Development and urbanisation teaching resources: Urban and rural areas

Resources and ideas for geography, development and urbanisation, urban and rural areas, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

Brazil Full SoW

Brazil Full SoW

I've written this for KS3 EBD boys. There are links on the lesson plans to websites. It is a full scheme of work with attached power points, worksheets and activities.

By asadler79

A Contrasting UK Locality - Locating features of Great Missenden using grid references

A Contrasting UK Locality - Locating features of Great Missenden using grid references

This is a KS2 Geography unit designed for teaching about a contrasting UK locality. The area of study is Great Missenden, a village in the Chilterns, Buckinghamshire. First the presentation introduces children to grid references and the Ordnance Survey website. It then challenges them to locate various geographical features in Great Missenden using 4-figure grid references (6-figure for UA).In the activity, children again locate features of the village using grid-references. Additionally, there is an extension activity which revises compass directions. The activity is differentiated three ways.LA/MA - Locating features of Great Missenden using 4-figure grid references and compass directions.UA - Locating features of Great Missenden using 6-figure grid references and compass directions.If you like this resource, please review it! If you have any suggestions or feedback, contact me at eddiebray@yahoo.co.uk.

By eddiebray

Geography of Sport 4: Regeneration - Decision Making Exercise

Geography of Sport 4: Regeneration - Decision Making Exercise

This is a full 1 hour lesson that is focused on regeneration. The lesson requires students to analyse and evaluate a series of potential regeneration schemes and make a decision on their preferred option. This is the fourth lesson of a ‘Geography of Sport’ unit at KS3. It is also part of a bundle pack available in my shop.Learning Outcome 1 – 'I can analyse a range of regeneration projects and evaluate their effectiveness before selecting a ‘preferred option’ for a regeneration scheme in London.'In the lesson we look at:-Positive multiplier effect-Regeneration schemes-Decision making skillsEase of use is the aim, so the lesson includes a compact presentation with instructions and guidance in the notes section below each slide, it also includes handouts with printing instructions and is of course, proof read.Please feel free to leave a review :)Happy teaching!

By HotForest

Development Gap - full unit revision (Indicators, Aid, Inequalities, Case Studies) Geography AQA A

Development Gap - full unit revision (Indicators, Aid, Inequalities, Case Studies) Geography AQA A

This resource works best as being printed out as A3 sheets and then stapled together as a large work book. The resources are all completed on the first 4 pages as theories and concepts about the course, including indicators, reasons for inequalities, types of aid, advantages and disadvantages of aid and then ALL case studies needed with accompanying notes to support the case studies. The case studies are based on the examination prompts regarding case study extended writing questions with source stimulus for preparing for shorter questions. Please note the case study packs are also available separately for several other units.

By Jillylo12

Lagos - location, growth as a megacity and opportunities

Lagos - location, growth as a megacity and opportunities

Full resources GCSE lesson designed for new 2017 GCSE specification. Lesson includes locating Lagos, explaining reasons for its growth as a megacity and opportunities the city offers. Lesson finishes with GCSE exam practice appropriate to new 2017 GCSE specifications and includes a writing frame.

By atoorneini

Megacities

Megacities

Fully resourced lesson aimed at GCSE. Lesson focus on defining a megacity, locating an categorising megacities around the world and evaluating the advantages and disadvantages of living in megacities. Includes video report on Dhaka, India and practice GCSE exam question appropriate for the new 2017 GCSE specifications with writing frame and mark scheme.

By atoorneini

Challenges in Lagos  an LIC

Challenges in Lagos an LIC

A fully resourced lesson ideal for the new 2017 GCSE Specifications. Focus is on challenges of living in Low Income Countries with a case study of Lagos. Challenges include problems resulting from an informal economy, problems of living in squatter settlements, and problems in Lagos’ water supply.

By atoorneini

More Urban Challenges in Lagos - an LIC

More Urban Challenges in Lagos - an LIC

Fully resourced lesson suitable for the new 2017 GCSE specifications. Focus is on problems in Lagos’ water supply, problems caused by traffic congestion, and challenges facing Lagos in the twenty-first century. Includes exam practice suitable for new 2017 GCSE specifications, writing frame and mark scheme.

By atoorneini

Urban Challenges in Lagos

Urban Challenges in Lagos

Three lessons suitable for new 2017 GCSE Geography specifications. Location of Lagos and case study of Challenges in an LIC. Challenges include:-Problems resulting from an informal economy-Problems of living in squatter settlements-Problems in Lagos’ water supply-Problems caused by traffic congestion-Challenges facing Lagos in the twenty-first centuryExam practice included with writing frame and mark scheme.

By atoorneini

Managing Challenges in Lagos

Managing Challenges in Lagos

Fully resourced lesson for new 2017 GCSE Geography specification - managing urban challenges in LICs. Focus is on Lagos explaining how Lagos has attempted to reduce traffic congestion and how urban planning helps to improve life in Lagos. Includes exam practice relevant to new 2017 GCSE specification including writing frame and mark scheme.

By atoorneini

CHANGING PLACES AQA A-LEVEL: Relationships and connections (Lesson 3)

CHANGING PLACES AQA A-LEVEL: Relationships and connections (Lesson 3)

This lesson has been designed to meet the criteria for the new AQA A Level Geography topic 3.2.2 on Changing Places; Relationships, connections.Lesson description:- Starter task - Recap on prior learning.- Clear learning objectives and success criteria are outlined based on the specification.- Main learning tasks: + Quick recap of prior learning on the 'sense of place' and media representation before this example is linked to meaning of character in places.+ Introduction of places being dynamic, linking to a named example.+ Key terms of relationship and connections are introduced with key focus on the economy with social aspects. Following on from this new information on the rural-urban continuum is presented to illustrate change between places. This is supported with reading and activities from the Cambridge AS/A Level textbook by A. Bowen et al.+ Final key term links made to social and emotion aspects of human interaction.- Plenary - Consolidation of this lesson's learning of key terms through written plenary task.- Further reading - A range of reading hyperlinks provided.

By cmcdonnell

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6. Challenges In Rio De Janeiro 2/3

6. Challenges In Rio De Janeiro 2/3

AQA GCSE Geography (2016)Unit 2- Challenges In The Human EnvironmentSection A- Urban Issues And ChallengesLesson 6- Challenges In Rio De Janeiro 2/3

By jrlinton

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4. Introducing Rio De Janeiro

4. Introducing Rio De Janeiro

AQA GCSE Geography (2016)Unit 2- Challenges In The Human EnvironmentSection A- Urban Issues And ChallengesLesson 4- Introducing Rio De Janeiro

By jrlinton

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14. Challenges In Liverpool 3/3

14. Challenges In Liverpool 3/3

AQA GCSE Geography (2016)Unit 2- Challenges In The Human EnvironmentSection A- Urban Issues And Challenges14. Challenges In Liverpool 3/3

By jrlinton

Ed-Excel B: Urban World 6 - Urban Challenges & Opportunities - GCSE

Ed-Excel B: Urban World 6 - Urban Challenges & Opportunities - GCSE

This is a full 1 hour GCSE lesson that investigates urban challenges and opportunities through a case study of Rio De Janeiro. The lesson is part of a unit covering urban change and challenges on the new Ed-Excel B spec, though it could easily be adapted to other specifications.Learning Outcome 1 - 'I understand the opportunities and challenges for people living in a megacity due to rapid population growth.'This lesson covers the following themes:- Life in favelas- Opportunities and challenges for rural-urban migrants- Negative multiplier effects / cycle of povertyEase of use is the aim, so the lesson includes a compact presentation with instructions and guidance in the notes section below each slide, it also includes referenced, differentiated handouts with printing instructions and is of course, proof read. Please feel free to leave a review :)Happy teaching!

By HotForest

Ed-Excel B: Urban World 2 - Land Use Changes - GCSE

Ed-Excel B: Urban World 2 - Land Use Changes - GCSE

This is a full GCSE 1 hour lesson that covers land use and land use changes through ARCGIS - Though you could use another program easily. The lesson is part of a unit on urban change and challenges on the new Ed-Excel spec, though it could easily be adapted to other specifications. The lesson is geared up for ARCGIS and contains clear and detailed instructions on how to work through the activities, however you could take the concept and apply it to other software without much effort.Learning Outcome 1 - 'I understand the characteristics of different urban land uses and the factors that influence land-use type.'This lesson covers the following themes:- Commercial, residential, industrial land uses.- How to identify land uses, using a map and satellite images.- Common map characteristics of residential and commercial areas.The lesson's core task is to use mapping software to identify 5 areas and describe the urban form, this will build students skills for later in the unit.Ease of use is the aim, so the lesson includes a compact presentation with instructions and guidance in the notes section below each slide, it also includes referenced, differentiated handouts with printing instructions and is of course, proof read.Please feel free to leave a review :)Happy teaching!

By HotForest

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1. Urban Change

1. Urban Change

AQA GCSE Geography (2016)Unit 2- Challenges In The Human EnvironmentSection A- Urban Issues And ChallengesLesson 1- Urban Change

By jrlinton

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7. Challenges In Rio De Janeiro 3/3

7. Challenges In Rio De Janeiro 3/3

AQA GCSE Geography (2016)Unit 2- Challenges In The Human EnvironmentSection A- Urban Issues And ChallengesLesson 7- Challenges In Rio De Janeiro 3/3

By jrlinton

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5. Challenges In Rio De Janeiro 1/3

5. Challenges In Rio De Janeiro 1/3

AQA GCSE Geography (2016)Unit 2- Challenges In The Human EnvironmentSection A- Urban Issues And ChallengesLesson 5- Challenges In Rio De Janeiro 1/3

By jrlinton

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11. Introducing Liverpool

11. Introducing Liverpool

AQA GCSE Geography (2016)Unit 2- Challenges In The Human EnvironmentSection A- Urban Issues And ChallengesLesson 11- Introducing Liverpool

By jrlinton

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17. Sustainable Urban Living 2/2

17. Sustainable Urban Living 2/2

AQA GCSE Geography (2016)Unit 2- Challenges In The Human EnvironmentSection A- Urban Issues And ChallengesLesson 17- Sustainable Urban Living 2/2

By jrlinton

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12. Challenges In Liverpool 1/3

12. Challenges In Liverpool 1/3

AQA GCSE Geography (2016)Unit 2- Challenges In The Human EnvironmentSection A- Urban Issues And ChallengesLesson 12- Challenges In Liverpool 1/3

By jrlinton