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Welcome to my shop. My aim is to provide high quality teaching, learning and assessment resources. I keep my resources updated each time I teach them to ensure they are current. In the case of GCSE and A Level resources I am adding examination questions to my resources as more become available. Please come in and browse. Feel free to contact me about any of the resources that you buy or if you are looking for something in particular.

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Welcome to my shop. My aim is to provide high quality teaching, learning and assessment resources. I keep my resources updated each time I teach them to ensure they are current. In the case of GCSE and A Level resources I am adding examination questions to my resources as more become available. Please come in and browse. Feel free to contact me about any of the resources that you buy or if you are looking for something in particular.
GCSE 9-1; Climate change - The Big Dry, Australia El Nino drought case study
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GCSE 9-1; Climate change - The Big Dry, Australia El Nino drought case study

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This lesson is a case study of the Big Dry, Australia. The lesson starts by recapping El Nino and explaining how this causes drought. There is an examination question and mark scheme and a gap fill exercise, which develops into a model answer for this question when complete. Next the students are introduced to the effects of drought in Australia via a YouTube clip and photographs of the effects. The students are given the task of classifying facts about the effects into social and economic categories before using these and making links between them to construct PEE paragraphs. One paragraph ahs been completed for them and they are required to write two of their own. After that the students are given a table of adaptations. They have to classify these by scale before selecting the adaptation that they believe to be the most effective and justifying their choice. All resources are included in the PowerPoint.
A Level; The water cycle, stores, flows, inputs and outputs
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A Level; The water cycle, stores, flows, inputs and outputs

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This lesson was designed for the new A2 syllabus. It asks students to recall the water cycle from GCSE and add more sophisticated terms required at A level. It includes a glossary with answers and diagrams of the water cycle. The pupils are then required to classify parts of the cycle into inputs, outputs, processes and flows (answers included). They can follow up this with a classification card sort activity, with answers. All resources / hand-outs are included within the lesson PowerPoint.
A Level; types of volcano
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A Level; types of volcano

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This lesson starts by identifying the characteristics of a volcano and how a volcano erupts. There are facts, photos, maps and diagrams about each types of volcano, these are categorised as basaltic, andesitic and rhyolitic. There are also details of other ways in which volcanoes can be categorised e.g. volcano explosivity scale (VEI). There is also a note taking sheet and a card sort to consolidate students knowledge of the different volcano types.
GCSE 9-1; coast -coastal landscape case study - Swanage Dorset
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GCSE 9-1; coast -coastal landscape case study - Swanage Dorset

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In this lesson pupils will learn about the geology of the Swanage area of Dorset. The lesson incorporates maps, photos and diagrams to help the pupils to develop their understanding. They record their information on a worksheet about the coastal landscape. there are also photos and factual information about coastal management (human activity) in Swanage. Pupils should use their knowledge of coastal landforms to complete the rest of the coastal landscapes work sheet. There are a range of examination questions based on the sample assessment materials to show the pupils how they could be asked about the landscape. There is also a mark scheme and a quiz with answers.
Key Stage 3; sustainable development in the Amazon rainforest
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Key Stage 3; sustainable development in the Amazon rainforest

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Students are introduced to the threats to the Amazon rainforest before being introduced to a sustainable development scheme- the Central Amazonian Conservation Complex. Students take notes from the worksheet in order to identify what happens in each zone. The plenary is an opinion line evaluating the success of the scheme.
A Level; management strategies to protect the global carbon cycle
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A Level; management strategies to protect the global carbon cycle

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In this lesson students are introduced to a range of strategies to manage the carbon cycle. these include afforestation, wetland restoration, improving agricultural practices, the Kyoto protocol and the Paris agreement. Students work in groups with flip chart paper or on computer to design a presentation to teach each other about their management strategy. Information about each strategy can be found on slides at the end of the PowerPoint presentation. the students are reminded of some dos and don’t when giving speeches. There is a note taking sheet for pupils to complete and a 3 step guide on how to complete it. Also included is a gap fill paragraph about carbon trading by REDD+ in the Amazon. Further info on this scheme is included in a lesson as part of the Amazon case study: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/a-level-case-study-of-a-rainforest-impacts-of-management-on-water-and-carbon-cycles-11694328. After that the students are required to evaluate the schemes and decide which 2 schemes would have the biggest impact on the global carbon cycle and why. All resources are included within the PowerPoint
A Level; Tectonics- rift valley formation
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A Level; Tectonics- rift valley formation

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I designed this lesson to make teaching a complicated landform more accessible. there are lots of different activities, which gradually build up the students understanding, to the point that able they are able to write their own explanation. The lesson includes a number of images and maps to develop a sense of place. There is also an atlas maps skills homework activity included in the lesson and a separate rift valley homework answer sheet to help give feedback to the students.
GCSE 9-1; Ecosystems - coral reef location, structure and nutrient cycling
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GCSE 9-1; Ecosystems - coral reef location, structure and nutrient cycling

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In this lesson students will be introduced to the location and names of reefs around the world. A writing frame is then provided for them to use to write a description of the location of coral reefs. Next there are a series of photos of reefs and of a visit to the Great Barrier Reef to create a sense of place. After that students are introduced to the structure of a coral polyp and zooxanthellae. On the next slide are a series of statements about nutrient cycling on a coral reef. Students are required to work as a team on flipchart paper to turn these into a nutrient cycling diagram. They can then refine their ideas into a simple diagram in their books. Pupils are then asked to consider how such a large biodiversity is maintained in a low nutrient environment. Finally there is a quiz with answers to use as a plenary. All resources are included at the end of the PowerPoint.
Fieldwork; Tourism fieldwork booklet
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Fieldwork; Tourism fieldwork booklet

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This resource includes two fieldwork booklets that have been used for tourism fieldwork in Grasmere. the activities can be easily adjusted to suit any tourist honeypot. They include amongst other fieldwork traffic counts, physical and human attractions, car park surveys, environmental impact assessments
Fieldwork; coast fieldwork data collection sheets
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Fieldwork; coast fieldwork data collection sheets

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This resource includes a wide of data collection sheets which could be used with KS3 to A Level including beach profile, cost of coastal defences, evaluation of the effectiveness of defences, field sketching, groyne height measurements, wave information. They can easily be adapted to any location you are studying and incorporated into your own fieldwork booklet.
Key Stage 3; OS map skills
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Key Stage 3; OS map skills

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This bundle contains a series of lessons designed to teach OS map skills. It includes; symbols, distance, scale, direction, 4 figure grid references, 6 figure grid references, height, route planning. It also includes a map booklet to accompany the lessons.
Key Stage 3; rainforests
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Key Stage 3; rainforests

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This includes a range of lessons that can be sued to teach rainforests including; climate, structure, plants, food webs, tribes, exploitation, management and sustainable development.
GCSE 9-1; coast - coastal landforms - spits, bars and tombolos
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GCSE 9-1; coast - coastal landforms - spits, bars and tombolos

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This lesson uses diagrams and photos to allow students to develop their knowledge of spit formation. There is a writing frame and word bank to support students in explaining how spits are formed and a mark scheme for teach / peer / self assessment. The is an OS map of Blakeney Spit for students to use to incorporate map skills in their answer. the lesson also uses photos, GIS and maps (at a range of scales) to explain bar and tombolo formation.
Key Stage 3 Geography cover lesson bundle
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Key Stage 3 Geography cover lesson bundle

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This bundle contains 3 cover lessons each has brief lesson plans that can be adapted to your school’s lesson pro forma. They have a booklet of for the pupils to work through combining skills including, graphical, map, photo interpretation and analysis. They also have answers sheets to give to your cover supervisors/teachers. They could easily be used with a GCSE class but were primarily designed with KS3 in mind. Ideal cover to be set for upcoming summer fieldtrips.