Geography challenges for early finishers

Stretch and challenge geography students with this selection of extension tasks

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Extension tasks and engaging resources to stimulate deeper thinking and reasoning

For those students who power through the work you have set, it is always worth having a collection of activities that are both quick to explain and offer a challenge.

To save you time, we’ve handpicked a selection of resources, some specific to topics and others that can be applied to any lesson, to make sure that pupils make the most out of every lesson.

KS3 resources

Thinkers Keys
wealj002

Thinkers Keys

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Thinkers Keys which can be used as homework, extension, ICT work, display work.
Extension tasks
rebecca_j89

Extension tasks

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I created some extension cards based on other resources that I found on here that can be used in most lessons, but specifically geography. Hope they're helpful. The first slide is just a template so you can create more!
4 & 6 Figure Grid Reference worksheets with extensions
GEOG ON

4 & 6 Figure Grid Reference worksheets with extensions

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Three pick up and go worksheets complete with answers for 4 and 6 figure grid references. Two 4 figure grid reference worksheets with extension. One 6 figure grid reference worksheet with extension. An answer sheet is provided so you do not need to spend time working out the answers. List of inc...
Water Cycle Board Game
hughes_d14

Water Cycle Board Game

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MISSION: IMPERMEABLE - You are a water molecule and you are on a mission to find out how water moves through a system. This is a differentiated board game which covers many aspects of the hydrological cycle. The game introduces a lot of technical terminology in context, encouraging deeper unde...

KS4/KS5 resources

Debating Matters Topic Guide - Population
instituteofideas

Debating Matters Topic Guide - Population

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The Debating Matters Competition s acclaimed Topic Guide series, created for sixth-form student debaters. The debate motion is We should limit population growth. Topic Guides feature summaries of contemporary debates covering cultural, legal, social, political, scientific and philosophical issues,...
GCSE rivers revision dominoes game
Andrew Downs

GCSE rivers revision dominoes game

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This is a set of 30 dominoes, each having a question and an answer to a different question. They are designed for revising key ideas on rivers for the Edexcel A GCSE Geography specification (9-1 version). The game can be played by pupils individually, in pairs or even as a whole class (with one domi...
Development of Meanders Card Activity
macmoose

Development of Meanders Card Activity

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This is a challenging activity to help students to sequence the events that lead from riffles and pools to meanders and ox bow lakes. It could be used with A*/A students at GCSE and A Level.
Development Board Game
hughes_d14

Development Board Game

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You are on a mission to boost the standard of living in your region by growing the economy and meeting at least three of the Millennium Development Goals. As you try and grow the economy buy as many goats as possible to provide a source of income (meat, wool), food and fertiliser; remember thou...
Migration Push/Pull Factors Worksheet
samlochead

Migration Push/Pull Factors Worksheet

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This resource provides a list of five characters, with a brief description of each. Students then use the table to write down what push/pull factors they think might play a role in their migration. As an extension task you can ask pupils to categorise their push/pull factors into economic, social...
Over 100 PRACTICE Exam Questions for GCSE GEOGRAPHY for Edexcel B 9-1!
sam_512

Over 100 PRACTICE Exam Questions for GCSE GEOGRAPHY for Edexcel B 9-1!

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This resource has been used with my Yr10's and Yr11's throughout thier GCSE course. It can easily be used as revision or as a HW task throughout the year or within lessons. Really useful. There is at least one exam question per lesson. The resource as all the information of the GCSE and how it is a...