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Biomes and Ecosystems

Biomes and Ecosystems

Full unit of work for Biomes and Ecosystems. This unit of 16 lessons explores the general pattern and characteristics of biomes and ecosystems globally and then looks at tropical rainforests, polar regions and taiga's in detail. All lesson are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. Most suitable for KS3, and perfect for preparing pupils for the new 1-9 GCSE modules. All lessons have a starter and lesson aim. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. For more resources visit thisisgeography.co.uk Lesson sequence: 1 - What is an ecosystem? 2 - How are global ecosystems distributed? 3 - What are tropical rainforests? 4 - Can we protect the rainforests? 5 - What is the human impact on tropical rainforests? 6 - Can we sustainably manage tropical rainforests? 7 - Where are the polar regions? 8 - What is Svalbard? 9 - Can Svalbard overcome its development challenges? 10 - What threats do cold environments face? 11 - How can cold environments be managed? 12 - What is a taiga like? 13 - What direct threats do taiga’s face? 14 - Why are taiga’s under pressure? 15 - How can we conserve the taiga wilderness? 16 - Can we balance the economy and environment in taiga’s?

By thisisgeography

Depleting Resources

Depleting Resources

Full unit of work for Depleting Resources. This unit of 14 lessons explores the human use of resources including food and energy whilst exploring significant imbalances in the world. All lesson are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. Most suitable for KS3, and perfect for preparing pupils for the new 1-9 GCSE modules. All lessons have a starter and lesson aim. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. For more resources visit thisisgeography.co.uk Lesson sequence: 1 - How are the world's resources distributed? 2 - Why is farming and fishing changing? 3 - What are fossil fuels? 4 - Can we provide enough water for the UK? 5 - What are the challenges of feeding the UK's population? 6 - What is food insecurity? 7 - Could we run out of resources? 8 - What resources issues face Tanzania? 9 - Can we change Tanzania with goat aid? 10 - How successful is Tanzania's bid to grow wheat? 11 - What is the shape of Tanzania's current food security bid? 12 - What is sustainable food production? 13 - How can we manage our food supply? 14 - What is the Indus Basin Irrigation System?

By thisisgeography

KS3 Geography: The spread of Homo Sapiens

KS3 Geography: The spread of Homo Sapiens

Lesson 3 of 3 on formation of the Earth and Geological time periods. Students discuss the spread of Homo Sapiens across the planet, the best traits for adaptation, and factors affecting their survival. PPT contains:Do now taskStarter taskLink to Youtube clipDiscussion questionsWriting task (with sentence starters)Plenary Other lessons: Lesson 1: Introduction to the formation of Earth and Geological time periods Lesson 2: Geological time periods Also see My TES shop for all other resources.

By Leah_McFarlane

KS3 Geography: Geological time periods

KS3 Geography: Geological time periods

Lesson 2 of 3 on formation of the Earth and Geological time periods. Each pair of students focuses on a different particular period of time (e.g. Cambrian) and then shares their findings with the class; they then collate each other's information to create a Geological time scale. Lesson PPT contains:Do now taskStarter taskLink to Youtube clipWriting taskAcrostic plenary I have also attached a second PPT with all relevant worksheets and handouts for students. Other lessons: Lesson 1: Introduction to the formation of Earth and Geological time periods Lesson 3: The spread of Homo Sapiens Also see My TES shop for all other resources.

By Leah_McFarlane

KS3 Geography: Introduction to the formation of Earth and Geological time periods

KS3 Geography: Introduction to the formation of Earth and Geological time periods

Lesson 1 of 3 introducing Geological time periods topic. Students discuss the formation of Earth, watch a video compressing the planet's history into a single year, and use handout (attached separately) to create their own Earth calendar / flow diagram. PPT contains:Do now taskStarter taskLink to Youtube clipThinking questionsWriting taskPlenary Other lessons: Lesson 2: Geological time periods Lesson 3: The spread of Homo Sapiens Also see My TES shop for all other resources.

By Leah_McFarlane