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Geography resources for KS3 & 4.
BBC Planet Earth - Deserts
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BBC Planet Earth - Deserts

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A question sheet to accompany the Deserts programme of BBC's Planet Earth. Backed with a prompt sheet to encourage students to consider how not all deserts are hot and sandy! Feedback appreciated please.
End of Term Christmas Quiz
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End of Term Christmas Quiz

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Some of the Christmas Quizzes that I’ve used over the years, with rounds on The Christmas Stories, Christmas Kareoke, Pantos, General Knowledge - mix and match or just use one. I’ve used them in form time.
BBC Planet Earth - Jungles
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BBC Planet Earth - Jungles

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Question sheet to accompany the Jungles episode from Planet Earth. I strongly recommend you stop watching the DVD at 45 minutes before the chimpanzees fight.
End of Year Quiz
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End of Year Quiz

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Exactly what is says on the tin - an end of year quiz for Geography - country catchphrase, capital cities, flags, MEDC or LEDC, hot desert or cold desert and birth rates. Easily adaptable or pick up and run with it!
Level Descriptors for Geography
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Level Descriptors for Geography

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A teacher and student version of the Geography level descriptors. For students there is a tick sheet for each of the four strands and for teachers an overview. Very useful for writing differentiated success criteria and assessing pupils progress.
AQA Geography B Revision Guides
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AQA Geography B Revision Guides

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Written for my students to help them revise in school and at home from the AQA Geography B textbook by D Payne. Includes a range of activities to promote understanding and aid revision, also includes hyperlinks.
Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan - DARTs
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Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan - DARTs

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A DARTs (Directed Activity Related to Text) regarding the Earthquake and Tsunami on 11th March, uses CBBC Newsround. Suggest students then write a blog, some of ours went on the the school VLE.
A Question of Japan
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A Question of Japan

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A starter or plenary for studying Japan - students work in teams (house groups works well, if you have them). Students choose a number - an image of Japan appears for 1 point students can identify it, for 2 points - can they come up with the UK equivalent - you may want to change the image of the castle from Carisbrooke - we're on the IOW
Christmas Geography Quiz 2015
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Christmas Geography Quiz 2015

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An updated version of my Geography Quiz from a couple of years ago. Includes rounds like; country catchphrase, where did Santa leave his presents and where is Santa's hat (world landmarks). Enjoy!
Crime - art or graffiti?
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Crime - art or graffiti?

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PowerPoint uses Banksy images and images of tags to encourage students to consider what is art and what is graffiti. Accompanying worksheet
Harry Potter Fantastic Beasts - A Habitat Study
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Harry Potter Fantastic Beasts - A Habitat Study

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As part of our Drop Everything and Read Day on Harry Potter I decided that a habitat study using 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to find them&' (and a lot of imagination) was a tongue in cheek way of getting some Geography in whilst still meeting the brief! You&';ll need a copy of the book to give the children extracts of various creatures.
Human or Physical - Japan
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Human or Physical - Japan

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Sheets need to be cut up and put into numbered envelopes. Students work in groups and are assigned a number. They take one card, and using the information sheet find out the answer. When they have checked their answer and are right, they can take another card. When students have all cards, they sort them into human or physical
Population Distribution
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Population Distribution

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Uses NASA images tp show the world's lights and get students thinking about population distribution. Plenary - Play your Life Expectancy Right - based on play your cards right. Will Life Expectancy be higher or lower? My Year 8 students love this! Links with my other resources on population
Hydrological (Water) Cycle Key Word Dominoes
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Hydrological (Water) Cycle Key Word Dominoes

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Key word dominoes - cut up and place in envelopes for students - start with START then match key words to definitions, finish with FINISH - simple really. (PS they go in alphabetical order). Feedback appreciated, thank you
Japan - money and industry
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Japan - money and industry

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Starter of logos from Japanese companies. How did Japan become a rich country? Why has it slipped from 2nd to 3rd richest in the world? Article looks at who Japan exports to, who it imports from and some of what it imports and exports. Activities include graphs and comprehension, cloze passage for SEN students. Suggest you use my Crib Sheets for Success Criteria for graphs - see TES resources.
Population - Play your life expectancy right!
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Population - Play your life expectancy right!

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PowerPoint game based on play your cards right format, but for life expectancy. Students are shown life expectancy for first country and then have to work out, using prior knowledge, if the next country will be higher or lower. Great fun, has always worked well with classes and gets them thinking! Comments welcomed!!
Crime - art or graffiti?
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Crime - art or graffiti?

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Uses Banksy images and tags to encourage students to consider what is graffiti and what effect it can have on an environment.