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
Part of the introduction to this ecosystems unit, students can make links between soils, climate, altitude and specific ecosystems e.g. as altitude increases, climate cools and becomes more inhospitable, ecosystem will change. Specific exam style questions also includes plus a video link.
I have had to remove several school specific slides showing school policy on behaviour - it's be easy to slot yours in! This presentation is good CPD, particularly for NQTs, or as a general reminder about consistent expectations and some strategies for good behaviour management
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)
Students have to conduct fieldwork at 3 school locations and make a decision about a new seating area. Opportunities to measure both microclimate factors and also complete an EQI. Can be modified if you do not have anemometers, thermometers or a rain gauge!
Really good to get teachers thinking about more effective marking strategies. Looks at DDI (Data Driven Instruction) and RAG rating to assist in more effective and meaningful feedback to students. I've had to remove some images of students from the presentation, but am sure you could add your own to personalise this presentation!
KS3 inquiry assessment based on the history, popularity and urban problems associated with Wolverhampton, UK. The location of the city is irrelevant. Students to use the provided resources to answer the questions. The Ppt helps guide them through each section and guides them to the correct resources
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!