L2.4 -How did Japan Take-off? (Rostow's Modernisation Theory)

L2.4 -How did Japan Take-off? (Rostow's Modernisation Theory)

Uses Japan's development history to explore Rostow's Theory of Modernisation, a key topic in human geography, and core to the new GCSE Geography exam board specs for 2016 on Development Dynamics. Activities include: a) a living diagram exercise using the life story of 'Mr Tokugara' and grandsons, and how they experienced Japan's takeoff; b) a data exercise to prepare students for linked exam questions c) exploring Japan's rapid growth using gapminder.org graphs.
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L2.4 Activity - Japan's Takeoff - Modernisation Theory Living Graph cards

L2.4 Activity - Japan's Takeoff - Modernisation Theory Living Graph cards

These are cards for a living graph exercise (differentiated for different abilities) using the life story of 'Mr Tokugara' and grandsons to explore Rostow's Modernisation theory and its application to Japan, a key topic in human geography, and core to the new GCSE Geography exam board specs for 2016. Teacher's solutions (cards sorted) page included.
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Development Dynamics - GCSE Geography 9-1  2016

Development Dynamics - GCSE Geography 9-1 2016

A full scheme of work with fully resourced lessons to deliver Edexcel/ Pearson's new 2016 GCSE Geography B specification on Development Dynamics. Comprehensive, 4 stage lessons which link learning to previous lessons, include keywords, maths skills and exam questions consistent with Edexcel's GCSE Geography B specification. Differentiated resources and progress checks included.
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L8 - How Has Birmingham's Population Changed?

L8 - How Has Birmingham's Population Changed?

Whole GCSE lesson to investigate how Birmingham's demography and ethnicity has changed over time using choropleth maps and graphs. As part of a scheme of work to deliver new GCSE Geography B specification (2016) on the UK's Human Geography.
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L7 - What is Birmingham's Structure & Function Like?

L7 - What is Birmingham's Structure & Function Like?

Whole GCSE lesson to investigate Birmingham's land use and functions using virtual fieldwork and Hoyt's concentric ring model. As part of a bundle which includes map handouts and virtual fieldwork task sheets to deliver new GCSE Geography B specification (2016)
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L2 - Data collection & design

L2 - Data collection & design

This is lesson teaches data collection methods, explores reliability and accuracy of different data collection and sampling methods. It is part of a bundled scheme of work to deliver fieldwork for Edexcel Geography B's 2016 GCSE specification Topic 6 Geographical Investigations: Investigating Dynamic Urban Areas. It has been successfully tested and delivered on mixed ability y10 student classes including the fieldtrip itself . The series includes 9 lessons which supports students (and teachers!) to prepare for; deliver and write-up urban fieldwork including differentiated lessons, powerpoints, activities and resources; a fieldwork workbook for students; an online student write-up booklet; spreadsheets to help analyse data and mark schemes. The investigation is based in Birmingham but could easily be adapted to other cities. NB - individual students' access to PCs + internet most lessons is assumed.
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L3 - Designing questionaires - 'Bad' questionnaire

L3 - Designing questionaires - 'Bad' questionnaire

This is an exemplar questionnaire to accompany L3 lesson, exploring questionnaire design. It is part of a bundled scheme of work to deliver fieldwork for Edexcel geography B's 2016 GCSE specification Topic 6 Geographical Investigations: Investigating Dynamic Urban Areas. It has been successfully tested and delivered on mixed ability y10 student classes including the fieldtrip itself . The series includes 9 lessons which supports students (and teachers!) to prepare for; deliver and write-up urban fieldwork including differentiated lessons, powerpoints, activities and resources; a fieldwork workbook for students; an online student write-up booklet; spreadsheets to help analyse data; exam questions and mark schemes. The investigation is based in Birmingham but could easily be adapted to other cities. NB - individual students' access to PCs + internet most lessons is assumed.
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L1 - Introducing the Urban Investigation

L1 - Introducing the Urban Investigation

This is lesson is an introduction to geographic investigations in urban areas. It is part of a bundled scheme of work to deliver fieldwork for Edexcel geography B's 2016 specification Topic 6 Geographical Investigations: Investigating Dynamic Urban Areas. It has been successfully tested and delivered on mixed ability y10 student classes including the fieldtrip itself . The series includes 9 lessons which supports students (and teachers!) to prepare for; deliver and write-up urban fieldwork including differentiated lessons, powerpoints, activities and resources; a fieldwork workbook for students; an online student write-up booklet; spreadsheets to help analyse data and mark schemes. The investigation is based in Birmingham but could easily be adapted to other cities. NB - individual students' access to PCs + internet most lessons is assumed.
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L3 - Designing Questionnaires

L3 - Designing Questionnaires

This powerpoint explores questionnaire design for geography fieldwork including the use of closed and open; qualitative and quantitative data questions. There are accompanying resources (for separate download or bundled). It can be used as a base for student-designed questionnaires (or you can use the questionnaire supplied in the fieldwork workbook (separate download). It is part of a bundled scheme of work to deliver fieldwork for Edexcel geography B's 2016 GCSE specification Topic 6 Geographical Investigations: Investigating Dynamic Urban Areas. It has been successfully tested and delivered on mixed ability y10 student classes including the fieldtrip itself . The series includes 9 lessons which supports students (and teachers!) to prepare for; deliver and write-up urban fieldwork including differentiated lessons, powerpoints, activities and resources; a fieldwork workbook for students; an online student write-up booklet; spreadsheets to help analyse data; exam questions and mark schemes. The investigation is based in Birmingham but could easily be adapted to other cities. NB - individual students' access to PCs + internet most lessons is assumed.
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L3 - 'Good' questionnaire

L3 - 'Good' questionnaire

These is an examplar questionnaire to accompany to accompany a lesson exploring questionnaire design for geography fieldwork including the use of closed and open; qualitative and quantitative data questions. it can be used as a base for student-designed questionnaires (or you can use the questionnaire supplied in the fieldwork workbook (separate downdload). It is part of a bundled scheme of work to deliver fieldwork for Edexcel geography B's 2016 GCSE specification Topic 6 Geographical Investigations: Investigating Dynamic Urban Areas. It has been successfully tested and delivered on mixed ability y10 student classes including the fieldtrip itself . The series includes 9 lessons which supports students (and teachers!) to prepare for; deliver and write-up urban fieldwork including differentiated lessons, powerpoints, activities and resources; a fieldwork workbook for students; an online student write-up booklet; spreadsheets to help analyse data; exam questions and mark schemes. The investigation is based in Birmingham but could easily be adapted to other cities. NB - individual students' access to PCs + internet most lessons is assumed.
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L2.9 - how does development create inequalities in India

L2.9 - how does development create inequalities in India

A whole lesson including activitiesA lesson on how economic growth can create positive and negative impacts on people, including demographic change, using the case study of Mahrashtra and Bihar state in India and the core-periphery theory. Part of scheme of work written to deliver the new GCSE Geography 2016 specifications. Activities are differentiated and include: * Starter which links to previous lesson's key concepts * Data exercise (calculating difference from the mean) * Gallery of labelled images showing development disparities, for students to annotate core-periphery diagrams; * Cause and effect social changes match-up exercise * Homework
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L9 - How does life vary across Birmingham?

L9 - How does life vary across Birmingham?

Whole lesson (differentiated)using online interactive choropleth mapping of the Index of Multiple Deprivation to investigate how deprivation and inequality varies across Birmingham. As part of a scheme of work to deliver new GCSE Geography B specification (2016) on the UK's Human Geography. internet access + student pcs required.
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L9 Activity - Spiral of decline in Birimgham

L9 Activity - Spiral of decline in Birimgham

Activity to accompany whole lesson investigate how & why deprivation and inequality varies across Birmingham. Activity uses Ripple Thinking to explore the spiral of decline in Birmingham. As part of a scheme of work to deliver new GCSE Geography B specification (2016) on the UK's Human Geography. internet access + student pcs required.
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L9 - How does life vary across Birmingham?

L9 - How does life vary across Birmingham?

Whole lesson (differentiated)using online interactive choropleth mapping of the Index of Multiple Deprivation to investigate how deprivation and inequality varies across Birmingham. As part of a scheme of work to deliver new GCSE Geography B specification (2016) on the UK's Human Geography. internet access + student pcs required.
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L9  Activity - mapping how deprivation varies across Birimgham

L9 Activity - mapping how deprivation varies across Birimgham

Activity to accompany whole lesson (differentiated) using online interactive choropleth mapping of the Index of Multiple Deprivation to investigate how deprivation and inequality varies across Birmingham. Activity is a differentiated table to record results of investigation of how Index of Multiple Deprivation scores vary across Birmingham. As part of a scheme of work to deliver new GCSE Geography B specification (2016) on the UK's Human Geography. internet access + student pcs required.
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L8 Activity - Mapping

L8 Activity - Mapping

Resource to support learning activity for a whole GCSE lesson to investigate how Birmingham's demography and ethnicity has changed over time using choropleth maps and graphs. As part of a scheme of work to deliver new GCSE Geography B specification (2016) on the UK's Human Geography.
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L5 - How does Globalisation affect the UK?

L5 - How does Globalisation affect the UK?

L5 differentiated activity for series (SOW) on UK's Human Landscape for new GCSE 2016 specification. This lesson explores globalisation, specifically the impact of TNCs and FDI on the UK. This differentiated lesson activity is a Venn diagram on impacts of TNCs on UK). Textbook required for main lesson activity.
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L5 - How has Globalisation Affected the UK?

L5 - How has Globalisation Affected the UK?

L5 of a series on UK's Human Landscape for new GCSE 2016 specification. This lesson explores globalisation, specifically the impact of TNCs and FDI on the UK. Lesson activity available separately(Venn diagram on impacts of TNCs on UK). Textbook required for main activity.
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L7 - What is Birmingham's structure and function like?

L7 - What is Birmingham's structure and function like?

Fieldwork task sheets (environmental quality survey), as part of a whole GCSE lesson to investigate Birmingham's land use and functions using virtual fieldwork and Hoyt's concentric ring model. As part of a bundle to deliver new GCSE Geography B specification (2016).
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L4 - Why is there a North South Divide in the UK?

L4 - Why is there a North South Divide in the UK?

L4 of a series, focusing on reasons for changes in employment in the UK, and the North South divide in employment and wages. Part of a scheme of work to deliver Edexcel's GCSE Edexcel Geography B 2016 unit: 'UK's evolving human landscape'. Fully resourced lessons and powerpoints, with activities differentiated by grade.
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L4 WHy is the North Poorer than the South? Activity

L4 WHy is the North Poorer than the South? Activity

L4 of a series, focusing on reasons for changes in employment in the UK, and the North South divide in employment and wages. Part of a scheme of work to deliver Edexcel's GCSE Edexcel Geography B 2016 unit: 'UK's evolving human landscape'. Fully resourced lessons and powerpoints, with activities differentiated by grade.
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