OCR A Level Geography- Place, space and perception.

OCR A Level Geography- Place, space and perception.

Lesson focused on the difference between space and place, a key component of the new (2016) OCR A Level Geography. This lesson outlines the difference between space and place before moving on to examine the factors that determine how people perceive places differently. A short exam-style question is featured as a plenary with a mark scheme to assist. The lesson is best accompanied by the Hodder textbook but could be taught without.
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AQA GCSE Geography: Landforms of glacial transportation and deposition

AQA GCSE Geography: Landforms of glacial transportation and deposition

AQA GCSE Geography lesson on landforms of glacial transport and deposition. -Features a starter, learning outcomes, information and pictures on all 4 key types of moraine, drumlins and glacial erratics. -Following this information a slide is included that can be printed as a worksheet to test pupils on their identification and explanation of the features covered. - An examination question style plenary with mark scheme is included to cap the lesson. Could easily be adapted to other GCSE exam boards or even for KS3.
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New 9-1 GCSE Geography fieldwork booklet

New 9-1 GCSE Geography fieldwork booklet

Fieldwork booklet for the new 9-1 GCSE Geography. This is a great resource for students to keep a record of their mandatory fieldwork so that they have a record to revise from for their exams. This can be adapted for human or physical fieldwork.
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Why does it rain?

Why does it rain?

KS3 Geography lesson explaining the causes of rain and reasons for its distribution across the UK. Features key questions, learning outcomes, starter, plenary and several 'main' activities to develop understanding of rainfall. One of these uses a worksheet which is provided. The starter and plenary work best with post-it notes or mini whiteboards.
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AQA GCSE Geography- Physical Landscapes of the UK

AQA GCSE Geography- Physical Landscapes of the UK

Lesson for the new 9-1 AQA GCSE Geography on the Physical Landscapes of the UK. Features key questions and learning outcomes, a group work starter, a main mapping activity with sheet and exam-style questions with mark scheme for plenary. This lesson requires use of an atlas. Instructions for teaching are in the notes of the powerpoint.
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Geography of Crime- Somali Pirates

Geography of Crime- Somali Pirates

-Whole lesson on the phenomenon of Somali Piracy as shown in the film Captain Phillips. New and updated 2017 to show the drop off and then recent resurgence in Somali piracy. Fascinating topic that always stirs the imagination of pupils. -Suitable for KS3 Geography classes. -Includes starter, main, plenary, key questions and differentiated outcomes. -Powerpoint has instructions in notes pages to assist.
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Geography of Crime- Graffiti

Geography of Crime- Graffiti

Full lesson on the Geography of graffiti, covering the distribution of graffiti, ways that areas can capitalise on street art, problems it causes and various ways of tackling the phenomenon. Features key questions and learning outcomes, starter, various activities and worksheets including extension work on geographic profiling of Banksy and a plenary activity. Suitable for KS3 Geography lessons, this is always a lesson that is enjoyed by pupils.
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Geography of Spain bundle

Geography of Spain bundle

7 lessons suitable for KS3 Geography on Spain. Perfect for building a country study scheme of work. Covers a rnage of sub topics including human and physical geography, climate, political geography, energy resources, migration, rebranding and natural hazards. All lessons feature starters, a range of activities, plenaries, key questions and learning outcomes. Suggested lesson order 1. The Geography of Spain 2. The Climate of Spain 3. Solar Power in Spain 4. British Expatriates in Spain 5. Rebranding Bilbao 6. Basque Independence 7. Atlantic mega-tsunami
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Amazon Rainforest Introduction

Amazon Rainforest Introduction

Lesson introducing the Amazon rainforest. Features key questions and learning outcomes. Introduces and explore the ecosystem through a range of activities. For KS2/KS3 Geography.
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Geography of Crime- Kony 2012

Geography of Crime- Kony 2012

KS3 Geography of Lesson centred on the 2012 campaign to capture Joseph Kony, leader of the LRA, who have committed many war crimes. Features starter, key questions and learning outcomes, worksheet linked to the Kony video and a poster design plenary.
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What is an ecosystem.

What is an ecosystem.

Whole lesson introduction on ecosystems, tailored to the new GCSE Geography and in particular the AQA specification. Could also be used in Biology.
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OCR B GCSE Geography Revision pack

OCR B GCSE Geography Revision pack

A variety of revision resources for OCR B GCSE Geography. A few tasks require the Oxford or Heinemann textbooks. Many tasks can be printed or laminated for carousel style revision activities. Multi-resource powerpoints feature quizzes, case study summaries, pro formas for making notes on case studies, and various tasks focused on key places and processes studied. Topics included: - Economic Development - Coasts - Rivers - Tectonic Hazards
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Changing retail habits in the UK

Changing retail habits in the UK

Lesson focusing on changing retail habits in the UK including clone towns, online retail, ethical shopping and businesses leaving the Central Business District (The 'Doughnut Effect'). Features key questions, start, plenary and a range of resources and activities. Designed for GCSE Geographers.
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Tornadoes

Tornadoes

KS3 Geography lesson looking at the formation, effects of and management of tornadoes. Uses the example of the 2013 Oklahoma Tornado. Features a starter, key questions and learning outcomes, an activity examining the step by step formation of tornadoes, information on the 2013 Oklahoma tornado and associated activities to this case study. Could be adapted for KS2 use.
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Ecosystems bundle

Ecosystems bundle

Five lessons on ecosystems, all suitable for the new AQA GCSE Geography. Lessons included are: - What is an ecosystem - Ecosystem change - Tropical rainforest characteristics - Causes of deforestation - Conservation in Southeast Asia (focused on Palm Oil related issues)
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Impacts of the Olympics upon East London

Impacts of the Olympics upon East London

Geography lesson examining the impacts of the Olympics upon East London. This is suitable for KS3 Geographers but could be adapted for KS4 and beyond. The lesson features: - objectives and outcomes - a key terms based starter - two main activities and a worksheet - links to relevant youtube videos - instructions and materials for a role-play based plenary Guidance on teaching the lesson is provided in the notes section. Smart notebook software is required for one of the activities.
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The Christmas Truce

The Christmas Truce

KS3 History lesson examining the Christmas Truce. Features a variety of activities based upon source text and images and also the Sainsbury's 2015 Christmas advert. The final slide can be printed as a plenary worksheet.
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East Timor Independence

East Timor Independence

Geography lesson focused on how countries gain independence, focusing on the example of East Timor, one of the world's newest countries. Features a starter 'place wheel' to allow pupils to gain a sense of what East Timor is like, using a video to help. The lesson then runs through the stages of becoming a country before looking at how East Timor did, with a storyboard pro forma sheet for pupils to visualise East Timor's tale. *Note- users will require Smart notebook software to access all resources.
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Conservation in Southeast Asia

Conservation in Southeast Asia

Lesson examining the role of palm oil plantations in threatening orang-utans in Borneo and Sumatra. The lesson features: - Objectives and outcomes - An interactive jigsaw starter - Background information on the orang-utan and its habitat - An article, related questions - A thinking skills activity on solving the problem - A plenary activity - Homework suggestion Suitable for Geography lessons across KS3 and KS4.
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E-Waste GCSE Geography lesson

E-Waste GCSE Geography lesson

Whole lesson on the causes of, problems relating to and possible solutions of E-Waste. Suitable for GCSE geographers. Features starter, resources, worksheet and a plenary activity. Uses the example of Guiyu in China.
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The Mormon Journey West

The Mormon Journey West

GCSE History lesson focuses on the Mormon journey west. The lesson introduces Brigham Young and looks at the challenges on the journey and how the Mormons sought to overcome them. The lesson features: - Key questions and learning outcomes - Background info on Brigham Young - Push and pull factors sort activity for reasons for travelling West - Detail on the journey west and challenges faced - A source based question and sheet to complete the question on - A short plenary activity as an alternative to using the question as a plenary This lesson features Smart notebook resources and therefore will require the user to have this software.
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