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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

What is scale and how can we measure distances?

What is scale and how can we measure distances?

This powerpoint explains scale and links this to how measure distances on a map, through a step by step giuide through the process. In addition to the PPT there is a distances work sheet with seperate answers that get increasingly difficult and recap other key skills, such as 4 and 6 figure grid references..

By cmcdonnell

YEAR 8: GEOGRAPHY :2ND TERM: EXAMINATION QUESTIONS(NEW)

YEAR 8: GEOGRAPHY :2ND TERM: EXAMINATION QUESTIONS(NEW)

YEAR 8: GEOGRAPHY :2ND TERM: EXAMINATION QUESTIONSThis series of questions helps in the assessment of the students taking the subject geography at the end of the term.The includes examination questions and the marking scheme for the students in Year 8 for term 2 Spring Season.The questions covers topics on:What are clouds and why does it rain? The Weather and Satellite ImagesWhat can satellite images tell us about the weather?European ClimateWhat types of climate does Europe haveWhere shall we go on holiday?What do you know about Brazil? Location of BrazilWhat is Brazil like? Differences within the countryHow developed is Brazil? How did Brazil get like this?How successful has development been in Brazil?Images of a country It is essential for teachers & students of geography in Year 8 and helps the teacher to set questions on this selected topics in term 2

By omereonye

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

Extreme Weather 5: Hurricanes : Effects - Hurricane Katrina (KS3)

Extreme Weather 5: Hurricanes : Effects - Hurricane Katrina (KS3)

This is a full 1 hour lesson that investigates the effects of Hurricanes/Typhoons with KS3 students. The lesson is part of a unit on Extreme Weather, though it could easily be adapted to other place based examples or a general lesson on weather.Learning Outcome 1 - 'I understand how a tropical cyclone (hurricane / typhoon) can cause extensive social and economic damage to society.'In the lesson we look at:-Recap on causes of hurricanes/typhoons-The geographical location of New Orleans (atlas work)-The causes and conditions that led up to Hurricane Katrina-The immediate and long term effects of the hurricane-What it was like to be in the hurricaneThe lesson is designed to be visually appealing, with 'to the point' content that's easy to pick up and run with at short notice.Ease of use is my aim for both teacher and student, so the lesson includes a compact presentation with instructions and guidance in the notes section below each slide, it also includes fully referenced handouts with printing instructions and is of course, proof read.Please help me out and leave a review if you like my resources, they take a lot of time and effort to produce! :)Happy teaching!

By HotForest

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Geography World Climate

Geography World Climate

Geography World ClimateLesson Objectives(i) To define Climate and Weather. (ii) To state the elements of Weather and Climate. (iii) To list the instruments used in recording Weather. (iii) To point out the importance of measuring and recording Weather. (iv) To identify the factors affecting weather and Climate(v) Examine world climatic regions and characteristics

By omereonye

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

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Geography Of Crime KS 3

Geography Of Crime KS 3

Geography Of Crime KS 3Lesson ObjectivesAt the end of the lesson the students should be able to:Define the term crimeExplain why geographers study crime.Explain the classification of crime.Explain the location of crimeAnalyse the mapping of crime.Explain how crime effects local services & communitiesExplain methods used when designing out crime.Explain the concept of international crime on the seas and on land.Examine Afghanistan illegal tradeDefine the term piracy and explain its effectsThe slide is an essential material for teachers and students of the subject geography who want to revise the topicfFor KS 3(Year 7-9)It is well written with graphical drawings and a revision questions with answers at the end of the lesson.A must have for both teachers and students

By omereonye

Sustainable communities, BedZED and Egan's wheel (includes homework) - Eduqas WJEC GCSE (Theme 2)

Sustainable communities, BedZED and Egan's wheel (includes homework) - Eduqas WJEC GCSE (Theme 2)

This lesson follows on in the sequence of Theme 2 regarding population and urban change. Student consider what a sustainable community is with a mini revision picture task and then look at eco-towns using BedZed as an example with a video link. Keywords are referenced and embedded into the power point before Egan's wheel is introduced in the form of a jigsaw task. Students then have to evaluate their local area using Egan's wheel and make comparisons about the sustainability of the local catchments areas. Homework sheet with wheel attached also.

By Jillylo12

All About Me

All About Me

A seven week unit plan to teach children all about themselves, their family and the area they live in. It is a practical unit of work that involves dressing up, inviting visitors in to your school and visiting your local area. The plan includes learning objectives linked to the new N.C, key questions, activities and pupil learning outcomes. The plan is adaptable to suit the needs of your children. It includes all 10 of the resources mentioned in the plan.

By jotaylor01

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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

Changing Transport Infrastructure

Changing Transport Infrastructure

Changing Transport Infrastructure AQA 2016+ Geography Full lesson with worksheet attached. Full lesson with video clips and plenty of work for students. There is also a homework task too.Explores Liverpool2 Port as well as HS2 and Heathrow Airport expansion. This lesson looks at the Social, Economic and Environmental. Positives and Negatives. This lesson ends with a longer based question to assess pupil knowledge.

By lpool12

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Complete Fair trade SOW with 5 lessons

Complete Fair trade SOW with 5 lessons

5 lessons and SOW for Fair trade. Complete lessons with resources. Designed for KS3.All lessons complete and ready to go.Each lesson explores different aspects of Fair trade. All lessons are full lessons and ready to teach.

By lpool12

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

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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

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Fieldwork: Is Plymouth a vibrant place?

Fieldwork: Is Plymouth a vibrant place?

KS3 Geography fieldwork - could be adapted for use at KS4 and KS5. Aim is to answer the question: Is Plymouth a vibrant pace? Booklet could be adapted for use in any urban settlement. Fieldwork data collection methods include:- Pedestrian survey- Smelloscope survey- Soundscope survey- Emotion radar survey- Clone town survey- Re-photography / fieldsketchNo specialist equipment required. All data collection methods included in fieldwork book.

By atoorneini