This is an hour long KS3 lesson that looks at Megacities. It links to the new GCSE AQA 9-1 Specification. What is a Megacity? Students also look at push and pull factors and the reasons for urbanisation.
The lesson includes a range of geographical skills, and information hunt as well as a literacy task.
All resources for the lesson are included within the powerpoint and easy to identify and print.
Lessons for the 'Urban Challenges in the UK' section of the new AQA 9-1 Spec. All worksheets for lessons are included as slides at the end of each PPT.
5 Lessons included:
*The UK's distribution of population and major cities
*London CS - Where is London, What is London's population and ethnic mix?
*London CS - What is social deprivation, is it an issue in London? Housing issues, greenfield and brownfield sites, does the green belt solve the issues?
*London CS - Pollution, Waste management and Urban greening.
*London CS - Regeneration Shorditch and Docklands
This resource includes 27 Key word dominoes for the Coasts section of the AQA 9-1 GCSE. A good tool as a starter or plenary, or good to use in a revision lesson. Students use the key words and match the definition with the key word, joining up all the key words.
This lesson looks at the pattern of urban change and the main factors for urbanisation. The lesson includes all worksheets within the powerpoint. It has been planned for an hour session.
The lesson covers the first key idea for Section A: Urban issues and Challenges (AQA 9-1)
This lesson looks at the main causes causes of flooding as well as some of the damage that can be caused by flooding. Students complete an information hunt on the causes of flooding, as well as a literacy task on flooding. There are a range of collaborative activities throughout. Students finish by categorising the damage caused flooding into social, economic and environmental.
Included are the powerpoint ( Low ability version too!) as well as all work sheets needed for the lesson, SEN worksheets also included.
This is another lesson created for the AQA new specification, Urban issues and challenges. The Lesson looks at the part of the spec to cover a major city in the UK. Within the lesson there are questions analysing data about education and life expectancy, students then go on to categorise the issues associated with building on brownfield and greenfield sites. Students finish by deciding if building on green belt areas is the solution to London's housing issues. All worksheets for the lesson are included on the slides at the end of the powerpoint.
This resource includes 28 Key word dominoes for the Tectonic Hazards section of the AQA 9-1 GCSE. A good tool as a starter or plenary, or good to use in a revision lesson. Students use the key words and match the definition with the key word, joining up all the key words.
This resource is an A3 revision mat for the Rivers section of the new AQA 9-1 GCSE.
It is a quick fire revision sheet for students.
The revision mat covers:
- Upper, middle and lower course
- Waterfalls / Interlocking spurs/ Gorges
- Meanders/ Oxbow lakes
There are a number of exam questions for students to work through as well.
This lesson looks at food chains, webs and the nutrients cycle. There are a range of activities. The starter is a stand up activity where students categorise biotic and abiotic elements of an ecosystem. There are two activities on food chains and then a task looking at the nutrients cycle.
All resources for the lesson are included on the separate PPTs.
This lesson is the first lesson looking at the case study of a major city in the UK. The lessons fits the urban issues and challenges section of the new specification for AQA.
This lesson includes: The location of London and its importance nationally and globally, The impacts of national and international migration on London and London's ethnic mix.
The lesson has a range of skills included and all resources can be taken and printed from the powerpoint.
20 GCSE questions in a timetable format. 4 weeks worth of questions.
The timetable is colour coded to show easier questions in green, more challenging questions in amber and finally the most difficult in red. I am using the resource as part of a revision pack and collecting answers in as part of a reward scheme.
This card sort was used for a KS3 class who were looking at how sustainable Inuit living is. Students had to categorise the information into social, economic and environmental factors. Students then had to decide how sustainable the Inuit way of life is.
This resource includes 24 Key word dominoes for the Living World section of the AQA 9-1 GCSE. A good tool as a starter or plenary, or good to use in a revision lesson. Students use the key words and match the definition with the key word, joining up all the key words.
An hour long lesson for the new GCSE AQA 9-1. This lesson looks at urban challenges in the UK and features the case study London. There are activities to look at pollution in the city, how waste is disposed as well as the percentage of green space in London. All the resources needed for the lesson (3 worksheets) are included on the slides at the end of the powerpoint.
A revision activity for the new AQA GCSE. The activity includes key word dominoes for the Rivers topic. Great as a starter, plenary or for revision. Students match the key word with the correct definition, just like dominoes!