Californian Wildfires 2017

Californian Wildfires 2017

Topical case study, which takes students through the causes, impacts, and responses to the recent event. Tasks include mapping, drawing a sketch diagram of the causes, classification of impacts, and explanation of responses. There is also an opportunity for an extended piece of writing.
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Sampling Smarties

Sampling Smarties

An introduction to sampling techniques using Smarties. Presentation goes through different sampling techniques and asks students to reflect on the potential advantages and disadvantages. Students are also asked to calculate central tendency values.
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Californian Mudslides 2018

Californian Mudslides 2018

Topical case study, which takes students through the causes, impacts, and responses to the recent event. Tasks include mapping, drawing a sketch diagram of the causes, annotation of images for impacts, and a design a rescue worker task.
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Counter-urbanisation and its impact on rural areas.

Counter-urbanisation and its impact on rural areas.

Designed for GCSE Eduqas A Geography Rural-Urban Links unit. The lesson considers the causes and impacts of counter-urbanisation on the village of Linby in Nottinghamshire. The guided lesson includes discussion points, map and image interpretation, a classification task, and an assessment piece.
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Two contrasting biomes- climate and human activity

Two contrasting biomes- climate and human activity

Designed for A-level AQA Population and Environment unit. The presentation works students through the characteristics of a tropical monsoon and polar tundra climate and their impact upon human activity. There is the opportunity within the presentation to complete climate graphs and practise statistical analysis using the Mann-Whitney significance test. The presentation finishes with considering the impact of climate change on the climates and human activity.
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Sampling Smarties

Sampling Smarties

An introduction to sampling techniques using Smarties. Presentation goes through different sampling techniques and asks students to reflect on the potential advantages and disadvantages. Students are also asked to calculate central tendency values.
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Redevelopment in the city of Nottingham

Redevelopment in the city of Nottingham

Designed for the Changing Places unit - AQA A-level. A case study of regeneration in the city of Nottingham. Includes a mapping exercise and a create a viewpoint activity related to the social and economic impact of the project on the day and night populations.
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Urban zones

Urban zones

An introduction to urban zones. Includes a presentation of zone types, an OS map exercise for Nottingham, a zone classification task, a worksheet asking students to explain some of the zone characteristics, and a Question of Sport zones plenary.
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Impact of consumerism - Soya Farming

Impact of consumerism - Soya Farming

Designed for GCSE Eduqas A Environmental Challenges unit. Presentation includes an introduction to consumerism and a case study of the impact of consumerism on the Amazon rainforest using soya as an example. Short assessment provided and a homework sheet on overfishing in the North Sea.
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Agricultural systems and productivity

Agricultural systems and productivity

Designed for AQA A-level Population and Environment unit, the presentation covers different agricultural systems and productivity. Included is a research task asking students to complete a systems diagram for one agricultural system.
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Changing Places Resources AQA A-level

Changing Places Resources AQA A-level

All my resources for the AQA A-level Changing Places Unit. We have used Ilkeston, Derbyshire and Sneinton, Nottingham, as our local and distance places. You could though adapt these for your students. New resources will be adapted as when taught. 9.12.2017
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Changing Lived Experience in Ilkeston, Derbyshire

Changing Lived Experience in Ilkeston, Derbyshire

Qualitative source exercise. Using priori coding students are asked to analyse interviews from local residents to see how their lived experiences have changed. Excel spreadsheet can be used to record codes and produce overall percentage data which can be graphed. Short answer questions are included, as well as a 20 examination question. I have included the original interview sheet. Could be adapted to your distant or local place.
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