The Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon Rainforest

This 44 page booklet helps students to explore the Amazon Rainforest; the animals found it it, the people who live there, what it provides us and how we are affecting it. The tasks include class, group and individual activities. Chapters include: What And Where Are The Worlds Biomes? What Is An Ecosystem? What Is A Rainforest? What Defines A Rainforest? How Does The Rainforest Run? Iguazu Falls How Is The Rainforest Structured? How Have Plants Adapted To Living In The Rainforest? Who Lives In The Rainforest? Who Else Lives In The Rainforest? The Kayapo Tribe The Yanomami Tribe The Matsés Tribe The Awa Tribe Who Else Lives In The Rainforest? What Does the Rainforest Give Us? How Are We Affecting The Rainforest? Can The Urucu Gas Project Provide Energy Without harming The Environment? Could You Survive The Rainforest?
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Tribes Around The World

Tribes Around The World

This 48 page booklet introduces the students to some of the many tribes still found around the world, it helps them to understand their individualities, as well as their struggles and accomplishes over their harsh environment and the ever changing modern and outside world. Chapter titles include: Choosing A Place To Settle What Is An Indigenous Tribe? Where Are Some Of The Worlds Tribes Found? Living In The Rainforest The Kayapo Tribe The Yanomami Tribe The Matsés Tribe The Awá Who Else Lives In The Forest? Living In The Mountains The Chagga People The Sherpa People The Quechua Tribe Living In The Desert The San People The Matmata People Living On An Island The Pitcairn People Living In The Arctic The Inuit People Living In The Savannah The Maasai Tribe Creating Your Own Tribe
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Seven Original And New Wonders Of The World And Natural World

Seven Original And New Wonders Of The World And Natural World

This 69 page booklets allows the students to explore and discover the Seven Original and New Wonders of the World and Natural World through a range of different activities including individual and group tasks. Wonders include: The Original Seven Wonders Of The World The Colossus Of Rhodes The Great Pyramid Of Giza The Hanging Baskets Of Babylon The Lighthouse Of Alexandria The Mausoleum At Halicarnassus The Statue Of Zeus At Olympia The Temple Of Artemis At Ephesus The New Seven Wonders Of The World Chichen Itza Christ The Redeemer The Great Wall Of China The Taj Mahal Machu Picchu Petra The Roman Colosseum The Seven Natural Wonders Of The World Grand Canyon The Great Barrier Reef The Harbour At Rio De Janeiro Mount Everest Aurora Borealis Paricutin Volcano Victoria Falls The New Seven Natural Wonders Of The World Iguazu Falls Halong Bay Jeju Island Puerto Pricesa Underground River Table Mountain Komodo Island Amazon Rainforest
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Welcome To The United Kingdom

Welcome To The United Kingdom

Stephen Fry has joined forces with Heathrow Airport to produce an extremely British advert which show exactly how strange this little island is with its love of queuing, the way Brits spend half their days saying 'after you' and how we clap when people break things. The more you think about it, the weirder we seem — and to top it all off, Fry explains all this from a nice old fashioned pub, where Brits (probably) spend more time than they do in the office (!) Your students task is to discuss why they think Stephen Fry was chosen to host such a welcome and choose the perfect candidate for a welcoming sequence they will write for your own country
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Types of Tourism

Types of Tourism

These three worksheets look at how tourism can be divided into differednt categories such as destination, inbound/ outbound for example. The area of dark tourism is also discussed in respect to what destinations are included in this and why they attract so many visitors.
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Sustainable Tourism

Sustainable Tourism

These worksheets look at several sustainable tourism destinations around the world and their aims which can fall into three different categories. Studetns also imagine themselves to be local residents to Snowdonia and to write to the local council suggesting how they might make tourism more sustainable, and what management strategies they could use to do this.
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Tourism As An Economic Activity

Tourism As An Economic Activity

These worksheets look at tourism as an economic activity. Students identify how jobs can be categorised into different sectors as well as being seasonal. A cloropleth map is used to identify different countries GDPs and to discuss the mattern which ermerges.
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Impacts And Managment Of National Parks

Impacts And Managment Of National Parks

These 8 worksheets begin by looking at the aims and locations of National Parks then lead on to looking at the conflicts which can arise in these areas. The impact of visitors are examined and are discussed in relation to social, economic and environmental impacts. A case study of Snowdonia is used to discussed possible solutions.
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How Have Our Holidays Changed?

How Have Our Holidays Changed?

These worksheets look at how our holiday habits have changed over time through advancements both positive and negative. Graphs represent some data for students to decipher and recent news is also discussed as to how our holidaying patterns have changed.
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Eco-Tourism - The Galapagos Islands

Eco-Tourism - The Galapagos Islands

Eco-tourism refers to responsible travel to natural areas which conserves the environment and sustains the livelihood of the local people and their economy. These worksheets look specifically at the Galapagod Islands and askeds students to create their own rules for eco-tourism.
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Butler's Model - The Cycle Of Tourism

Butler's Model - The Cycle Of Tourism

Holiday destinations can go through a cycle of popularity and Blackpool in the United Kingdom is the perfect example of how tourists can come, and go. Butler developed a model which shows the stages of a resorts humble beginnings through to its inevitable demise. These worksheets help the students to understand the different stages of the model through a graphical representation, decription and photographs
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Whats it like To Live In The Mountains?

Whats it like To Live In The Mountains?

Sherpa are an ethnic group from the most mountainous region of Nepal, high in the Himalayas. They are often employed by foreigners to help them to navigate the mountains, most famously Mount Everest. Using the information sheets the students fill out the answers on the Sherpas way of life and how foreign visitors may have impacted this both positivly and negatively.
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Whats The Weather Like On Mountains?

Whats The Weather Like On Mountains?

The weather in the mountains is very unpredictable and can change incredibly fast. One minute it can be fine and clear, the next there could be a blizzard with howling winds and driving snow, and then back to being clear and calm. Climbers need to be prepared for all eventualities and carry suitable equipment’s with them at all times and all these weather types can strike within the same one hour! These worksheets draw on the students senses as to describe these weather conditions.
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Who Lives On Mount Kilimanjaro?

Who Lives On Mount Kilimanjaro?

The Chagga people have lived on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro for hundreds of years, they believe the mountain is holy and treat it with respect. However, since the area was given National Park status in 1970 there has been a sharp increase in hikers. With 18,000 hikers a year and 54,000 porters the Chagga people and their mountain are starting to feel the strain. The students imagine they help run a primary school in the countryside of Tanzania. Many families living in the area find it difficult to afford school uniforms, shoes, books and lunches which results is children skipping days at school or not coming at all. The students have been tasked with trying to double the attendance at the school with the aid of an additional £15,000. What would they spend this money on and why?
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What Impacts Can Visitors Have On Our Mountains?

What Impacts Can Visitors Have On Our Mountains?

When we think of mountains England isn’t going to be traditionally one of the places we think of, however it is home to over 200 which reach over 2,000 feet, most of them, including the ten highest, are located in the north western corner of the country within the Lake Distract National Park. National Parks and their mountains are under increasing pressure to attract visitors to them however these visitors bring both negative and positive impacts to the countryside and residents. These worksheets explore these impacts and how the negative impacts can be reduced.
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What Is The Future Of Our Mountains?

What Is The Future Of Our Mountains?

These four worksheets help students to understand climate change, greenhouse gases and the effect they have on our mountains and planet as well as discuss the possible solutions to the continuing problem.
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What Is The Future Of Everest Base Camp?

What Is The Future Of Everest Base Camp?

Mount Everest has two base camps; one on its south side in Nepal and one on the north in Tibet. Located on the south side at 5,360 meters is Nepal’s South Base Camp, situated within Sagarmatha National Park and is also a World Heritage Site. This camp is very basic but used by climbers during their ascent and descent of Everest. This trek is one of the most popular routes in the Himalayas and is hiked by thousands of people every year. The students task is to imagine a proposal has been made to build a more permanent settlement at the Everest Base Camp. They have two tasks to complete: - Task One: A written piece of work detailing the views of the different groups using the area, including your own point of view - Task Two: Drawing a detailed plan of your idea for a village which would suit the groups who use the Everest Base Camp and the facilities they would need. Your choice of design and facilities will need to be explained.
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