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As a teacher of geography for twenty years, this is a collection of the current resources I use at KS3 and KS4.

As a teacher of geography for twenty years, this is a collection of the current resources I use at KS3 and KS4.
Ethiopia's changing economic development

Ethiopia's changing economic development

This is a 19 page booklet of activities based on the case study of an LIDC element of the OCR People of the Planet unit. It focuses on Ethiopia and is based on the Hodder OCR A textbook. It covers all aspects of the case study, requiring students to complete mind maps, tables, questions, exam questions and diagrams. This booklet has taken 4-5 hours of lesson time to complete.
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OCR GCSE UK Environmental Challenges revision mind map

OCR GCSE UK Environmental Challenges revision mind map

This is skeleton mind map with all of the key learning objectives included to direct student revision. It contains key factors affecting UK climate, extreme weather, Somerset Levels flood, resources and the UK environment, types of energy, changing energy mix, changing energy demand, sustainable energy and UK energy futures. It is three A3 sheets.
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OCR GCSE Specification A - Glossary

OCR GCSE Specification A - Glossary

This a glossary of the key words, organised into topics (Landscapes of the UK, People of the UK, UK Environmental Challenges, Ecosystems of the Planet, People of the Planet and Environmental Threats to Our Planet). My students asked for it as a revision tool and have found it very useful. It is 14 pages long.
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OCR GCSE Environmental Threats to Our Planet revision mind map

OCR GCSE Environmental Threats to Our Planet revision mind map

This is skeleton mind map with all of the key learning objectives included to direct student revision. It begins with climate change since the quaternary period, evidence of and natural causes. It then covers the enhanced greenhouse effect - cause, effect and response with Tuvalu as the case study. Next is climate, extreme weather, atmosphere circulation, El Nino and La Nina, tropical storms and drought, finishing with Australia’s ‘Big Dry’. The resource is three A3 sheets.
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KS3 Development and China revision guide

KS3 Development and China revision guide

This is an eight page revision booklet written to support a unit of work on Development and China. It covers 1) What is development?, 2) Development indicators, 3) Classification and location of countries, 4) China’s location, 5) China’s climate and environments, 6) China’s population distribution, 6) China’s one-child policy, 7) Life in Chinese city, 7) Life in Chinese countryside, 8) Factors for economic/industrial growth 9) Environmental impacts of industrial growth.
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KS3 Development and China revision mind map

KS3 Development and China revision mind map

This is a two A3 page skeleton mind map to support a unit of work on Development and China. It covers 1) What is development?, 2) Development indicators, 3) Classification and location of countries, 4) China’s location, 5) China’s climate and environments, 6) China’s population distribution, 6) China’s one-child policy, 7) Life in Chinese city, 7) Life in Chinese countryside, 8) Factors for economic/industrial growth 9) Environmental impacts of industrial growth.
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OCR GCSE People of the Planet revision mind map

OCR GCSE People of the Planet revision mind map

This is skeleton mind map with all of the key learning objectives included to direct student revision. It begins with the key words and concepts to the unit linked to development before dealing the human and physical causes of uneven development. It covers the Rostow Model and then moves to look at the main factors affecting the development of Ethiopia. It finishes with urbanisation in EDCs with the focus on Rosario. The resource is three A3 sheets.
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KS3 Urban Living homework activities

KS3 Urban Living homework activities

This is a collection of homework tasks planned to support the scheme of work. It looks at (1) land use zones - exam question (2) housing - written table (3) decline of the CBD - exam questions (4) traffic - poster (5) slums in EDCs - written letter (6) Sustainable cities - presentation (7) AfL assessment - improving squatter settlements. It can be used as a booklet or each task can be used separately. Booklet includes a knowledge organiser, a feedback/target setting sheet, homework tasks, an AfL task and sample exam for revision.
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OCR GCSE Ecosystems of the Planet revision mind map

OCR GCSE Ecosystems of the Planet revision mind map

This is skeleton mind map with all of the key learning objectives included to direct student revision. It begins with the key words and concepts to the unit before dealing with each of the seven biomes, focusing on location, climate and floara and fauna. It finishes with the two major case studies of rainforest (Peruvian Amazon) and coral reefs (Andros Barrier Reef) with emphasis on their value, threats and management. The resource is three A3 sheets.
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The United Kingdom - Homework booklet / Cover work

The United Kingdom - Homework booklet / Cover work

This is a set of seven activities designed to last 3-4 hours. It looks at the United Kingdom and contains the following tasks (1) Map of the UK labelling task (2) Cities of the UK wordsearch (3) Graph analysis and photo annotation based on the attractions of the UK (4) Extended reading and writing task based on the problems of liviing in the UK (5) Field sketch and description of local area (6) Fact question sheet and written question on culture of UK (7) Design a poster to attract people to the UK. It includes a feedback sheet and is 12 pages in total.
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Rosario:  a major city in an EDC

Rosario: a major city in an EDC

This is a 6 page booklet of activities on the case study of a major city in an EDC, written for the OCR People of the Planet unit. It is based on the Hodder OCR A textbook. It covers all aspects of the case study, requiring students to complete mind maps, tables, questions, an exam question and diagrams. The booklet has taken 2 hours of lesson time to complete.
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Environmental Threats to Our Planet workbook

Environmental Threats to Our Planet workbook

This is a 32 page workbook of activities written to deliver the whole of the Environmental Threats to Our Planet unit of work for the OCR A specification. It covers (1) Climate change from the start of the Quaternary period (2) Causes of climate change (3) Consequences of climate change (4) Global circulation of the atmosphere (5)Extreme weather: tropical storms and drought. It is based on the Hodder OCR A textbook and requires students to complete mind maps, tables, questions, exam questions and diagrams. The booklet has been planned and designed to take 15 lesson hours.
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OCR GCSE People of the UK teaching resources

OCR GCSE People of the UK teaching resources

This PowerPoint has the resources referred to in the People of the UK scheme of work and resources all of the lessons. There are 139 slides in this presentation including diagrams, explanations and peer assessment tasks.
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Ecosystems of the Planet - Characteristics of biomes

Ecosystems of the Planet - Characteristics of biomes

This is a booklet that can used to record the key characteristics of each of the seven biomes covered in the OCR A specification. It covers location, climate, flora and fauna and an exam question based on the biome. There is also a two page spread where students can record images of the different types of flora and fauna. It is designed to last four to five lessons depending on detail of exam feedback.
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OCR GCSE People of the UK revision mind map

OCR GCSE People of the UK revision mind map

This is skeleton mind map with all of the key learning objectives included to direct student revision. It contains key urban concepts for explaining relating to the development of the UK and its urban landscape. The case study used is Birmingham which is resourced in the teaching resources and the revision guide. It also looks at the UK's changing population with questions on how / why it has changed since 1920, its ageing population and migration from Poland. It is three A3 sheets.
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