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Geography Dryad

Hello, I'm a secondary geography teacher and wanted to share some of the lessons I've planned and taught. Teaching geography in a world that's changing so rapidly can be exciting, but it does mean the curriculum changes faster than text books. Here are some plans for just a few topics. I hope to save others just a little time.

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Hello, I'm a secondary geography teacher and wanted to share some of the lessons I've planned and taught. Teaching geography in a world that's changing so rapidly can be exciting, but it does mean the curriculum changes faster than text books. Here are some plans for just a few topics. I hope to save others just a little time.
Impacts of Globalisation in the UK
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Impacts of Globalisation in the UK

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This was originally an observed lesson for the start of a year 9 globalisation unit. The lesson is based around items related to globalisation, so a few objects (or pictures) such as DVD and CD cases, fake bunch flowers, clothing with labels, tin of fruit, mobile phone, a coca cola can, take away menu and football.
Improving lives in a Brazilian Favela
hippyelf

Improving lives in a Brazilian Favela

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This lesson was taught as part of a year 9 scheme of work on Brazil. The character cards were based on real information about people living in Rocinha, (a favela in Rio) adapted from news and charity websites.
How does my breakfast contribute to CO2 emissions?
hippyelf

How does my breakfast contribute to CO2 emissions?

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This was designed as a 100 minute year 7 lesson to explore the impacts of food on climate change. The lesson can be adapted for various foods or even for any items that may contribute to carbon emissions,For the main activity each group of pupils was given a different type of food and asked to discuss how they thought the food may have contributed to carbon emissions (growth, harvest transport etc). - (The pupils groupwok ideas were more creative when I gave them blank sheets of paper instead).
Discovering Ice Around the World
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Discovering Ice Around the World

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A lesson that explores the areas where glaciers, ice sheets and ice caps are found in the world. This formed the start of a Frozen Over Scheme of work for year 7, focusing on glaciation.