A lesson aimed at Year 8. The pupils will explore how the continents have drifted and exactly why. There is attached a puzzle for pupils to use as a 'jigsaw' creating Pangaea and then creating modern day world. These are good laminated to be reused.
The blank map of the world can be used for pupils to draw on the plate boundaries with the direction of movement.
This lesson includes a powerpoint aimed at lower ability year 8; the powerpoint walks pupils through the structure of the earth.. The first activity allows pupils to create their own diagram and the second allows them to add more detail to their understanding.
A lesson exploring Africas Biomes.
The powerpoint is a pretty easy walkthrough of the lesson.
Pupils discuss why Parrots cannot live in Antarctica and why Polar bears cannot live in the rainforest - the discussion of adapting to an environment is an apt topic here. We then move onto exploring the definition of Biomes with the crack the code starter.
Main activity - pupils collect information from the information sheets onto their own A3 information sheet; afterwards they write up what it is like through the different biomes of Africa (or homework).
This lesson is aimed at mid ability year 8 pupils. The powerpoint walks the students through the structure of the earth and the activities attached allow pupils to create their own diagram of the earths structure and the second allows for pupils to create the structure in more detail.
A resource to start off the topic of tourism. A few starter options either the attached Starter where pupils move round the room to look at how they have all been tourists and how global it is. Another starter is in the powerpoint attached. It develops to show how tourism is important economically to contrasting parts of the world. Also looking at the development of tourism in cities, mountains and coastal regions.
The pictures are for pupils to glue into workbooks and write pull factors (physical and human underneath (visual aid for LA)). The world map is for pupils to glue into books and locate contrasting countries in terms of economically dependent on tourism. They colour in the countries using an atlas and further add information to the map about certain countries GDP dependency on tourism.