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Carbon cycle capers lesson plan

Carbon cycle capers lesson plan

Why do we need to keep carbon balanced? In Carbon Cycle Capers, students learn about how carbon moves throughout the climate system in the exciting illustrated story of Casey the carbon atom. There is also a fantastic interactive game on carbon sinks and sources which reinforces learning. This activity should be run over two sessions if you intend to complete the whole lesson plan. Your step-by-step guide to getting started and all the resources you need are below. Produced in collaboration with the Met Office.
EDF_Energy
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
Hurricane Irma Worksheet

Hurricane Irma Worksheet

A 2-page worksheet where students search the internet to provide information about Hurricane Irma, its impact and human responses to it. Useful in conjunction with the "Tracking Hurricane irma" worksheet also available on my shop. A cheaper option may be to buy the "Hurricane Irma bundle" that includes this worksheet, Tracking Hurricane Irma worksheet and the worksheet that covers general information about hurricanes.
swintrek
Investigating Hurricanes

Investigating Hurricanes

A 2-page worksheet that requires students to find out general information about hurricanes from the internet (websites provided but you may want your students to go to other websites). Page 1 shows on the preview. On Page 2 there is a question on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale, a world map where students are asked to show those areas in the world where hurricanes occur, and responses individuals and families can make to hurricanes (before, during and after).
swintrek
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-2. Upland and lowland areas

AQA GCSE:UK PHYSICAL LANDSCAPES-2. Upland and lowland areas

This lesson has been created to address the AQA Geography GCSE specification. It includes; - Starter task - crossword style to assess prior learning. - Clear learning objectives and success criteria linked to the specification. - New information, activities with supporting handout (at the end of the PPT) to identify, describe and explain the lowland and upland landscapes in the UK. - Plenary task is an exam style 9 mark question to review learning. - Further reading slide with appropriate hyperlinked web resources.
clmcdonnell
WATER AND CARBON CYCLES-5. Drainage basin as an open system

WATER AND CARBON CYCLES-5. Drainage basin as an open system

This lesson has been created to address the AQA Geography A-Level specification. It includes; - Starter task - crossword style activity to review prior learning AND opportunity for students to demonstrate learning of drainage basin as a systems diagram (this took me 2 lessons to deliver). - Clear learning objectives and success criteria linked to the specification. - New information, activities with hyperlinked video clip and additional hand-out (at the end of the PPT) to identify and explain what a drainage basin is and how it can be converted into a systems diagram, with further development of interception, stemflow and the water balance. - Plenary task to review learning. - Further reading slide with appropriate hyperlinked web resources.
clmcdonnell
WATER AND CARBON CYCLES-4. Cryospheric processes

WATER AND CARBON CYCLES-4. Cryospheric processes

This lesson has been created to address the AQA Geography A-Level specification. It is includes; - Starter task - to kick brains into gear! - Clear learning objectives and success criteria linked to the specification. - New information, activities with hyperlinked video clip and additional information sheets (at the end of the PPT) to identify and explain cryospheric processes at a global, regional and local level. - Plenary task to review learning. - Further reading slide with appropriate hyperlinked web resources.
clmcdonnell
WATER AND CARBON CYCLES-3. Processes + their influence on water stores

WATER AND CARBON CYCLES-3. Processes + their influence on water stores

This lesson has been created to address the AQA Geography A-Level specification. It is includes; - Starter task - crossword style activity to review prior learning. - Clear learning objectives and success criteria linked to the specification. - New information, activities with hyperlinked video clip and additional information sheets (at the end of the PPT) to identify and explain the changing state of water with links to flows and transfers including evaporation, condensation, cloud formation and causes of precipitation. - Plenary task to review learning. - Further reading slide with appropriate hyperlinked web resources.
clmcdonnell
WATER AND CARBON CYCLES-2. Size + distribution of water stores

WATER AND CARBON CYCLES-2. Size + distribution of water stores

This lesson has been created to address the AQA Geography A-Level specification. It is includes; - Clear learning objectives and success criteria linked to the specification. - New information, activities with hyperlinked video clip to introduce the different spheres of the planet and the distribution of water stores. - Plenary task to review learning. - Further reading slide with appropriate hyperlinked web resources.
clmcdonnell
WATER AND CARBON CYCLES-1. Introducing systems concepts

WATER AND CARBON CYCLES-1. Introducing systems concepts

This lesson has been created to address the AQA Geography A-Level specification. It is includes; - New information to introduce systems and key terms associated with them. - New information and activities that link the water cycle to the systems concept, including a hyperlinked video. - Plenary task to review learning. - Further reading/homework slide with suggested further reading task and appropriate hyperlinked web resources. Also included is a hand-out student version of the spec sheet. This is taken from AQA and therefore is not part of the paid resources. This is also true for the RGS information sheet.
clmcdonnell
Hurricane - formation, impact and management

Hurricane - formation, impact and management

This is one of the most active and destructive hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean area on records. Thousands of people (including British nationals) have been affected by hurricanes this hurricane season. There is never a better opportunity to teach about hurricanes whether or not it's on your LS for T1. Here we have three (3) lessons that explore the science behind hurricane formation, an analysis of the social and economic impact of hurricanes and finally a look at ways hurricanes can be managed to minimise the loss of lives. All the resources to deliver the lessons are included with the lessons. Just download and teach.
suddy23