Measuring Development GCSE Geography

Measuring Development GCSE Geography

A lesson to introduce Development as a GCSE Geography topic. This lesson focuses on different development indicators, how countries are classified in terms of development and the divide between countries around the world. Worksheets included to get students to think about different types of development indicators, and how these may vary around the world. Differentiated learning objectives, starter and plenary all included.
Capell6
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.
carolinemcleggan5
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…
carolinemcleggan5
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, Coastal Systems and Landscapes and The Environment alongside Contemporary Urban Environments.
jh081326
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.
cerian123
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
cerian123
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
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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AQA GCSE KS4 assessment booklet

AQA GCSE KS4 assessment booklet

Assessment booklet created for the AQA spec so that students can track their progress over the course. Students start their GCSE’s in year 9 and do revision in year 10 which is why the booklet only covers year 9 and 10.
88collinsl
Counter-urbanisation

Counter-urbanisation

Whole lesson with lesson plan on counter-urbanisation. The focus in on the town of Ilkley (this could be used as a example for a GCSE topic). Could be used for KS3 or KS4.
cerian123
(8 resources) 1-9 gcse ks3 geography use modify landscape for water environment scheme

(8 resources) 1-9 gcse ks3 geography use modify landscape for water environment scheme

A lesson that explores the social, economic & environmental impacts of the Elan Valley to Birmingham water transfer scheme. Students use the information sheet (no need for books). Promotes independent learning. Pupils have a choice of tasks. Assessment task also provided. I would recommend printing the information sheet in colour & in A3 & laminating it, to be used again. Links well to much of the new 1-9 specification and was used as part of the KS3 SOW.
andymcstump
Sustainable Buildings: Project-based learning

Sustainable Buildings: Project-based learning

This is a really engaging resource that takes a project based learning approach to students designing and presenting a sustainable building. There is a series of 4 lessons, including one piece of homework. The first lesson comprises of a comprehension activity to inform students about the different types of sustainable building design. The second lesson focuses on students preparing a presentation to read in front on the class in the third lesson. The fourth lesson tests students on what they have learned about sustainable building design. The resource is ideal for KS3, however could be easily adapted for KS4. Objectives: Identify a range of sustainable features Explain how the features are sustainable Start to evaluate which feature is the most sustainable
rwood77
Regeneration in Salford, North West

Regeneration in Salford, North West

A worksheet for mixed ability students to identify positive impacts of regeneration at Salford Quays, in Manchester, North West England. Students have to identify social, economic and environmental impacts and sort the statements in to the correct categories on a venn diagram.
rwood77
1-9 geography delhi india case study developing solutions urban transport AQA OCR edexcel push pull

1-9 geography delhi india case study developing solutions urban transport AQA OCR edexcel push pull

A resource that includes all of the key information related to a Delhi case study. I had my pupils create a mindmap about each key heading (outline included), but pupils could create a city guide or newspaper articles too. Promotes independent work and allows the teacher to support students as they work. I printed this on A3 & in colour & laminated them. This way they can be kept & used for many years.
andymcstump
1-9 gcse geography ks3 india data statistics development industry population energy

1-9 gcse geography ks3 india data statistics development industry population energy

A resource that includes all of the key information related to the energy, population, resources and industry in India. I had my pupils create a mindmap about each key heading. Promotes independent work and allows the teacher to support students as they work. I printed this on A3 & in colour & laminated them. This way they can be kept & used for many years.
andymcstump
BEDZED - GCSE Sustainable Communities

BEDZED - GCSE Sustainable Communities

This resource is aimed at mixed ability GCSE students studying sustainable communities. It focusses on BEDZED, The Beddington Zero Energy Development in Hackbridge, London. Students have to evaluate how sustainable the development is. Learning objectives: To explain how and why settlements are sustainable To evaluate to what extent BEDZED has been successful This resource links to Eduqas Geography B specification, but can easily be applied to other exam boards. For tips on how to use this resource, please download the lesson plan.
rwood77
Settlements - Introduction

Settlements - Introduction

This is a KS3 / KS2 introduction lesson on settlements. It is an excellent lesson for teaching students about their local area. Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; Definition of the term settlement, discussion of different types of settlements (including the international space station and refugee camps), definition of site, factors that influence the site of a settlement (basic introduction of sustainability here) and description of the site of their local settlement. Learning resources used in the lesson are; Unscramble the keyword task, picture study, sketch map analysis task, a short writing task and a fill in the blank task. 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
Settlement pattern

Settlement pattern

This is a KS3 lesson on settlement functions. It is also an excellent lesson for a KS2 group learning about settlements and their local area. The lesson also uses various map and geographic skills to study settlement patterns which makes this an ideal skills lesson as well. Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; Definition of settlement pattern, the three main settlement patterns (linear, nucleated and dispersed), using grid reference to identify the different settlement patterns on a OS map, predicting how a settlement pattern will develop overtime. Learning resources used in the lesson are; image analysis (including satellite imagery), OS map, grid reference, model making, sketching and a short writing task. 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
full SOW (over 10 resources) london geography unit of work growth character changes urban sustainable management 1-9 gcse

full SOW (over 10 resources) london geography unit of work growth character changes urban sustainable management 1-9 gcse

This bundle contains all of the resources and materials to teach all of the key content related to the GCSE 1-9 specification. Over 15 resources that took an estimated 20 hours to plan and create. Lessons include: growth & character of london Problems facing the city sustainable solutions Lessons are creative and engaging and designed to allow independent learning. Mark sheets are often included to allow for simple & quick teacher feedback.
andymcstump
Settlement functions

Settlement functions

This is a KS3 lesson on settlement functions however, it can be easily adapted for a KS2 group. Key facts about the lesson are: The content covered by the lesson are; Definition of settlement function, description of different types of settlement functions and map analysis skills. Learning resources used in the lesson are; picture analysis, maps, short writing tasks and quiz. 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
people 1-9 gcse geography gcse ks3 uk urban trends urbanisation counter

people 1-9 gcse geography gcse ks3 uk urban trends urbanisation counter

A great lesson that covers a variety of urban trends. I based this on the pupils local area, but it could very simply be adapted to your own area. The GCSE Q & A really tests their understanding. Covers most new 1-9 gcse geography specifications, but terminology may need slightly altering. A great lesson that covers key geographical content and statistical analysis and explaining.
andymcstump
9-1 - Geography -  Kevin McCloud: Slumming It - Episode 1 - Supporting Worksheet

9-1 - Geography - Kevin McCloud: Slumming It - Episode 1 - Supporting Worksheet

Worksheet written to support Kevin McCloud: Slumming It - Episode 1. This worksheet focuses on the slum in Dharavi and how an outsider views the conditions and community within it. It includes a variety of data collection activities and higher order thinking tasks to differentiate. I have written this for GCSE students studying World Cities, Urbanistaion, Urban Issues and Resource Management. This can also be adapted for A Level studnents. I have also included a statistical-analytical comparison table as an extension resource. Written in Publisher formatted to A3 but I have also included a PDF which can be printed in A4.
callum2310
The Amazing Race Geog Revision

The Amazing Race Geog Revision

This is a Geography Revision tool for GCSE. Students have to guess specific locations (previously studied) then complete 1 of 2 tasks in order to move on to the next location. There are also road block tasks where the winner can nominate a team to complete BOTH tasks in the next leg. This is a 6 leg journey covering The Philippines (Typhoon Haiyan) UK (Birmingham opportunities) Pakistan (Thar Desert - adaptations and food webs) India (Mumbai/Dharavi) DRC (Nyiragongo) Kiribati (Climate change) It does take a lot of time to set up but well worth it! I have already started to create a second one as the kids enjoyed it so much. included is all activities needed to complete plus blank templates. They come in an unprotected format so you can adapt to fit your SOL. Enjoy
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