KS3 - Tectonic Hazards

KS3 - Tectonic Hazards

Four lessons on Tectonic Hazards. Ideal introductory lessons for pupils with no previous knowledge on the subject. Lesson 1 - Structure of the Earth Lesson 2 - Plate Boundaries Lesson 3 - Earthquakes Lesson 4 - Pakistan Earthquake 2005 Case study: Pakistan Earthquake 2005 All fully resourced with clear learning objectives, key words, starters and plenary's.
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Pakistan Earthquake 2005

Pakistan Earthquake 2005

Lesson Objective: To investigate the 2005 Pakistan earthquake and find out why it caused so much damage. Low amount of teacher input required. Information sheet featuring causes and effects. Worksheet includes distinguishing between primary/secondary effects and social, economic and environmental. 2 tasks which involve extended writing to encourage deeper thinking.
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Structure of the Earth

Structure of the Earth

Fully resourced lesson. To know the four different layers of the earth's structure. To understand the difference between oceanic and continental plates.
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Plate Boundaries

Plate Boundaries

Fully resourced information sheets for each boundary and worksheet. Includes plenary quiz. Aim of this lesson is: To understand the tectonic activity associated with four different plate boundaries.
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The Hydrological Cycle

The Hydrological Cycle

To understand the stores and processes of the hydrological cycle. Fully resourced - worksheets attached to the end of PowerPoint. Includes key words and definitions homework for rivers topic.
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Development Opportunities in the Western Desert

Development Opportunities in the Western Desert

Fully resourced lesson. Case study for the new AQA spec on the Western Desert. Information sheets are differentiated. Plenary also includes differentiated exam style questions based on target grades. Lesson Objectives 1.) To be able to describe the distribution of the Western Desert. 2.)To know what the development opportunities are and specific information about each one. 3.) To be able to explain how the opportunities benefit the economic development of the area.
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Life in Rio de Janeiro

Life in Rio de Janeiro

2 part lesson on the social, economic and environmental challenges in Rio. Students to compile information onto an A3 sheet with targeted questions on each challenge. Option to work in groups of 3 or individuals. Information sheets attached have been adapted from other resources for the purpose of this lesson. Lesson Objective: To be able to describe the location of Rio. To understand the challenges associated with living in a mega city.
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Sand Dune Formation

Sand Dune Formation

Fully resourced lesson, worksheets are attached within the PowerPoint in the printing section at the end. Includes a card sort and memory game -using picture cues to remember the six stages. LO1: To know the three factors needed for sand dunes to form. LO2: To understand the location of sand dunes in the UK based on how sand dunes form. LO3: To be able to identify the characteristics of the six different stages of sand dunes.
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Tourism in Benidorm

Tourism in Benidorm

Fully resourced lesson. Printing attached to end of the PowerPoint. Lesson Objective: To investigate the positive and negative impacts of mass tourism in Benidorm.
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Flooding Project on Keswick

Flooding Project on Keswick

Clear guidance for pupils - requires them to research the effects of flooding in Keswick. Ideal project to apply basic knowledge of flooding - why they occur, effects and responses. Level descriptors developed for a year 7 class where the maximum target was a 3 (in line with new GCSE grading system). Key words, checklist and a pupil reflection section for them to complete prior to the project. Could be set as a homework or done within lessons.
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Volcano Research Project on Montserrat

Volcano Research Project on Montserrat

Research project on Montserrat. Includes clear outline of what is expected of pupils - checklist and grade descriptors. Key words provided and a section for pupils to set themselves targets.
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End of Topic Reflection Stickers 7x2 A4

End of Topic Reflection Stickers 7x2 A4

Stickers to encourage pupils to reflect on their progress at the end of a topic End of Topic Reflection 1.) Overall how do you think the topic went? 2.) Did you enjoy the topic? Why/why not? 3.) Are you pleased with your performance on the end of topic test? Why/why not? 4.) Set yourself a target, something you want to improve for the next topic.
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