This is a full GCSE scheme of work for a project based on The Blue Planet. It covers all four assessment objectives and explains to students how they can achieve different grades. It guides them through their presentation and gives examples of different levels of work. The project includes slides for entry tasks / starters / plenaries etc and has a full range of artists’ work to show. The lessons are planned out as I used them, however you can easily remove or change etc. any slides you want to. There are 87 slides in total. This project could easily be adapted for Natural Forms, Pollution or similar themes. It explores: AO1 - research. It shows examples of excellent research design sheets and sketchbooks AO2 - experimentation. It includes a wide range of experiments and ideas for students. AO3 - annotations and design ideas. There are a range of examples of how to annotate work and various ideas for final pieces. AO4 - final designs. It clearly explains to students what they need to do to reach different grades and marks for their final pieces.
A worksheet to accompany episode 7 'Our Blue Planet' of the BBC series Blue Planet II.
Suitable for KS3,4 or 5, a comprehensive question sheet to accompany the BBC episode so that students consider the information more thoughtfully. Ties in well with evolution and ecology topics at GCSE level. Episode can be found at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p04thmv7/blue-planet-ii-series-1-1-one-ocean
Suitable for KS3,4 or 5, a comprehensive question sheet to accompany the BBC episode so that students consider the information more thoughtfully. Ties in well with evolution and ecology topics at GCSE level. Episode can be found at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b09f8vtb/blue-planet-ii-series-1-2-the-deep
Planning lesson using Blue Planet images as stimulus. Full episode available on BBC iPlayer.
A wonderful collection of images of our blue planet.
A comprehensive resource suitable for KS3 and KS4 students focusing on Ocean Conservation inspired by BBC’s Blue Planet II. The project is currently being taught to a Y8 group, however it is structured to reflect a GCSE Art and Design project so could be taught to KS4 also. The project should run for one term. The Powerpoint includes homeworks, starters, plenaries and an image pack at the end for visual resources for pupils. Tasks include: Coloured pencil drawing, recycled plastic fish sculptures, creative pattern/mark making, oil pastel, collage and research into artists such as: Iain Macarthur, Ande Hall and contextual research into the charity Washed Ashore. The project has proven to be a really successful issue-based scheme of work which pupils have thoroughly enjoyed studying. They have produced very successful and creative work in response to this theme and at least 2 lessons taught from this project have recently been graded Outstanding.
This resource is designed to accompany the BBC documentary Blue Planet 2. I could be used for any of the episodes and aims to link learning from various areas in geography.
The pack includes 32 pages of activities to be used before, while and after watching the Blue Planet episodes. There are key vocabulary activies to prepare students for the language in the show, sets of comprehension questions to check understanding, animal matching tasks, discussion questions, a poster making task to develop ideas on these issues, and answer sheets for all activities. The Blue Planet 2 series can be bought, downloaded , or streamed from numerous places. The videos should be paused throughout each episode to allow time for students to complete the corresponding questions and activities. It makes an excellent addition to any science or English curriculum.
Question sheet for Blue Planet II: Episode 7, Our Blue Planet. This mainly covers human impacts on the oceans. This includes both question and answer sheet. Set out on A3 in Word format. Covers whole episode.
The pack includes three engaging activities to be used before, while and after watching the incredible Blue Planet episode. There is a key vocabulary activity to prepare students for the language in the show, a set of comprehension questions, and an animal matching task. The pack is 8 pages in total. The answer sheets are also provided. It makes an excellent addition to any science or English curriculum.
A quiz I have put together around the Blue Planet 2 episode on Coasts aired on 03/12/2017. Please use and let me know what you think.
This is a catchy and simple to learn song that is a great way to end a Primary class or school assembly. The message is that we all live in special world and we must look after it; not wasting paper or polluting the air. Can we make a difference YES! YES! YES! It has been tried and tested and comes with a piano score, lyric sheet and vibrant backing and vocal tracks.
The pack includes five engaging activities to be used before, while and after watching the final Blue Planet episode of the series. There is a key vocabulary activity to prepare students for the language in the show, a set of 22 comprehension questions to check understanding, and an animal matching task, a set of discussion questions, and a poster making task to develop ideas on these issues. The answer sheets are also provided. The pack is 10 pages in total. It makes an excellent addition to any science or English curriculum.
MFL KS2 Unit 18
This package includes 7 sets of instructional resources for all 7 episodes of Blue Planet II: One Ocean, The Deep, Coral Reefs, Big Blue, Green Seas, Coasts, Our Blue Planet. It is 50 pages! You get 3 instructional resources for each “Blue Planet II Episode” One Ocean: 21 question worksheet, 44 word Word Search and 44 word Word Jumble The Deep: 24 question worksheet, 52 word Word Search and 52 word Word Jumble Coral Reefs: 20 question worksheet, 41 word Word Search and 41 word Word Jumble Big Blue: 20 question worksheet, 35 word Word Search and 35 word Word Jumble Green Seas: 20 question worksheet, 43 word Word Search and 43 word Word Jumble Coasts: 21 question worksheet, 41 word Word Search and 41 word Word Jumble Our Blue Planet: question worksheet, 24 word Word Search and 57 word Word Jumble The questions are answered about every 2-3 minutes. You can have kids answer odds or evens to prevent answer sharing or to spread out the amount of time between questions. The questions are often word for word from the video and made for students to quickly answer without being too distracted from the video. I guarantee students will hang off every word looking for the answer! Arguably the materials are appropriate for grade 5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12. You will get a zip file that includes everything if both word and pdf format. There is also a Dropbox Link included for all the videos in “mkv” format and the resources in doc/pdf format. Check out my other Blue Planet 2 resources. Check our my Planet Earth 2 resources.
Use this great resource from www.makemegenius.com to teach kids all about the solar system. Visit the website for more information and resources.
Used to introduce the basic features of the Planets in the Solar System.
A fully resourced week of whole-class reading themed around oceans. There is; MONDAY A front-cover exploration worksheet featuring a picture from Sir David Attenborough’s Blue Planet 2 TV show. A vocabulary lesson 30+ words taken from the weeks reading material and with an included worksheet. TUESDAY A video comprehension lesson using the Blue Planet 2 trailer and template for writing a review/critique. WEDNESDAY A lesson exploring an extract from the opening of the novel Floodland. THURSDAY A lesson exploring an extract from the non-fiction picture book Living Planet. FRIDAY A SATs style comprehension using an article from the RGS on plastic pollution. Fully-planned and with all resources/links needed included! Guaranteed to engage and excite, plus build on key reading skills using a range of text types. Perfect for UKS2 and KS3!
This resources is a ready to print display. It features all of the Letters and Sounds Phonics for Phases 2,3 and 5. Each sound is displayed on a coloured star. (Gold for Phase 5, Silver for Phase 3 and Blue for Phase 2) Also included are some additional pictures of monsters/aliens and ‘signs’ to create a planet surface display with star featured above. Images are high quality clip arts that are ready to print and laminate.
The pack includes three engaging activities to be used before, while and after watching the incredible Blue Planet episode. There is a key vocabulary activity to prepare students for the language in the show, a set of comprehension questions, and an animal matching task. The answer sheets are also provided. It makes an excellent addition to any science or English curriculum.