People and environment teaching resources: Resource management

Resources and ideas for geography, people and environment, resource management, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

Flooding

Flooding

Flood response task and flooding case study Cockermouth in the Lake District, also includes a lesson on how to prepare for a flood in a group style lesson delivery

By leighbee23

Materials and sustainability - Activity 1

Materials and sustainability - Activity 1

This activity focuses on electronic devices, namely mobile phones, and explores their life-cycle from extraction of raw materials to disposal and recycling. Sustainability issues are also addressed in an effort to give students the big picture of natural resources used, processes employed and people involved. It contains a description with educational objectives for the teacher and a student worksheet with evaluation activity.We greatly value your opinion so please send us your feedback at vkioupi@gmail.com

By vkioupi

Materials and sustainability Activity 2

Materials and sustainability Activity 2

This resource focuses on the interdependence of materials and people, the concept of planned obsolescence and the issue of e-waste. It encourages the students to critically reflect on connections between the advances of technology, consumerism, product lifespan, e-waste and health/environmental effects on developing countries. It contains a description with educational objectives for the teacher and a student worksheet with evaluation activity.We greatly value your opinion so please send us your feedback at vkioupi@gmail.com

By vkioupi

Year 7 2017 SOW Spring Term Africa 5) Colonisation of Africa [SEN and High ability] WITH ANSWERS

Year 7 2017 SOW Spring Term Africa 5) Colonisation of Africa [SEN and High ability] WITH ANSWERS

The lesson has a work booklet and introduces students into the historical past of the colonisation of Africa. It has source work and questions from a video link- seen opposite is the ANSWERS. The lesson starts with a political cartoon and key questions to discuss in pairs. The starter is GeoSingStar whereby students create a poem, rap or song on 6 facts about Africa- this uses the new edition of the Geog.1 textbook or the pages of the Longmans School Atlas. The mini-plenary can be a task before the starter whereby students work independently to discover facts on Africa using the two textbooks cited. They then use this as a think-pair-share task. This will help with the factual knowledge for the GeoSingStar the following lesson. The main activity is a video link with questions for the scramble for Africa. The challenge task is analysis of political cartoons. Both activities has a mark scheme. The main activity uses the pages of the Geog.1 textbook to create a story board on the colonisation of Africa (the video link can be also be used). This works on the 'because' technique (SEE LEARNING WALL RESOURCES). The development is anagrams with an extension task, which is followed by hot potato.

By GJDavis27

Year 7 Africa SOW 1-5 Bundle

Year 7 Africa SOW 1-5 Bundle

The Africa Bundle is the summer SOW for Year 7 focusing on the human and physical Geography of Africa. The lessons contain innovative starter and plenary activities. These lessons focus on introducing students to exam questions such as location. It includes mapping activities, maths questions and group presentations. Have a look at the Colonisation of Africa lesson! Save 40% on this Bundle!

By GJDavis27

The Measurements of Fertility - Exploring Population and Global Fertility Rates

The Measurements of Fertility - Exploring Population and Global Fertility Rates

For GCSE and A-Level Human Geography studies. Global patterns of fertility and socio-cultural factors affecting birth rates across a range of countries. A range of Geography skills covered in this lesson with a variety of engaging activities.Key Question:What are the measurements of fertility and what affects fertility rates?Learning Outcomes:1- What the measurements of fertility are 2- How measurements of fertility are influenced by a variety of economic and socio-cultural factors.Starter:True or FalseDiamond Nine Card SortKey Word Task:Define DemographyGive students the key word sheet to try and help them use key words within their answers.Main:Discuss - Birth Rate, Total Fertility Rate, Infant Mortality Rate, Natural IncreaseStudent discussion around picture identification taskMap Analysis Activities with key questions - Describe Global Fertility Distribution and patterns and a Comparing Maps task.Plenary:Diamond Nine Card Sort - How has your opinion changed?Homework Research Task:Open ended research for students with an examination style question.Resources:Student Key Words hand out sheetDiamond Nine Card Sort ActivityPPT with a range of questions and tasks including True or False, Picture discussion, Map ActivitiesHomework Sheet

By nathanoj1

Exploring Fertility and Mortality Rates Bundle!

Exploring Fertility and Mortality Rates Bundle!

Fertility and Mortality Rates bundle. Exploring Global Population patterns with a look into Mortality and Fertility rates around the world. A range of engaging activities and resource materials included. See each lesson description for more detail. Enjoy!*You get a free Bell Task activity too! Great to focus students whilst they enter your classroom!*

By nathanoj1

Preparing for an Earthquake! Earthquake proof buildings

Preparing for an Earthquake! Earthquake proof buildings

Students explore some practical Human Geography steps of preparing for strong earthquakes to prevent loss of life. Students will learn what the difference between preparing and protecting for earthquakes is.Learning Outcomes linked to levels:L4 – You will be able to describe some things a country and its people can do to prepare for an earthquake.L5 – You will be able to describe a range of ideas for protecting and preparing for an earthquake.L5/6 – You will give reasons for how different factors can prepare and protect against an earthquake. Starter:The characteristics of Earthquakes and Sports teams...Main Activities:Students explore items in a survival kit, discuss then create their own earthquake survival kitStudents consider the photos and design their own an earthquake proof buildingEither of these tasks could be finished for a Homework task.Plenary:Learning from the past taskAsk students to explain - What is the difference between preparing and protecting?

By nathanoj1

What is the Ultimate Geography Job?

What is the Ultimate Geography Job?

A great lesson to teach when students are choosing their options to help boost Geography GCSE student numbers in your department!Starter:What do the following slides have in common? Photo IdentificationMain:Spider diagrams and discussions from the picture stimulus.Design the Ultimate Geography Job in Pairs or Teams - using the range of Job Descriptions you can place and put up around the room. You can ask students how each of these jobs could be improved? This can help them come up with their better Geography Job.Plenary: Students present back to the class, What was the best job in the class justify why?

By nathanoj1

What is Fair trade? Designing  Fair Trade Clothes!

What is Fair trade? Designing Fair Trade Clothes!

Students consider what Fair trade is and Design their own creative Hoodies and T-Shirts to promote the Fair trade message!Learning Objectives• To know and understand what fair trade is and the advantages of fair-trade.Resources:Fair Trade QuoteOutione Hoody, T-Shirt and VestTeacher Activities:Opening Episode (timing 5 mins)• Project the Fair Trade Quote on the board and discuss.• Ask students to think about what they have eaten today and go around the class asking where they think their food has come from.Main Episode: (timing 10 mins)• Go through the Powerpoint and discuss the key points – fair trade banana, make trade fair campaign etc. Engaging photo stimulus, learning points and quotes in the PPT• Students are going to design a T-shirt to promote fair trade.• They could do it in rough first and then on card (template provided).Closing Episode (timing 45 mins)• Design and create t-shirts.Plenary: Students to display around the room and put a post it note on three t-shirts with 1 reason why its showcases Fairtrade well?Homework:Finish t-shirts

By nathanoj1

Materials and sustainability

Materials and sustainability

The bundle contains three activities about materials education that deal with the life-cycle of materials, sustainability issues concerning the use and disposal of materials and a game that will encourage your students to become materials hunters. The activities contain teacher guide and students worksheets as well as evaluation activities.We greatly value your opinion so please send us your feedback at vkioupi@gmail.com

By vkioupi

Year 1 Geography Planning and Resources

Year 1 Geography Planning and Resources

Year 1 Geography units (22 lessons in total), with lesson plans and all of the resources needed for each lesson.Town and Country (11 lessons)Food (11 lessons)(Please ignore the third product, as it is only there as there needs to be a minimum of 3 products to create a 'bundle' on TES)There is a PDF of all of the files and an editable version of each file (you just need to delete the watermark logo from each of the editable files).You can find more Geography planning and teaching resources on the Save Teachers' Sundays website.

By SaveTeachersSundays

KS1 Geography Bundle

KS1 Geography Bundle

KS1 Geography units (44 lessons in total), with lesson plans and all of the resources needed for each lesson.Year 1:Town and Country (11 lessons)Food (11 lessons)Year 2:Locational Knowledge - The UK (10 lessons)Place Knowledge - Islands (12 lessons)There is a PDF of all of the files and an editable version of each file (you just need to delete the watermark logo from each of the editable files).You can find more Geography planning and teaching resources on the Save Teachers' Sundays website.

By SaveTeachersSundays

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1. Global Patterns Of Water

1. Global Patterns Of Water

AQA GCSE Geography (2016)Unit 2- Challenges In The Human EnvironmentSection C- The Challenge Of Resource ManagementLesson 1- Global Patterns Of Water

By jrlinton

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2. Increasing Global Water Consumption

2. Increasing Global Water Consumption

AQA GCSE Geography (2016)Unit 2- Challenges In The Human EnvironmentSection C- The Challenge Of Resource ManagementLesson 2- Increasing Global Water Consumption

By jrlinton

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Tourist Honeypot Sites

Tourist Honeypot Sites

Looks at an introduction to tourist honeypot sites and issues with them and solutions with a worksheet (on the powerpoint). They will then create a leaflet which has differentiated tasks and success criteria. It is based on Canterbury but would just need to change the name to make it your local area, or they could make up an area. Could be used for KS3 or KS4.

By chloemarshall93

A Level Geography (2016) Drought Management

A Level Geography (2016) Drought Management

This lesson focuses on looking at how water is managed in the UK and Morocco, and comparing the two case studies, and is fully resourced with a lesson plan.This involves group work and individual work, and was designed for a high achieving group, so it is ideal to stretch and challenge students.There are two additional documents which could be used, illustrating the policies of managing water in Morocco.These can be found for free in my online shop: 'A Level Geography (2016) Morocco Water Management' They are also available online.LOs:Describe at least 2 drought management strategies in the UKDescribe at least 2 drought management strategies in an LEDC: MoroccoExplain how different strategies can be used to manage droughtExamine the benefits and drawbacks of using different approaches to drought management

By kalyndon

Before The Flood - worksheet, lesson plan and presentation

Before The Flood - worksheet, lesson plan and presentation

This package includes a worksheet/booklet to accompany the 'Before The Flood', feature documentary featuring Leonard Di Caprio, produced by National Geographic. The worksheet and lesson resources cover the evidence and impact of climate change along with challenges, barriers and possible solutions to what is considered by many to be the most significant threat facing humanity.Lesson plan and PPT presentation are included to accompany the worksheet along with the answers which are presented in a way that makes peer assessment possible.Lesson Outcomes are as follows:Must: Describe how humans are causing climate change.Should: Explain how and why attitudes to global warming differ.Could: Compare and evaluate possible solutions to climate change.

By GeoFrosty

Conservation - Giant Pandas

Conservation - Giant Pandas

Student learn to describe giant pandas and their surroundings; suggest reasons why they are under threat and how to respond; critically reflect on your suggestions. High quality resources; differentiated and challenging activities.

By RadicalPedagogy

COLD ENVIRONMENTS AQA GCSE: Challenges of developing Alaska [Lesson 5]

COLD ENVIRONMENTS AQA GCSE: Challenges of developing Alaska [Lesson 5]

This lesson is designed for the new AQA GCSE for 3.1.2.4 Cold environments for 'The Living World' unit - as per the specification.Lesson description:- Starter tasks - Recap task on prior learning for Alaska case study.- Clear learning objectives and success criteria are outlined based on the specification.- Main learning tasks: + Introduction to general challenges of development in cold environments using text book resource. Challenge task provided with supporting article.The remaining slides put challenges to development in context to the Alaska case study;+ Climate graph analysis with a discussion point linked to possible implications/consequences of this.+ Key information on the Trans-Alaska pipeline with supporting notes on permafrost.+ Introduction to implications of oil spills, using Exxon Valdez as a case study reference with supporting facts and video hyperlink.- Plenary - 9 mark style exam question with guidance.- Further reading - Variety of hyperlinked further reading tasks provided.

By cmcdonnell

COLD ENVIRONMENTS AQA GCSE: Protecting cold environments [Lesson 6]

COLD ENVIRONMENTS AQA GCSE: Protecting cold environments [Lesson 6]

This lesson is designed for the new AQA GCSE for 3.1.2.4 Cold environments for 'The Living World' unit - as per the specification.Lesson description:- Starter tasks - 9 mark exam style question (from previous lesson) with supporting mark scheme to either complete or use for peer assessment.- Clear learning objectives and success criteria are outlined based on the specification.- Main learning tasks: + Recap on the value of cold environments and the reasons they need protecting using a short hyperlinked video.+ Slides 5, 6 and 7 have been designed to facilitate independent research on the Antarctica Treaty, WWF and technology. Each slide has a hyperlink that goes directly to an appropriate web page that they can then use (along with the text book if required for support) to create notes on how Antarctica is being protected.- Plenary - Consolidation task using sentence starters.- Further reading - Variety of hyperlinked further reading tasks provided.

By cmcdonnell

TOP TIPS for GEOG4b

TOP TIPS for GEOG4b

This resource includes 16 of my top tips for doing well in the GEOG4b exam on June 9th. You can adapt it to fit in with your own students or just press print!I am expected excellent results this year.. I am Head of Geography in one of the top state schools in the country.

By amyjayne888

A Level Geography (2016) Water Management in the UK

A Level Geography (2016) Water Management in the UK

A case study for the Edexcel (2016) curriculum, investigating water management techniques in the UK.You need to have colouring pencils!LOs:Identify how much water is used for everyday activities.Annotate a map of the UK with relevant information.Judge which future water management technique will be the most effective.Decide on individual techniques of water management.

By kalyndon

A Level Geography (2016) Water Conflict

A Level Geography (2016) Water Conflict

A lesson focused on investigating water conflicts, with lesson plan.Focused on the Middle East and how water conflict affects the communities.LOs:• Outline the issues relating to water which face the Middle East. • Understand why Turkey GAP became a geopolitical issue.• Identify the current water management strategies in Turkey.• List the reasons for Israel’s water insecurity.• Describe Israel’s water management strategies• Examine the water issues facing the Middle East in social, economic and environmental terms• Produce a revision card that highlights the main issues water management in the Middle East.• Formulate an opinion on water issues in the Middle East.• Evaluate any future problems faced by the Middle East in relation to water management.

By kalyndon

Resources 7: Impacts of the Russian Energy Economy (KS3)

Resources 7: Impacts of the Russian Energy Economy (KS3)

This is a 1 hour KS3 lesson that investigates the pros and cons of its energy industry through social, economic and environmental impacts. The lesson is the seventh lesson of a unit on natural resources and energy, though it could easily be adapted to other themes or used as a standalone lesson on the country itself / natural resources. It is also included in a 3 part bundle on Russia.Learning Outcome 1 – ‘I understand the social, environmental and economic impacts of Russia's energy economy'This lesson covers the following themes:- Recap of Russian geography- The environmental, social and economic impacts of the energy industry in RussiaEase of use is the aim, so the lesson includes a compact presentation with full instructions and guidance in the notes section below each slide, it also includes labelled, organised, challenge / extension handouts with printing instructions and is of course, proof read.These resources take me hours to pull together so please leave a review if they’ve helped you out in the classroom :)Happy teaching!

By HotForest

113 High Quality Pictures About Water - Perfect For Any Water Related Topic.

113 High Quality Pictures About Water - Perfect For Any Water Related Topic.

Looking for pictures about rivers, water or the sea?Here is a set of three PowerPoints, which focus on water bodies, rivers and coastal images. In total, there are 113 different photos.These could be used to make a very impressive eye catching display. The photos could be mixed and sorted in different ways.The photos would also make excellent settings for stories which are linked to the water topic. For older students, they could also look and discuss the human and physical geography in the the different pictures.Students could sort these into the different parts of the water cycle. Students can use the different images in topics about rivers, seas or oceans. They could even be used to inspire students during a water - related art lesson.

By peterfogarty

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Stage 5 Geography - Geographical Issues Scaffold

Stage 5 Geography - Geographical Issues Scaffold

This resource provides students with a scaffold to research and describe geographical issues. The editable word document and pdf versions require students to research and describe Coal Seam Gas as a Land and Water Management Issue but the scaffolding is suitable for any geographical issue that might be studied. Internet research is required to complete the task and background and additional information can be sourced from the Textbook Reference Geoactive 2 Pages 151 -152.

By kellyocs