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GCSE Geography Revision - Paper 2 (AQA)
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GCSE Geography Revision - Paper 2 (AQA)

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A fully resourced PowerPoint for Paper 2- Challenges in the human environment for AQA GCSE Geography. This PowerPoint contains 36 slides with full information and case studies for each topic. Content Includes: Urban Issues and Challenges Definition and causes of urbanisation Emergence of megacities Case Study of Rio as an NEE along with opportunities and challenges. Case Study - Urban change in a Major UK City - Leeds Sustainable Urban Living - Leeds Greenhouse Project Traffic Management in Leeds The Changing Economic World Measuring development Measuring population and causes of uneven development Tourism in Jamaica UK national and global links Case Study- Nigeria - TNCs causing development Economic and Industrial Change in the UK Modern Industrial Developments in the UK - Cambridge Science Park and Torr Quarry. **Download contains PowerPoint **
Introduction to Fieldwork - KS3 (Key Stage 3)
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Introduction to Fieldwork - KS3 (Key Stage 3)

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Students will be able to describe the importance of fieldwork along with why do fieldwork in geography. This lesson contains the basis for a fieldwork investigation around your school that includes a liter count and bi-polar environmental quality survey. Task 1: Describe which is more accurate data sample set Task 2: Writing a hypothesis Task 3: Conducting research at 3 different locations along with the research sheet. Task 4: Main Task: Write up _ Describe what the research found about the school site. Task 5: Plenary: Homework for litter pick for further data Lesson contains one powerpoint and one worksheet.
Fieldwork Skills for GCSE - (KS4 - Key Stage 4) (GCSE)
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Fieldwork Skills for GCSE - (KS4 - Key Stage 4) (GCSE)

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In this lesson students will be introduced to what fieldwork skills are, how to do them and why we do them. This is to get them farmiliar with the types of sampling and data collection ahead of a fieldtrip and why they choose that. In this lesson students cover: Primary vs Secondary Data Qualitative vs Quantative Data Types of sampling: Cluster, Stratified, Systematic and Random, along with the benefits and drawbacks of each type of sampling. Finally students cover why we do risk assessments and why it is important. Students finish off with an exam question practice that will be completed in their booklets.
Colonisation of Africa - KS3 (Key Stage 3)
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Colonisation of Africa - KS3 (Key Stage 3)

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Students will be able to explain what colonisation is, where in Africa was colonised and by which country/ empire. Students will then learn about the scramble for Africa post slave trade and the reasons for the scramble. Students will then identify the social, economic and environmental. issues that colonisation caused for Africa. Then students will evaluate which is the worst effect and why. Finally they will create a newspaper article about the effects of colonisation on Africa. Starter: Knowledge Retention of previous learning Task 1: Describe the countries that were colonised and by which country/ empire. Task 2: Identify the social, economic and environmental. issues that colonisation Task 3: Evaluate which of the effects of colonisation was the worst and why. Task 4: Create a newspaper article explaining what colonisation is, why it happened and its effects on the African people. Lesson contains one powerpoint and one worksheet.
Introducing Consent - KS3 (Key Stage 3)
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Introducing Consent - KS3 (Key Stage 3)

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A fully resourced and up to date lesson on what is consent, why do we need consent, and what consent looks like. Task 1: Starter - On whiteboards, class discussion and ask students opinion. Task 2: Describe consent to someone who doesn’t know what it it. Task 3: Create a spider diagrams on situations where you would need consent. Task 4: What are the signs of consent, how do you know if you’ve been given consent Task 5: With sheet students to work in pairs to answer questions about consent Task 6: Plenary - Consent Quiz **Download contains PowerPoint and worksheet for the lesson. **
Data & Fieldwork - KS3 (Key Stage 3)
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Data & Fieldwork - KS3 (Key Stage 3)

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Students will be able to describe the difference between Primary and Secondary data as well as give examples for each type. Then students will investigate Quantitative versus Qualitative data and what types of data these represent. Finally students will explain why it is important to display data in different methods, specifically bar chart. This lesson was created to be part of a two lesson plan, so the previous lesson will be included in the download to help with planing. Starter: Knowledge Retention on previous learning Task 1: Testing the difference between primary and secondary data Task 2: Testing the difference between quantitative and qualitative Task 3: Why do we choose to present data in a certain way? Task 4: Main Task: Describe the quality of the environment at our school Lesson contains two powerpoints and one worksheet.
GCSE Geography Revision - Paper 1  (AQA)
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GCSE Geography Revision - Paper 1 (AQA)

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A fully resourced PowerPoint for Paper 1- Living in the Physical Environment for AQA GCSE Geography. This PowerPoint contains 30 slides with full information and case studies for each topic. Case studies include: Ecosystems - UK Pond Tropical Rainforest - Malaysia Hot Desert - Thar Desert Rivers - River Tees Coasts - Holderness Coast Tectonic Hazards - Christchurch vs Haiti Weather Hazards - Typhoon Haiyan UK Weather Hazards - Beast from the East **Download contains PowerPoint **
Hygiene and Keeping Clean - KS3 (Key Stage 3)
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Hygiene and Keeping Clean - KS3 (Key Stage 3)

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A fully resourced and up to date lesson on hygiene during puberty and how to stay clean, students will learn the importance of hygiene and what routines they should keep in order to stay hygienic. Task 1: Starter - Create a definition of what hygiene is and examples of hygiene. Task 2: To label on an image areas that could end up unhygienic if not looked after. Task 3: Put hygiene options in order of importance to keep hygienic and clean Task 4: Main Task - Complete their own hygiene plan to ensure that students know what routines they need to do to stay hygienic Task 5: Plenary - Quiz about how to stay clean and tidy. **Download contains PowerPoint and worksheet for the lesson. **
The Russia Ukraine Conflict 2022 - KS3 (Key Stage 3)
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The Russia Ukraine Conflict 2022 - KS3 (Key Stage 3)

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Students will be able to accurately locate Ukraine, identify the build up to the war through the annexation of Crimea and other reasons. Students will then identify the human and physical features of Ukraine and how that has helped to limited the invasion of the country. Task 1: Knowledge Recap on last lesson (Chernobyl) Task 2: Located Ukraine on the map Task 3: Watch video about the build up to the 2022 war. Task 4: Identify the physical features of Ukraine and how they have limited invasion Task 5: Discuss which of the human features have had the largest impact on the war. Task 6: Main Task: Identify Ukraine, Identify one physical factor that has limited Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Identify one human factor that has limited Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Explain which factor (human or physical) is the most important to why Russia hasn’t taken over Ukraine. Task 7: Plenary: How has the war affected people in the UK? Lesson contains powerpoint and worksheet.
Effects and Reponses to Typhoon Haiyan - (KS4 - Key Stage 4) (GCSE)
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Effects and Reponses to Typhoon Haiyan - (KS4 - Key Stage 4) (GCSE)

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A fully resourced and up to date lesson on Typhoon Haiyan, the location, case study, primary and secondary effects along with planning, preparation and monitoring. Task 1: Starter - Answer true and false questions about previous learning Task 2: Students to accurately describe the path of the typhoon. Task 3: Read through the information sheet and add the effects and responses on their sheet. Task 4: Main Task - Exam question practice, "Using an example, describe the primary and secondary effects of a tropical storm. (6 marks) Task 5: Exam Question Practice - "Using an example, describe the short-term responses to a tropical storm (4 marks) Task 6: Plenary - Explain why planning and preparation is the best option for reducing the effects of tropical storms. **Download contains PowerPoint and worksheet for the lesson. **
Solutions to Slums - KS3 (Key Stage 3)
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Solutions to Slums - KS3 (Key Stage 3)

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Students will recap the issues present in Kibera the slum that was previously investigated. Then they will choose which area they want to improve in their slums and why. Next they will categorise the solutions to slums into social, economic and environmental. Then students will evaluate which of the solutions have been the most successful rating them 1-8. Finally students have a silent debate where they write down which of the improvements has been the most successful and why, then pass the book around to debate the next point. Starter: Knowledge Retention of previous learning Task 1: Recap the issues of living in slums. Task 2: Explain which part of Kibera should be improved and why on whiteboards. Task 3: Categorise the solutions to slums into social, economic and environmental. Task 4: Evaluate which of the solutions have been the most successful rating them 1-8 Task 5: silent debate where they write down which of the improvements has been the most successful and why, then pass the book around to debate the next point… Lesson contains one powerpoint and one worksheet.
Resource Management - Provision of energy in the UK - (KS4 - Key Stage 4) (GCSE)
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Resource Management - Provision of energy in the UK - (KS4 - Key Stage 4) (GCSE)

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A fully resourced and up to date lesson on how the UK’s demand for energy has changed, why it has changed along with how the mix of energy the UK has used has changed. This lesson covers fracking, wind and nuclear energy as case studies for the impacts of energy exploitation. Task 1: Starter - Knowledge retention of previous learning Task 2: Graph analysis: Describe how consumption in the UK has changed over time. Task 3: Pie chart analysis: Energy mix of the UK through time. Task 4: Compound line graph analysis: Energy mix of the UK through time. Task 5: Colour code the positives and negatives of wind and nuclear power. Task 5: Main Task -Exam question practice “Explain why the UK’s energy mix will include both renewable and non-renewable sources in the future. (6 marks)" Task 6: Plenary - What are some of the main uses for water in the UK? **Download contains PowerPoint and worksheet for the lesson. **
Protecting the Amazon Rainforest - KS3 (Key Stage 3)
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Protecting the Amazon Rainforest - KS3 (Key Stage 3)

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Students to define what sustainability is and how social, economic and environmental factors must be taken into account to make something sustainable. Then students will read through the worksheet and choose which option is the best for sustainability. Finally, students will put everything they have learnt together in a final secondary assessment. Task 1: Starter - Recap on previous learning Task 2: On whiteboards, come up with a definition of sustainability Task 3: Identify which management strategy is the most sustainable and why. Task 4: Main Task - Secondary Assessment - Evaluate the protection of the Amazon Rainforest. Task 5: Plenary: 3,2,1 - Class Discussion - Why do people cut down the rainforest? Lesson 8 out of 8
Introduction to Conflict - KS3 (Key Stage 3)
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Introduction to Conflict - KS3 (Key Stage 3)

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A fully resourced and up to date lesson on conflict, an introduction into what conflict is, types of conflict and how they affect us on a local, national and global scale and how patterns of conflict have shaped the world today. Task 1: Starter - Define what conflict and war is. Task 2: Decide which conflicts are local, national and international Task 3: Interpret the map on which things are good about the map and which are bad. Task 4: Using an Atlas and the patterns of conflict to design their own map illustrating the patterns of conflict today Task 5: Main Task - Long form writing- students to use the map they have created to describe the patterns of conflict in the world today. Task 6: Plenary - Class discussion- which conflict was the worst and why? **Download contains PowerPoint and worksheet for the lesson. **
Aid Positives and Negatives - KS3 (Key Stage 3)
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Aid Positives and Negatives - KS3 (Key Stage 3)

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A fully resourced and up to date lesson on aid, introduction to different types of aid, when do we use it and how the UK gives aid to Pakistan Task 1: Starter - Answer true and false questions about previous learning Task 2: Define aid then writing the definition on their worksheet Task 3: Read through the different facts about aid in Pakistan and students are to outline if the facts are positives of negatives to Pakistan Task 4: Main Task - Long form writing- students to define what aid is, how it can benefit and be a negative to Pakistan. Then they are to state overall if aid is a good or bad thing and justify if the UK should keep giving aid. Task 5: Plenary - On whiteboards, students to give ideas on how Pakistan can improve development in their country. **Download contains PowerPoint and worksheet for the lesson. **
Population Distribution in Russia - KS3 (Key Stage 3)
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Population Distribution in Russia - KS3 (Key Stage 3)

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Students will be able to describe the distribution of population across Russia, using key terms such as dense and sparse to describe the spread. Students will then be able to use human and physical evidence as to why humans are distributed this way. Starter: True or False Task 1: Describe the distribution of population density using a map Task 2: True or False Task 3: Human and physical factors that affect population Task 4: Main Task: Explain one physical and one human factor to why Russia’s population is distributed this way. Task 5: Plenary: Peer assessment- swap books with partner and mark the question. Lesson contains one powerpoint and one worksheet.
Resource Management - Water Management in the UK - (KS4 - Key Stage 4) (GCSE)
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Resource Management - Water Management in the UK - (KS4 - Key Stage 4) (GCSE)

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A fully resourced and up to date lesson on how water in the UK is managed. This includes areas of surplus and deficit along with the case study of Kielder Dam, Northumberland. This lesson also discusses the impacts of water pollution in the UK and ways that is it managed. Task 1: Starter - Knowledge retention of previous learning Task 2: Key word match up for water deficit, water surplus, water stress. Task 3: Three choropleth maps of the UK and students must suggest if there is a relationship between rainfall, population density and water stress. Task 4: Describe the location of Kielder dam and the location of the water transfer scheme (4 marks) Task 5: Colour code the positives and negatives of Kielder Dam. Task 5: Main Task -Exam question practice “Assess the extent to which water transfer systems bring opportunities to local areas (6 marks)" Task 6: Plenary - What questions would you ask to find out more about global water scarcity? **Download contains PowerPoint and worksheet for the lesson. **
The Climate of Africa
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The Climate of Africa

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Students will be able to recap the difference between weather and climate then identify the different climates of Africa. Students then learn the three components that affect biome distribution. Then using four different climate graphs of different countries in Africa students cement their knowledge through 4 different questions. Finally students will investigate the animals and plants that are adapted to two places of contrasting climate, e.g. Egypt and DRC. Starter: Knowledge Retention of previous learning Task 1: Describe the area that receives the most direct sunlight Task 2: Describe the different climate areas in Africa using latitude Task 3: Analyse four different climate graphs of contrasting areas in Africa Task 4: Main Task: Compare the adaptation of the plants and animals of two different climates in two countries in Africa Task 5: Plenary: Recap of home learning expectation. Lesson contains one powerpoint and one worksheet.
Introduction to intimate and sexual relationships
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Introduction to intimate and sexual relationships

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A fully resourced and up to date lesson introducing students to intimacy and sexual relationships. This should form the basis of discussions about what intimacy is and how to prepare for intimacy in a relationship. Task 1: Starter - Create class ground rules on SRE Task 2: Students to discuss what intimacy is and what it means to them Task 3: In pairs come up with 5 or more characteristics of a positive intimate relationship. Task 4: What are the positives of having healthy intimacy, what are the negatives of intimacy. Task 5: Main Task: Students must give advice to 4 different scenarios.