Changes to the UK's transport infrastructure

Changes to the UK's transport infrastructure

This resource relates to the AQA specification for GCSE (UK) exams from 2018 onwards. The lesson is part of the ‘Economic futures in the UK module’ This TWO HOUR lesson investigates the need for improvements to the UK’s road, rail, air and sea transport infrastructure. Students learn how smart motorways can aid traffic flow and reduce congestion. The pupil’s debate over the benefits of HS2, thought a verbal tennis game and paired exercise. Liverpool 2 is the focus for sea improvements, while Heathrow is the example used to overview improvements to airport infrastructure.
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The UK and the wider world, The UK, EU and the Commonwealth

The UK and the wider world, The UK, EU and the Commonwealth

This resource relates to the AQA specification for GCSE (UK) exams from 2018 onwards. The lesson is part of the ‘Economic futures in the UK module’. This 1-2 HOUR resource starts by investigating the UK’s links to the rest of the world. Pupils undertake a map analysis task, to show how electronic communications are distributed globally. A skills based task is also used to show changes to UK migration over time. Pupils then use cards to highlight the benefits and problems of EU membership. A debate style exercise is used to allow students to express their own ideas. The importance of the Commonwealth is also considered.
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Economic futures in the UK

Economic futures in the UK

This resource relates to the AQA specification for GCSE (UK) exams from 2018 onwards.
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Globalisation and the UK, The UK and the wider world

Globalisation and the UK, The UK and the wider world

This resource relates to the AQA specification for GCSE (UK) exams from 2018 onwards. The lesson is part of the ‘Economic futures in the UK module’ This 1 HOUR lesson aims to get students thinking about the causes of globalisaion. Students are prompted to reflect how they may be reliant on on other countries. The session includes a video which counts down the most influential factors in shrinking our planet.
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The UK North-South divide

The UK North-South divide

This resource relates to the AQA specification for GCSE (UK) exams from 2018 onwards. The lesson is part of the ‘Economic futures in the UK module’ This 1-2 HOUR lesson teaches pupils about the apparent divide in quality of live between northern and southern areas in the UK. Thought providing cartoons are used to prompt children of the key issues. Students will then take part in a market place task, to learn what these differences are and why they exist. Finally students are to research the government’s solution to this divide.
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Changing rural populations in the UK, The impacts of rural population changes

Changing rural populations in the UK, The impacts of rural population changes

.This resource relates to the AQA specification for GCSE (UK) exams from 2018 onwards. The lesson is part of the ‘Economic futures in the UK module’. This 1 HOUR lesson looks at both the social and economic impacts of rural population growth in South Cambridgeshire. The Outer Hebrides is use as an example of rural population decline. Pupils investigate how this area is struggling due to deal with a falling population.
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UK De-industrialisation

UK De-industrialisation

This resource relates to the AQA specification for GCSE (UK) exams from 2018 onwards. The lesson is part of the ‘Economic futures in the UK module’. This 1 HOUR lesson stimulates discussion on deindustrialisation in Britain. The lesson looks briefly at the impacts of industrial change in the UK, as well as the government policies involved in causing and managing deindustrialisation.
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UK science and business parks, Cambridge Science Park, UK's post-industrial economy

UK science and business parks, Cambridge Science Park, UK's post-industrial economy

This resource relates to the AQA specification for GCSE (UK) exams from 2018 onwards. The lesson is part of the ‘Economic futures in the UK module’ The TWO hour resource investigate the UK’s transition to a post-industrial society. The lesson overviews the characteristics of both science and business parks. Pupils will study Cambridge Science Park, looking at its location and features. A research activity is included, along with mapping and group questioning tasks.
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A changing UK economy, Changing employment structure in the UK, Industrialisation in the UK

A changing UK economy, Changing employment structure in the UK, Industrialisation in the UK

This resource relates to the AQA specification for GCSE (UK) exams from 2018 onwards. The lesson is part of the ‘Economic futures in the UK module’. This TWO HOUR resource investigates causes of economic change within the UK. The resource highlights the different economic sectors, and students learn how and why these sectors have changed over time. Focus areas include de-industrialisation and decline of traditional industrial base, globalisation and government policies.
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Energy types, Renewable VS Non-renewable energy

Energy types, Renewable VS Non-renewable energy

This TWO HOUR resource investigates the difference between renewable and non-renewable energy. This pack contains a fun kinaesthetic activity, where pupils are required to engage with their fellow peers to match their card to its definition, picture and classification. The lesson teaches pupils how fossil fuels are formed over millions of years, as well as how they are used. The independent writing task requires half the pupils to create an argument for renewables, while the other half argue against them. This is then presented in a debate style presentation, where the class votes for the most convincing argument. A marking grid and writing fame for less able pupils is provided, along with an information sheet to help pupils construct their arguments.
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Energy card game

Energy card game

This fun and engaging 1-2 HOUR lesson teaches pupils about types of renewable and non-renewable energy through a ’ ‘trump’ style exercise. Pupils will use the information booklets provided to create their own trumps cards! They will then shuffle their decks and play against each other until one champion is left.
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Climate change, Global warming, Environmental issues

Climate change, Global warming, Environmental issues

This KS3 package includes all of the lesson resources required to teach this 9 WEEK topic . The bundle includes a detailed and engaging power point for each of the lessons, as well as supporting videos and activity worksheets. Differentiated tasks and support is provided for pupils of varying abilities. A end of unit exam and mark scheme is included as well as a detailed scheme of work, that explains step by step how the resources are to be used. The scheme investigates both renewable and non-renewable resources as well as the causes, effects and mitigation of global warming.
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Natural and human causes of global warming, The greenhouse effect

Natural and human causes of global warming, The greenhouse effect

This resource relates to the AQA specification for GCSE (UK) exams from 2018 onwards. This TWO HOUR lesson uses thought provoking images and terms to assess prior knowledge. The lesson links population growth to global warming in a graph analysis task. Pupils are taught about the greenhouse effect through a video and worksheet task. Although these ideas are linked to human activity, the lesson also covers the natural causes of climate change. The evidence for global warming is then taught through a market place style activity.
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Climate change assessment

Climate change assessment

This test assesses students understanding of both renewable and non renewable energies. The pupils are also asked questions on the causes, effects and management of global warming. The resource includes differentiated question papers as well as a mark scheme and revision homework sheet.
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Climate change scheme of work

Climate change scheme of work

This detailed scheme of work contains instructions, suggested activities and lesson outlines for the climate change topic. The 7-9 WEEK scheme looks at the differences between renewable and non-renewable energies. The causes of global warming is covered, as well as its effects and management.
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Recycling, Sustainable living

Recycling, Sustainable living

This lesson teaches pupils about the importance of recycling. The pack uses thought provoking images to encourage pupils to discuss the impacts of, and reasons for environmental pollution. The resource includes two video clips that show how various materials can be recycled. A writing frame is attached to help pupils describe the importance of recycling. A ‘snap’ card game exercise is also included to teach pupils the different recycling symbols. This can also be used as an information collection activity if stuck around the room.
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Sustainability, The fight against climate change, Global warming mitigation (Local/regional/global)

Sustainability, The fight against climate change, Global warming mitigation (Local/regional/global)

This FOUR HOUR resource looks the strategies used to slow global warming. In this lesson, pupils learn how individuals can live more sustainable lives. The lesson highlights man’s parasitic relationship with earth through a video clip and uses cartoon images to discuss environmental issues. Pupils complete a card sort to learn how public transport, recycling, solar panels, insulation and locally grown food can reduce their carbon emissions. They then produce a presentation on the current worldwide strategies, which they can present to the class. The lesson investigates which countries are the least sustainable through an ecological footprint mapping exercise. Pupils assess their own carbon footprint, to see how they could be more sustainable. The final task requires to create an invention that will assist in reduce the amount of energy they use. This is then presented to the class and a vote for the best invention is held.
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Think global- act local, Impacts of global warming, Global warming induced flooding in Bangladesh

Think global- act local, Impacts of global warming, Global warming induced flooding in Bangladesh

In this TWO HOUR lesson, pupils learn how their actions can impact people living on the other side of the planet. The mystery question requires pupils to find out how the actions of a boy living in Manchester, can have severe implications for a young girl living in Bangladesh. A detailed source booklet is included for pupils to use, along with sentence starters and writing frame for less able pupils.
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