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Pompey Rich's Geographical Emporium (est in the year 10,191)

Following a career in the Albanian Special Forces, then 17 years as a professional sumo in Kyoto... I now teach Geography *)

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Following a career in the Albanian Special Forces, then 17 years as a professional sumo in Kyoto... I now teach Geography *)
REVISION: "Feminine Gospels"
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REVISION: "Feminine Gospels"

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Revision notes for A Level Literature covering Carol Ann Duffy's "Feminine Gospels" collection: The Long Queen The Map-Woman Beautiful The Diet The Woman Who Shopped Work Tall Loud History Sub The Virgin’s Memo Anon The Laughter of Stafford Girls’ High A Dreaming Week White Writing Gambler The Light Gatherer The Cord Wish North-West Death and the Moon
REVISION: "Global systems and global governance"
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REVISION: "Global systems and global governance"

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A Level revision notes Colour coded: green statistics; yellow definitions; blue dates Systems framework and their application Factors of production Flows of capital, labour, products, services, information Global marketing Factors in globalisation North American Free Trade Agreement The World Trade Organization Issues associated with interdependence Barriers to trade and protectionism Trends in the volume and pattern of international trade, Fair Trade, Ethical investment Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Nature and role of TNCs Apple Inc.- a transnational corporation International development agencies
Climate Change 2: "CLIMATE CHANGE EVIDENCE"
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Climate Change 2: "CLIMATE CHANGE EVIDENCE"

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Powerpoint, worksheet and resource sheets beginning with some strange facts about the climate. Activity finding out how climate data is collected and each method's limitations. A section about climate change denial and the reasons for ignoring the scientific findings. Differentiated questions: 1-3: Choose two of the stakeholders and describe why they might say climate change is not a problem 4-6: Explain one economic reason and one social reason why some people might say climate change is not a problem 7-9: Explain the political and psychological factors which might lead to climate change denial Links to videos which further understanding .
Geography display
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Geography display

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A variety of pictures I use for display from various internet sites Mostly cartoons with a geographical message
China 2: "MADE IN CHINA"
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China 2: "MADE IN CHINA"

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Powerpoint inspired by the RGS scheme of work "China Today". Whole lesson, includes starter (multinational companies), comparison of Shenzhen in 1970 with today, Geographical mystery about Apple's involvement ion China (WHAT were the reasons for moving iPhone production to China? HOW were the Foxconn workers treated? WHY are there nets outside Foxconn factory windows? WHO benefits from Apple products being made in China? ), differentiated questions (Explain why Apple was so interested in making its products in China; Compare the opinions of a Foxconn worker in China with an Apple customer in the UK. Then give your opinion of Foxconn/Apple; Describe the living and working conditions inside a Chinese factory like Foxconn) and plenary (the suicide of Ma Xiang Qian )
REVISION: "Water and carbon cycles"
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REVISION: "Water and carbon cycles"

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A Level revision notes Colour coded: green statistics; yellow definitions; blue dates Systems framework and their application Water on planet Earth, Atmospheric water Factors driving the change in magnitude of water stores Drainage basin systems Water balance The storm (flood) hydrograph Examples of how land use changes can affect the water cycle The carbon cycle Case study of a tropical rainforest setting- water and carbon in the Amazon
Homework booklet: INCREDIBLE INDIA
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Homework booklet: INCREDIBLE INDIA

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Eight page booklet : define Geographical keywords; complete a fact file about a an Indian state; SPAG exercise about Indian food; annotate a photo to show the problems of slum life; moral dilemma comparing the lives of the super rich and the extreme poor; explain why trees are important in Geography (using a Hindu quote as a prompt); a comparison of the lives of Krishna and Jesus
Climate Change 4: "MAN, WHAT ARE YOU DOING?"
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Climate Change 4: "MAN, WHAT ARE YOU DOING?"

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Powerpoint and worksheets explaining the Enhanced Greenhouse Effect Starter is an odd-one-out quiz of various human activities which affect climate Students draw a pie chart showing sources of greenhouse gases from human activities then memorise and sketch the Enhanced Greenhouse Effect The main work involves constructing a mind map of the effects caused by major greenhouse pollutants (carbon dioxide, water vapour, nitrous oxide, methane and halocarbons) Differentiated questions: 1-3: How does (a) industry and (b) farming make climate change worse? 4-6: How do humans add to the Greenhouse Effect and climate change? 7-9: Using named chemical compounds, explain how human actions increase the rate of climate change Plenary: affects of contrails on the short-term weather Enough for two lessons
Homework booklet: GLORIOUS GLACIERS
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Homework booklet: GLORIOUS GLACIERS

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Eight page booklet : define glacier keywords; map skills page to locate and name glacial areas around the World; SPAG exercise about the glaciers on Mars; page to compare advantages and disadvantages of tourism in the glacial landscape of the Lake District; moral dilemma about whether people in the UK should be concerned with the melting of Himalayan glaciers; research page about glaciers in World cultures; and finally a page about Ötzi the Iceman and how his body was analysed by archaeologists
Hazards 1: "GLOBAL CIRCULATION SYSTEM"
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Hazards 1: "GLOBAL CIRCULATION SYSTEM"

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Powerpoint and worksheet covering the Global Circulation System and the effects of latitude on climate. Starter looks at photos and how extreme weather might affect human life in those places. Lesson then goes through why the equator is hot/wet, the formation of deserts at 30 degrees and the reasons for cold deserts at the Poles. The worksheet is filled in through the lesson to explain the links between latitude, atmospheric cells and biomes. Differentiated GCSE style questions at the end of each section.
REVISION: "Top Girls"
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REVISION: "Top Girls"

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A Level revision notes about ‘Top Girls’ by Caryl Churchill Context Feminism Motherhood The female body Religion Rebellion Women’s roles The state Freedom Hope
Hazards 4: "KATRINA'S EFFECTS"
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Hazards 4: "KATRINA'S EFFECTS"

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Powerpoint and worksheets about the effects of Hurricane Katrina. First part deals with levees and subsidence with a differentiated question. Second part looks at social, economic and environmental effects which are sorted and then used to write a newspaper article. Links to videos included.
Development 2: COLONIALISM
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Development 2: COLONIALISM

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A powerpoint covering the rise of the British Empire, the effects of colonialism on the development of Europe and its legacy in modern-day Africa
Homework booklet: CHALLENGING CLIMATES
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Homework booklet: CHALLENGING CLIMATES

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Eight page booklet : define weather and climate keywords; map the areas of the World to show general effects of Climate Change; SPAG exercise about rising sea levels; questionnaire to survey attitudes towards Climate Change; Moral dilemma about family holidays abroad; personal responses to some religious quotes about the environment; description of how Climate Change may affect our heritage sites