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Providing Geography and History resources across KS3, 4 and 5. Many resources for the new (2016) GCSE and A Level Geography courses are available.

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Providing Geography and History resources across KS3, 4 and 5. Many resources for the new (2016) GCSE and A Level Geography courses are available.
Christchurch New Zealand Earthquake 2011 Case Study

Christchurch New Zealand Earthquake 2011 Case Study

A Level Geography lesson on the 2011 Christchurch New Zealand Earthquake. Features a starter, key questions and a worksheet to accompany note taking. The worksheet has a section allowing comparison with the 2010 Haiti earthquake but this could be removed or adapted. Includes detail on: The causes of the earthquake Why people live in Christchurch The nature of the earthquake The impacts of the earthquake Managing the earthquake Designed for OCR A Level Geography but could easily be adapted for other specifications or GCSE lessons.
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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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Eyjafjallajökull 2010 eruption case study

Eyjafjallajökull 2010 eruption case study

Lesson focusing on the events of the 2010 Eyjafjallajökull eruption in Iceland. Suitable for A Level Geographers of all new (2016) specifications and could easily be adapted for GCSE Geographers. The powerpoint features; Background on Iceland Reasons why people live in this tectonically active area Detail on the plate boundary and the Eyjafjallajökull volcano An outline of the events of the 2010 eruption A task for pupils to research and categorise the impacts of the eruption (access to the internet/ relevant textbooks/factsheets) will be needed for this. detail on the political impacts has been included as a guide. Detail on the management of the eruption Information about how the eruptions have helped boost Iceland’s economy long term A worksheet is included on which pupils can make notes as the material is covered.
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Causes of river flooding

Causes of river flooding

Lesson explaining the causes of flooding, using a range of images as visual cues. Features starter, several main activities with worksheet to accompany and a plenary. The lesson is framed by key questions and learning outcomes. Suitable for KS3/4 Geographers.
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Water resources and poverty

Water resources and poverty

A Level Geography lesson examining the relationship between water supplies and poverty. Uses the examples of Canada, Ethiopia and Indonesia. Background information on the water poverty index provided. A variety of discussion points and activities are provided to accompany the slideshow and information sheets.
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Water resources revision pack

Water resources revision pack

A slideshow that can be printed as a revision pack on various issues related to water supplies and conflicts resulting. Originally designed for the legacy Edxecel A Level spec but could be adapted for new qualifications. Features tasks relating to: - Human and physical factors affecting water supply - Key terminology - Different scale solutions to water shortages or conflicts - Exam questions and mark schemes Also includes summaries of various water conflicts in the Middle East and a the many issues linked to the Three Gorges Dam in China.
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GCSE Geography Hazards case studies bundle

GCSE Geography Hazards case studies bundle

6 resources that could all be used as case studies for various GCSE geography courses. Includes lessons on: - Australia's 'Big Dry' Drought - The 2009 Cockermouth Floods - Kenya's 2009 Drought - Montserrat 1995-97 Volcanic Eruption - Pakistan Earthquake 2005 - The potential threat of an Atlantic mega-tsunami
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OCR A Level Geography changing spaces bundle.

OCR A Level Geography changing spaces bundle.

Bundle of 3 resources on case studies for the new (2016) OCR A Level Geography. Features resources and activities based around: - Lympstone, UK - Jembatan Besi, Jakarta, Indonesia - Northwood, Irvine, USA - Birmingham, UK
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River flooding bundle

River flooding bundle

Bundle of 4 lessons including - Hydrographs- reading, creating and interpreting - Somerset Levels Floods 2014- causes, impacts and responses - Cockermouth Floods 2009- causes, impacts and responses Causes of river flooding
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Earthquakes- causes and measuring

Earthquakes- causes and measuring

Lesson suitable for KS3/GCSE Geography on: a. How earthquakes occur b. How earthquakes are measured on the Richter and Mercalli Scales. features key questions and learning outcomes, starter, background info, various activities including a worksheet on the Mercalli Scale and a choice of plenary activities. One plenary option is an exam style question on measuring earthquakes with accompanying mark scheme. The other is a higher or lower style activity that could easily be adapted to include recent/case study earthquakes.
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2005 Pakistan Earthquake Case Study

2005 Pakistan Earthquake Case Study

Lesson focused on the 2005 Pakistan earthquake. Features: - key questions and learning outcomes - Starter place knowledge activity - differentiated activity on the causes of the earthquake - Worksheet on the effects and response to the earthquake - Plenary activities considering how Pakistan's less developed status may have impacted proceedings and also the emotional impact of the quake on people. Suitable for KS3/GCSE Geography
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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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GCSE Geography- Hydrographs

GCSE Geography- Hydrographs

GCSE Geography lesson focusing on hydrographs. Includes key definitions, a sheet with which to construct a hydrograph and various activities to consider the factors affecting hydrographs and showing the difference between urban and rural hydrographs. The lesson is framed with key questions and learning outcomes.
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AQA GCSE Geography- The Impacts of Climate Change

AQA GCSE Geography- The Impacts of Climate Change

Lesson on the impacts of climate change for the new (2016) AQA GCSE Geography. Features information on; - sea level rise - threatened species - changing rainfall patterns - changing to farming - the threat of climate driven conflict A sheet to complete accompanies this information. Features a plenary thinking activity on why climate change is unfair on Africa.
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Big Geography quiz

Big Geography quiz

100 place knowledge questions on countries, capital, rivers, mountains and so on. With answers to accompany. Broken down into 10 sets of 10 questions organised by continent. Perfect for pushing place knowledge of students or for dropping in as starters to lessons.
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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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AQA GCSE Geography- Aid in Nigeria

AQA GCSE Geography- Aid in Nigeria

Lesson on Aid in Nigeria, covering why it is needed, detail on projects with an example and why aid isn't always successful in Nigeria. Features a quiz (with answers) on key points of the Nigeria NEE case study that should have been covered prior to the lesson. The quiz can make a good starter or could be added too with questions on aid to make a plenary. Lesson requires the new Oxford AQA textbook.
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OCR A Level Geography- Birmingham case study

OCR A Level Geography- Birmingham case study

A resource to help teach the case study of structural economic change as featured on the new (2016) OCR A Level Geography specification. This resource on Birmingham features a starter, background information, various activities to chart and analyse economic change and deindustrialisation in the city and a plenary. This is best taught over at least 2 hours. The lesson is frame with key questions and outcomes. The Hodder OCR A Level textbook is required for some activities.
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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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Core and Frame theory

Core and Frame theory

Geography lesson that explores the core and frame theory, outlining the rationale behind the theory and giving students the opportunity to assess how well their local city fits the theory.
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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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