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AQA GCSE (New Spec) Tectonic hazards

AQA GCSE (New Spec) Tectonic hazards

10 lessons that cover the topic of Tectonic hazards in detail. Includes case study work on Nepal, Chile,Iceland, California, Montserrat and the Indian Ocean tsunami. All lessons have starters, information and questions or activities. Includes hyperlinks to video clips where appropriate, and includes some specimen examination questions with mark schemes.
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Hazardous Earth GCSE

Hazardous Earth GCSE

A complete scheme of work with powerpoints, activities, homework tasks, GCSE questions and mid-term assessment on Hazardous Earth. Created for Edexcel B GCSE 9-1 but can be used for other syllabuses.
Capell6
Plate tectonics

Plate tectonics

A PPT and resources focusing on identifying and describing the distribution and characteristics of the three plate boundary types (conservative, convergent, divergent) and hotspots. Activities included and GCSE questions related to Edexcel B GCSE 9-1.
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Earth's structure

Earth's structure

This lesson focuses on the earth’s layered structure, and physical properties is key to plate tectonics. Spec check includes information on earth’s layered structure (including the asthenosphere), with different composition and physical properties (temperature, density, physical state). Activities attached and GCSE questions embedded into PPT for Edexcel B GCSE 9-1.
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Plate boundaries

Plate boundaries

This is a KS3 lesson on plate boundaries however, it can be easily adapted for a GCSE lesson. Key facts about the lesson are: 1. The content covered by the lesson are; Convection currents recap, what happens at the four (4) types of plate boundaries, identifying the different plate boundaries on a map, and how are hazards formed at different plate boundaries. 2. Learning resources used in the lesson are; quiz, diagrams, a map task, word bank and a handout and video clips. 3. Differentiation used in the lesson are: word bank, model answers, challenge tasks, diagrams (for those who find drawing these difficult) 4. The lesson is planned in detail and all the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. Just download and teach!
suddy23
Should people live in volcanic zones?

Should people live in volcanic zones?

Here is a KS3/4 lesson based on source analysis and answering a key question, then applying it to an exam style answer. This includes: The lesson Resource booklet with a structure strip as support. All resources are attached.
adamac1
Volanoes

Volanoes

In this resource there is information on the type of volcanoes that exist, formation of volcanoes,classification of volcanoes, location of volcanoes, magma types, controls on magma types, hazards associated with volcanoes, measuring volcanic activity,predicting volcanoes and Mitigation. Case studies are provided on Mount St Helens 1980, Mt Pinotubo 1991, Nevado def Ruiz Columbia 1985 and the large volcanism laki Iceland 1784 eruption.
livrayner21
Plate tectonics theory

Plate tectonics theory

This is a KS3 lesson on the plate tectonics theory. However, the lesson can be used with a GCSE group as well. Key facts about the lesson are: 1. The content covered by the lesson are; what is the plate tectonic theory?, what are plates? Convection currents and evidence of plate tectonics. 2. Learning resources used in the lesson are; quiz, images, video clips, a writing task, a writing frame and Pangaea cut out task. 3. The lesson is planned in detail and all the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. Just download and teach!
suddy23
Human causes of climate

Human causes of climate

Investigating how global climate is now changing as a result of human activity, and there is uncertainty about future climates. The PPT and resources looks at how human activities (industry, transport, energy, farming produce greenhouse gases (carbon dioxide, methane) that cause the enhanced greenhouse effect leading to global warming). This PPT is split into two lessons, with an optional lesson focusing on a UN Conference role play looking at climate change and countries around the world. Resources include a homework guide on different types of human causes of climate change. Designed for GCSE but can be used for KS3.
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