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Evidence of Climate Change - KS3 (Key Stage 3)
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Evidence of Climate Change - KS3 (Key Stage 3)

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Students will be able to describe how our climate has changed over time, why it has changed over time and interpret graphs that link CO2 to temperature to sea-level rise. Then students will identify the natural causes of climate change and the human causes of climate change. Task 1: Starter:- Knowledge recall on previous lessons and topics Task 2: On whiteboards come up with theories about how we know the climate has changed in the past. Task 3: Using the worksheet, students evaluate which is the most accurate/ best proxy for climate reconstruction and place them in a diamond 9. Task 4: Main Task: Students to describe how we know our climate is changing through evaluation of proxies. Task 5: Plenary: What do we think our planet was like during the last Ice Age? Lesson contains PowerPoint and worksheet
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.
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 **
Effects of Climate Change in Bangladesh - KS3 (Key Stage 3)
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Effects of Climate Change in Bangladesh - KS3 (Key Stage 3)

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Students will be able to locate Bangladesh and identify the two main impacts of climate change. The students will be able to evaluate which effect is more impactful, floods or extreme weather. Task 1: Starter:- Knowledge recall on previous lessons and topics Task 2: Describe the location of Bangladesh Task 3: Read through the following statement on extreme weather and flooding and evaluate which is worse and why. Task 4: Main Task: Evaluate the effects of climate change on Bangladesh Task 5: Plenary: Using a map, identify what countries would be impacted if the sea level rose by 1 m. The 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. **
Middle Course River Features - (KS4 - Key Stage 4) (GCSE)
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Middle Course River Features - (KS4 - Key Stage 4) (GCSE)

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A fully resourced, differentiated and up to date lesson on the features of the middle course. Students will learn about the erosional features and depositional features such as meanders and oxbow lakes. Task 1: Starter - Retrieval, Using the information they learnt in the previous lesson. Hook- Students to explain what they think the image means, or what it has to do with the lesson. Task 2: Field sketch and describe the cross-section of a meander. Task 3: Watch a video about how meanders turn into oxbow lakes Task 4: Students to draw and label how a meander forms. Task 5: Students to label the five steps to the formation of an oxbow lake Task 5: Main Task - Practice exam questions- “Explain how an ox-bow lake could form on the river shown in Figure 1 (6).” High ability students will complete this with limited scaffolding and then compare theirs to the model answer. LA students will read through the paragraph and cross out wrong words. Task 5: Plenary - Odd one Out **Download contains PowerPoint and worksheet for the lesson. **
Chernobyl, What Happened? - KS3 (Key Stage 3)
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Chernobyl, What Happened? - KS3 (Key Stage 3)

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Students will be able to accurately locate Chernobyl and be able to discuss the time-line of events that led to the Chernobyl disaster. Students will begin to look at the magnitude of the event and the effects of the disaster. Task 1: Starter- True or False- Knowledge recap of previous learning Task 2: Located Ukraine/ Chernobyl on maps Task 3: Watch various clips about Chernobyl Task 4: Sort the effects of Chernobyl into social, economic and environmental effects Task 5: Choose which of the effects are most significant and why. Task 6: Main Task:Outline what happened in Chernobyl, identify which effect is most significant and describe its size, severity and length of time. Task 7: Plenary: Write a sentence about how they, thought, liked, hated, wanted to learn more. Lesson contains powerpoint and worksheet.
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. **
The UK and the Wider World - EU and Commonwealth - (KS4 - Key Stage 4) (GCSE)
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The UK and the Wider World - EU and Commonwealth - (KS4 - Key Stage 4) (GCSE)

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A fully resourced, differentiated, and up-to-date lesson on how the UK is connected to the wider world through the Commonwealth and the European Union. This will cover the economic and political advantages of each system. Task 1: Starter - Application of knowledge- Exam question “Explain the formation of the physical features of the coastline shown in the images above (6) Task 2: Watch the video about the Commonwealth Task 3: Geographic Skills: Description of graphs - Describe what the graph is and analyze the data. Task 4: Watch the video about the EU. Task 5: Identify the economic, political, social, and environmental advantages of the EU. Task 5: Main Task - Practice exam questions- “Suggest how the UK benefits economically and politically from its membership of either the EU or Commonwealth. (6 marks)” High-ability students will complete this with limited scaffolding. LA students can use sentence starters and keywords for help. Task 6: Plenary - Revise for the formation of a sea stack. **Download contains PowerPoint and worksheet for the lesson. **
North-South Divide of England -(KS4 - Key Stage 4) (GCSE)
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North-South Divide of England -(KS4 - Key Stage 4) (GCSE)

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A fully resourced, differentiated, and up-to-date lesson on the historical reasons for the North-South divide and how it affects social, economic and political aspects of the UK. Task 1: Starter - Application of knowledge- Read, Write, Mark, students have 4 minutes to recap learning on rotational cliff slumping. Then write down as much as they can remember, then mark accuracy. Task 2: Geography Skills: Describe location - Describe the location of the north-south divide border. Task 3: Watch the video and make notes on the north-south divide. Task 4: Main Task - Practice exam questions- “Suggest how we can resolve regional differences in the UK? (6 marks)” High-ability students will complete this with limited scaffolding. LA students can use sentence starters and keywords for help. Task 5: Plenary - Revise for exam question on rotational cliff slumping. **Download contains PowerPoint and worksheet for the lesson. **
Impacts of Industry on the Physical Environment - (KS4 - Key Stage 4) (GCSE)
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Impacts of Industry on the Physical Environment - (KS4 - Key Stage 4) (GCSE)

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A fully resourced, differentiated, and up-to-date lesson on how economic industry affects the environment. Use of Torr Quarry for the case study. Task 1: Starter - Application of knowledge- Using 5 steps, draw 5 diagrams that show the process of rotational cliff slumping. Task 2: Geography Skills: Image inference “What evidence is there of environmental damage?” Task 3: Watch the video on thepositives and negatives of quarrying in England. Task 4: Geography Skills: Describing location - Describe the location of Torr Quarry. Task 5: Main Task - Practice exam questions- “To what extent do you think that the quarry is being managed in an environmentally sustainable way? (6 marks)” High-ability students will complete this with limited scaffolding. LA students can use sentence starters and keywords for help. Task 5: Plenary - Revise for exam question on rotational cliff slumping. **Download contains PowerPoint and worksheet for the lesson. **
Conflict - (Full SOW) (KS3 - Key Stage 3)
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Conflict - (Full SOW) (KS3 - Key Stage 3)

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An introductory topic for KS3 & 4 in geography about conflict and its features. This bundle contains 10 lessons that are fully resourced. Throughout the series of lessons students will be able to accurately define conflict, its effects on people and the environment. How conflict has affected the Middle East along with countries such as Afghanistan, Pakistan and how Russia is involved in modern conflicts. Finally asking the questions of how do we affect conflict. Lesson 1: Introduction to Conflict Lesson 2: How Conflict Affects Geography Lesson 3: How Physical Geography Effects Conflict Lesson 4: Middle East’s Physical Geography Lesson 5: War in Iraq, Physical Geography Lesson 6: Development in Afghanistan Lesson 7: Russia and Conflict Lesson 8: Russia Ukraine Conflict 2022 Lesson 9: Salisbury Poisoning Lesson 10: How do we cause conflict? Students will gain a variety of skills such as data manipulation, map skills, and climate graph interpretation. This bundles contains fully resourced lessons along with worksheets.
Brazil - A Case Study (Full SOW) (KS3 - Key Stage 3)
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Brazil - A Case Study (Full SOW) (KS3 - Key Stage 3)

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An introductory topic for KS3 & 4 in geography about Brazil and its features. This bundle contains 8 lessons that are fully resourced. Throughout the series of lessons, students will be able to accurately locate Brazil and its surrounding countries, the distribution of its population due to human and physical factors and how urbanisation has impacted Rio with favelas and squatter settlements. Finally, students will investigate the Amazon Rainforest Lesson 1: Location, Climate and Importance of Brazil Lesson 2: Inequalities in Brazil Lesson 3: Impacts of Urbanisation in Brazil Lesson 4: Life in a favela Lesson 5: Positives of urbanisation in Brazil Lesson 6: Importance of the Amazon Rainforest Lesson 7: Exploitation of the Amazon Rainforest Lesson 8: Protecting the Amazon Rainforest Students will improve skills such as graph reading, data interpretation, creation of climate graphs and case study analysis. This bundle contains fully resourced lessons along with worksheets.
Russia and Conflict - KS3 (Key Stage 3)
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Russia and Conflict - KS3 (Key Stage 3)

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Students will understand the definition of geopolitics, along with identifying the features of Russia’s soft power then finally explaining how Russia uses its power to influence politics. Task 1: Located and describe Russia Task 2: Overview of Russian history and Soviet Union Task 3: Video of Ukraine Russia conflict Task 4: Write a news report about conflict and its impact on peoples lives. Lesson 7 out of 9
Global Atmospheric Circulation Model - (KS4 - Key Stage 4) (GCSE)
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Global Atmospheric Circulation Model - (KS4 - Key Stage 4) (GCSE)

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A fully resourced and up to date lesson on the global atmospheric model, its components and its function along with pressure belts and surface winds and how the Coriolis force affects trade winds and westerlies. Task 1: Starter - Answer true and false questions about previous learning Task 2: Definition of global atmospheric circulation Task 3: Complete two exam questions about pressure belts and conditions. Task 4: Complete GAC sheet. Task 5: Main Task -Exam question practice “Explain how the global atmospheric system affects the weather and climate at the equator” (4 marks) Task 6: Plenary - On whiteboards, students to give ideas on how to help countries develop equally. **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.
Body Image and Social Media - KS3 (Key Stage 3)
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Body Image and Social Media - KS3 (Key Stage 3)

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A fully resourced and up to date lesson on body image and body dysmorphia, an introduction into what body image is, what social media can do. Task 1: Starter - Knowledge recap on what students previously learnt about hygiene. Task 2: Create a spider diagram about what is body image using prompts on the board. Task 3: Using example of filters, students have to identify what has changed and why that person may have changed it. Task 4: What can be done to promote body positivity? Task 5: Plenary - On whiteboards, students to give ideas on how to reduce inequality. **Download contains PowerPoint and worksheet for the lesson. **
Tropical Storms - (KS4 - Key Stage 4) (GCSE)
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Tropical Storms - (KS4 - Key Stage 4) (GCSE)

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A fully resourced and up to date lesson on the distribution of tropical storm, a look into how they form, where they form and the conditions surrounding tropical storms Task 1: Starter - Answer true and false questions about previous learning Task 2: Write a detailed description explaining where tropical storms form (3 marks) Task 3: Complete description of formation of tropical storms Task 4: Main Task - Practice exam questions- "Study the map below which shows the path of a tropical storm. With the help of the map, describe the life cycle of a tropical storm. (4 marks) Task 5: Plenary - Using the information on graph students must infer what tropical storms will be like in the future. **Download contains PowerPoint and worksheet for the lesson. **
Middle East's Physical Geography - KS3 (Key Stage 3)
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Middle East's Physical Geography - KS3 (Key Stage 3)

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Students will state where the Middle East is along with recognising the countries in that area along with the physical geography of the Middle East. The final task is where students describe the physical features of the Middle East to show comprehension. Lesson 4 of 9 about conflict.