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Mr. W's Resources

As an experienced Geography and Humanities teacher consistently graded as 'Outstanding', all these resources are designed to help teacher provide high quality lessons. All lessons are easily adaptable if needed, but can also be used with minimal preparation. Please leave feedback on any resources you use!

As an experienced Geography and Humanities teacher consistently graded as 'Outstanding', all these resources are designed to help teacher provide high quality lessons. All lessons are easily adaptable if needed, but can also be used with minimal preparation. Please leave feedback on any resources you use!
Wildfires Case Study (Australia)

Wildfires Case Study (Australia)

Designed for the AQA AS/A Level Hazards topic. Lesson on A Case Study of Wildfires. Location, formation, Indian Ocean Dipole and impacts of the 2009 Australian Wildfires. Included is a presentation and student handout.
Geog2014
Non-Examined Assessment (NEA) Bundle

Non-Examined Assessment (NEA) Bundle

A Bundle of lessons and resources to help with the teaching of the A-Level Geography Non-Examined Assessment (NEA). All lessons include a lesson slideshow and student handouts. The lessons are used in conjunction with the RGS NEA booklet, as well as legacy A-Level investigations available from AQA, Edexcel, WJEC sites and department staff university dissertations.
Geog2014
The Rejection of Globalisation and Globalised Products

The Rejection of Globalisation and Globalised Products

Lesson looking at how activists, groups and individuals act to reject globalisation. Uses case studies of the Anti-Costa Campaign in Totnes, UK and the Occupy Wall Street Movement. Article links are included in the ‘notes’ section of the relevant slides. Created for DP Geography (2019) Unit 4 ‘Power, Places and Networks’, but easily adaptable to other year groups and curriculums. Full lesson is included, with some handouts (printed seperately) used at the end of the presentation. Students had a digital copy of the lesson to access article links and take notes as required.
Geog2014
Sustainability in Homes

Sustainability in Homes

Lesson looking at how cities can be sustainable through the use of ‘superblocks’ as used in Barcelona and then focused down onto different sustainable methods that can be used in individual homes to help the overall sustainability of cities. Created for Yr11 Individuals & Societies MYP but easily adaptable to other year groups and curriculums. Full lesson is included. Students had a digital copy of the slideshow to complete the tables and to take notes as required.
Geog2014
The Atmospheric System

The Atmospheric System

Lesson looking at the layers of the atmosphere and the impacts insolation, albedo and latitude has on the solar radiation and temperature of different parts of the Earth’s surface Created for DP Geography (2019) SL Unit 2 ‘Global Climate - vulnerability and resilience’, but easily adaptable to other year groups and curriculums. Full lesson is included, with some handouts (printed seperately) used within the presentation. Students had a digital copy of the ‘resources file’ (which has some answers and animations removed and additional space to make notes) to take notes as required.
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Contemporary Issues in South Africa (Water Crisis & Unemployment)

Contemporary Issues in South Africa (Water Crisis & Unemployment)

Lesson on the contemporary issues of the Water Crisis and Unemployment in South Africa. The lesson starts by analysing headlines from/about South Africa and a class discussion, followed by identification of causes and consequences of the South Africa Water Crisis. Students then come up with potential solutions to the water crisis. The issue of unemployment in South Africa is explored with causes and consequences identified. Solutions are identified and students write a persuasive speech about the solution they think is best for South Africa. Full lesson is included, with links to videos and articles within the slides. Handouts are included at the end of the slideshow for printing and giving to students. This lesson takes around 2x 1 hour lessons.
Geog2014
The Role of Civil Society in Promoting International Mindedness

The Role of Civil Society in Promoting International Mindedness

Lesson looking at how Civil Society promotes international Mindedness. The lesson identifies what Civil Society and International Mindedness is and uses the case studies of the Pro-Democracy Protests in Hong Kong and the Arab Spring. Created for DP Geography (2019) HL Unit 5 ‘Human Development & Diversity’, but easily adaptable to other year groups and curriculums. Full lesson is included, with some handouts (included seperately) used. Students had a digital copy of the ‘resources file’ (which has some answers and animations removed and additional space to make notes) to take notes as required.
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Measuring Development

Measuring Development

Lesson looking at the how development is measured, including links to the UN Sustainable Development Goals Created for DP Geography (2019) HL Unit 5 ‘Human Development & Diversity’, but easily adaptable to other year groups and curriculums. Full lesson is included, with some handouts (printed seperately) used at the end of the presentation. Students had a digital copy of the ‘resources file’ (which has some answers and animations removed and additional space to make notes) to take notes as required.
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Religious Persecution

Religious Persecution

Lesson on religious persecution around the world. The lesson discusses what persecution is, different forms of religious persecution and then students research different examples of persecution of multiple religions around the world. This culminates in a class debate. Full lesson is included, with links to videos and articles within the slides. This lesson takes around 2x1 hour lessons, and can be reduced in time if discussion questions are taken out/shortened.
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Propaganda

Propaganda

Lesson on propaganda. The lesson looks at what propaganda is, different types of propaganda and then students create their own piece of propaganda for a political party. Full lesson is included, with links to videos and articles within the slides. This lesson takes around a 1 hour lesson.
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Attack Adverts/Smear Campaign

Attack Adverts/Smear Campaign

Lesson on political attack adverts and smear campaigns. The lesson identifies what an attack ad is, it’s purpose and effect. Examples of attack ads are shown and discussed, and then students create their own attack ads for a political party. Full lesson is included, with links to videos and articles within the slides. This lesson takes around a 1 hour lesson (time can be expanded for the creation of the attack ad).
Geog2014
Case Study of Deindustrialisation: Detroit, USA

Case Study of Deindustrialisation: Detroit, USA

Lesson looking at Detroit, USA as a case study of the causes and consequence of Deindustrialisation. Created for DP Geography (2019) Optional Unit G ‘Urban Environments’, but easily adaptable to other year groups and curriculums. Full lesson is included, with some handouts (printed seperately) used at the end of the presentation. Students had a digital copy of the ‘resources file’ (which has some answers and animations removed and additional space to make notes) to take notes as required.
Geog2014
Case Study of a Megacity: Lagos, Nigeria

Case Study of a Megacity: Lagos, Nigeria

Lesson looking at Megacities, using Lagos, Nigeria as a case study. Created for DP Geography (2019)Unit 1 ‘Changing Populations’, but easily adaptable to other year groups and curriculums. Full lesson is included, with some handouts (printed seperately) used at the end of the presentation. Students had a digital copy of the lesson of to take notes on their laptops as required.
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The Influence of the Physical Environment on Global Interactions: Geographical Isolation

The Influence of the Physical Environment on Global Interactions: Geographical Isolation

Lesson looking at how the physical environment and geographical isolation has an impact on global interactions. Created for DP Geography (2019) Unit 4 ‘Power, Places and Networks’, but easily adaptable to other year groups and curriculums. Full lesson is included, with some handouts (printed seperately) used at the end of the presentation. Students had a digital copy of the ‘resources file’ (which has some answers and animations removed and additional space to make notes) of to take notes as required.
Geog2014
The Rejection of Globalisation and Globalised Products

The Rejection of Globalisation and Globalised Products

Lesson looking at how activists, groups and individuals act to reject globalisation. Uses case studies of the Anti-Costa Campaign in Totnes, UK and the Occupy Wall Street Movement. Article links are included in the ‘notes’ section of the relevant slides. Created for DP Geography (2019) Unit 4 ‘Power, Places and Networks’, but easily adaptable to other year groups and curriculums. Full lesson is included, with some handouts (printed seperately) used at the end of the presentation. Students had a digital copy of the lesson to access article links and take notes as required.
Geog2014
Case Study of Traffic Congestion: Mexico City, Mexico

Case Study of Traffic Congestion: Mexico City, Mexico

Lesson looking at the causes and consequences of traffic congestion in Mexico City, Mexico Created for DP Geography (2019) Optional Unit G ‘Urban Environments’, but easily adaptable to other year groups and curriculums. Full lesson is included, with some handouts (printed seperately) used at the end of the presentation. Students had a digital copy of the ‘resources file’ (which has some answers and animations removed and additional space to make notes) to take notes as required.
Geog2014
Contested Land Uses

Contested Land Uses

Lesson looking at the issues around contested land use, using the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games and Hotel Development in Dharavi Slum, Mumbai as case studies. Created for DP Geography (2019) Optional Unit G ‘Urban Environments’, but easily adaptable to other year groups and curriculums. Full lesson is included, with some handouts (printed seperately) used at the end of the presentation. Students had a digital copy of the ‘resources file’ (which has some answers and animations removed and additional space to make notes) to take notes as required.
Geog2014
Urban Social Deprivation and the Multiple Deprivation Index

Urban Social Deprivation and the Multiple Deprivation Index

Lesson looking at the causes and consequences of Urban Social Deprivation, including the poverty cycle and the measurement of social deprivation using the Multiple Deprivation Index. Created for DP Geography (2019) Optional Unit G ‘Urban Environments’, but easily adaptable to other year groups and curriculums. Full lesson is included, with some handouts (printed seperately) used at the end of the presentation. Students had a digital copy of the ‘resources file’ (which has some answers and animations removed and additional space to make notes) to take notes as required.
Geog2014
Forced Migration

Forced Migration

Lesson looking at Forced Migration Created for DP Geography (2019) Unit 1 ‘Changing Populations’, but easily adaptable to other year groups and curriculums. Full lesson is included, with some handouts (printed seperately) used at the end of the presentation. Students had a digital copy of the ‘resources file’ (which has some answers and animations removed and additional space to make notes) of to take notes as required.
Geog2014
International Movement of People and Money (Remittances)

International Movement of People and Money (Remittances)

Lesson looking at the International Movement of People and Money (remittances) Created for DP Geography (2019) Unit 4 ‘Power, Places and Networks’, but easily adaptable to other year groups and curriculums. Full lesson is included, with some handouts (printed seperately) used at the end of the presentation. Students had a digital copy of the ‘resources file’ (which has some answers and animations removed and additional space to make notes) of to take notes as required.
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Transnational Companies (TNCs) Lesson and Individual Research Task

Transnational Companies (TNCs) Lesson and Individual Research Task

Lesson looking at Trans-national Companies, with an additional Independent Research task for students to complete as homework. Created for DP Geography (2019) Unit 4 ‘Power, Places and Networks’, but easily adaptable to other year groups and curriculums. Full lesson is included, with some handouts (printed seperately) used at the end of the presentation. Students had a digital copy of the lesson file to take notes as required. The second file is the Independent Research task which was shared with the students digitally to complete for homework.
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Population Pyramids and the DTM

Population Pyramids and the DTM

Lesson looking at Population Pyramids and the Demographic Transition Model Created for DP Geography (2019) Unit 1 ‘Changing Populations’, but easily adaptable to other year groups and curriculums. Full lesson is included, with some handouts (printed seperately) used at the end of the presentation. Students had a digital copy of the ‘resources file’ (which has some answers and animations removed and additional space to make notes) of to take notes as required.
Geog2014
Economic Migration Control and Rules

Economic Migration Control and Rules

Lesson looking at Economic Migration and the Control and Rules places upon it. Created for DP Geography (2019) Unit 4 ‘Power, Places and Networks’, but easily adaptable to other year groups and curriculums. Full lesson is included, with some handouts (printed seperately) used at the end of the presentation. Students had a digital copy of the lesson presentation to take notes as required.
Geog2014
Global Networks and Flows

Global Networks and Flows

Lesson looking at Global Networks and Flows (Globalisation) Created for DP Geography (2019) Unit 4 ‘Power, Places and Networks’, but easily adaptable to other year groups and curriculums. Full lesson is included, with some handouts (printed seperately) used at the end of the presentation. Students had a digital copy of the lesson itself to take notes as required.
Geog2014