Resource to support the new AQA A GSCE Geography Course (start teaching in 2016) looking at topic 2.1 Tectonic Hazards - Distribution of earthquakes and volcanoes.
PPT looks at What is an earthquake? Where do earthquakes occur? and Why do earthquakes happen at plate margins. What is a volcano? Where do volcanoes occur? and Why do volcanoes happen at plate margins?.
Example of Chile
Practise Exam Question
Homework Task - North Anatolian Fault
Worksheet - Map for location of earthquakes and volcanoes for pupils to describe and annotate.
I have used this task at the start of a revision session with my KS4 pupils. Pupils have the definitions of the 15 main command words used by AQA and have to match up the definitions with the command words.
Answers are included.
PDF is purely a copy of the Word document.
I have also included the command words which I have pupils stick in the front of their exercise books.
Lesson used with a mixed ability Year 7 class.
Starter: Name these coastal landforms
What is erosion? Pupils to jumble definition
4 types of erosion - pupils drawing sketches of the diferent types of erosion based on description.
Formation of cave, arch, stack and stump - pupils to complete a back to back activity and then draw diagram with annotation into books.
Exam style question - Explain the formation of a sea stack - with mark scheme
Extra slides on headlands and bays.
PowerPoint Slides to look at the difference between weather and climate - plenary activity of statements that relate to either weather and climate.
Card sort activity to support different aspects of the weather and how we measure it - great to use if you don't have the equipment in school to demonstrate with.
Used with a mixed ability Year 7 class.
Very visual resources, fully animated.
Information Sheets for the case studies used in Geography AQA A Specification Topic Living World.
Hot Desert MEDC - Australian Outback
Hot Desert LEDC - Sahara Desert
Also past 8 mark exam questions from 2011-2015
AQA GEOGRAPHY OXFORD TEXTBOOK NEEDED FOR THIS LESSON.
Lesson following the AQA A textbook looking at how to reduce the risk during a tectonic hazard.
Lesson using the textbook for higher pupils.
For lower ability pupils, they can complete a fill in the method and if it is for earthquakes or volcanoes.
Exam question and marks scheme.
BONUS - Resources for Living with Tectonic Hazards looking at Iceland.
A display created using images of £2 coins and 50p asking pupils to think about what History do they have in their pocket.
Battle of Britain
Battle of Hastings
Great Fire of London
I got the images printed on colour and laminated and cut around them to display them.
Random facts about our world that are displayed on my classroom wall to inspire pupils.
I have them laminated and backed on different coloured paper and added a title “Did you know…”
I frequently refer to them in lessons, for example when discussing the deepest hole ever dug, or the distance from Land’s End to John O Groats.
Starter activity using peoples opinion of wind power - who do you most agree with?
Card sort activity / worksheet whereby information is categorised into facts and statistics surrounding wind power, advantages or disadvantages.
Pupils evaluate if the UK should use wind power - written task
Finish with an opinion line - pupils stand up/ post it note where they fit along the line.
Lesson used with top set and middle set and bottom set Year 8 pupils in the topic of Resources.
Additional SEN resources - colour code, facts statistics, advantages and disadvantages also a writing frame.
Using the example of the Holderness Coast - focusing on Mappleton and Hornsea - what hard engineering strategies are being used along the coastline. Includes a map to be annotated. Also a role play exercise looking at what different people think of hard engineering strategies.
AQA OXFORD GEOGRAPHY TEXTBOOK NEEDED FOR THIS LESSON.
Lesson comparing the primary effects, secondary effects, immediate responses and long term response to the 2010 Chile earthquake and 2015 Nepal earthquake.
Starter - what do you already know about Nepal and Chile.
Using indicators HDI and GDP what can we find out about these countries.
Introducing new vocab.
Videos demonstrating the effects of the earthquakes.
Pupils are creating fact files about the two earthquakes using the textbook.
Two exam questions for pupils to answer.
Also looking at how the primary effects, secondary effects, immediate response and long term response to volcanic eruptions differ to earthquakes.
Worksheet to colour code.
Video to create a case study of Montserrat 1997.
Lesson using with mixed ability Year 7 pupils.
Starter: Jigsaw for pupils to solve - what can they see in the image, what is the purpose of what they can see.
Main Task: Using the information sheets pupils are to complete a carousal activity of the 8 different types of management strategies onto their A3 worksheet.
Plenary: If you had to pick a type of engineering strategy to protect a stretch of coastline which would you pick and why.
Interative Geography Classroom Display based on the questions in this quiz:
19 questions in total and answers.
Example Questions Include:
Name a country that ends in the letter T
Name a four letter country that is NOT in Asia
Name a EUROPEAN country that contains a double letter
Name a US STATE that contains just four letters
Name a country that ends with an R
Word document should be printed back to back. "Flip pages on the short edge" option
I printed mine on card not paper
I used velcro dots (from amazon) to secure the answers.
Questions black font, blue border, answers on the inside, black font, green border.
PowerPoint and resources to be used for AQA A - Rising Sea Levels.
A comparison of the impacts of sea level rise on both the Maldives and the UK. Pupils can annotate facts around a map of the Maldives, create a table of the social, economic, environmental and political impacts of SLR. Pupils can use the ripple diagram, to identify, global, regional and local scale impacts. Compare to the issues that could result if sea levels rise in East England, and answer an exam style question with mark scheme.
10 “Geog your memory” worksheets with answers for Paper 1 AQA A Geography.
Topics included: natural hazards, tectonic hazards, weather hazards, climate change, ecosystems, tropical rainforests, hot deserts, river landscapes, coastal landscapes
I set these for homework and then using the answers pupils mark their work the following lessons.