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Base layer map - GIS without the computer

Base layer map - GIS without the computer

A simple mapping exercise that is really creative. Get students used to reading and interpreting atlases as well as looking at how layering maps provide useful ways to 'see' patterns. Some examples of my students work have been included along with an example of feedback. The feedback template is with thanks from the wonderful Mrs Humanities Blog.
becki2788
Hurricane Irma Bundle

Hurricane Irma Bundle

A collection of worksheets that include: 1. Investigating Hurricanes 2. Tracking Hurricane Irma - latitude/longitude exercise 3. Hurricane Irma Worksheet
swintrek
AQA GCSE:URBAN ISSUES + CHALLENGES-Intro to Rio case study

AQA GCSE:URBAN ISSUES + CHALLENGES-Intro to Rio case study

This lesson has been created to address the AQA Geography GCSE specification. It has been planned to provide clear and guided independent research using the internet and includes; - Clear learning objectives and success criteria linked to the specification. Focus is upon locating Rio and exploring its global and national importance. - Starter task - a hyperlinked Lonely Planet tourism promotional video clip with task to introduce the location. - Clear task activities with supporting hyperlinks to guide research and expectations. - Plenary task to consolidate learning.
clmcdonnell
Access to Sanitation - Choropleth Map Skills

Access to Sanitation - Choropleth Map Skills

This lesson looks at: What sanitation is (comprehension activity) Choropleth maps Access to sanitation globally (creating own choropleth map) Checking and writing opportunities All data is provided. You will need atlases for this lesson.
EmmyCD
Tracking Hurricane Maria - latitude/longitude exercise / real time case study in hurricane tracking.

Tracking Hurricane Maria - latitude/longitude exercise / real time case study in hurricane tracking.

This worksheet requires students to map the track of Hurricane Maria as it moves though the Caribbean. The first four positions of the hurricane are given in the accompanying table. Students can follow the path of the hurricane using information from the website: https://www.wunderground.com/hurricane/atlantic/2017/hurricane-maria and map its position over the next few days. As well as a mapping skills exercise you may find this useful in engaging your students if you are presently doing a unit of work on natural hazards. When Maria has run its course I will replace this worksheet with information that will then be available.
swintrek
AQA GCSE:UK PHYSICAL LANDSCAPES-1. Intro to UK physical landscapes

AQA GCSE:UK PHYSICAL LANDSCAPES-1. Intro to UK physical landscapes

This lesson has been created to address the AQA Geography GCSE specification. It includes; - Starter task - to assess prior learning and key knowledge they'll need. - Clear learning objectives and success criteria linked to the specification. - New information, activities (some linked to textbook resource: GCSE for AQA Geography, R. Kitchen et al. Cambridge) with hyperlinked video clip and additional information sheets (at the end of the PPT) to identify, describe and explain the varying landscape in the UK by linking to the different types of geology. - Plenary task to review learning. - Further reading slide with appropriate hyperlinked web resources.
clmcdonnell
Coasts bundle

Coasts bundle

Three very good GCSE (can be adapted for KS3 if needed) lessons on coasts. One lesson on wave and tide formation, another on constructive and destructive waves and as bonus an introduction lesson on coasts. All three lessons have all the elements and the resources required to deliver them. Key concepts and skills covered in the lessons are: 1. How wind, earth and the moon form waves and tides? 2. Swash an backwash 3. Destructive and constructive waves 4. Map skills; using grid references and symbols 5. Diagrams and sketch maps 6. Exam questionnning
suddy23
Destructive and constructive waves (Types of waves)

Destructive and constructive waves (Types of waves)

This is a GCSE where the learning is focus on comparing constructive and destructive waves. The lesson will allow students to analyse the different types of waves and how they affect the coast differently. Key facts about the lesson are: 1. The lesson meets the requirements of the new GCSE specifications. However, it can be adapted for a top set year 9 group. 2. The lesson starts by exploring how waves affect the coast using the concepts swash and backwash. There is a great little activity that will allow students to differentiate between swash and backwash. The lesson then moves on to compare constructive and destructive waves. A very straightforward activity is used here; students will be able to access the information easily and the teacher can then focus on writing/exam response techniques here. The lesson will become analytical now where students have to apply the knowledge to three different scenarios. 3. The lesson is differentiated. There are visual aids including diagrams, images and a video clip. There are also challenge activities throughout to stretch students' understanding. There are some clever tasks that are designed to get students to apply their knowledge. This is key to doing well in the new GCSE specifications. 4. The lesson is planned in detail and all the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. Just download and teach!
suddy23
Urbanisation in the UK

Urbanisation in the UK

A lesson designed for KS4 following the EdExcel 1-9 GCSE within the Changing Cities topic. This lesson focusses on the uneven distribution of population within the UK and the different factors which have caused this to occur. This package includes a PowerPoint presentation, worksheet activities and success criteria to track progress through out the lesson as well as setting strengths and areas for improvement.
cbutcher07