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Conserving Nature: KS4 - Uganda Case Study

Conserving Nature: KS4 - Uganda Case Study

Economic development in low income countries leads to significant social, environmental and cultural change. One scheme in Uganda is to increase electricity generation by building more hydroelectric dams. The work of researchers at The University of Oxford’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Conservation Science (ICCS) aims to ensure that new developments such as this not only ‘do no harm’, but actively bring benefit to both the environment and local communities. In this activity students use a range of resources to build a case study about the positive and negative impacts of this scheme. Learning Outcomes: Students learn about the environmental and social effects of an economic development initiative in a LIC. Students write a case study looking at the positive and negative impacts
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Conserving Nature: KS4 - Conservation Conundrum

Conserving Nature: KS4 - Conservation Conundrum

Technological development in low income countries such as Uganda is important for improving the economy and providing a better quality of life for its population. However, quite often these developments carry a risk of negatively affecting the environment and the lives of local people. The work of researchers at The University of Oxford’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Conservation Science (ICCS) aims to ensure that new developments not only ‘do no harm’, but actively bring benefit to both biodiversity and local communities. In this activity students look at the positive and negative impacts of building more hydroelectric dams on Ugandan rivers. They use this information to write a balanced argument. Learning Outcomes: Students learn what conservation is and how it can protect biodiversity loss Students write a balanced argument, considering environmental, economic and social issues
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Conserving Nature: KS3 - Dam Dilemma

Conserving Nature: KS3 - Dam Dilemma

Technological development in low income countries such as Uganda is important for improving the economy and providing a better quality of life for its population. However, quite often these developments carry a risk of negatively affecting the environment and the lives of local people. The work of researchers at The University of Oxford’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Conservation Science (ICCS) aims to ensure that new developments not only ‘do no harm’, but actively bring benefit to both biodiversity and local communities. In this activity students look at the positive and negative impacts of building more hydroelectric dams on Ugandan rivers. They use this information to write a balanced argument. Learning outcomes: Students learn what conservation is and how it can protect biodiversity loss Students learn to write a balanced argument, considering environmental, economic and social issues See more at: https://www.oxfordsparks.ox.ac.uk/content/conserving-nature
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The development of China

The development of China

The development of China Learning objective/WALT (We are learning to): WALT: use a range of sources of evidence. categories information. draw conclusions using evidence. This lesson has knowledge checks. The main lesson is on Smart Notebook and resources are in PPT format or word. Resources for the lesson saved in the attachment section (paper clip) on the SNB. This lesson is differentiated using hard, harder, hardest tasks
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Revision Notes on Globalisation (A Level Edexcel Geography)

Revision Notes on Globalisation (A Level Edexcel Geography)

Comprehensive Revision Notes Covering: History of Globalisation, Containerisation, A Shrinking World, How Globalisation Works, Pakistan’s Fisherman, Global Players, The World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Trade Organisation (WTO), International Trading Blocs, Ghana’s Cocoa Trade - Case Study, Vietnam Calling - Case Study and Cotton in Guatemala - Case Study.
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Presentation on Superpowers (A Level Edexcel Geography)

Presentation on Superpowers (A Level Edexcel Geography)

Comprehensive Presentation Covering: Geopolitical power is conferred by a range of human and physical characteristics, Mechanisms for maintaining power: Mackinder, Problems with Mackinder’s theory, Patterns of power change over time, How did the UK become a superpower? A Bipolar World, Mechanisms of maintaining power in the cold war era, Emerging Powers, Other Emerging Powers, Development Theory Can Explain Changing Patterns Of Power, Modernisation Theory, Dependency Theory, IGOS, The Role Of TNCS, International Decision-Making, Military Alliances, Economic Alliances, Environmental Alliances, United Nations, Disproportionate Environmental Concerns, Differences in willingness to act on environmental concerns, Emerging Middle Class, Superpower Tensions, The Arctic Circle Tensions, Iraq, Trips Violations, Contested Spheres Of Influence: South China Sea, Contested Spheres Of Influence II: Russia And Eastern Europe, Superpower Relations With Developing Nations, Chinese Investment In Africa, China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’, Asian Tensions, Middle East Tensions, Threats To Existing Superpowers, Economic Challenges, Social Issues, The Costs Of Maintaining Global Military Power, Military Power II and Future Balance Of Power.
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Dubai a coastal area development and location

Dubai a coastal area development and location

Dubai a coastal area This is a lesson used to map and describe th geographical location of Dubai but also to discover why they have managed to develop so quickly. My students are a bit obsesed with Dubai and loved this lesson. There are some exam style comprehension tasks also. Learning objective/WALT (We are learning to) : WALT: Describe the attraction to a coastal city. Explain how areas change over time. Present information graphically The main lesson is on Smart Notebook and resources are in PPT format or word.
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Revision Notes on Superpowers (A Level Edexcel Geography)

Revision Notes on Superpowers (A Level Edexcel Geography)

Comprehensive Revision Notes Covering: What is a Super Power? Attributes of a Superpower, Different Types of Power, Changing Patterns of Powers, Capitalism and Communism, How Did They Become Superpowers? How Did They Maintain Their Influence? What Legacies Did Communism Leave When USSR Broke Down? Russia as a Super Power Again? Ukraine, International Organisations, Superpower Futures, Theories Explaining Growth of Superpowers, Emerging Superpowers, Indirectly Controlling Peripheral Areas like Ghana, Superpowers Role in International Decision-Making, The Environmental and Social Implications of the Rise of the BRICS, Winners vs. Losers and Differences in Ideologies and how these could have Created Tension.
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Rio a world city

Rio a world city

Rio a world city. WALT: suggest the criteria of a world city, describe why Rio is a world city. This lesson allows students to define, describe and map world cities with an emphasis on Rio. There is a differentiated map on for the less able and a differentiated list of world cities to locate with various levels of challenge. There is also a slide modelling what students are being asked to complete. The main lesson is in Smart notebook and resources are in PPT and PDF.
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Solution to water shortages-speech and language day.

Solution to water shortages-speech and language day.

Solution to water shortages-speech and language day. Main lesson is in smart notebook Strong oracy focus with set roles such as builder, clarifier, instigator… The use of group work and development indicators is a strong focus. Heavily differentiated with writing frames, examples, different roles, organisation of ideas grid…
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Paper 2 Human 1-9 AQA Geography revision booster

Paper 2 Human 1-9 AQA Geography revision booster

This is a revision booster lesson for AQA GCSE students. It has examiners tips, case studies and skills. I used this with my year 11s on the lead up to the exams and they loved it. They found it REALLY helpful. You could print it as a revision guide, go through it with students to check understanding, print every other page for students to fill in as you go through the PPT…
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Economic development and quality of life

Economic development and quality of life

This resource relates to the AQA specification for GCSE (UK) exams from 2018 onwards. The lesson is part of the ‘The changing economic world’ module. The scheme will require approximately 11 hours of teaching time. This series of lessons investigates how development is measured. The effectiveness of the various development indicators are scrutinised, in order to gain an accurate insight into the true development of a country. The demographic transition model is studied to show how and why populations change, as a country develops. Students are then taught to relate these ideas to population pyramids, and learn to interpret the shapes of population structures. The scheme analyses why some areas of the world struggle to develop, while others prosper. Finally, the effect of this uneven development is considered.
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Reducing the development gap

Reducing the development gap

This resource relates to the AQA specification for GCSE (UK) exams from 2018 onwards. The package constitutes part of the ‘The changing economic world’ module. This series of lessons attempts to evaluate the various strategies used to reduce the development gap. The bundle overviews the following: investment, industrial development and tourism, aid, using intermediate technology, fair trade, debt relief and micro-finance loans . The package includes instructional footnotes on how to deliver each lesson, as well as factual information to assist staff.
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AS Cambridge 4.1 Natural Increase as a component of population Change. 5LESSONS AND WORKBOOK

AS Cambridge 4.1 Natural Increase as a component of population Change. 5LESSONS AND WORKBOOK

Lesson 1- Population Introduction Lesson 2- Births and Fertility Lesson 3- Death Rates Lesson 4- Life Expectancy Lesson 5- Population Structure Work booklet for all. Please note there is no scheme of work attached. The idea is to make use of the power points with the work booklet. Some tasks are explained, others would be discussion or using common sense to create your own. A very detailed template to get started. Thanks
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Investigating Rivers

Investigating Rivers

This set of resources is designed for teaching the KS2 Geography unit ‘Investigating Rivers’. The planning, presentations and activities are also available individually on the TES. If you like this resource, please review it. If you have any suggestions or feedback, contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk. I am also looking for teachers to test new resources. Get in touch if you would like to help!
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How can AID reduce the development gap, Is all AID effective AID

How can AID reduce the development gap, Is all AID effective AID

This resource relates to the AQA specification for GCSE (UK) exams from 2018 onwards. The lesson is part of the ‘The changing economic world’ module. In this 1-2 HOUR lesson, pupils evaluate the effectiveness of AID provision. The students are familiarised with the different types of AID through a kinesthetic game. Discussion groups are then used to consider both the benefits and problems of different forms of AID. Two examples of intermediate technology are provided, to show how grass roots development AID is a much more effective at reducing the development gap.
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Revision Notes on AQA A Level Geography

Revision Notes on AQA A Level Geography

Comprehensive Revision Notes that Cover: Ecosystems Under Stress, Water and Carbon Cycles, Hot Desert Systems and Landscapes, Population and The Environment alongside Contemporary Urban Environments.
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Thinking about the different ways we use water

Thinking about the different ways we use water

This resource is aimed at upper KS2 or lower KS3 and is part of a wider Rivers unit (see ‘Rivers - medium term plan’). The presentation asks children to think about all the different ways we use water and where we get it from. Are these uses necessary (needs) or luxury (wants)? Children then categorise these uses as commercial/industrial, agricultural, recreational or community. Lastly, they are asked to consider how we can balance human water requirements with those of Earth’s wildlife. In the activity children sort photos of different water uses into six different categories. The extension then challenges them to classify each water use as either necessary or luxury and explain their reasoning. If you like this resource, please review it. I will happily send you a free resource of your choice in return for a review or useful suggestions/feedback. Contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk
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Geography GCSE Course AQA 2016

Geography GCSE Course AQA 2016

This is a whole course summary in 40 pages in detailed revision notes which guarantees help for students with limited notes before their GCSE’s or for those who would like more information to add onto their own notes. These revision fact files were made by me, as a student during my own GCSE’s therefore I can assure that they are easy to understand and a great revision guide. This only covers the case studies and topics I have covered during my GCSE but they are enough to fully finish the Geography 9-1 GCSE AQA exams, also if you have studied different topics, you may wish to use my notes as a template and write your own notes similarly but adapted to what you’ve studied. I recommend buying this coloured pdf and using it by highlighting it while revising. I made these notes by being supported by a qualified and approved GCSE Textbook. For students who are starting their revision late, I certify this being one of the best methods to achieve high grades during your exams in the following summers. I wish you all all the best in whatever you are studying.
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How can debt relief help reduce the development gap

How can debt relief help reduce the development gap

This resource relates to the AQA specification for GCSE (UK) exams from 2018 onwards. The lesson is part of the ‘The changing economic world’ module. This resource will not last an hour teaching session, however aims to provided a concise overview of why some nations are in debt. Students are taught where the heavily indebted nations are, and made aware of two potential solutions, including micro finance and debt relief.
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How can industry and investment reduce the development gap?

How can industry and investment reduce the development gap?

This resource relates to the AQA specification for GCSE (UK) exams from 2018 onwards. The lesson is part of the ‘The changing economic world’ module. This resource uses pupil led discussion tasks to encourage independent thinking. The session looks why TNC’s and developed nations choose to invest in LIC’s, and the advantages and disadvantages to this are considered. The economic stimulation created by industrial development is another key aspect of this resource. Challenging questions are provided as well as some model answer guidance.
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How can tourism reduce the development gap, Reducing the development gap

How can tourism reduce the development gap, Reducing the development gap

This resource relates to the AQA specification for GCSE (UK) exams from 2018 onwards. The lesson is part of the ‘The changing economic world’ module. This 3 HOUR lesson investigates how the growth of tourism in an LIC can help to reduce the development gap. The material focus on both Kenyan safaris and beach resorts. The advantages and disadvantages of tourism are scrutinised. A fun kinesthetic exercise is used to teach pupils about tourism activities in these two different environments. Pupils then learn about potential solutions to the problems tourism brings. They are then tested in an extended exam style question, for which a writing frame is provided. An optional link to a 1 hour investigation into mass tourism in Kenya is also included, to help with pupil understanding.
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How can fair trade reduce the development gap, Reducing the development gap,  Fair trade

How can fair trade reduce the development gap, Reducing the development gap, Fair trade

This resource relates to the AQA specification for GCSE (UK) exams from 2018 onwards. The lesson is part of the ‘The changing economic world’ module. This 2 hour resource uses a role play exercise to illustrate the inequalities in global trade chains. Pupils are taught to empathise with plantation workers and are required to provide their own opinions on exploitation. The lesson aims to assess the effectiveness of fair trade in reducing the development gap. Pupils record notes from a short video documentary in order to attempt this question.
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Consequences of uneven development,  Global wealth and health inequality, The development gap

Consequences of uneven development, Global wealth and health inequality, The development gap

This resource relates to the AQA specification for GCSE (UK) exams from 2018 onwards. The lesson is part of the ‘The changing economic world’ module. At the start of this lesson powerful cartoon images are used stimulate discussion. An interactive true or false statement exercise is used to overview the extent of the problem. Pupils are taught how to gain full marks on skill based graph questions. Model answers and tips are also provided. A card sort exercise is used to highlight the different health issues experience in HIC’s compared to LIC’s. Finally pupils have a deeper look into malaria as a disease of poverty.
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Lake district

Lake district

A set of two lessons about the Lake District focusing on the pressures which it has and the solutions of the pressures which it is experiencing. Produced as a case study example for a GCSE group.
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Issues created by rural change

Issues created by rural change

A lesson which goes through the push and pull factors of rural areas and the environmental, economic and social issues created by changes in rural areas. Created for a GCSE group
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Population density

Population density

This is a KS3 lesson on population density. It is also a good lesson for a KS2 group. Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; definition of population density, explanation of the concepts densely and sparsely populated, UK population density, world population density and factors that influence population density. Learning resources used in the lesson are; Starter quiz, sketching task, picture study, cartograms (UK and world) and short writing tasks. The lesson is planned in detail and all of the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. Now just download and teach!
suddy23
The World News Crossword - August 5th, 2018

The World News Crossword - August 5th, 2018

The World News Crossword - August 5th, 2018 is a 6-page PDF document made up of 4 puzzles based on the events of last week’s news. It’s a quick and simple process to download the resource and it can be stored on a flash drive ready for printing. All for just £2. What’s in this week’s document? (1) A crossword based on the events of last week’s news, (2) A search & cloze puzzle giving a little more detailed explanation of Zimbabwe and the events leading to last week’s election, (3) A crossword all about Zimbabwe - where is it? What are its neighbouring countries? What are its lakes, mountains, and rivers? (3) A crossword all about India which was also in the news last week. The puzzle usually takes a class about 30-45 minutes to complete, leaving some time for discussion on some of the more interesting news stories. The puzzle seems to work best when done in pairs or small groups, to generate discussion. The goal of course is to have students learning more about the world around them, and to prompt them to ask questions, especially ‘why…?’ What happened last week? On Lombok (in Indonesia) about 500 stranded tourists were rescued after an earthquake, but then another very large earthquake struck about a week after the first, prompting. a tsunami warning for the region. Wildfires continued in California and Europe experienced a heatwave. Students in Bangladesh protested for better traffic and street safety. Evidence of a 2000 year old library was uncovered in Cologne. A plane crashed in Mexico. A helicopter crashed in Siberia. And a plane crashed in the Swiss Alps. A new government was elected in Zimbabwe and 6 people were killed in protests following the result. The boys who were rescued from the cave in Thailand returned home after their 9 days as novice Buddhist monks. And someone kidnapped a shark, disguised as a baby in a pram, from an aquarium in Texas.
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Consequences of uneven development, Economic migrants VS asylum seekers,

Consequences of uneven development, Economic migrants VS asylum seekers,

This resource relates to the AQA specification for GCSE (UK) exams from 2018 onwards. The lesson is part of the ‘The changing economic world’ module. This 2 HOUR lesson starts by investigating at the economic migration of polish migrants to the UK. Students are taught this through a card sort exercise in which the emphasis is on reasons for this migration. The lessons then investigates the 2015 Syrian refugee crisis. Pupils are required to create a newspaper article on the crisis, using video sources.
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Causes of uneven development, Reasons for the development gap

Causes of uneven development, Reasons for the development gap

This resource relates to the AQA specification for GCSE (UK) exams from 2018 onwards. The lesson is part of the ‘The changing economic world’ module. This 1 HOUR resource investigates the physical, economic and historical reasons for uneven development. The lesson is pupil led, through student discussion groups. A video is provided that overviews issues restricting development. Prompt images are then provided to each group who must link the image to development, before feeding back the class.
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Migration - introduction

Migration - introduction

This is a KS3 introduction lesson on migration. The content and skills lay the foundation for further studies in the new GCSE specs. Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; definition of migration key terms (migration, in-migration, international migration etc), types of migration, push and pull factors etc. Learning resources used in the lesson are; unscramble the word task, picture study task, writing task, quiz etc. The lesson is planned in detail and all of the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. Now just download and teach!
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Urban Environments - Edexcel IGCSE

Urban Environments - Edexcel IGCSE

Full unit of work for Urban Environments. Specifically designed for the new Edexcel IGCSE. This is to be taught alongside rural environments and economic activity & energy. All lesson are for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. All lessons have a starter and lesson aim. Extension tasks and homework also included. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. Lesson sequence: 1 - An increasingly urban world 2 - The emergence of megacities 3 - Burgess model and the CBD 4 - Rio de Janeiro 5 - Social challenges in Rio 6 - Economic challenges in Rio 7 - Managing squatter settlements 8 - Planning for Rio’s future 9 - The future of cities 10 - Where do people live in the UK? 11 - Introducing Bristol 12 - How can urban change create social opportunities 13 - Bristol’s economy 14 - How can urban change affect the environment? 15 - Environmental challenges and change in Bristol 16 - Social inequality 17 - New housing in Bristol 18 - The Temple Quarter regeneration 19 - Rural service provision 20 - Urban service provision 21 - Nigeria 22 - Exploring Nigeria 23 - Nigeria in the wider world 24 - Manufacturing in Nigeria 25 - Aid to Nigeria 26 - Managing environmental issues 27 - Quality of life in Nigeria 28 - Life in Nigeria (Documentary) For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
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Brazil

Brazil

Three lessons as a part of a SOW about Brazil which was created for a weak ability KS3 group.
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