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All my uploads are full, high quality 1 hour lessons designed with a lot of thought towards usability for both teacher and learner. If you like my resources please leave a review. Thanks!
Russia Map Starter Task
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Russia Map Starter Task

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This is a quick map task that can be included at the start of a unit or lesson on Russia. Students have a map of the country with key geographical features marked. On the screen there is a summary of the places they need to plot on to the map, with some brief information about each. This is intended to be done at the beginning of the class and requires little to know previous knowledge of the country. This task is part of a 3 part series of lessons and is included in a separate bundle on Russia and its natural resources. Please feel free to review my resources!
Resources 5: The Geography of Russia  - Why it is a Global Power (KS3)
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Resources 5: The Geography of Russia - Why it is a Global Power (KS3)

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This is a full 1 hour KS3 lesson that investigates the human and physical geography of Russia. The lesson is the fourth lesson of a unit on natural resources and energy, though it could easily be adapted to other themes or used as a standalone lesson on the country itself. Learning Outcome 1 – ‘I understand the physical and human geography of Russia and why it is considered a global power.' This lesson covers the following themes: - Physical and human geography of Russia - Atlas work - Superpowers - Russia's future place in the world Ease of use is the aim, so the lesson includes a compact presentation with full instructions and guidance in the notes section below each slide, it also includes labelled, organised, challenge / extension handouts with printing instructions and is of course, proof read. These resources take me hours to pull together so please leave a review if they’ve helped you out in the classroom :) Happy teaching!
Pollution in China - Geography of China 5
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Pollution in China - Geography of China 5

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This is a full 1 hour lesson that introduces pollution in China to 11-14 year old students. The lesson is part of a unit on the Geography of China, though it could easily be adapted to other place based examples or a general lesson on the causes and effects of urban and industrial pollution. The lesson consists of 1 powerpoint and 5 worksheets including a differentiated resource - please see the sample images. Learning Outcome 1 - 'I understand the causes of environmental pollution in China.' Learning Outcome 2 - 'I understand the negative social effects of environmental pollution in China.' In the lesson we look at: - Causes and effects of pollution in China - A drama based activity that requires imagination and group work - An extended piece of writing The lesson is designed to be visually engaging, with 'to the point' content that's easy to pick up and run with at short notice. Ease of use is my aim, so the lesson includes a compact presentation with instructions and guidance in the notes section below each slide, it also includes fully referenced handouts with printing instructions and is of course, proof read. Please feel free to leave a quick review as these lessons take a lot of time and effort! Happy teaching!
One Child Policy - Geography of China 7
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One Child Policy - Geography of China 7

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This is a full 1 hour lesson that introduces the One Child Policy to KS3 students. The lesson is part of a unit on the Geography of China, though it could easily be adapted to other place based examples or a general lesson on population control policies. The lesson includes 1 powerpoint and 3 worksheets. Learning Outcome 1 - 'I understand what the One Child Policy is and why it was needed.' Learning Outcome 2 - 'I understand the impact of the one child policy.' In the lesson we look at: - Causes and effects of the One Child Policy The lesson is designed to be visually appealing, with 'to the point' content that's easy to pick up and run with at short notice. Ease of use is my aim, so the lesson includes a compact presentation with instructions and guidance in the notes section below each slide, it also includes fully referenced handouts with printing instructions and is of course, proof read. Please feel free to leave a review :) Happy teaching!
Rivers 4 - Weathering & Mass Movement - GCSE (2016)
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Rivers 4 - Weathering & Mass Movement - GCSE (2016)

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This is a full 1 hour GCSE lesson that investigates different types of weathering and mass movement. The lesson is part of a unit covering 'Topic 3: Why is there a variety of river landscapes in the UK and what are the processes that shape them?' on the new Ed-Excel B spec, though it could easily be adapted to other specifications or graded down for KS3. Aim:- 'To develop my understanding of erosional and depositional features and processes of river valley's in the UK.' This lesson covers the following themes: - Biological weathering - Chemical weathering - Freeze thaw weathering - Slumps - Soil creep - Landslides Ease of use is the aim, so the lesson includes a compact presentation with instructions and guidance in the notes section below each slide, it also includes referenced handouts with printing instructions and is of course, proof read. Please feel free to leave a review :) Happy teaching!
Geography of China - A Key Stage 3 Unit of Work
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Geography of China - A Key Stage 3 Unit of Work

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A half price bundle of 7 lessons aimed at covering contemporary issues in China for 11-14 year olds. The unit is fully annotated and contains explicit instructions of how to use the worksheets and and where they link into the powerpoint presentations. The topics covered are: 1.Geography of China 2. Chinese Culture 3. Rural Urban Migration 4. Manufacturing and the Multiplier Effect 5. Pollution in China 6. Working Conditions 7. One Child Policy
Resources 6: Russia & Europe: Exporting Energy (KS3)
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Resources 6: Russia & Europe: Exporting Energy (KS3)

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This is a 1 hour KS3 lesson that investigates Russia's vast wealth of oil and gas and European countries’ dependency on it. The lesson is the fifth lesson of a unit on natural resources and energy, though it could easily be adapted to other themes or used as a standalone lesson on the country itself. It is also included in a 3 part bundle on Russia. Learning Outcome 1 – ‘I understand that Russia has great stores of oil and gas, making it a wealthy and powerful country. Learning Outcome 2 - 'I understand how Russia has recently gained an important role as an ‘energy superpower’, which influences its relationships with other countries.' This lesson covers the following themes: - Flow maps (reading and making) - Energy security & dependency - Russia - Oil & Gas Ease of use is the aim, so the lesson includes a compact presentation with full instructions and guidance in the notes section below each slide, it also includes labelled, organised, challenge / extension handouts with printing instructions and is of course, proof read. These resources take me hours to pull together so please leave a review if they’ve helped you out in the classroom :) Happy teaching!
Resources 4: OPEC & The UAE (KS3)
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Resources 4: OPEC & The UAE (KS3)

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This is a full 1 hour KS3 lesson that investigates what 'OPEC' is and the implications OPEC/controlling oil reserves has on the world. The lesson is the fourth lesson of a unit on natural resources and energy, though it could easily be adapted to other themes or used as a standalone lesson. Learning Outcome 1 – ‘What and where is the UAE and why is it important?' Learning Outcome 2 - 'Who are OPEC and what are its advantages / disadvantages?' This lesson covers the following themes: Place knowledge of the Middle East region Knowledge of OPEC and 'cartels' Oil demand, supply and consumption Global problems and outcomes Ease of use is the aim, so the lesson includes a compact presentation with full instructions and guidance in the notes section below each slide, it also includes labelled, organised, challenge / extension handouts with printing instructions and is of course, proof read. These resources take me hours to pull together so please leave a review if they’ve helped you out in the classroom :) Happy teaching!
Resources 1a: What Are Fossil Fuels? - An Introduction (KS3)
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Resources 1a: What Are Fossil Fuels? - An Introduction (KS3)

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This is a full 1 hour lesson that introduces what fossil fuels are to KS3 students, it is part of a unit on Energy & Climate Change. Learning Outcome - 'I understand what fossil fuels are and why they are important.' It includes a full presentation with instructions and guidance in the notes section below each slide, it also includes fully referenced handouts with printing instructions etc. and differentiated handouts for the main activity.
Resources 4 - Energy: Consumption & Availability
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Resources 4 - Energy: Consumption & Availability

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Unit: IBDP Geography - Resources (16-18) Lesson: 4 - Consumption & Availability: Energy Key Concepts: The Energy Mix, Fossil Fuels, Renewables, Nuclear Power ⇨ This is a 2 hour ‘post-16’ lesson for IB Diploma students that investigates energy consumption and availability through the lens of the ‘energy mix’ and how the options that are available for a country to meet it’s energy needs vary by location and level of development. ⇨ It also focusses on the pros and cons of each source of energy and the impact they may have on water and food. ⇨ The lesson is the fourth in Unit 3: Resources on the Diploma course (though can easily be used for A-Level also) also available as a lesson bundle. The lesson covers the following: ⇨ The concept of a nation’s ‘energy mix’ - ie. the combination of power sources it utilises to meet its needs. ⇨ The global energy mix and how this is changing over time. ⇨ The multiple factors that affect a country’s energy mix. ⇨ A ‘from the front’ taught section on the pros and cons of fossil fuels, renewables and nuclear power. ⇨ An evaluation / analysis of renewables vs. nuclear power. This lesson is designed for ease of use, the key concepts are explained in a straightforward manner going into just the right amount of depth. Students then use a combination of tasks and data analysis to explore the concepts in context. Included in Lesson: ⇨ Presentation: A powerpoint, including all images, text and online links (found in the notes section). ⇨ Printable Handouts: Pdf. Worksheets that correspond to tasks in the presentation - you can teach the lesson with or without these. ⇨ Offline Resources: As online sources often break or become outdated, offline versions are also provided as backups. The lesson has been thoroughly proofread and road tested in a classroom setting – however if you do spot any errors please let me know and I’ll be happy to help. Please feel free to leave a review :) Happy teaching!
Rural Urban Migration - Geography of China 3
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Rural Urban Migration - Geography of China 3

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This is a full 1 hour lesson that introduces Rural - Urban Migration to 11-14 year olds. The lesson is part of a unit on the Geography of China, though it could easily be adapted to other place based examples such as rural-urban migration in Brazil. It consists of 1 powerpoint and 3 worksheets, including homework. Learning Outcome 1 - 'I understand what peoples lives are like in rural China.' Learning Outcome 2 - 'I can explain what makes people move from the countryside to the city.' The lesson covers: - The concept of push pull factors - Push pull factors in China - City life in china, building into the next lesson in the sequence The lesson is designed to be visually appealing, with 'to the point' content that's easy to pick up and run with at short notice. The lesson includes a full presentation with instructions and guidance in the notes section below each slide, it also includes fully referenced handouts with printing instructions and is of course proof read. Happy teaching!
Resources 7: Impacts of the Russian Energy Economy (KS3)
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Resources 7: Impacts of the Russian Energy Economy (KS3)

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This is a 1 hour KS3 lesson that investigates the pros and cons of its energy industry through social, economic and environmental impacts. The lesson is the seventh lesson of a unit on natural resources and energy, though it could easily be adapted to other themes or used as a standalone lesson on the country itself / natural resources. It is also included in a 3 part bundle on Russia. Learning Outcome 1 – ‘I understand the social, environmental and economic impacts of Russia's energy economy' This lesson covers the following themes: - Recap of Russian geography - The environmental, social and economic impacts of the energy industry in Russia Ease of use is the aim, so the lesson includes a compact presentation with full instructions and guidance in the notes section below each slide, it also includes labelled, organised, challenge / extension handouts with printing instructions and is of course, proof read. These resources take me hours to pull together so please leave a review if they’ve helped you out in the classroom :) Happy teaching!
Nutrition 1 - Food Types
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Nutrition 1 - Food Types

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This is a KS3 science resource covering food groups. Learning objectives are as follows: - Why should a balanced diet include carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, fibre and water. - Why does a lack of some food types leads to deficiency diseases. - Why do deficiency diseases work and how can I explain how to modify an unhealthy diet.
Development 1: Africa & Ghana
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Development 1: Africa & Ghana

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This is a 1 hour KS3 lesson that investigates Africa and Ghana. The lesson is the first lesson of a unit on development, though it could easily be adapted to other themes or used as a standalone lesson on the country itself. Learning Outcome 1 – ‘With detailed place knowledge, I can describe Africa and Ghana." This lesson covers the following themes: - An overview of Africa - A detailed study of Ghana - Development - Core and periphery (challenge) Ease of use is the aim, so the lesson includes a compact presentation with full instructions and guidance in the notes section below each slide, it also includes labelled, organised, challenge / extension handouts with printing instructions and is of course, proof read. These resources take me hours to pull together so please leave a review if they’ve helped you out in the classroom :) Happy teaching!
Rivers 5 - Flood / Storm Hydrographs - GCSE (2016)
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Rivers 5 - Flood / Storm Hydrographs - GCSE (2016)

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This is a full 1 hour GCSE lesson that investigates storm or flood hydrographs. The lesson is part of a unit covering 'Topic 3: Why is there a variety of river landscapes in the UK and what are the processes that shape them?' on the new Ed-Excel B spec, though it could easily be adapted to other specifications or graded down for KS3. Aim:- 'To be able to read a flood hydrograph and understand the human and physical geography reasons why areas flood.' This lesson covers the following themes: - Human and physical factors - How to read a hydrograph - How to identify different patterns in hydrographs - Exam practice question Ease of use is the aim, so the lesson includes a compact presentation with instructions and guidance in the notes section below each slide, it also includes referenced handouts with printing instructions and is of course, proof read. Please feel free to leave a review :) Happy teaching!
PSHE - Bullying in School
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PSHE - Bullying in School

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This is a full lesson on bullying for PSHE, it covers: - Why would I bully someone (with video) - How do I know if I am bullying? - Trust issues - Abusing power / influence - Humour - Cyber bullying - Conflict resolution - Behaviour change I hope you enjoy teaching the lesson as much as I did teaching it! Please feel free to leave a review as a lot of hard work went into this. Happy teaching!
Rivers 3 - River Features and Processes Pt2 - GCSE (2016)
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Rivers 3 - River Features and Processes Pt2 - GCSE (2016)

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This is a full 1 hour GCSE lesson that comprehensively covers river features such as meanders, floodplains, levees, interlocking spurs, waterfalls and deltas and how they are formed. It also looks at river sediment transportation and process. The lesson would also work as a revision sheet as we've found that students struggle with these processes and they're essential for progression in the exam. The lesson is part of a unit covering 'Topic 3: Why is there a variety of river landscapes in the UK and what are the processes that shape them?' on the new Ed-Excel B spec, though it could easily be adapted to other specifications or graded down for KS3. Aim:- 'To understand that rivers have a range of features and these are formed through erosional and depostional processes.' This lesson covers the following themes: - Waterfalls - Meanders - Deltas - Floodplains & levees - Interlocking spurs - Erosion and deposition - Traction, suspension, saltation and solution - The role of geology in river formations Ease of use is the aim, so the lesson includes a compact presentation with instructions and guidance in the notes section below each slide, it also includes referenced handouts with printing instructions and is of course, proof read. Please feel free to leave a review :) Happy teaching!
China: Introduction Lesson - Geography of China 1
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China: Introduction Lesson - Geography of China 1

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This is a 1 hour KS3 lesson that introduces China to Key Stage 3 students through a picture exercise and an atlas enquiry task. The lesson is the first lesson of a unit on China. This lesson is also available as part of a bundle on China. Learning Outcome 1 – ‘I can describe China's location and key human and physical geographical characteristics and explain why they are important.' This lesson covers the following themes: - An overview of the physical and human geography of China - Map and atlas skills - Understanding and interpreting challenging geographic data relating to countries. Ease of use is the aim, so the lesson includes a compact presentation with full instructions and guidance in the notes section below each slide, it also includes labelled, organised, challenge / extension handouts with printing instructions and is of course, proof read. These resources take me hours to pull together so please leave a review if they’ve helped you out in the classroom :) Happy teaching!
Rivers 1 - Long Profile of a River - GCSE (2016)
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Rivers 1 - Long Profile of a River - GCSE (2016)

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This is a full 1 hour GCSE lesson that investigates the long profile of a river through a place based case study of the River Severn. The lesson is part of a unit covering 'Topic 3: Why is there a variety of river landscapes in the UK and what are the processes that shape them?' on the new Ed-Excel B spec, though it could easily be adapted to other specifications or graded down for KS3. Learning Outcome 1 - 'To know how river landscapes change between the different stages of the River Severn.' This lesson covers the following themes: - Long profile of a river - The different stages of a river - A place based example of the River Severn Ease of use is the aim, so the lesson includes a compact presentation with instructions and guidance in the notes section below each slide, it also includes referenced handouts with printing instructions and is of course, proof read. Please feel free to leave a review :) Happy teaching!
Extreme Weather 7 : Storms in the UK - Effects (KS3)
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Extreme Weather 7 : Storms in the UK - Effects (KS3)

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This is a full 1 hour lesson that investigates the effects of (mid-latitude) storms in the UK with KS3 students. The lesson is part of a unit on Extreme Weather and part of a unit bundle and a two part bundle on storms in the UK, though it could easily be adapted to other place based examples or a general lesson on weather. Learning Outcome 1 - 'I understand the effects of (mid-latitude) storms in the UK.' In the lesson we look at: - Recap on the causes of mid latitude storms - Mapping - Key facts of mid-latitude storms - Coastal flooding - Wind damage - Place based examples of mid-latitude storms The lesson is designed to be visually appealing, with 'to the point' content that's easy to pick up and run with at short notice. Ease of use is my aim for both teacher and student, so the lesson includes a compact presentation with instructions and guidance in the notes section below each slide, it also includes fully referenced, differentiated handouts with printing instructions and is of course, proof read. Please help me out and leave a review if you like my resources, they take a lot of time and effort to produce! :) Happy teaching!