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Bex Geo

Head of Humanities; Geography specialist; Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society; EdD student.

Head of Humanities; Geography specialist; Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society; EdD student.
The Human Development Index
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The Human Development Index

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A comprehensive ppt about the HDI including how it is constructed, its advantages and disadvantages and some other ways of measuring development. There are links to video and website materials to supplement the content including a list of key terms that students should be familiar with. Designed for use in Unit 2 of the IB Diploma, but clearly has uses in A level etc. too.
Exam Technique for IGCSE Paper 1
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Exam Technique for IGCSE Paper 1

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This goes through using BUG to help students interpret the question. It has tips for success and sample past paper questions to work through as a class and then individually as well as an activity for students to work in pairs to write and answer their own questions using the techniques and tips taught.
Hot arid/ semi-arid/ desert environments
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Hot arid/ semi-arid/ desert environments

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Designed to fulfill the IB 2019 syllabus requirements for physical processes creating unique environments in extreme environments. However, could be used for other syllabi as the powerpoint goes through processes and landscapes without reference to IB question styles. There are plenary questions that can be used throughout the lesson as mini-plenaries, or at the end. There is a worksheet with differentiated materials on slides 31-32. Questions and homework including graphical resource are included on slides 33-34. Video embedded for additional information. Many photos, maps and diagrams used to illustrate the landforms and examples of where the landforms occur are also included.
Population Dynamics (6-10 lesson unit)
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Population Dynamics (6-10 lesson unit)

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This 4 lesson PowerPoint with additional case study information is designed to cover 1.1, 1.3 and 1.4 of IGCSE Theme 1: Population and Settlement, though can be used for other GCSE exam courses too. It includes: Increase in World population Over-pop and under-pop case studies Ageing pop case study Contrasting rates of natural population change Anti-natalist and pro-natalist policies Using population pyramids Factors influencing density and distribution of population. Migration and Settlements topics are also available to complete the Unit of study.
Changing space: the shrinking world
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Changing space: the shrinking world

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This is a section of the IB HL Diploma Global Interactions topic, which I have foun it difficult to source other resources for. I have divided my lessons and am supplying them individually for now, but once they are all here you will be able to purchase the bundle of the whole unit for ease. The text book referred to is the Oxford IB Geography Course Companion by Garrett Nagle and Briony Cooke.
Coasts: Waves intro, Erosion, Transport and Deposition
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Coasts: Waves intro, Erosion, Transport and Deposition

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The PowerPoint is a comprehensive lesson with everything you need to teach as per the title for IGCSE Cambridge Geography. The additional sheet contains the story to tell about Old Harry and his Wife when thinking about caves, arches, stacks and stumps. You could certainly use this with an intro to coasts for younger year groups. The videos are embedded.
Environmental Sustainability with Korup National Park Case Study
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Environmental Sustainability with Korup National Park Case Study

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The PowerPoint is about Environmental Sustainability and contains a case study for the Korup National Park. The presentation meets the criteria for IB Geography Patterns in Environmental Quality and Sustainability and there are references to the syllabus that could easily be adapted for use in other courses (title slides). There are questions on the final slide for assessment of learning, and learning objectives should be added by the teacher to suit their individual needs/ school requirements of structuring these. The document is not locked in any way so feel free to edit as per your own requirements.
Natural Hazards Workbook
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Natural Hazards Workbook

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This is a workbook designed for students following the Cambridge A level Geography course. It contains information, case studies, activities, exam questions/past papers and is all contained in a colour PDF file for your ease of use; print, bind and issue! (The document is 87 pages and information is taken from a range of sources including A level text books, websites, Cambridge past paper questions). Other workbooks available: Tropical Environments Environmental Management I am sure they are equally useful for other syllabi being studied (particularly this Natural Hazards version).
Tropical Environments workbook
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Tropical Environments workbook

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This is a comprehensive workbook created from textbooks, websites, past paper questions etc to provide the necessary content for the Cambridge A level syllabus. It is in colour PDF format, so simply print, bind and issue to your students. Other editions: Natural Hazards Environmental Management
Tectonic Hazards - KEY TERMS
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Tectonic Hazards - KEY TERMS

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A comprehensive set of key terminology activities and games to encourage students to learn these all important words and terms for the tectonic hazards section of the GCSE Geography course. This set includes: Anagrams Crossword Bingo cards for 32 players Key terms sheet with definitions (and examples where appropriate) Match up A multiple choice test including diagrams (and answer sheet) Word of the Week posters Sheets are often differentiated and answer sheets are provided for ease of use. This is a pack of resources that teachers generally just don’t have the time to make but that students benefit from engagement with massively. There will be discounted bundles available once I complete the other units…Next up: Earth’s Changing Climate. Other topics in this series: How can weather be hazardous?
Water and Change
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Water and Change

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Designed for IB patterns and change unit and contains info about water stress/scarcity, maps, and tasks for students to develop and share their own case study materials.
Atmosphere and Change
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Atmosphere and Change

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This is an ideal resource for the IB Atmosphere and Change topic and for A level Atmosphere. The text book used for page numbers is the Oxford IB Course Companion by Nagle and Cook.
Soil and Change
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Soil and Change

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This is an ideal resource for the IB soil and change topic. The text book used is Oxford IB Course Companion written by Nagle and Cooke.
A/ AS level Hydrology
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A/ AS level Hydrology

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This is a one-stop presentation for the whole of the hydrology section of the AS/A level Geography syllabus. It includes: Hydrological cycle Drainage basins Transportation and deposition Movement of water Water balance River discharge Flood/Storm hydrographs River channel, processes and landforms Deltas Flooding and management Drought. All of the information required is included here so that you can supplement with your own activities and assessments depending on your school's choice of text book/other resources and your chosen exam board past paper questions. Just add your own breaks between content depending on your lesson length and student pace of learning and write your learning objectives to your preferred style/school requirements and away you go!
Development Disparities between countries and regions
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Development Disparities between countries and regions

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This is a powerpoint and resource based on learning about why different levels of development exist between both countries (north-south divide?, NICs, LDCs etc) and regions within a country (Brazil). (Used with Cambridge IGCSE Geography - Development - Spec 3.1)
Rainforest and desert ecosystems
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Rainforest and desert ecosystems

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This is a comprehensive resource for the IGCSE syllabus including desert and rainforest ecosystems. The presentation addresses location, climate, deforestation and desertification etc. Also included are case study sheets for The Sahel (desert ecosystems) and Taman Negara (rainforest ecosystems), providing all that is required for the IGCSE syllabus in a comprehensive set.
Settlement and Service Provision
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Settlement and Service Provision

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Content for IGCSE Settlement: What are the main patterns of settlement? What are the factors that influence the sites, growth and functions of settlements? What are the settlement hierarchies and how do they affect people? Bundle available to include urban environment.
How can weather be hazardous? KEY TERMS
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How can weather be hazardous? KEY TERMS

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A set of resources (14 sheets in total) to help students learn the key terms for weather hazards GCSE. This set includes: Key term list with definitions Key term word chain 2 anagram activities Differentiated word searches A multiple choice test with answer sheet Word of the week posters All items provided as PDF files for ease of printing. 3 answer sheets 10 student sheets 1 set of posters for ‘Word of the Week’ displays. This is a pack of resources that teachers generally just don’t have the time to make but that students benefit from engagement with massively. There will be discounted bundles available once I complete the other units…next up: Tectonic Hazards.
Environmental Management Workbook
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Environmental Management Workbook

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This comprehensive resource is designed to be used with the Cambridge A level syllabus, by the student rather than by the teacher. There is information from textbooks, websites, case studies, past paper questions etc. to enhance and simplify learning as it is now all in one convenient 93 page book; just print, bind and issue for your student to be able to access all of the content required by the Cambridge course for independent study. NB. This is not designed to replace teaching. Other editions: Natural Hazards Tropical Environments