforestation is having and how Madagascar is trying to sustainably manage its rainforest. The lessons reflect the requirements for the EdExcel 1-9 GCSE. Each lesson objective is fully resourced with a PowerPoint presentation, worksheets, activity sheets and success criteria to ensure progress is tracked throughout the lesson, making it easy to set strengths and targets. Within this scheme there is also opportunity for assessment with a mid topic assessment focussed on graphical, numerical and statistical skills and tiered end of topic assessments. End of topic assessments are tiered to ensure all learners can access the questions and each is accompanied with a mark scheme and feedback sheet to ensure students are clear of their strengths and what their area for improvement is.

By c-butcher07

Factors affecting biome distribution (Edexcel B 9-1)

Factors affecting biome distribution (Edexcel B 9-1)

This lessons looks at what different biomes are like. We introduce the idea of latitude and how this varies around the world. Students given information on 7 biomes around the world and compete the table- students then complete a quiz,quiz trade so they have information on all 7 biomes. Students then finish with an exam question.

By sallott

People & the biosphere (Edexcel B 9-1)

People & the biosphere (Edexcel B 9-1)

This lesson introduces the unit 3 part of the course (making geographical decisions). It then looks at what we mean by a biome and the biosphere. Students shown a world map of biomes- students to describe the distribution of the world's biomes. Students then to think about what the climate is like in these different biomes and start to think what is causing the differences.

By sallott

Sand Dune Protection

Sand Dune Protection

A KS3 Geography lesson investigating the work and importance of the Sefton sand dune rangers. The lesson includes a mix of collaborative and independent learning activities. Students identify rangers activities through image inquiry, video clips and discussion. They imagine a day in the life of a ranger by creating a diary account and design a rangers rucksack to help them complete their work. Differentiated learning objectives, worksheets and activities throughout. Fully resourced.

By amac89