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A selection of Geography lessons. I'm a Geography teacher originating from the Lake District currently teaching at an International School in Bangkok with experience teaching Geography, Global Perspectives and English.

A selection of Geography lessons. I'm a Geography teacher originating from the Lake District currently teaching at an International School in Bangkok with experience teaching Geography, Global Perspectives and English.
Weathering
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Weathering

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This takes 2-3 lesson and looks at types of weathering and factors that affect the rate of weathering.
Life in a Slum Dharavi, India
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Life in a Slum Dharavi, India

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This lesson should take at least 2 lessons and looks Dharavi, the slum where Slumdog Millionaire was filmed and set in. The lesson investigates push and pull factors involved in rural to urban migration, the results of this, the conditions in a slum and then students research the history of Dharavi to produce a storyboard. the 2nd part to the lesson looks at how Dharavi can be improved.
Indian Ocean Boxing Day Tsunami
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Indian Ocean Boxing Day Tsunami

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A lesson applicable to KS3 & KS4 that involves map skills and place specific tasks regarding countries around the Indian Ocean. Facts are added to the map and then the lesson culminates in several questions that piece together the evidence. The lesson includes YouTube links to video explanations of tsunami formation and footage of the Boxing Day tsunami. This usually takes 2 periods.
Globalisation
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Globalisation

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An introductory lesson to globalisation; what it is, what it is caused by and brief positives and negatives.
Underpopulation
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Underpopulation

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A look at underpopulation in Australia, works as a case study. The main activity centres around an outline map of Australia students are given and then they use the slides to add relevant information to explain why the country is underpopulated.
Dark Tourism
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Dark Tourism

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This lesson introduces dark tourism, provides examples of it and then has instructions for students to produce an informative poster on the subject together with a mark scheme. The main task is researched based and works best if students choose separate locations. In the past students have done locations such as Alcatraz, Robben island, the Cambodian Killing Fields, Pompeii, Death Railway, the wreck of the Titanic, 9/11 memorial and many more
In the News 2018 Christmas Quiz
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In the News 2018 Christmas Quiz

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This contains 2 PowerPoints containing 60 questions (mostly about world events), one multiple choice and one without. 30 questions on big news events of 2018, 10 questions one famous people who passed away in 2018, 10 questions on 2018’s sporting events and 10 questions on pop culture in 2018. An answer sheet is also included. I have used this with Yr7-Yr13, generally the multiple choice one is more accessible for the students. Feel free to chop and change, Year 7 tend to get through 40 questions in a 50min period whereas Year 11+ tend to get through everything. The lowest score for a team of 4 in Year 7 was about 50%.
Globalisation in India
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Globalisation in India

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This lesson investigates the concept of globalisation and uses interviews with different residents of Bangalore and students note down the positives and negatives globalisation has had on the city. Students then conclude whether overall, globalisation has had a positive effect on the city.
In the News Geography Quiz 2018
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In the News Geography Quiz 2018

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This contains 2 PowerPoints containing 60 questions (mostly about world events), one multiple choice and one without. 30 questions on big news events of 2018, 10 questions one famous people who passed away in 2018, 10 questions on 2018’s sporting events and 10 questions on pop culture in 2018. An answer sheet is also included. I have used this with Yr7-Yr13, generally the multiple choice one is more accessible for the students. Feel free to chop and change, Year 7 tend to get through 40 questions in a 50min period whereas Year 11+ tend to get through everything. The lowest score for a team of 4 in Year 7 was about 50%.
USA Mexico Migration
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USA Mexico Migration

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A lesson that can be used as a case study of USA Mexico migration, looking at key terms, effects on the donor and host country and push and pull factors.
Urban Spawl
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Urban Spawl

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This lesson investigates the problems associated with urban sprawl, greenfield and brownfield sites and conflicts on the urban-rural fringe
Tourism
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Tourism

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7 lessons which goes from the basics of defining tourism, tourism increase, positives & negatives of tourism, Butler’s model, the decline of UK seaside towns, the rejuvenation of a seaside creative task, sustainable tourism and creating a sustainable resort. This should take around 10 lessons. This is more suitable for the high end of KS3 and GCSE classes.
Tiger Eco-tourism India
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Tiger Eco-tourism India

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This lesson investigates the benefits of eco-tourism to India but also the problems it causes uses a real story of a man eating tiger. Students carry out a carousel activity to find out different people’s views on the tiger and then come to a conclusion in regards to what the solution should be. this lesson should take 2 periods.
Indian Diversity Poster Lesson
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Indian Diversity Poster Lesson

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This lesson involves the students researching different aspects of India to see just how diverse it is, examples, WAGOLL/ WABOLL and mark schemes are included.
Globalisation Nike
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Globalisation Nike

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This lesson investigates Nike as a case study of globalisation focusing on how it has become so big, positives and negatives. One task focuses on IT so students need access to ICT but this activity can be skipped.
Clouds
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Clouds

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this lesson investigates the different types of clouds, their descriptions, associated weather and how they are measured (oktas)
Where is India?
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Where is India?

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An introductory lesson on India focusing on describing its location and physical features aimed at KS3