Pakistan Floods 2010

Pakistan Floods 2010

Lesson used with Year 9 looking at flooding events in Pakistan in 2010. Starting with a 5Ws of an image of flooding Locating Pakistan and writing a description of location Causes of flooding Video clip to show impacts Impacts of flooding -categorise statements into social, economic and environmental impacts Immediate aftermath of the flooding again with a video clip. Plenary - Is Pakistan a risky place? Also include a document that I used with my lower end.
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Geography Thunks Display

Geography Thunks Display

Geography "Thunks" Display 20 questions to get pupils thinking to create independent thinkers and inquisitive minds. Questions such as: What colour in Geography? Which is more accurate in its name, Iceland or Greenland? Is it okay to blast our rubbish into space? Applicable for KS3 and KS4 pupils Statements displayed in thought bubbles/ clouds.
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Features of Coastal Erosion

Features of Coastal Erosion

Lesson used with a mixed ability Year 7 class. Content Covered: 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.
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Geography Display - "Not the typical geography questions"

Geography Display - "Not the typical geography questions"

18 questions to be displayed around the classroom - not the typical "geography questions", examples: Which is the only city to be located in two continents? Which county in the UK has two coasts? Which country has the most volcanoes? Which country has the highest life expectancy? How many Great Lakes are there in the North America? My intention is to have the pages printed back to back on A4 (obviously only get pages 2-37 printed not the first page), on card and in colour and the page folded therefore the question is on the top and you open it to reveal the answer (I am going to use velcro dots also).
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AQA A Distribution of Ecosystems

AQA A Distribution of Ecosystems

Lesson following the AQA A GCSE syllabus - 5.3 Distribution of Ecosystems. Starter: Imagine you are going on a journey from the North to South Pole - how would the places you visit change as you travel. Pupils are using information cards to complete a carousel activity of the 8 different types of biomes. Exam questions Location of biomes in North America with model answer Distribution of temperate deciduous woodland with model answer. Distribution of tundra ecosystem with mark scheme.
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AQA A New Spec - Plate Margins

AQA A New Spec - Plate Margins

Geography AQA A Plate Margins for first teaching in 2016, exams in 2018. Starter: A bridge between two continents video of Iceland. What is happening here? how are the plates moving? Building on prior knowledge, pupils to identify the different ways in which plates can move. Main Task: Pupils are to use information sheets to label diagrams of the different plate margins. Task is modelled. Feedback on slides, discussing/ensuring pupils diagrams are correct. Plenary: Exam Question - with model answer.
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History Display - What history do you have in your pocket? Coins

History Display - What history do you have in your pocket? Coins

A display created using images of £2 coins and 50p asking pupils to think about what History do they have in their pocket. Images of: Battle of Britain Battle of Hastings Great Fire of London Magna Carta WW1 Suffragette movement Gunpowder Plot Victoria Cross NHS London Underground I got the images printed on colour and laminated and cut around them to display them.
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Hardest Geography Questions Geography Display

Hardest Geography Questions Geography Display

Interative Geography Classroom Display based on the questions in this quiz: https://www.buzzfeed.com/robinedds/the-most-infuriating-geography-quiz-youll-ever-take?utm_term=.ha963BAKW#.aqOdLDMxW 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.
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Geography Displays

Geography Displays

3 loved geography displays to education and engage pupils. Geography thunks - questions to get pupils thinking Not the typical geography questions and answers - e.g. which country has the most volcanoes? Hardest geography questions - difficult questions, e.g. name a European capital containing a double letter.
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AQA A 5. Ecosystems

AQA A 5. Ecosystems

3 lessons on the topic of Ecosystems for the new GCSE specification. AQA OXFORD GEOGRAPHY TEXTBOOK NEEDED FOR THESE LESSON 5.1 Introducing small-scale ecosystems 5.2 How does change affect ecosystems? 5.3 Global distribution of ecosystems.
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Coastal Transportation

Coastal Transportation

Lesson used with a mixed ability Year 7 Class. Starter: Sequence the formation of a sea stack. Main: How is material transported - Salutation, Traction, Suspension, Solution - pupils to draw diagrams into books and explain how the material is being moved. Longshore Drift - explain process, drawn into book. Plenary: What would happen if longshore drift continued? - linked to depositional features. Summary what has been learnt in today's lesson in 20 words.
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Coastal Habitats - Studland Bay Nature Reserve

Coastal Habitats - Studland Bay Nature Reserve

PowerPoint and resources to be used when teaching AQA A Coastal Habitats using Studland Bay as a case study. Looking at the the ecosystem, issues, solutions and conflict. NEW: Overview of the topic to be used as a revision aid.
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AQA A Chile and Nepal Earthquake Effects and Responses

AQA A Chile and Nepal Earthquake Effects and Responses

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.
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Coastal Management - Hard and Soft Enginerring

Coastal Management - Hard and Soft Enginerring

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.
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AQA A GCSE Reducing the risk from tectonic hazards

AQA A GCSE Reducing the risk from tectonic hazards

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.
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AQA A GCSE 5.1 What is an ecosystem?

AQA A GCSE 5.1 What is an ecosystem?

Lesson following the AQA A GCSE OXFORD TEXTBOOK. What is an ecosystem? Lesson looking at defining an ecosystem, abiotic and biotic features, producers, consumers and decomposes, nutrient cycle, food webs and food chains, examples of UK ecosystems, pond ecosystem. Exam question worksheet for pupils.
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Introduction to earthquakes and volcanoes

Introduction to earthquakes and volcanoes

Lesson used with Year 9 pupils as the first lesson in the series on The Restless Earth. Choice of starter activities - word search used with lower ability ability, and an image with the 5 Ws used with higher ability pupils. Pupils begin by looking at 7 images of earthquakes and volcanoes, pupils have 30 seconds to view the images and have to record down 3 words to describe the image. Main Task: Pupils look at BBC articles of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions that have occurred in 2016. Pupils have to record down information from the articles on a table worksheet. Feedback - all text boxes link to videos about the earthquake or volcanic eruption. Mapping activity if time. Exit ticket plenary.
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Sea Level Rise in the Maldives and East England

Sea Level Rise in the Maldives and East England

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.
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AQA A Distribution of Earthquakes and Volcanoes

AQA A Distribution of Earthquakes and Volcanoes

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.
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