Would take 2-3 lessons to complete. Basic introduction to 2 types of data collection. Includes 2 separate in-class research projects which could be completed as fieldwork outside of the classroom if you are adventurous!
Fun end-of-activity lesson. Also great as end of term extra. The resource makes an A3 mat and students are guided to design their own 5 ingredient smoothie and then calculate food miles. Can be done simply using the food labels on the mat or using I.T. to research the origin of their own ingredients.
Really engaging lesson on Singapore's pronatalistic policy and their "Mentos Night of Passion" t.v. advert (YouTube link included). Students rated this one of the most interesting things they had learned in GCSE geography!
Introduction to the 4 ecosystems of the UK. Students get more familiar with the term "Temperate"; definition and mapping. They then have the opportunity to collate guided research into the 4 sub-ecosystems of the UK (internet required)
A full lesson to introduce students to the components of an investigation; purpose, hypotheses, methods, data, analysis, conclusion and evaluation. Based upon an in-class quantitative research piece (you could add more choices to this depending on age of students and how adventurous you want to be! e.g. pedestrian or traffic counts)
2 lessons. Guided teaching and learning exercises to help students to read and understand Gersmehl's nutrient cycle. The first lesson provides the "learning pit" experience, and the second lesson is a more thorough and guided walk through reading a Gersmehl Model component by component