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Geography teaching resources for KS2, KS3, KS4 and KS5. Worksheets and resources are mostly all contained within the lesson powerpoints for convenience.

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Geography teaching resources for KS2, KS3, KS4 and KS5. Worksheets and resources are mostly all contained within the lesson powerpoints for convenience.
Fashion's dirty secrets - the problem of waste in the  fashion industry, sweat shops & child labour
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Fashion's dirty secrets - the problem of waste in the fashion industry, sweat shops & child labour

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An extended powerpoint that includes a large range of activities all to do with exploring the problem of the fashion industry, based around the recent BBC documentary ‘Fashion’s Dirty Secrets’. Activities can be taken from it to make 1-2 lessons, or if watching the documentary, it could be used as a mini scheme of work. Contents: Video - slides and worksheet to accompany the documentary ‘Fashion’s Dirty Secrets’; Impacts – a statement sorting activity around the environmental, social and economic impacts of the fashion industry Glossary activity - key words and terminology from the documentary Persuasive writing activity – persuading an MP to act on the fashion industry Mapping fashion activity – plotting the areas affected by the fashion industry Bar chart activity – plotting the world’s biggest textile exporters Role play activity – looking at each person’s opinion from all aspects of the fashion industry Campaign – create and design a new item of clothing that is ecofriendly Sweatshops – a series of activities based around another controversial aspect of the fashion industry: sweatshops and child labour
Fossil fuels (oil and coal)
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Fossil fuels (oil and coal)

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KS3 Lesson covers the formation of coal and oil and includes a storyboard task with a peer assessed marking activity All resources included within the ppt
Carbon footprint calculator survey
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Carbon footprint calculator survey

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Survey with questions that address a variety of aspects of your daily life and calculate a score to estimate how much carbon you produce Includes summary questions that address how you could alter your carbon footprint, and also question the validity/accuracy of the carbon footprint survey
Extreme weather - an introduction
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Extreme weather - an introduction

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KS3 Definition of extreme weather Examples of extreme weather Extreme weather mapping task, e.g. plot tornadoes in the USA (requires atlases) Extreme weather photos plenary - guess the caption
Weather and climate test
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Weather and climate test

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KS3 Simple questions on temperature, rainfall, effects of the weather on people, and extreme weather Questions between 1-4 marks long
Weather and its affect on people
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Weather and its affect on people

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KS3 Describing how weather affects people like shop owners and farmers Scavenger hunt activity of people living in different climates around the world Opinion activity to finish All activities and resources included within the ppt
Measuring the weather
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Measuring the weather

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KS3 Describes instruments for measuring the weather (thermometer, rain gauge, wind vane, barometer etc) Scavenger hunt activity Beaufort scale activity Homework and plenary Activities and sheets included within the powerpoint
Population pyramids
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Population pyramids

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Lesson covers the meaning of population pyramids and how they vary Activities include matching pyramids and their descriptions to different stages of the DTM All resources included within the ppt
Drowning in plastic - lesson activities (Geography in the News)
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Drowning in plastic - lesson activities (Geography in the News)

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A powerpoint that includes a wide variety of activities to do with thinking about our plastic usage and how we can reduce it. The first activity is based on the BBC’s recent documentary ‘Drowning in plastic’. The other activities are based on reading and analysing text, persuasive writing, plotting plastic waste on a map, drawing a bar chart of biodegrade times, and role plays and creative activities to do with designing new purposes for plastic bottles. All resources and worksheets are included within the ppt. Resources created by The Planet Press, a teacher-written blog that encourages students to keep up to date with world environmental news
Practising the past tense worksheet (KS2)
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Practising the past tense worksheet (KS2)

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A simple worksheet of verbs for children to practise changing from the present to past tense. First half contains regular -ed verbs. Second half contains irregular verbs. Useful as a 10-15 minute morning work activity.
TNCs and oil (Shell) in Nigeria
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TNCs and oil (Shell) in Nigeria

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Lesson covers the location of oil in Nigeria and the pros and cons of having companies such as Shell and Unilever investing in infrastructure Activities include describing locations from a map, analysing pros and cons, and exam practice All resources included within the ppt