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Syria - Smart Geography Case Studies

Syria - Smart Geography Case Studies

Use revision resource of A Level students, helping them to understand how recent geopolitical events in Syria provide a useful synoptic case study. This information sheet ties together climate change, migration, globalisation, conflict, refugees, standard of living, totalitarianism, human rights abuses, war on terror, and conflict between superpowers. Quite a range!
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WORLD HERITAGE SITE - WHAT HAPPENED TO THE 2 GIANT BUDDHAS OF AFGHANISTAN?

WORLD HERITAGE SITE - WHAT HAPPENED TO THE 2 GIANT BUDDHAS OF AFGHANISTAN?

Here is a unit that creates student interest and opportunity for class discussion about the need to maintain and protect World Heritage Sites. You will see that the material within this standalone unit cuts across curriculum topics of history (Buddhism/building phase); geography (environment/location), religion (Buddhism/Islam) and slots into studies of World Heritage sites. This unit touches on historical trade routes (The Silk Road) and provides an opportunity to reflect on the current political insecurity of Afghanistan. Despite widespread objections the Taliban of Afghanistan reduced the Giant Buddhas to rubble. In 2003, two years after their destruction UNESCO listed the caverns which once contained the giant Buddhas as “endangered sites”. So why did the destruction occur? Follow the process and allow opportunity for discussion and debate. The attached worksheet provides opportunity for a fill-in activity.
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Transnational Companies In India

Transnational Companies In India

These worksheets look at the large companies and their locations around the work, then focus primarily on a Nike case study in India and the positives and negatives it brings to LEDCs
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The Himalayas

The Himalayas

Part of the world’s largest mountain range can be found in north India, the Himalayas. The mountains act as a natural barrier preventing the cold wind from Central Asia entering India and stopping southwest winds which carry monsoons, helping to fertilise India’s soil with the rain it pours down. These worksheets look at life living in the mountains in a place called Uttarakhand through a student lead activity
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The Cycle Of Poverty

The Cycle Of Poverty

The cycle of poverty is a phenomenon where poor families, more severely in LEDCs, become trapped in poverty for generations due to limited or no access to fundamental resources such as education, financial and subsequent generations also being underprivileged. These worksheets look at life through the eyes of a poor family as to whether they should move from the country to the city, where they should move to and how to make money. One way of making money in the city is by making paper bags, they are sold to shop and stall holders who sell rice and spices. Ten bags will earn them 1 rupee (1p)! In groups they make as many bags as they can in thirty minutes…
WillsonEducation
Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

These worksheets helps the students to discover the background to the building of the Taj mahal and to develop their skills of field sketching
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India's Wealth And The Cycle Of Poverty

India's Wealth And The Cycle Of Poverty

The cycle of poverty is a phenomenon where poor families, more severely in LEDCs, become trapped in poverty for generations due to limited or no access to fundamental resources such as education, financial and subsequent generations also being underprivileged. These worksheets look at the devision of wealth within India and has the students look at life through the eyes of a poor family as to whether they should move from the country to the city, where they should move to and how to make money. One way of making money in the city is by making paper bags, they are sold to shop and stall holders who sell rice and spices. Ten bags will earn them 1 rupee (1p)! In groups they make as many bags as they can in thirty minutes…
WillsonEducation
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
India's Culture

India's Culture

The culture of a group of people is their way of life. It includes their customs, hobbies, foods, fashions, beliefs and traditions; these are dependent of the country they live in, family background, sex and age. Many parts of the world are multicultural which means many different groups of people live alongside one another as a result of moving to new areas to live ad bringing their cultures with them. This is a chance for your students to get out of your seats and, sensibly, move around the classroom gathering evidence with their classmates to learn about India’s culture.
WillsonEducation
What's In India's Future?

What's In India's Future?

These worksheets look briefly at India in economics, environmental, global, local, national and social terms and the students discuss how they think India may develop and change over the next ten years
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
India's Wealth

India's Wealth

These worksheets have the students reasoning what we need to live and looking specifically at how wealth is distributed in India
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