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A specialist documentary resource shop featuring worksheets and challenge activities to support learning and thinking around educational documentaries. Resources are created by an experienced geography teacher and subject leader.
Seven Worlds, One Planet - Antarctica
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Seven Worlds, One Planet - Antarctica

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7 Worlds, 1 Planet: Antarctica BBC documentary, currently playing on iPlayer. A question and answer worksheet based around the 59 minute documentary seven worlds, one planet, episode 1. This documentary is all about Antarctica and the hostile conditions it presents to wildlife. It could be used to support learning around polar ecosystems, animal habitats and adaptations or place specific study of Polar and Arctic regions. A good amount of discussion on climate change in Antarctica. Can cover a lesson or used as a stand-alone homework. Topics include: animal habitat climate change southern ocean winter / spring seasons Find documentary worksheets to a full lesson on this topic or for other geography documentaries in my shop.
Green Planet - Tropical World
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Green Planet - Tropical World

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A comprehensive 25 question worksheet and follow on activity for Green Planet, Tropical World (BBC Documentary). David Attenborough explores new filming techniques which allow us to enter the plants’ world and see it from their perspective and on their timescale. From fast-growing trees to flowers that mimic dead animals, this is a journey into a magical world that operates on a different timescale to our own. The worksheet includes 25 different styled questions that cover the full 50 minute documentary and comes with a detailed answer sheet, with timings for teachers. There is a differentiated follow on activity for students to complete to think further around this topic. Questions on the worksheet includes the following topics: Rainforest vegetation Tropical plants Photosynthesis plant and animal interactions Climate change Deforestation If you like this resource, please leave a review. Worksheets have been made for other episodes of this series and many other science and nature documentaries for BBC and Netflix, please view them here.
Seven World. One Planet - Africa
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Seven World. One Planet - Africa

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7 Worlds, 1 Planet: Africa BBC documentary, currently playing on iPlayer. A question and answer worksheet based around the 50 minute documentary seven worlds, one planet, episode 7. This documentary is all about Africa and the variable conditions it presents to wildlife. It could be used to support learning around ecosystems, animal habitats and adaptations or place specific study of Africa. Some discussion on how humans impact landscapes in Africa. Can cover a lesson or used as a stand-alone homework. Topics include: Animal habitat Rainforest - climate and wildlife Human impacts on animals Africa I specialise in worksheets to support science and nature documentaries across BBC iPlayer and Netflix. Check my shop to view materials to support other episodes in this series.
Breaking Boundaries: Science of Our Planet
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Breaking Boundaries: Science of Our Planet

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A 30 question worksheet and follow on sheet to support Breaking Boundaries: The Science of our Planet (Netflix Documentary). David Attenborough and scientist Johan Rockström examine Earth’s biodiversity collapse and how this crisis can still be averted. The programme explores the impacts on earth’s life support systems: our weather, our oceans and the living world. The worksheet has 30 questions that cover the full 1hr 15 minute documentary and comes with a detailed answer sheet for teachers. There is a differentiated follow on worksheet for students to complete to think further around this topic. Questions on the worksheet includes the following topics: Holocene Biosphere Freshwater Ocean acidification Energy use Extreme weather events - droughts Climate change Deforestation For worksheets to support other science and nature documentaries please see my shop.
Volcano Documentary
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Volcano Documentary

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A question and answer worksheet (with follow on sheet) to support A Perfect Planet - Volcanoes (BBC Documentary). The programme looks at how without volcanoes, there would be no life on Earth. Although destructive, magma from the planet’s molten core builds land, and mineral-rich ash from eruptions fertilises the surface. The worksheet has 20 questions that cover the full 50 minute documentary. To support staff a teacher answer sheet is included. There is a differentiated worksheet for students to reflect on their learning after they watch the documentary. Worksheet includes the following topics: Volcanoes Advantages and disadvantages of volcanic environments Ecosystem Benefits and risks of habitats Variety of land ecosystems Animal adaptation Climate change For worksheets to support other science and nature documentaries please see my shop.
Our Planet - Fresh Water Documentary
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Our Planet - Fresh Water Documentary

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A question and answer worksheet based around Netflix documentary our planet, episode 7, Fresh Water. A teacher sheet with answers is included. Could be used to support learning around river ecosystems, river basin animal habitats and adaptations. Some detail here on resource management and how humans impact fluvial processes and ecosystems. Can be used as a full lesson or used as a stand-alone homework. Download includes all worksheets in both Word and PDF formats.
China Documentary
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China Documentary

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Title: Our Guy In China Question and answer sheet to accompany Channel 4 documentary: Our Guy in China, episode 1. Used to support KS3 students in their study of China. Teacher answer sheet provided. Could be used in lesson or as a stand alone homework task. Topic content: City of Chongqing Manufacturing in China Three Gorges Dam Rural recycling practices Shanghai Length of documentary: 47 minutes Find other documentary worksheets for geography films and documentaries in my shop.
Chasing Coral
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Chasing Coral

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Documentary exploring the changing coral reefs. Question and answer sheet to accompany the documentary: Chasing Coral on Netflix. This film introduces students to the importance of coral reef ecosystems, the threats they are facing, climate change and how what one group of people are doing to let people know what is happening to coral reefs. The documentary sheet has a variety of question types and a teacher answer sheer with guide times for many questions to allow for lesson planning. Three short extension activities to fit around the documentary. Worksheet includes the following topics: Marine ecosystems Polyp structure Symbiosis Coral bleaching Global warming Climate Change For other worksheets to support other science and nature documentaries please see my shop.
Climate Change - The Facts Documentary Lesson
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Climate Change - The Facts Documentary Lesson

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A planned lesson on PowerPoint with a 24 question worksheet to accompany BBC documentary series Climate Change - The Facts. Designed for use with a year 9 group studying climate change. This pack includes Powerpoint, lesson objectives, starter task and final task included to fully make use of the worksheet provided. A teacher answer sheet is provided and there is an optional extension exam task.
Seven Worlds One Planet: Asia
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Seven Worlds One Planet: Asia

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7 Worlds, 1 Planet: Asia BBC documentary, currently playing on iPlayer. A question and answer worksheet based around the 59 minute documentary seven worlds, one planet, episode 2. This documentary is all about Asia and the diverse conditions it presents to wildlife. It could be used to support learning around polar ecosystems, animal habitats and adaptations or place specific study of Asia. A good amount of discussion on climate change. A range of environments are covered: deserts, mountains and jungles. Can cover a lesson or used as a stand-alone homework. Topics include: animal habitat animal adaptation climate change Note, the worksheet does not include the 10 minute section at the end on how the programme was filmed. Find documentary worksheets on this topic or for other geography documentaries in my shop.
Sahara Desert - Africa Documentary
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Sahara Desert - Africa Documentary

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Question and answer worksheet to accompany BBC documentary series Africa, episode 5 - Sahara Desert. Designed for use with a year 8 group studying desert environments, but equally could be used for students as part of a place based study of Africa or ecosystems as questions focus on animal adaptations and climate. A teacher answer sheet is provided and there are optional challenge tasks on teacher sheet to round up ideas on animal adaptation and some short exam based questions. Could be used as a homework activity to round up ecosystems or Africa units.
Seven Worlds, One Planet - Europe
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Seven Worlds, One Planet - Europe

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7 Worlds, 1 Planet: Europe BBC documentary, currently playing on iPlayer. A question and answer worksheet based around the 50 minute documentary seven worlds, one planet, episode 5. This documentary is all about Europe and the variable conditions it presents to wildlife. It could be used to support learning around ecosystems, animal habitats and adaptations or place specific study of urban environments and Europe. Some discussion on how humans impact landscapes in Europe. Can cover a lesson or used as a stand-alone homework. Topics include: Animal habitat The Alps - climate and wildlife Human impacts on animals Europe Find documentary worksheets to a full lesson on this topic or for other geography documentaries in my shop.
Weather Documentary
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Weather Documentary

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Documentary to support Weather and Climate lessons. A question and answer worksheet (and follow on sheet) to support A Perfect Planet - Weather (BBC Documentary). The programme explores how weather controls the distribution of freshwater around our planet. In turn, this shapes the lives of animals across the globe, leading to incredible diversity of species and habitats. The worksheet has 20 questions that cover the full 50 minute documentary. To support staff a teacher answer sheet is included for staff unfamiliar with the topic. There is an additional differentiated worksheet to allow students to reflect further on their learning. Documentary and worksheet cover the following topics: Weather and climate monsoons drought Ecosystems (including Amazon Rainforest and Gobi Desert) Animal adaptation Climate change For worksheets to support other science and nature documentaries please see my shop.
Seven Worlds, One Planet - South America
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Seven Worlds, One Planet - South America

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7 Worlds, 1 Planet: South America BBC documentary, currently playing on iPlayer. A question and answer worksheet based around the 50 minute documentary seven worlds, one planet, episode 3. This documentary is all about South America and the variable conditions it presents to wildlife. It could be used to support learning around ecosystems, animal habitats and adaptations or place specific study of cloud forest and mountain regions - Andes. Some discussion on how humans impact landscapes in South America. Can cover a lesson or used as a stand-alone homework. Topics include: Animal habitat Andes climate and wildlife Cloud forest Coastal environments Find documentary worksheets to a full lesson on this topic or for other geography documentaries in my shop.
Frozen Planet 2
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Frozen Planet 2

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Help your students get the most from the stunning BBC documentary exploring frozen worlds from pole to pole, using a 23 question and answer worksheet. David Attenborough narrates explores frozen landscapes from pole to pole, revealing the surprising frozen worlds that exist across the planet and the remarkable animals that make them their home. How to use this sheet The worksheet has 23 questions that cover the full 50 minute documentary and comes with a detailed answer sheet with timings for teachers. Questions on the worksheet explore the following environments and topics: • Antarctica • Himalayas • Animal adaptation • Boreal Forests • Arctic Circle • Extreme weather events • Climate change
Zambezi River - Earths Great Rivers
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Zambezi River - Earths Great Rivers

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Documentary topic: Water, Rivers, Africa 24 question and answer sheet to accompany the BBC documentary Earth’s Greatest Rivers 2, episode 1, Zambezi River. Documentary follows the river’s course from source to mouth and looks at how animal and human life depends on the river. The worksheet has 24 questions that cover the full 50 minute documentary and comes with a detailed answer sheet for teachers. There is a differentiated follow on worksheet for students to complete to think further around this topic. Designed for study alongside rivers unit, but equally could be used for students as part of a place based study in Southern Africa. Topics include: Fact file on the Zambezi upper, middle and lower course characteristics Human activity along the river Flooding Conservation and management Downloaded materials include all sheets in both Word and PDF formats. Find other documentary worksheets and the rest of this series at my shop
Green Planet - Seasonal World
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Green Planet - Seasonal World

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Seasonal Forests, Seasonal Change A comprehensive 24 question worksheet for Green Planet, Seasonal World (BBC Documentary). David Attenborough explores new filming techniques which allow us to enter the plants’ world and see it from their perspective and on their timescale. Between the tropics and the frozen poles lies a region dominated by relentless change in the form of the four seasons: spring, summer, autumn and winter. Each one presents plants with huge challenges, from ice and snow to raging fires; from intense competition to surprising enemies. To survive here plants must use strategy, deception and remarkable feats of engineering. The worksheet includes 24 different styled questions that cover the full 50 minute documentary and comes with a detailed answer sheet, with timings for teachers. Questions on the worksheet includes the following topics: Spring, summer, autumn and winter Seasonal plants Photosynthesis Plant and animal interactions Climate change If you like this resource, please leave a review. Worksheets have been made for other episodes of this series and many other science and nature documentaries for BBC and Netflix, please view them here.
Green Planet Water World
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Green Planet Water World

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Environments covered: fresh water, coastal zone A comprehensive 20 question worksheet for Green Planet, Water World (BBC Documentary). David Attenborough explores new filming techniques which allow us to enter the plants’ world and see adaptations fresh water plants use to survive in their under water environments. The worksheet includes 20 different styled questions that cover the full 50 minute documentary and comes with a detailed answer sheet, with timings for teachers. Please consider leaving a review for this resource. Questions on the worksheet includes the following topics: Fresh water vegetation Aquatic plants Photosynthesis Plant and animal interactions Climate change Salt water ecosytem - seagrass If you like this resource, please leave a review. Worksheets have been made for other episodes of this series and many other science and nature documentaries for BBC and Netflix, please view them here.
Lake District Documentary
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Lake District Documentary

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Tales from the National Parks: The Lake District. Currently found on YouTube and originally BBC iPlayer. Question and answer sheet to accompany the Lake District documentary: Tales from the National Parks. This episode introduces the viewer to the proposed zip line a across a valley in the Lake District. We see arguments for and against from different park users. Could be used as an introduction to stakeholder conflict in National Parks. Teacher answer sheet also provided. Please consider reviewing this free resource. For other worksheets to support science and nature documentaries please see my shop.
Frozen Planet 2
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Frozen Planet 2

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Help your students get the most from episode 3 of the BBC documentary exploring mountain environments, using a comprehensive 21 question and answer worksheet. David Attenborough explores frozen mountain habitats, found on every continent on Earth, and looks at the unique challenges for its surprising and remarkable life. How to use this sheet The worksheet has 21 questions that cover the full 50 minute documentary and comes with a detailed answer sheet with timings for teachers. A favour to ask, please consider leaving a review of this resource. Questions on the worksheet explore the following environments and topics: • Mountain environments • Animal adaptation • Avalanches • Extreme weather • Climate change See my shop for other sheets to this documentary series.