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Sharing Mainly Geography Resources for KS3-KS5. Focused mainly on the AQA Schemes of Work.

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Sharing Mainly Geography Resources for KS3-KS5. Focused mainly on the AQA Schemes of Work.
Manchester- Location and Importance: Urban change in cities in the UK

Manchester- Location and Importance: Urban change in cities in the UK

Lesson 1 of he Manchester set of lessons for the Urban Case Study. Other lessons available to purchase if you like this introduction lesson. For AQA grades 9-1 Geography GCSE. Includes a booklet for students to work through. Includes sharing own knowledge of Manchester, looks at different viewpoints of Manchester through marking on a map of the city, includes a video and structured note taking on the history of Manchester, and completing a compound bar chart based on census data.
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Landscapes of the UK Revision AQA 9-1 Rivers and Coasts

Landscapes of the UK Revision AQA 9-1 Rivers and Coasts

Pupils will work through a range of activities to help them to recap landscapes of the UK- Rivers and Coasts. They will need to match up landforms with pictures, locate these on a map and use this information to explain how each feature is formed. There is also a question to help them practice 6 figure grid references. All resources needed are in the powerpoint, including a map of the Dorset coastline to print and laminate to help students complete their worksheets. Please check out my other revision lessons and leave feedback if you like the lesson!
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Growth and Development of Shenzhen

Growth and Development of Shenzhen

A lesson designed to be used with year 8, although I have used the resources with sixth form before to help them understand economic development with a detailed case study! The lesson focuses on the city of Shenzhen in China and looks at rapid population and economic growth. Pupils will create a storyboard to show why the city has grown so rapidly. There is also a video interview with a farmer to show his perceptions of how the city has developed.
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How Developed is India?

How Developed is India?

This lesson is currently used towards the end of year 7, but would be equally useful for any KS3 group, or as an introduction at GCSE. Pupils will be asked at the start of the lesson to justify whether or not they think that India is developed. During the lesson, a card sort will help pupils to create a map showing the development of different regions of India. At the end of the lesson, pupils are asked to look back at their answer to the question of how developed India is and see explain whether or not they’ve changed their mind. There is a second bellwork included in the powerpoint incase you don’t get through it all in one lesson. This lesson follows the same format as my, ‘How Developed is China?’ lesson
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AQA GCSE 9-1 Geography Revision Lessons

AQA GCSE 9-1 Geography Revision Lessons

Includes 7 revision lessons. 1 for each of the topics on the AQA spec. Resources topic is focused on Water. The Landscapes lesson is Rivers and Coasts. For living world, the lessons are on rainforests and hot deserts. There is also a lesson helping students to prepare for the fieldwork element of paper 3.
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Challenge of Resource Management AQA 9-1 Revision Lesson Geography

Challenge of Resource Management AQA 9-1 Revision Lesson Geography

A revision lesson that has a starter and a plenary based on the challenge of resource management. Our school have taught the water topic, so that is the main focus of the lesson. The main activity is to complete an A3 revision sheet containing exam questions, definitions, photograph annotations and diagrams. There are also mini-plenary slides where you can discuss the answers to some of the questions on the sheet. Please check out my other revision lessons and leave feedback if you like the lesson!
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Sand Dams in Kenya

Sand Dams in Kenya

Lesson 10 of the challenge of resource management topic. In this lesson, pupils will use back to back drawing to located Kajiado in Kenya and also to draw a diagram of a sand dam. They will watch a video which explains how they are used in this region on Kenya and they are asked to think about why this level of technology is appropriate for LICs.
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Sustainable Water Supplies

Sustainable Water Supplies

Lesson 9 in the challenge of resource management topic. In this lessons, pupils will look at various strategies for supplying/using water and think about whether each one is more more suited to an LIC, NEE or HIC. They will then annotate a large diagram with these ideas and classify them to show what type of sustainable each idea is.
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Tagus-Segura Large Scale Water Transfer Scheme

Tagus-Segura Large Scale Water Transfer Scheme

Lesson 8 in the challenge of resource management topic. Pupils start by thinking about the physical and human factors that affect water supply in Spain and then use clues to locate the water transfer project. They then make notes from a detailed video clip and select one reading to do based on the water transfer project and use this to help them complete a differentiated written activity.
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How Developed is China?

How Developed is China?

This lesson is currently used towards the end of year 7, but would be equally useful for any KS3 group, or as an introduction at GCSE. Pupils will be asked at the start of the lesson to justify whether or not they think that China is developed. During the lesson, a card sort will help pupils to create a map showing the development of different regions of China. At the end of the lesson, pupils are asked to look back at their answer to the question of how developed China is and see explain whether or not they’ve changed their mind. There is a second bellwork included in the powerpoint incase you don’t get through it all in one lesson.
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Water Security Impacts and Responses

Water Security Impacts and Responses

Lessons 6 & 7 in the challenges of resource management topic. The first lesson asks pupils to classify the impacts and responses of resource management into a venn diagram, using a card sort. There is also a practice 4 marker for pupils to test their knowledge of the lesson. In the second, optional lesson, pupils create their own board game based on the impacts and responses to water insecurity
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Challenge of Resource Management: GCSE AQA 9-1

Challenge of Resource Management: GCSE AQA 9-1

Lesson 1 in the Resource Management Scheme of Work. Introduces key terms and asks pupils to draw on their own knowledge and analysis skills to describe and explain graphs and maps to show the distribution of food, water and energy around the world.
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Provision of Energy in the UK: AQA GCSE 9-1

Provision of Energy in the UK: AQA GCSE 9-1

Lesson in the Resource Management Scheme of Work. Pupils will define the term ‘energy security’ and complete a venn diagram from a card sort, assessing the sustainability of various sources of energy. They will then look at how the UK’s energy mix links to energy security.
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Global Water Supply: AQA GCSE 9-1

Global Water Supply: AQA GCSE 9-1

Lesson 5 in the Resource Management Scheme of Work. This lesson begins the sub-topic: Water around the world. Pupils will describe the distribution of water availability around the world and then use their own knowledge to suggest whether certain countries around the world will be suffering with water insecurity. They will then use a handout to annotate countries on a map and explain why they have a water deficit.
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Urban Challenges Revision GCSE AQA 9-1

Urban Challenges Revision GCSE AQA 9-1

A revision lesson that has a starter and a plenary based on urban challenges. The main activity is to complete an A3 revision sheet on the 2 case studies for this topic and to show how ideas from each section work together. I’ve also included a complete version of each revision sheet for the case studies that we taught in our school, which were Lagos and Manchester, however the lesson is fully usable if these aren’t your case studies. Please check out my other revision lessons and leave feedback if you like the lesson!
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Changing Economic World AQA 9-1 GCSE Revision

Changing Economic World AQA 9-1 GCSE Revision

A revision lesson that includes a variety of different activities to help pupils revise different aspects of the ‘Changing Economic World’ unit for AQA GCSE Geography. The tasks include developing a pre-created mind map to help pupils make links between ideas and to define key words, a gaps fill, developing an answer to a 9 mark question, based on an example answer, a quiz quiz trade activity, a quiz and a silent debate. The idea of the quiz, quiz, trade is to improve students short term memory skills and to help them remember key facts. The silent debate draws together different concepts discussed during the topic and helps pupils to start to engage in critical debate based on evidence. All resources are on the powerpoint, aside from the quiz, quiz, trade, which is a separate word document. Please check out my other revision lessons and leave feedback if you like the lesson!
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Landscapes of the UK Revision AQA 9-1 Rivers and Coasts

Landscapes of the UK Revision AQA 9-1 Rivers and Coasts

Pupils will work through a range of activities to help them to recap landscapes of the UK- Rivers and Coasts. They will need to match up landforms with pictures, locate these on a map and use this information to explain how each feature is formed. There is also a question to help them practice 6 figure grid references. All resources needed are in the powerpoint, including a map of the Dorset coastline to print and laminate to help students complete their worksheets. Please check out my other revision lessons and leave feedback if you like the lesson!
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Geography GCSE AQA 9-1 Living World Revision (Rainforests and Hot Deserts)

Geography GCSE AQA 9-1 Living World Revision (Rainforests and Hot Deserts)

Aims to implement independent learning through Revision for Paper 1 for AQA GCSE. Revision lesson on the Living World topic, covering key words, rainforests and hot deserts. Refers to case studies on Borneo rainforest and the Western Desert, but this is easily ‘tweakable’ if necessary. Includes Practice Questions, Example Answers, Worksheets, Detailed Handouts and Full Powerpoint Lesson Plan. Please check out my other revision lessons and leave feedback if you like the lesson!
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Physical Geography of the Local Area

Physical Geography of the Local Area

Lesson aiming to help students learn the importance of physical geography of the local area (Yorkshire). Students will build an overlay map of hills, rivers and settlements and use this to think critically about the interactions between the land and the human environment.
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Food, Hunger and Development

Food, Hunger and Development

Lesson 4 for KS3 unit of work on food. Students will invesitage how hunger slows the development of a country. Also uses a video from the charity, ‘Mary’s Meals’ to see how charities can tackle the problem of famine and development together. Main activity uses a card sort to determine the causes and effects of hunger around the world.
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How to Feed People in the Horn of Africa- 2 Lessons Including Assessment

How to Feed People in the Horn of Africa- 2 Lessons Including Assessment

Lessons 4&5 for KS3 unit of work on food. The first lesson introduces famine Horn of Africa and uses maps to describe the location of the region. There is a group activity to create flow charts which help pupils extend their ideas. Pupils will then complete a comprehension activity based on an extract from a BBC article about the famine. In the second lesson, a powerpoint accompanies the assessment which asks pupils to choose the best solution to the problem of famine in the Horn of Africa from 3 options. This has been assessed using a ‘milestones’ grid which our school uses, however this can be easily adapted to KS3 levels or equivalent. The assessment is available in 3 different versions, which are differentiated according to ability.
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