The Changing Economic World - Impacts of the car industry on the environment

The Changing Economic World - Impacts of the car industry on the environment

Lesson Aim: For students to gain a clear understanding as to how the car industry in the UK has become more sustainable. Lesson Objectives: 1. To identify the impacts the UK car industry has upon the environment 2. To establish how the UK car industry has become more sustainable 3. To determine the environmentally sustainable credentials of the Nissan Leaf. Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks * Lesson plan * Impacts of the UK car industry card sort Lesson 18 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Can easily work as a stand alone lesson. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) - for lower ability differentiated task * Scissors & glue Differentiated with tasks for lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
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The Changing Economic World- Consequences of uneven development

The Changing Economic World- Consequences of uneven development

Lesson Aim: To gain a clear understanding as to how disparities in wealth and health are consequences are of global variations in development. Lesson Objectives: 1. To explain the problems caused by disparities in wealth 2. To determine how poverty is killing mothers in Lesotho 3. To compare healthcare in Lesotho and the UK Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks * Lesson plan including homework task * Worksheet- Lesotho and the UK Lesson 5 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Also works as a stand alone lesson on the consequences of uneven development. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) Differentiated with tasks for higher and lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
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Urban Geography/ Settlement KS3 lesson- Why do cities grow?

Urban Geography/ Settlement KS3 lesson- Why do cities grow?

Lesson Aim: To establish where the largest cities in the world are and to understand reasons for their development. Lesson Objectives: 1. To write a geographical description of the distribution of the world’s biggest cities. 2. To work collaboratively in order to improve your geographical description! 3. To investigate the reasons why cities grow. Resources included: * PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks for more able to allow for additional research * Lesson plan * World map worksheet Lesson 2 of 10 from my scheme of work on Urban Geography. Also works as a stand alone lesson on why cities grow. Fully differentiated with tasks for lower and higher ability pupils. This lesson is from a scheme of work that I have written for my Year 7 groups, but it could easily be adapted for Year 8 or 9. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
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The Changing Economic World - The place of the UK in the wider world

The Changing Economic World - The place of the UK in the wider world

Lesson Aim: For students to gain a clear understanding as to how the UK’s place in the world has changed over time and will change in the future. Lesson Objectives: 1. To establish how the UK’s place in the world has changed. 2. To identify our current main trading links. 3. To investigate how our place in the world may change in the future. Lesson 21 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Can easily work as a stand alone lesson. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016 Differentiated with tasks for lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
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The Changing Economic World- The UK's North-South Divide &  new developments in transport

The Changing Economic World- The UK's North-South Divide & new developments in transport

Lesson Aim: For students to understand what the North-South divide is and to know how the effects can be reduced. Lesson Objectives: 1. To produce an annotated map of the UK describing characteristics of the North-South divide 2. To outline strategies that can be used to reduce the North-South divide 3. To collaboratively research transport developments in the UK Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks * Lesson plan * North- South divide worksheet Lesson 20 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Can easily work as a stand alone lesson. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016 * Four copied pages from the new, black Cambridge Geography GCSE for AQA student book, Kitchen et al (2016) Differentiated with tasks for lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson. Homework task included
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The Changing Economic World- Moving towards a post-industrial economy in the UK

The Changing Economic World- Moving towards a post-industrial economy in the UK

Lesson Aim: For students to investigate and become familiar with the main factors that have led to economic change in the UK. Lesson Objectives: 1. To establish what the phrase ‘post-industrial economy’ means 2. To examine the growing importance of service industries, finance, research, science and business parks in the UK 3. To investigate the characteristics of the Cambridge Science Park. Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks * Lesson plan * Template for paired reading sheet- this requires the addition of material from the black Cambridge GCSE for AQA Geography text book (Kitchen el al. 2016) Lesson 17 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Can easily work as a stand alone lesson. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) * Information from the new Cambridge GCSE for AQA Geography text book (Kitchen el al, 2016) Differentiated with tasks for lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson. Homework task included- 9 mark exam question with mark scheme
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The Changing Economic World- International aid in Nigeria

The Changing Economic World- International aid in Nigeria

Lesson Aim: For students to gain a clear understanding as to what types of aid exist and the impacts on Nigeria Lesson Objectives: 1. To determine the different types of aid that exist. 2. To identify the impacts aid has had upon Nigeria. 3. To establish whether Nigeria still needs aid. Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks (I have had to compress this as the file is quite large) * Lesson plan * Types of aid worksheet Lesson 14 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Can easily work as a stand alone lesson. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) * Blank A3 paper Differentiated with tasks for higher and lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson. Homework task included.
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The Changing Economic World- Changing industrial structure in Nigeria

The Changing Economic World- Changing industrial structure in Nigeria

Lesson Aim: To determine how and why Nigeria’s economy is changing Lesson Objectives: 1. To determine how industry can be divided into different sectors. 2. To establish how Nigeria’s industrial structure is changing. 3. To identify the importance of oil and manufacturing in the Nigerian economy. Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks * Lesson plan Lesson 11 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Can easily work as a stand alone lesson. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) * A highlighter Differentiated with tasks for higher and lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson. Homework task included
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The Changing Economic World - Strategies used to reduce the development gap - two lessons

The Changing Economic World - Strategies used to reduce the development gap - two lessons

This lesson plan is for two lessons. Lesson Aim: To successfully research a range of management strategies used to reduce the development gap. Lesson Objectives: 1. To establish the limitations of the DTM 2. To establish the causes of uneven development 3. To make recommendations as to which indicator should be improved to bring the biggest improvements in development. Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks * Lesson plan * A3 worksheet 'Strategies used to reduce the development gap' * Home Team instruction sheet (laminate a class set of 8 for future use) * Investigator instruction sheet (laminate a class set of 8 for future use) * Overview of management strategies A4 worksheet Lessons 7&8 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. These lesson can also work as a stand alone lessons on strategies used to reduce the development gap. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) * Blank paper * Old green ‘Understanding GCSE Geography for AQA specification A’ text books, to be used for additional research. * Single-sided laminated copies of p.212-215 of the black Cambridge new GCSE text book- to be used as additional information for the investigator group. Differentiated with tasks for higher and lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
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The Changing Economic World- Consequences of uneven development- migration

The Changing Economic World- Consequences of uneven development- migration

Lesson Aim: To gain a clear understanding as to how migration is a consequence of global variations in development Lesson Objectives: 1. To define key terms associated with migration 2. To categorise a range of migrants 3. To identify push and pull factors operating on Syrian refugees Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks * Lesson plan Lesson 6 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Also works as a stand alone lesson on migration as a consequence of uneven development. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) * Migration handout- p.211 of the new Cambridge GCSE course book (photocopy and laminate a class set) Differentiated tasks included. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
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The Changing Economic World- Nigeria on the World Stage

The Changing Economic World- Nigeria on the World Stage

Lesson Aim: For students to gain an overall picture as to what Nigeria’s global standing is. Lesson Objectives: 1. To map Nigeria’s trading partners 2. To establish the main political and trading changes that have taken place between Nigeria and the rest of the world. 3. To identify the advantages and disadvantages are of Nigeria’s relationship with China. Resources included: * PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks * Lesson plan * Card sort- Nigeria's political and trading relationships Lesson 13 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Can easily work as a stand alone lesson. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) * Atlases * Scissors & glue Differentiated for higher and lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
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The Changing Economic World- How has economic development affected the quality of life for Nigerians

The Changing Economic World- How has economic development affected the quality of life for Nigerians

Lesson Aim: For students to gain a clear understanding of the impact economic development has had upon the quality of life for Nigerians. Lesson Objectives: 1. To graphically analyse a range of development indicators that have changed over time in Nigeria 2. To draw conclusions as to how quality of life in Nigeria has changed 3. To investigate whether quality of life has improved evenly across the population of Nigeria Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks * Lesson plan Lesson 15 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Can easily work as a stand alone lesson. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) * Graph paper Differentiated with tasks for lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
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The Changing Economic World- Causes of economic change in the UK

The Changing Economic World- Causes of economic change in the UK

Lesson Aim: For students to investigate and become familiar with the main factors that have led to economic change in the UK. Lesson Objectives: 1. To establish how industrial structure in the UK has changed over time 2. To examine the effects of globalisation on the UK 3. To explain how government policies have led to economic change in the UK Resources included: * PowerPoint presentation * Lesson plan * Five separate workstation task sheets - task instruction sheets can be laminated for future use Lesson 16 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Can easily work as a stand alone lesson. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) * The old AQA GCSE Heinemann text book for Spec A (Bowen and Palmister, 2009) - needed for task 2 to provide information about the changing global distribution of manufacturing industry. Differentiated for higher and lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
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The Changing Economic World- Causes of uneven development

The Changing Economic World- Causes of uneven development

Lesson Aim: To gain a clear understanding as to why there are global variations in development Lesson Objectives: 1. To establish the limitations of the DTM 2. To establish the causes of uneven development 3. To make recommendations as to which indicator should be improved to bring the biggest improvements in development. Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks * Lesson plan Lesson 4 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. This lesson can also work as a stand alone lesson. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) * Blank A3 paper Differentiated with tasks for higher and lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
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The Changing Economic World- Social and economic changes in rural areas

The Changing Economic World- Social and economic changes in rural areas

Lesson Aim: For students to become familiar with the social and economic changes experienced in two contrasting rural areas. Lesson Objectives: 1. To define key terms 2. To establish the social and economic changes associated with population decline in Truthwall, Cornwall. 3. To investigate the benefits and problems of population growth in Writtle. Resources included: * Ppt. to accompany lesson * Lesson Plan * Penwith worksheet- A5 * Writtle worksheet –A3 (colour) * Home Team explanation sheet- A4, colour, laminated for future use * Investigator- Person number 3 instruction sheet- A4, colour, laminate for future use * Investigator- Person number 4 instruction sheet- A4, colour, laminate for future use Lesson 19 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Can easily work as a stand alone lesson. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) - for lower ability differentiated task * Scissors & glue * Old GCSE ‘New Edition Understanding GCSE Geography’ For AQA Specification A – Bowen and Pallister (2009) Heinemann- p.178 & 179. * Atlases may be useful. * Access to four computers/ own devices. * Post-it notes/ plain paper cut to size for person 3 & 4 to fit their sections of the A3 worksheet. Differentiated with tasks for lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson. Homework task included.
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The Changing Economic World- Introducing Nigeria

The Changing Economic World- Introducing Nigeria

Lesson Aim: For students to familiarise themselves with the location of Nigeria and to establish the political, social, cultural and environmental context in which it is placed. Lesson Objectives: 1. To establish where Nigeria is located 2. To describe how Nigeria’s natural environment varies within the country 3. To investigate Nigeria’s economic, social, cultural and political context. Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks * Lesson plan * Introducing Nigeria worksheet Lesson 10 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Can also easily work as a stand alone lesson. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) Differentiated with tasks for higher and lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
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The Changing Economic World- How has the growth of tourism in Tunisia reduced the development gap?

The Changing Economic World- How has the growth of tourism in Tunisia reduced the development gap?

Lesson Aim: To gather case study specific information based on the way in which tourism in Tunisia (a NEE) has helped to reduce the development gap. Lesson Objectives: 1. To establish why tourists visit Tunisia 2. To identify the ways in which tourism has reduced Tunisia’s development gap 3. To investigate the sustainability of tourism in Tunisia Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks * Lesson plan Lesson 9 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. This can also work as a stand alone lesson. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) Differentiated with suggested tasks for more able students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
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The Changing Economic World- The role of Shell and its impact on Nigeria

The Changing Economic World- The role of Shell and its impact on Nigeria

Lesson Aim: For students to have a clear understanding as to the impact Shell has had upon Nigeria Lesson Objectives: 1. To investigate the role Shell has played in Nigeria’s oil industry 2. To outline the advantages and disadvantages of Shell’s presence in Nigeria 3. To establish the environmental impact of the oil industry in Nigeria Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation including hyperlinks * Lesson plan * Worksheet to accompany video * Answer sheet for teachers (to accompany video worksheet) Lesson 12 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Can easily work as a stand alone lesson. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) Differentiated with tasks for higher and lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
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The Changing Economic World- The Demographic Transition Model

The Changing Economic World- The Demographic Transition Model

Lesson Aim: To introduce students the workings of the DTM Lesson Objectives: 1. To work in pairs to familiarise yourself with the DTM 2. To produce your own copy of the DTM 3. To determine what the level of development is like at each stage of the DTM Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation containing hyperlinks * Lesson plan * Worksheet to accompany lesson Lesson 3 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Can also be used as a stand alone lesson on the DTM. This lesson requires students to make use of: *The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al. 2016) * Optional lower ability additonal reading sheet- What is the Demographic Transition Model? (copy of p.204 of the Cambridge AQA GCSE text book) Differentiated with tasks for higher and lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
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The Changing Economic World- What does global development look like?

The Changing Economic World- What does global development look like?

Lesson Aim: For pupils to understand that there are global variations in development. Lesson Objectives: 1. To interpret photographs taken in a rural Indian village to establish the quality of life and standard of living 2. To establish what the world map of development looks like 3. To define key development terms Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation * Lesson plan * Worksheet *Homework sheet- this requires addition of Figure 17.4 from p.251 of the new Hodder AQA GCSE text book, or a similar map showing the distribution of low income countries, newly emerging economies and high income countries (as categorised by the World Bank) Lesson 1 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. This lesson can work as a stand alone lesson on global development, however ideally it goes with Lesson 2 - 'Social and economic development indicators'. This lesson requires students to make use of: * The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al, 2016) Differentiated with tasks for higher and lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
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The Changing Economic World- Social and economic development indicators

The Changing Economic World- Social and economic development indicators

Lesson Aim: To gain a clear understanding as to where global variations of development occur. Lesson Objectives: 1. To recap the nine development indicators defined last lesson. 2. To identify global variations To establish what the limitations of the indicators may be 3. To establish what the limitations of the indicators may be Resources included: *PowerPoint presentation * Lesson plan Lesson 2 of 21 from my new scheme of work on The Changing Economic World for the new AQA GCSE Geography. This lesson follows on from lesson 1- 'What does global development look like?' This lesson requires students to make use of: *The new AQA GCSE Hodder text book (Widdowson et al. 2016) * It also requires the downloading of ten specific maps (specified in the lesson plan) from the world mapper website; these should be blown up to A3 size in colour and laminated for repeat use. Differentiated with tasks for higher and lower ability students. Three progress checks have been incorporated into this lesson.
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