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I try to make my lessons interesting, colourful, active, accessible and as related to real life as I possibly can! I hope that you enjoy using and teaching these lessons as much as I do!

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I try to make my lessons interesting, colourful, active, accessible and as related to real life as I possibly can! I hope that you enjoy using and teaching these lessons as much as I do!
What is the water cycle?
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What is the water cycle?

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A basic introduction lesson to the water cycle. This lesson was aimed at year 7 and includes a variety of activities for different abilities.
What is the problem with fossil fuels?
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What is the problem with fossil fuels?

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Students discover the problems of fossil fuels. I have taught this lesson in a variety of ways and still don't think I have taught it in an outstanding way yet, so I include all the resources that I have used.
4 figure grid references
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4 figure grid references

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A whole lesson on 4 figure grid references. The group activity is based around the OS maps that my school receives of our local area so you can change these questions if you would like to do it for your local area. Get them to do it with whiteboards and they will love the competition!
AQA NEW SPEC GCSE: Ecosystems
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AQA NEW SPEC GCSE: Ecosystems

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A fully resourced SOW for the AQA new specification GCSE for ecosystems with a focus on rainforests and deserts. The last lesson focuses on managing the desertification in the desert and gives students the opportunity to try the decision making question for the DME part of paper 3.
Lesson 1- Choosing early settlements- lesson and activities
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Lesson 1- Choosing early settlements- lesson and activities

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This lesson takes students through how the early settlements were chosen and the environmental influencing factors. Students have to do a decision making exercise where they choose the best site as early settlers from 4 options. This lesson received an outstanding under the new ofsted criteria.
6 figure grid references
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6 figure grid references

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This lesson allows students to build on the skills they acquired with 4 figure grid referencing. There is another group activity using the local OS maps (please change for your area). The 'how confident are you&' gets students post-it note their name on the tree to show where they have climbed to in the lesson.
NEW AQA GCSE: Rivers
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NEW AQA GCSE: Rivers

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New AQA specification. Complete set of lessons which teach students about rivers. The set of lessons follows on from the coastal SOW, which can also be found on my TES account. The video for the lesson on the River Tees is available on YouTube.
Where do we get our energy from?
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Where do we get our energy from?

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The first lesson in a series which look at fossil fuels, renewable energy and global warming. This first lesson focuses on the fossil fuels and looks at evaluating them. I follow this up with a debate on which fuel is the most precious.