Geography skills teaching resources: Urban and rural areas

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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

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

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

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

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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

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

KS3 BMI - Migration and Identity - Places that Made Me

KS3 BMI - Migration and Identity - Places that Made Me

KS3 BMI (Key Stage 3 But More Interesting) is a new series in Pocket Point Resources based on the material that I wrote for a textbook that Hodder Education was going to publish until the government moved the curriculum goalposts in 2011. This lesson gets a nine-lesson unit called Migration and Identity started. Students are encouraged to think about their own perceptions of migration and the physical and mental baggage that people carry around as they travel from place to place, often against their will. There's a personal migration journey mapping exercise as part of this lesson.

By gesbcs

Geography of Sport 3: Effects of Regeneration

Geography of Sport 3: Effects of Regeneration

This is a full 1 hour lesson that focuses on the area around the Emirates Stadium in London. The lesson presents a variety of positive and negative viewpoints on sporting regeneration and is the third 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 understand the advantages and disadvantages that building a new football stadium can bring to a place.‘In the lesson we look at:-Sport- Social and economic factors of sport as a regenerative driver.- Local stakeholder analysis-Geography of place and space-Key geographical termsEase 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. There is also challenge tasks included for higher attainment students.Please feel free to leave a review :)Happy teaching!

By HotForest

Geography of Sport 2: Place Knowledge

Geography of Sport 2: Place Knowledge

This is a full 1 hour lesson that introduces the area around the Emirates Stadium in London using Ordinance Survey Maps (included) as the second 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 find out where the EmiratesStadium is and analyse the human geography in the surrounding area by using map symbols.In the lesson we look at:-Sport-Map skills (key focus)-Geography of place and space-Key geographical terms 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 handouts with printing instructions and is of course, proof read. There are also a differentiated sheets for higher and lower level students included.Please feel free to leave a review :)Happy teaching!

By HotForest

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Geography of Sport - A KS3 Bundle

Geography of Sport - A KS3 Bundle

A bundle of 3 lessons aimed at covering OS map skills, regeneration and sport for 11-14 year olds. The unit is fully annotated and contains explicit instructions of how to use the worksheets and and where they link into the powerpoint presentations.

By HotForest

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Population and Migration - Entire Unit of Work

Population and Migration - Entire Unit of Work

This scheme of work addresses the issues surrounding Global Population and movement. It contains entire lessons, Homework Booklet and all resources. This is for KS3 and has been used successfully for Year 7 and Year 8 Classes.

By StevenRoberts33

CHANGING PLACES AQA A-LEVEL: Factors contributing to the character of places (Lesson 2)

CHANGING PLACES AQA A-LEVEL: Factors contributing to the character of places (Lesson 2)

This lesson has been designed to meet the criteria for the new AQA A Level Geography topic 3.2.2 on Changing Places; The nature and importance of place with a specific focus on exogenous and endogenous factors contributing to the character of places- as per the specification and SOW guides published. Lesson description:- Starter task - Recap and reinteration of prior learning on the role of media and perception of place - New Zealand.- 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 exogenous and endogenous factors, with card sorting activity.+ Development of understanding and application of these terms through peer marking and then possible consequence of influential exogenous factors through exploration of placelessness. This is supported with learning/discussion tasks and hyperlinked video clip.- Plenary - Consolidation of this lesson's learning of key terms through written plenary task.- Home learning - Clone town survey (supporting PDF to support field activity).- Further reading - A range of reading hyperlinks provided.

By cmcdonnell

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EdExcel B : Urban World  - 5 x 1 Hour Lesson Packs

EdExcel B : Urban World - 5 x 1 Hour Lesson Packs

This bundle contains 4 lessons toward the Urban World section of the new ED Excel B Syllabus which in part focuses on Rio De Janeiro. It covers: - Urban Change & The Burgess Model (New York) - Land use changes (IT lesson) - Site, situation and connectivity (Rio) - Population Growth & Rural Urban Migration - Population, Urban Growth & Function The resources in this pack are extremely thoroughly prepared and designed to be highly visually appealing. For further info on content please view individual files and lessons. Thanks and happy teaching!

By HotForest

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AQA GCSE Geography (9-1) - Practice Exam Paper - Urban Issues and Challenges

AQA GCSE Geography (9-1) - Practice Exam Paper - Urban Issues and Challenges

Prepare your students effectively for the AQA GCSE Geography examinations in 2018 with this practice exam paper and mark scheme for the Urban Issues and Challenges topic.Ideal for:• End of topic revision• Practice of writing examination answers• Mock examsThe Urban Issues and Challenges exam paper has been meticulously designed to mimic the format of the final AQA GCSE Geography examinations. The questions are laid out in the same style as the real examination to give your students an authentic exam experience (please note: this resource has not been officially endorsed by AQA).Careful consideration has been given to different command words in this assessment. This assessment contains the following command words:• Multiple choice questions (3 questions)• Identify• Outline• Complete• Define• Suggest (2 questions)• Explain• Discuss• To what extentThe assessment allows students to test themselves at the end of the topic in timed exam conditions, and become more familiar with the types of questions asked in the examinations. The exam paper also helps you to identify topics and skills where your students could benefit from further learning or revision.A detailed mark scheme is included to provide further guidance, which could be printed off for your students or used in your department to ensure consistency in marking. A high-quality resource from a current Head of Department and GCSE examinerThis end of unit test and mark scheme has been piloted, fine-tuned, and then fully implemented across three different schools, resulting in a high-quality resource that can be used 'as is' or tailored to your needs.Keep checking back for further resources...End of unit tests and mark schemes for all the other topics including The Living World and The Challenge of Natural Hazards will be published over the next few months.

By GeographyBurp

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Geography AQA GCSE 1-9 Revision Guides

Geography AQA GCSE 1-9 Revision Guides

AQA Geography revision guides with lots of detailed images, charts, graphs and broken down content for students to revise from.Economic WorldNatural HazardsPhysical LandscapesResource ManagementThe living worldUrban Challenges

By ExcaliburEducation

Year 7 Map and Mapping SOW 2017 17) End of unit revision WITH ANSWERS

Year 7 Map and Mapping SOW 2017 17) End of unit revision WITH ANSWERS

This is the final lesson in the Map and Mapping unit for 2017 followed by a Foundation and Higher tiered paper next week. This consolidates lessons across the unit and help students in Learning Outside the Classroom (LOTC). All activities have ANSWERS.The lesson is delivered at a quick pace to cover content but with the workbook can be given as homework with the other activities to consolidate the learning and aid revision. The settler task is a list o'mania of key words in 1 minute. The students then have 4 minutes to get peers to write definitions of the words. The starter is the game squat taboo whereby two students from the teams squat whilst the others quiz them on the words on the board not using the words but definitions. The winner is the student with the most key words correct before they stand up. The main is a series of activities where students consolidate learning. These are:- Guessing the examples of connections;- Identifying local, national and international connections;- Mental map examples;- 4 figure grid reference activities;- 6 figure grid references;- 6 figure grid reference game;- Distance on the map;- Map symbols dash (see attached activity);- Map symbols sort;- Map symbols SNAP game;The development is applying map symbols to maps. This has an ANSWER page as do the other activities. The final activities look at relief on maps, scale, compass direction rotate game and designing key questions for peers. The last activity feeds into the game butt head.

By GJDavis27