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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

Statistics for A level Biology

Statistics for A level Biology

This is a very useful and comprehensive resource for students studying A level Biology. A great refresher for the teacher too or someone teaching Biology who may not be so confident when it comes to teaching statistics.The resource is a 22 page booklet which covers all the key aspects of statistics required for Biology at A level.There are worked examples and questions for the students to work through.This booklet has been designed to be fully explanatory so that students can work through it independently.The booklet is fully comprehensive and no other resources are needed; all probability tables are given with the questions.The key topics covered in the booklet are:1.) Why use statistics on data2.) Calculating standard deviation and its meaning3.) The student t-test4.) The Spearman rank correlation coefficient5.) The Chi-squared testThe booklet should take approximately two 1 hour lessons to complete, dependent on how familiar the students are with statistics. Those studying A level Maths and Geography may be more confident working through the calculations and understanding the outcomes.A separate answer booklet is provided with answers to all questions given.

By beckystoke

Maps & Map Features Posters

Maps & Map Features Posters

13 posters for learning about maps and map features. Includes picture and definition cards. They can be kept together as a single poster or cut apart into separate cards for display or a matching activity. The maps and features included in this set are:• compass rose• key or legend• scale• physical map• road map• resource map• political map• contour map• longitude• latitude• equator• prime meridian• poles

By Fishyrobb

North Africa Task Cards

North Africa Task Cards

These task cards are a great way for students to practice identifying the different countries of North Africa.This product includes the following 8 countries:AlgeriaEgyptLibyaMoroccoSouth SudanSudanTunisiaWestern Sahara

By ScienceSpot

West Africa Task Cards

West Africa Task Cards

These task cards are a great way for students to practice identifying the different countries of West Africa.This product includes the following 16 countries:BeninBurkina FasoCote d'IvoireGambiaGhanaGuineaGuinea-BissauLiberiaMaliMauritaniaNigerNigeriaSenegalSierra LeoneTogoWestern Sahara

By ScienceSpot

Continents and Oceans Task Cards

Continents and Oceans Task Cards

These task cards are a great way for students to practice their skills with identifying the continents and oceans.In this activity students are to identify each of the seven continents and five oceans as shown within a map of the world. Other questions are included such as: what continent is the largest?

By ScienceSpot

Map Skills Task Cards

Map Skills Task Cards

These task cards are a great way for students to practice their skills with maps.This product contains 18 cards with multiple choice questions about the various terms used by maps. A recording sheet and an answer key are included. Blank cards are also included for questions to be added, if wanted. The same 18 cards are also available in a non-multiple choice option as well.

By ScienceSpot

Central and South Africa Task Cards

Central and South Africa Task Cards

These task cards are a great way for students to practice identifying the different countries of Central and South Africa.This product includes the following 13 countries:AngolaBotswanaCameroonCentral African RepublicChadDemocratic Republic of the CongoEquatorial GuineaGabonLesothoNamibiaRepublic of the CongoSouth AfricaSwaziland

By ScienceSpot

East Africa Task Cards

East Africa Task Cards

These task cards are a great way for students to practice identifying the different countries of East Africa.This product includes the following 14 countries:BurundiDjiboutiEritriaEthiopiaKenyaMadagascarMalawiMozambiqueRwandaSomaliaTanzaniaUgandaZambiaZimbabwe

By ScienceSpot

AQA (new) AS Level Mock Exam 2

AQA (new) AS Level Mock Exam 2

A mock paper for Paper 2 of the AQA (new) AS Level Exam.This paper includes the Changing Places and Fieldwork sections, including Section B (Q3 & 4) questions. (80 marks).

By Geog2014

HDI Mapping

HDI Mapping

A lesson for KS3 introducing HDI: pupils are given HDI values and are required to map these to start to identify patterns.

By jessgreen17

The Literacy Collection 2

The Literacy Collection 2

The Literacy Collection 2A collection of exciting great value literacy resources and fun material!See the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish(Credits: cooltext.com)

By EngageinEnglish

GCSE Geography (physical) - short model answers to exam-style questions by topic

GCSE Geography (physical) - short model answers to exam-style questions by topic

Hand typed model answer booklet for all chapters in GCSE Physical Geography. Exam-style questions and mark scheme answers simplified and ordered into topic/chapter order to make revision easier, based on other resources, textbook questions and past papers. Contains 1 mark, 2 marks, 3 marks, 4 marks and 5 mark answers based on Edexcel exam board. Content applicable to other examination boards including AQA, OCR and WJEC.

By ebrook_

Central America Task Cards

Central America Task Cards

These task cards are a great way for students to practice identifying the different countries of Central America.This product includes the following 7 countries:BelizeCosta RicaEl SalvadorGuatemalaHondurasNicaraguaPanama

By ScienceSpot

Grid references

Grid references

These two lessons introduce 4 and 6 figure grid references to students is an easy and engaging way.This resource has been tried and tested. For teachers it is easy to use and contains clear instruction and consolidation tasks. There's nothing else you need to do with it.

By cmcdonnell

158 Starter/Plenary Generator used in lessons in 2016/2017

158 Starter/Plenary Generator used in lessons in 2016/2017

A starter/plenary generator for lesson planning based on my own ideas implemented into lessons this year. Will reduce lesson planning and each idea - where applicable - contains notes on how to deliver it. It also illustrates where you need to invest in equipment, however most of the ideas are for free or contain the resources you need in the slides. Worth investment as a New teacher or experienced alike.

By GJDavis27

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Wreck of the Zanzibar Project for Year 4 and 5

Wreck of the Zanzibar Project for Year 4 and 5

This project includes a range of activities and is suitable for Year 4 and 5 children.It includes geography, maths, art, reading and writing activities.The project is 9 pages long, but it can be made shorter by simply omitting pages.PLEASE CLICK davlae NEAR THE STARS AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE TO SEE MY OTHER RESOURCES.

By davlae

L3 - Designing Questionnaires

L3 - Designing Questionnaires

This powerpoint explores questionnaire design for geography fieldwork including the use of closed and open; qualitative and quantitative data questions. There are accompanying resources (for separate download or bundled). It can be used as a base for student-designed questionnaires (or you can use the questionnaire supplied in the fieldwork workbook (separate download). It is part of a bundled scheme of work to deliver fieldwork for Edexcel geography B's 2016 GCSE specification Topic 6 Geographical Investigations: Investigating Dynamic Urban Areas. It has been successfully tested and delivered on mixed ability y10 student classes including the fieldtrip itself . The series includes 9 lessons which supports students (and teachers!) to prepare for; deliver and write-up urban fieldwork including differentiated lessons, powerpoints, activities and resources; a fieldwork workbook for students; an online student write-up booklet; spreadsheets to help analyse data; exam questions and mark schemes. The investigation is based in Birmingham but could easily be adapted to other cities. NB - individual students' access to PCs + internet most lessons is assumed.

By bbojangles

L3 - 'Good' questionnaire

L3 - 'Good' questionnaire

These is an examplar questionnaire to accompany to accompany a lesson exploring questionnaire design for geography fieldwork including the use of closed and open; qualitative and quantitative data questions. it can be used as a base for student-designed questionnaires (or you can use the questionnaire supplied in the fieldwork workbook (separate downdload). It is part of a bundled scheme of work to deliver fieldwork for Edexcel geography B's 2016 GCSE specification Topic 6 Geographical Investigations: Investigating Dynamic Urban Areas. It has been successfully tested and delivered on mixed ability y10 student classes including the fieldtrip itself . The series includes 9 lessons which supports students (and teachers!) to prepare for; deliver and write-up urban fieldwork including differentiated lessons, powerpoints, activities and resources; a fieldwork workbook for students; an online student write-up booklet; spreadsheets to help analyse data; exam questions and mark schemes. The investigation is based in Birmingham but could easily be adapted to other cities. NB - individual students' access to PCs + internet most lessons is assumed.

By bbojangles

L2 - Data collection & design

L2 - Data collection & design

This is lesson teaches data collection methods, explores reliability and accuracy of different data collection and sampling methods. It is part of a bundled scheme of work to deliver fieldwork for Edexcel Geography B's 2016 GCSE specification Topic 6 Geographical Investigations: Investigating Dynamic Urban Areas. It has been successfully tested and delivered on mixed ability y10 student classes including the fieldtrip itself . The series includes 9 lessons which supports students (and teachers!) to prepare for; deliver and write-up urban fieldwork including differentiated lessons, powerpoints, activities and resources; a fieldwork workbook for students; an online student write-up booklet; spreadsheets to help analyse data and mark schemes. The investigation is based in Birmingham but could easily be adapted to other cities. NB - individual students' access to PCs + internet most lessons is assumed.

By bbojangles

L3 - Designing questionaires - 'Bad' questionnaire

L3 - Designing questionaires - 'Bad' questionnaire

This is an exemplar questionnaire to accompany L3 lesson, exploring questionnaire design. It is part of a bundled scheme of work to deliver fieldwork for Edexcel geography B's 2016 GCSE specification Topic 6 Geographical Investigations: Investigating Dynamic Urban Areas. It has been successfully tested and delivered on mixed ability y10 student classes including the fieldtrip itself . The series includes 9 lessons which supports students (and teachers!) to prepare for; deliver and write-up urban fieldwork including differentiated lessons, powerpoints, activities and resources; a fieldwork workbook for students; an online student write-up booklet; spreadsheets to help analyse data; exam questions and mark schemes. The investigation is based in Birmingham but could easily be adapted to other cities. NB - individual students' access to PCs + internet most lessons is assumed.

By bbojangles

L1 - Introducing the Urban Investigation

L1 - Introducing the Urban Investigation

This is lesson is an introduction to geographic investigations in urban areas. It is part of a bundled scheme of work to deliver fieldwork for Edexcel geography B's 2016 specification Topic 6 Geographical Investigations: Investigating Dynamic Urban Areas. It has been successfully tested and delivered on mixed ability y10 student classes including the fieldtrip itself . The series includes 9 lessons which supports students (and teachers!) to prepare for; deliver and write-up urban fieldwork including differentiated lessons, powerpoints, activities and resources; a fieldwork workbook for students; an online student write-up booklet; spreadsheets to help analyse data and mark schemes. The investigation is based in Birmingham but could easily be adapted to other cities. NB - individual students' access to PCs + internet most lessons is assumed.

By bbojangles

Climate GCSE Revision Template

Climate GCSE Revision Template

A versatile revision template that can work with OCR or other suitable exam specs with minor changes. Template includes different activities focussing on definitions, case studies, located data and longer mark answers.

By alicemay921