A lesson on the recent Nepal earthquake looking at causes, impacts and responses. Includes presentation, case study card for students and an additional sheet with responses on. Aimed at top grade students but is easily adapted for the less able.
A lesson for the new ocr (2016) a-level on lapse rates and cloud formation. Aimed at A/A* level so lots of detail and information on the technicalities of airs movement in the troposphere. Includes detailed information on lapse rates, cloud formation and precipitation for the water and carbon based topic 'Earth Life Support Systems'.
A lesson on the process of longshore drift and spit formation. Aimed at high ability year 8 students and therefore easily adaptable for year 9. Includes a detailed lesson plan, presentation (with notes under slides) and any other resources needed.
A case study of the UK 2012 drought for the Natural Hazards unit. Includes presentation, student worksheet and information pack. Aimed at top grade students but easily adapted for the less able.
Lesson on the formation of cave, arches, stacks and stumps. Aimed at high ability year 8 students and therefore easily adaptable for year 9. Includes a detailed lesson plan and presentation (with notes underneath each slide).
New OCR B A-level. Case study of a low energy coastline not in the UK. Focuses on farewell spit and golden bay in New Zealand including place specific formation of landforms, how the landscape system is inter-related and how these landforms change over time. Aimed at higher ability year 12/13 but easily adaptable for less able pupils.
A lesson looking at and evaluating the Mercalli and Richter scale. Aimed at top grade students but easily adapted for the less able.
A lesson for the new OCR GCSE on the various causes of drought as well as looking at their change in frequency and magnitude over time. Aimed at top grade students but easily adapted for the less able. Includes worksheets and teacher answers as well as a power point.
Lesson on why we can't supply enough water for the Resource Reliance topics for OCR B. Includes a detailed lesson plan power point and worksheet.
A lesson investigating the formation and characteristics of shield volcanoes, composite volcanoes and hotspots. Aimed at top grade students but easily adapted for the less able.
Lesson on climate change affecting high latitudes including why sea ice forms at high latitudes and a case study of the Arctic. For the new 2016 OCR B A level debates topic 'Exploring Oceans' - includes OCR card sort.
A lesson introducing push and pull factors for settlements and exploring the idea of why settlements grow. Includes full powerpoint (with detailed notes section), lesson plan, card sort and worksheet. This is for high ability year 7 so could be easily adapted for year 8 too.
An introductory lesson to the topic including the tri-cellular model of atmospheric circulation. Aimed at top grade students (7/8/9) and easily adaptable for the less able.
Introduction on the concept of the 'Alter Ego'. Includes getting students to create and perform their alter egos.
Aims to teach how to effectively create a split identity when writing creatively including the role of narrative voice and how this is portrayed in film. Based on ActiveLearn textbooks.
6 lesson bundle aimed at introducing students to different creative writing techniques including narrative voice, writing a split identity, creating pace, tension and using descriptive language effectively. Based on ActiveLearn online textbooks.
AQA A 'Ice on the land'. Lesson exploring why glaciers move looking at temperature and gradient (including polar/temperate glaciers and extensional/compressional flow). Aimed at high ability GCSE students but easily adaptable for lower ability pupils. A tricky topic made simple!
Lesson on the theory of sea level rise associated with climate change (thermal expansion and the transfer of water) and the case study of Kiribati islands. Including full lesson and associated resources (including OCR worksheet).