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For the past 5 years I have taught geography alongside my best friend and colleague. During these years our philosophy was to inspire and get our pupils hooked on geography. We overhauled our schemes of work starting with GCSE down to KS3. We taught lessons that were both imaginative and combined traditional geography with topics considered outside of the box. Ranging from blood diamonds, pirates in Somalia and the emergence of mexican cartels. Feel free to sample a taste of our hard work.

For the past 5 years I have taught geography alongside my best friend and colleague. During these years our philosophy was to inspire and get our pupils hooked on geography. We overhauled our schemes of work starting with GCSE down to KS3. We taught lessons that were both imaginative and combined traditional geography with topics considered outside of the box. Ranging from blood diamonds, pirates in Somalia and the emergence of mexican cartels. Feel free to sample a taste of our hard work.
GEOGRAPHY NEW GCSE THE LIVING WORLD FULL SOW

GEOGRAPHY NEW GCSE THE LIVING WORLD FULL SOW

This is the entire Living World Spec for the new Geography GCSE. The lessons are well planned out covering all content required. Exam questions are built into the topic using both self, peer and teacher assessment. The tasks are imaginative and use a range of teaching strategies such as Sticky teaching, talkless teaching and growth mind set. I taught this to my year 10 class last year and they thoroughly enjoyed it. Lesson 1 -Introduction to ecosystems Lesson 2- Global ecosystems Lesson 3- Rain forest ecosystem Lesson 4-The Causes and Effects of deforestation Lesson 5- Managing Rain forests Sustainably Lesson 6- Hot Desert Ecosystem Lesson 7- Opportunities in the Western Desert Lesson 8- Challenges in the Western Desert Lesson 9- The causes of desertification Lesson 10- Managing desertification
joshcarmody
AQA NEW SPEC- Challenge of Natural Hazards. 18 lessons

AQA NEW SPEC- Challenge of Natural Hazards. 18 lessons

This package includes all content for the Challenge of Natural Hazards Unit: Natural Hazards Structure of the earth Continental Drift and Plate Boundaries Distribution of Earthquakes The effects of Earthquakes The responses of Earthquakes Reducing the risk of earthquakes Living with risk from tectonic hazards Global atmospheric circulation Formation of tropical storms Typhoon Haiyan Reducing the effects of tropical storms Weather Hazards in UK Somerset Floods in UK Evidence for climate change Causes of climate change Managing the impacts of climate change
joshcarmody
AQA New Spec- Physical Landscapes in UK (14 lessons)

AQA New Spec- Physical Landscapes in UK (14 lessons)

This resource pack includes 14 hours of lessons for the New AQA Physical Landscapes in the UK topic. The pack includes a work booklet and powerpoints for each lesson. The lessons are engaging through the use of 'sticky teaching' strategies and frequent assessment. Case studies and exam preparation feature in all lessons. The pack includes: UK Landscapes Glacial Processes Erosional Landforms Glacial Deposition Glacial Mapwork Glacial Landscapes Development Vs Conservation River Processes River Profiles Waterfalls and Gorges Meanders and Ox Bow Lakes River Deposition Flooding and Storm Hydrographs Flood Management
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AS Cambridge 4.1 Natural Increase as a component of population Change. 5LESSONS AND WORKBOOK

AS Cambridge 4.1 Natural Increase as a component of population Change. 5LESSONS AND WORKBOOK

Lesson 1- Population Introduction Lesson 2- Births and Fertility Lesson 3- Death Rates Lesson 4- Life Expectancy Lesson 5- Population Structure Work booklet for all. Please note there is no scheme of work attached. The idea is to make use of the power points with the work booklet. Some tasks are explained, others would be discussion or using common sense to create your own. A very detailed template to get started. Thanks
joshcarmody
FairTrade 9 Hours Worth of Content. Murder Mystery and Persuasive Speech

FairTrade 9 Hours Worth of Content. Murder Mystery and Persuasive Speech

Split into 5 lessons this series of Fairtrade content offers 9 hours of quality teaching. Lessons 1-3 look at the climate required to growing cocoa beans, involves work with climate graphs, maps and weather. Lesson 4 is a real life murder investigation of a French Journalist in Ivory Coast and Ghana as a resulting of reporting about Child Slaves from Burkina Faso used to harvest cocoa beans. Pupils then try to solve unresolved mystery of who was responsible for this death. Lesson 5- Introduces Fair Trade as a solution. Pupils investigate Kuapa KoKoo organisation and use this information to write a persuasive speech to buy Fair Trade Products. Youtube videos required are Spilling the Beans, Kuapa Kokoo and Panorama’s Dark Side of Chocolate. No SOW instructions but all content and tasks are explained on the power points. Easy to use and adapt to suit your own lessons.
joshcarmody
NEW GEOGRAPHY GCSE CHANGING ECONOMIC WORLD

NEW GEOGRAPHY GCSE CHANGING ECONOMIC WORLD

Lesson 1- Measuring Development Lesson 2 -Demographic Transition Model Lesson 3- The Causes and Consequences of Uneven Development Lesson 4- Reducing the Gap Lesson 5- Tourism in LEDC Lesson 6- Nigeria Context Lesson 7- Newly Emerging Nigeria Lesson 8- Changes in UK Economy Lesson 9- Post Industrial Economy and Business Parks Lesson 10- Environmental Impact of Industry Lesson 11- Changing Rural Landscapes Lesson 12- Changing Transport Infrastructure Lesson 13- The North South Divide Lesson 14- The UK in the Wider World
joshcarmody
AQA NEW SPEC- Challenge of Natural Hazards. 18 lessons

AQA NEW SPEC- Challenge of Natural Hazards. 18 lessons

This package includes all content for the Challenge of Natural Hazards Unit: Natural Hazards Structure of the earth Continental Drift and Plate Boundaries Distribution of Earthquakes The effects of Earthquakes The responses of Earthquakes Reducing the risk of earthquakes Living with risk from tectonic hazards Global atmospheric circulation Formation of tropical storms Typhoon Haiyan Reducing the effects of tropical storms Weather Hazards in UK Somerset Floods in UK Evidence for climate change Causes of climate change Managing the impacts of climate change
joshcarmody
Population Revision Booklet

Population Revision Booklet

This booklet has 40 pages of revision tasks relating to the population content in the AQA geography A spec. It goes through all of the required processes and uses relevant case studies.
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The Future of Food Scheme of Work

The Future of Food Scheme of Work

This is a truly engaging scheme of work which I always teach my year 9 classes close to when they choose their options. The scheme of work incudes excellent tasks which allow pupils to demonstrate progression over the topic. Both pupil and teacher will thoroughly enjoy this scheme of work. The topics covered are: 1. Smart Price Chicken 2. Humans Bite Back- Can eating insects save the planet? 3. Cowspiricy 4. Future of Food 5. Local food vs Global food
joshcarmody
KS3 The Geography of Crime

KS3 The Geography of Crime

These lessons examine the geography of crime beginning at a local level moving to national and international. The lessons build up to the heroin trade in Afghanistan where pupils are required to evaluate the best method in shutting it down.
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Year 9 Mysterious World

Year 9 Mysterious World

An imaginative and creative small SOW perfect for inspiring the wonders of the world. The content includes: Lesson 1- Easter Island Lesson 2 - Bermuda Triangle Lesson 3- The Lost City of Atlantis Lesson 4- Sliding Rocks Mystery
joshcarmody
GEOGRAPHY NEW GCSE THE LIVING WORLD FULL SOW

GEOGRAPHY NEW GCSE THE LIVING WORLD FULL SOW

This is the entire Living World Spec for the new Geography GCSE. The lessons are well planned out covering all content required. Exam questions are built into the topic using both self, peer and teacher assessment. The tasks are imaginative and use a range of teaching strategies such as Sticky teaching, talkless teaching and growth mind set. I taught this to my year 10 class last year and they thoroughly enjoyed it. Lesson 1 -Introduction to ecosystems Lesson 2- Global ecosystems Lesson 3- Rain forest ecosystem Lesson 4-The Causes and Effects of deforestation Lesson 5- Managing Rain forests Sustainably Lesson 6- Hot Desert Ecosystem Lesson 7- Opportunities in the Western Desert Lesson 8- Challenges in the Western Desert Lesson 9- The causes of desertification Lesson 10- Managing desertification
joshcarmody
Climate Change Scheme of work -  outstanding ofsted

Climate Change Scheme of work - outstanding ofsted

This is a topic that I have updated recently as a result of significant media attention. The lessons follow a logical structure and offer imaginative and creative ideas to help pupils understand all corners of the topic. Not only do pupils understand the causes and effects, they examine evidence as to whether or not climate change is real or a hoax. The lessons are as follows: Lesson 1- Intro to climate change Lesson 2- Climate Change, real or hoax Lesson 3- The Ice Age Debate Lesson 4- Worst Case Scenario Lesson 5,6- Impacts of Climate Change Lesson 7- Impacts on the UK This content is suitable for year 9 but is taught to a high level and is more than suitable to use for GCSE. Most content is taken from our GCSE lessons
joshcarmody
Brazils world cup

Brazils world cup

This lesson examines the recent developments in Brazil following the world cup. The objective of the lesson is to decide whether or not the world cup benefited or caused the country problems problems . It uses a range of AFL techniques and creative tasks for the students to complete. I was seen teaching this lesson during an oftsed inspection and was given OUTSTANDING.
joshcarmody
THREE YEAR 9 SCHEMES OF WORK

THREE YEAR 9 SCHEMES OF WORK

Bargain. Three schemes of work aimed for KS3 but can easily be adapted for KS4. Each scheme uses imaginative and creative teaching strategies and have assessments built in. Climate Change Global Inequality The Future of food
joshcarmody
Restless Earth Revision Booklet

Restless Earth Revision Booklet

This is a revision booklet for the Restless Earth topic in AQA A spec. The booklet has a repeat remind revise approach and is very effective in embedding key processes and case study content. This booklet gives small pieces of information and then immediately has an activity for pupils to complete. It has shown excellent results in exams for pupil who have not studied restless earth since the start of year 10. It can also be used to recap on certain sections. I find best to print out in a small A5 booklet. Topics Structure of the earth Plate boundaries (Types and examples) Fold Mountain Formation Andes Fold Mountain case study - Challenges / Solutions / Land Uses Type of Volcanoes (Descriptions / Formations) MT ST Helens Case study - Causes, Responses Effects Super Volcano - Yellowstone (Formation, Effects) Earthquake (Formation) Kobe Case Study Effects / Responses Haiti Case Study Effects / Responses MEDC Vs LEDC Earthquake Tsunami Formation Boxing Day Tsunami Effects / Responses
joshcarmody
Nike Sweatshops

Nike Sweatshops

This lesson highlights the realities of where our Nike trainers are produced. The pupils take on the task of being a news reporter and present an article exposing Nike. This lesson promotes persuasive writing, geographical inquiry, decision making skills and analyzing information.
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GCSE Shield and Composite Volcanoes

GCSE Shield and Composite Volcanoes

This lesson introduces the differences between shield and composite volcanoes. Case studies are applied to examples around the world. Explanations of how each are formed and at what plate boundary. GCSE exam practice.
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SUPERPOWERS SCHEME OF WORK (7Lessons)

SUPERPOWERS SCHEME OF WORK (7Lessons)

An engaging scheme of work suitable for all year groups which investigates super powers in the 21st Century. Tasks are differentiated for higher and lower ability. The pack includes: 1. An introduction to super powers 2. Ukraine Flight MH17 3. Tug of War in the Middle East. Syria 4-5. Oil Power 6-7. Power Without Borders - Terrorism
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Global Inequality Scheme of Work

Global Inequality Scheme of Work

An engaging scheme of work which examines the causes of effects of inequality in the 21st Century. This study pack includes the following lessons: 1. Analysis and comparing lives across the globe. 2. An introduction into global inequality 3. HIV and AIDS in Botswana 4. Pirates in Somalia 5. Slums in Kenya 6. Blood Diamonds 8. Legal Smuggling
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