Biomes Fact File Template

Biomes Fact File Template

I used this during my biomes topic with my year 3/4 class. Its asks key questions that children had to research to complete a fact file on each world biome.
HeatherLR72
Rainforest words and pictures for class display

Rainforest words and pictures for class display

These high quality images offer a great way to illustrate rainforests in the classroom. Well designed, and complete with commonly used rainforest vocabulary, they help to enhance any classroom quickly and easily. There are 11 weather images and 20 weather words for you to print off. These images can be printed in A4 size or A3 size with no loss of quality and if you laminate them, they make a great learning tool which you can use again and again.
idj
The Weirdo Novel Study

The Weirdo Novel Study

This 56-page resource is designed to be used during Reading Workshop and is to be used with The Weirdo by Theodore Taylor. The pack has been designed in alignment with Common Core State Standards for Grade 7 Reading. About the Novel: Chip Clewt, known simply as the weirdo, lives like a hermit in the Powhatan Swamp, a National Wildlife Refuge that is at the center of a heated controversy between local hunters and environmentalists. A hunting ban on the Powhatan is about to expire. The environmentalists want to protect the wildlife; the hunters are oiling their guns. Then someone completely unexpected comes forward to spearhead the conservation effort - the weirdo. About the Resource: The pack has been designed to cover five weeks, with assigned pages for reading, comprehension tasks and language analysis. **A digital copy of the file is also available on Google Slides for students to complete online instead of printing.
erinbrasington
The Plastic Problem

The Plastic Problem

Series of lessons looking at ‘The Plastic Problem’. Lesson 1- looking at what plastic is, the different types of plastic and how to identify plastic objects. Lesson 2- looking at what the issues with using plastics are, plastic in the ocean and how long items take to decompose. Lesson 3- graph drawing lesson with different sets of data (differentiated by level). Lesson 4- looking at the solutions for the plastic problem (the four R’s).
fosterpaul
Assembly - Plastic in the ocean

Assembly - Plastic in the ocean

This PowerPoint is a visual aid to use during an assembly on ‘Plastic in the Ocean’. It follows the following pattern: Introduce the topic Give reasons why it is a problem Give solutions to the problem Quick 2 minute video about a charity removing plastic from the ocean Reflection Prayer (optional) This PowerPoint can be adapted to be used as a starter to a lesson and then the pupils have to design a t-shirt (template provided) that helps persuade people to use less plastic or protect the ocean. No prep required (except for photocopying worksheet if using the worksheet).
idj
CHINA- Creative and independent activities- SEN/ G+TFRIENDLY

CHINA- Creative and independent activities- SEN/ G+TFRIENDLY

Collection of lessons and worksheets that I created for a particularly challenging year 7, with a wide academic gap and poor literacy skills. The students really enjoyed learning about China and it’s particularly good to run the SoW over the Chinese New Year. Green Pen and reflective tasks to help the students progress alongside engaging topics and lot of high level vocab. All tasks scaffolded and ppts have teacher instructions and samples. Extension tasks with every lesson. Please review if you download! Thanks :)
sheppard2011
Chinese Panda Conservation- Geography Literacy based activity- fully SCAFFOLDED.

Chinese Panda Conservation- Geography Literacy based activity- fully SCAFFOLDED.

An independent entire lesson that I set as cover work. The students engage well with this activity and enjoy learning about the Panda’s and the vocabulary which is varied to challenge G+T students. There are 3 separate tasks, which have potential to be peer assessed and shared, the last task is arguing against a quote and with sentence starters success criteria. Please review if downloaded! Thanks!
sheppard2011
SEN friendly carousel featuring 4 different habitats of  CHINA. Fully DIFFERENTIATED.

SEN friendly carousel featuring 4 different habitats of CHINA. Fully DIFFERENTIATED.

Students consistently enjoy this lesson and enjoy learning about the unique animals and plants of each region. Depending on the class, this carousel could last 1-2 lessons and involves each student travelling to different habitats and completing a range of diverse and engaging tasks indepedently. You will need to set up the classroom into 4 large tables which can seat 1/4 of the class. I usually blue tack the sheets to the desks and surrounding walls and double print so that everyone can choose which tasks they’d like to complete at each station. Lots of potential for PA of answers and I usually put this work on display and talk through the IUCN red list/show them videos of the animals in China.
sheppard2011
World Environment Day 2018 Resource Bundle

World Environment Day 2018 Resource Bundle

This bundle contains resources for World Environment Day which takes place on 5th June each year. The contents include an informative and fully editable 64-slide lesson / assembly presentation an accompanying set of 6follow up tasks / activities an awe-inspiring 100-slide slideshow presentation set to music 6 differentiated word searches and anagrams Click on the individual links for further details.
Krazikas
Clean air – Aardman video animation on air pollution

Clean air – Aardman video animation on air pollution

Clean air https://nerc.ukri.org/planetearth/stories/1893/ This short animation on climate change was created by Aardman Animation Studios’ director Dan Binns & Ally Lewis, atmospheric chemist at the National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS). The video can be used as an introduction or plenary to a variety of topics in environmental science, including air pollution and health.
NERC
Message from Antarctica - video animation on climate change

Message from Antarctica - video animation on climate change

Message from Antarctica https://nerc.ukri.org/planetearth/stories/1894/ This short animation on climate change was created by award-winning designer, author and illustrator Chris Haughton & Dr Emily Shuckburgh, Deputy Head of the Polar Oceans Team at the British Antarctic Survey. The video can be used as an introduction or plenary to a variety of topics in environmental science, including climate change and polar science. The video links well to the educational resources of the British Antarctic Survey: https://www.bas.ac.uk/science/science-and-society/education/
NERC
Video: The Dairy Farm Visit

Video: The Dairy Farm Visit

Mr Valdez takes the class on a dairy farm visit. They meet Mrs Jenkins, the farmer, and learn about how milk is produced. This is one of six stories which forms a new resource to support cross-curricular/inter-disciplinary learning for primary schools in the UK. Teachers’ notes, worksheets and interactive whiteboard activities are also available to support the story. The resource is brought to you from www.foodafactoflife.org.uk.
foodafactoflife
Video: Learn how fish is processed

Video: Learn how fish is processed

Learn how fish is processed in this short video. This fish is going to be washed. Washing the fish will remove the slimy, slipperiness from the skin before it is prepared. The fish travels up the conveyor belt to the water. After it has been washed, it will be filleted. This fish is called plaice. Plaice is a type of flat fish. When fish is filleted, the parts that are good to eat are kept and the rest will be thrown away. These people are experts at filleting fish. Look how quickly they can work. They can fillet thousands of fish a day. Such a large number of fish are not needed all at once so some of the fish will be frozen. These people are putting the fillets of fish onto a large roller. The roller takes the fish into a big deep freezer. The fish is frozen solid very quickly. Now the fish is frozen, it can be kept like this for several weeks if necessary, until the factory needs it for the next process. It may also be sold like this, ready for someone to defrost and cook at home. These people are sorting out pieces of frozen haddock. The haddock is going to be coated in bread crumbs and then fried. First the haddock is coated with batter. Then it is covered in bread crumbs. Finally, the fish is cooked. The fish pieces are then frozen. All this fish is frozen solid. The fish is packed into bags and weighted to make sure customers get the right amount. The last stage is to pack the fish into boxes. The boxes are then taken away to be sealed and put in cartons. These are boxes of cod. Every box gets stamped with a best before date.
foodafactoflife
Global  Environmental Problems,ecosystems and sources of power

Global Environmental Problems,ecosystems and sources of power

This resource is made for Geography students and teachers. The resource explains topics like deforestation, Agriculture and farming and its impacts, the ecosystem and its importance and how it is affected by man’s activity. Other topics addressed include flooding and and its impact. Soil and its importance is also explained, including occupation and differences in occupation , energy and sources of energy. All topic contains photographs and illustrations, activities , lesson objectives and starter.
geo_pal2000
recycling

recycling

whole unit of work includes 4 lessons if there is anything else u would like me to make please feel free to email me at rabbits7868@gmail.com this was recommeded by a tes student and i hope u like and rate and comment this thankyou
rabbits7868
Incredible India Part 1

Incredible India Part 1

7 fully resourced lessons for the topic on Incredible India! Covers the introduction, population, dharavi, The Thar Desert and the Monsoon. Lessons are all easily adaptable if needed but are designed to be ready to teach.
MrRichards95
Lesson 6 - Thar Desert

Lesson 6 - Thar Desert

Lesson 6 in a series of lessons on the Incredible India topic. Pupils have looked primarily at human geography up until now and will begin to develop their understanding of the physical geography of India now. Pupils will start off by looking at the Thar Desert. Pupils will look at the Thar Desert from the viewpoint of survival in the Desert. Stretch activities are available throughout and pupils will attempt exam-style questions and peer mark. Easily adaptable if needed!
MrRichards95
The Galapagos Of Russia - Lake Baikal

The Galapagos Of Russia - Lake Baikal

Located in the southern Siberia area of Russia, Lake Baikal is the world’s largest freshwater and deepest lake in the world and in 1996 became a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sometimes referred to as the Sacred Sea, the lake represents the unspoilt beauty of Russia and is the central part of many local myths and folklore. Lake Baikal is also known as the ‘Galapagos Of Russia’ due to its exceptional biodiversity and importance to evolutionary science. The freshwater ecosystem is one of the world’s richest dues to its age, isolation and deep oxygenated water. These worksheets have the students research some of the unique flora and fauna which is found Lake Baikal and discusses the best stratagies to help protect these from the increasing number of visitors to the area.
WillsonEducation
OUTSTANDING TRF Debate lesson- 'Should we contact the last remaining tribes on Earth?'

OUTSTANDING TRF Debate lesson- 'Should we contact the last remaining tribes on Earth?'

This lesson is always enjoyable as the students are fascinated by the content and are always up for debating each other! Depending on the group, this usually involves 1 prep lesson, with lots of videos (links in the ppt) and discussion and then the debate lesson 2- which I usually finish the biosphere/TRF topic with. Works really well if you choose the mediators/judges based on their personalties and abilities and ask senior staff to join you for it and be a part of one of the teams/judges. This lesson works for various ages as the question is very open to their own views and your role is to facilitate their ideas. Enjoy & please review if you download :)
sheppard2011
OCEAN PLASTIC- 3 whole lessons with IT based pairs activity- fully scaffolded & engaging!

OCEAN PLASTIC- 3 whole lessons with IT based pairs activity- fully scaffolded & engaging!

This resource could be used as part of an Environmental Issues SoW. The aims are to reduce the amount of plastic used in your school through the class creating persuasive adverts encouraging their peers to buy reusable bottles. Each lesson uses a variety of learning techniques based on enquiry and all video links are in the notes section of each slide. I will then display the students work around the school and see if it has any impact! Water consumption is incredibly important for concentration and should be encouraged within the school environment. These lessons could also be used to create cross curricular links in DT and Art and potentially provide the design for school merchandise! Please review if you download! Enjoy :)
sheppard2011
Coral

Coral

Videos from plane Plane Coral The view from my window
missavicis
Middle School Geography - 5 Years of Teaching

Middle School Geography - 5 Years of Teaching

This bundle contains 304 lessons and is suitable for teaching the whole of KS2 and KS3 Geography at Middle School. Recommended sequence: Year 5 Bizarre Biomes Map Skills & The UK How We Live Where We Live Year 6 Planet Earth Crumbling Coasts The Problem with Resources Dangerous Earth Year 7 Rainforests Rivers UK, Weather and Climate Population Year 8 Coasts Extreme Environments Tourism Fragile Environments Year 9 The Gambia: Learning Through Enquiry Development Gap Energy China For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
thisisgeography
The Ecosystems

The Ecosystems

The resource is prepared for Geography Students . It explains the ecosystems , types of the ecosystems and where they are found.It explains food chain and uses diagrams and illustrations to show examples. Discusses food web and energy flow in the ecosystem. The resource explains biomes and the trophic levels in food chain .
geo_pal2000
Geography - 5 Years of Teaching (IGCSE)

Geography - 5 Years of Teaching (IGCSE)

This bundle contains 310 lessons and is suitable for teaching the whole of KS3 Geography and the 1-9 IGCSE. Recommended sequence: Year 7 Map Skills Rainforests Settlement Rivers UK, Weather and Climate Year 8 Coasts Extreme Environments Tourism Fragile Environments Year 9 The Gambia: Learning Through Enquiry Development Gap Energy Population Year 10 Theme 1 Theme 2 Year 11 Theme 3 For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
thisisgeography
Geography - 5 Years of Teaching (OCR)

Geography - 5 Years of Teaching (OCR)

This bundle contains 324 lessons and is suitable for teaching the whole of KS3 Geography and the OCR 1-9 GCSE. Recommended sequence: Year 7 Map Skills Rainforests Settlement Rivers UK, Weather and Climate Year 8 Coasts Extreme Environments Tourism Fragile Environments Year 9 The Gambia: Learning Through Enquiry Development Gap Energy Population UK in the 21st Century Year 10 Global Hazards Distinctive Landscapes Urban Futures Year 11 Changing Climate Sustaining Ecosystems Dynamic Development For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
thisisgeography
Geography - 5 Years of Teaching (Edexcel)

Geography - 5 Years of Teaching (Edexcel)

This bundle contains 319 lessons and is suitable for teaching the whole of KS3 Geography and the Edexcel 1-9 GCSE. Recommended sequence: Year 7 Map Skills Rainforests Settlement Rivers UK, Weather and Climate Year 8 Coasts Extreme Environments Tourism Fragile Environments Year 9 Development Gap Energy Population Hazardous Earth Year 10 Development Dynamics The UK’s Evolving Physical Landscape The UK’s Evolving Human Landscape Forests Under Threat Year 11 People and The Biosphere Consuming Energy Resources Challenges of an Urbanising World For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
thisisgeography
Geography - 5 Years of Teaching (AQA)

Geography - 5 Years of Teaching (AQA)

This bundle contains 322 lessons and is suitable for teaching the whole of KS3 Geography and the AQA 1-9 GCSE. Recommended sequence: Year 7 Map Skills Rainforests Settlement Rivers UK, Weather and Climate Year 8 Coasts Extreme Environments Tourism Natural Hazards Fragile Environments Year 9 The Gambia: Learning Through Enquiry Development Gap Energy Population The Challenge of Natural Hazards Year 10 The Living World Urban Issues and Challenges Physical Landscapes in the UK Year 11 The Challenge of Resource Management The Changing Economic World For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
thisisgeography
Geography Deforestation, Rainforest and Weather Chart SEN, Early Years, Primary and Preschoolers

Geography Deforestation, Rainforest and Weather Chart SEN, Early Years, Primary and Preschoolers

Deforestation unit of work. No prep required. Worksheets: what is deforestation? (students match pictures to before, during and after). Why deforestation occurs (students cut and stick to show which are natural disasters and which are human causes of deforestation). Where is deforestation happening (map showing where forests were, and what is left- students label named areas). How it happens (students cut and stick to show areas of deforestation caused by slash and burn or clear cutting). Impact on different areas (students match terms and descriptions). Reducing deforestation (students select from a choice, and are encouraged to come up with their own examples). Revision/ Test- contains a question from each area to check understanding and to revise the topic. Choice of answers for some questions, while others need a bullet point or sentence to be written (lower abilities may need a scribe for this). Label the 4 different layers of the Rainforest. Match the description with the correct photo and label. Lower abilities- cut out labels and stick in correct places. Middle abilities- cut out photos and stick. Copy labels. Higher abilities- cut out photos and stick. Write own labels. Includes an extension worksheet for students to write their own descriptions of the 4 layers of the rainforest and a mapping exercise for students to find where rainforests are located around the world and colour in on the map (map be best if printed on A3). Weather Use the chart to record the weather for 6 weeks in your local area, or use the 2nd chart to compare 2 places or countries. Includes 2 question worksheets for higher abilities, 1 being a recap and summary worksheet of their findings comparing 2 places/countries. For lower ability levels- includes pictures of sunshine, clouds, snow, rain, storm, fog, frost, rainbow, and wind to help with understanding. Allows them to observe the days weather and think about what the weather will be like next week. For higher ability levels- space to write the weather they can see and allows them to predict what they think the weather will be next week. Children could also take their own photos of the weather and stick them on the chart. A clip from BBC weather showing the latest weather forecast could be shown during the lesson, and children could be encouraged to look at different areas of the UK or another country to compare the weather in different regions. Use the 2 worksheets to compare understanding before carrying out the observations and after to check learning and understanding.
smidgealot
Deforestation for SEN, Primary, Early Years

Deforestation for SEN, Primary, Early Years

Deforestation suitable for SEN, Primary, Early Years, Reception and Preschoolers. No prep required. Worksheets: what is deforestation? (students match pictures to before, during and after). why deforestation occurs (students cut and stick to show which are natural disasters and which are human causes of deforestation). where is deforestation happening (map showing where forests were, and what is left- students label named areas). how it happens (students cut and stick to show areas of deforestation caused by slash and burn or clear cutting). impact on different areas (students match terms and descriptions). reducing deforestation (students select from a choice, and are encouraged to come up with their own examples). Revision/ Test- contains a question from each area to check understanding and to revise the topic. Choice of answers for some questions, while others need a bullet point or sentence to be written (lower abilities may need a scribe for this).
smidgealot
Small Scale UK Ecosystem - Formby Woods, Merseyside

Small Scale UK Ecosystem - Formby Woods, Merseyside

A independent research lesson on a small scale UK ecosystem (Formby woods, Merseyside). Useful for the Living World Unit of AQA Geography GCSE. Also, looks at the interrelationships within the ecosystem, balance of components and the affects a change can have on an ecosystem (squirrel pox - red squirrel population).
mcampbell37621
Mexico

Mexico

Draw Mexico, Spain and UK on world map. Tooth fairy. Aztecs. Mexican animals
cmrm33
India's Plaines And Plateaus

India's Plaines And Plateaus

India is a vast county, nearly fourteen times the size of the United Kingdom! Within its borders it’s home to environments which include cool mountains in the north, hot, dry plains in the center and hot, humid tropics to the south. You have already looked at the Ganges River, Himalayas and Thar Desert. These worksheets help the students to explore these environments and create their own physical map of India using everyday materials to help visualise the counties environments.
WillsonEducation
Thar Desert - India

Thar Desert - India

The Thar Desert is otherwise known as the Great Indian Desert, is the seventh largest desert in the world and acts as a natural boundary between India and Pakistan. It is the most hostile region within the Indo-Pacific, however around 4500 years ago it was home to one of the world’s oldest tribes, the Mohenjo Daro and Harappa. These worksheets look at how plants and animals adapt to life in the desert with the students designing the ultimate desert animal which is then peer assessed by their classmates
WillsonEducation