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Our aim is simple, to save you time with quality, well planned resources that are ready to teach. We offer Geography schemes of work for KS2-5 including full resources for the new GCSE specifications (AQA, OCR, Edexcel, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas). We also offer a range of individually packaged lessons to help you in specific areas of the curriculum.

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Our aim is simple, to save you time with quality, well planned resources that are ready to teach. We offer Geography schemes of work for KS2-5 including full resources for the new GCSE specifications (AQA, OCR, Edexcel, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas). We also offer a range of individually packaged lessons to help you in specific areas of the curriculum.
Climate Change
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Climate Change

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Full unit of work for Climate Change. This unit explores the issues associated with climate change. Its starts with the science and then builds to look at the human and physical consequences and waht we can do. All lesson are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. Most suitable for KS3 and perfect for preparing pupils for the new 9-1 GCSE specifications. All lessons have a starter and lesson aim. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. Lesson sequence: 1 - Why is our climate changing? 2 - What is the evidence for climate change? 3 - What are the natural causes of climate change? 4 - What are the human causes of climate change? 5 - How will climate change impact our planet? 6 - How will climate change impact our planet? (2) 7 - What will be the impact of climate change in the UK? 8 - Why does flooding occur? 9 - How can we manage climate change? 10 - Can we become more sustainable in our energy use? 11 - End of unit test For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
Rivers
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Rivers

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Full unit of work for rivers. All lesson are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. Most suitable for KS3. All lessons have a starter and lesson aim. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. Lesson sequence: 1 - Introduction 2 - Hydrological cycle 3 - Drainage basin 4 - Long profile of river 5 - Upper, middle and lower course 6 - V shaped valleys 7 - Waterfalls 8 - Meanders and ox bow lakes 9 - Mid test 10 - Flooding 11 - Boscastle mystery 12 - Boscastle ICT 13 - Flooding in Bangladesh 14 - Rivers GIS 15 - Revision For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
Tourism
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Tourism

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Full unit of work for tourism. All lesson are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. Homework’s integrated into lessons where appropriate. Most suitable for KS3 geography. All lessons have a starter and lesson objectives. All PowerPoints in the same style. Lesson sequence: 1 - What is tourism? 2 - The growth of tourism 3 - What attracts tourists to different destination? 4 - British tourism 5 - What are the impacts of tourism in National Parks? 6 - Declining tourism in Britain 7 - History and tourism 8 - The impact of tourism 9 - Jobs in the tourist industry 10 - Ski resorts 11 - Tourism in Kenya 12 - Sustainable tourism 13 - Sustainable tourism in Peru 14 - Does tourism cause conflict? For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
Rainforests
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Rainforests

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Full unit of work for tropical rainforests. All lesson are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. All lessons have a starter and lesson objectives. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. Lesson sequence: 1 - Rainforest introduction 2 - Exploring the wilderness 3 - Layers of the rainforest 4 - Life in the rainforest 5 - Climate of the Amazon 6 - Deforestation 7 - What does deforestation contribute to climate change? 8 - Deforestation mystery 9 - Can we save the rainforests? 10 - ICT research project 11 - Student presentations 12 - Produce from the rainforest 13 - Sustainability 14 - Sustainable tourism 15 - How to survive in the rainforest 16 - End of unit test Also includes Geography Literacy mat and Geography Numeracy/Map Skills mat. For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
Coasts
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Coasts

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Full KS3 unit of work for Coasts. This unit explores Coasts, from erosion and coastal features to management and sea level rise. All lesson are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. All lessons have a starter and learning objectives. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. Lesson sequence: 1 - Coasts introduction 2 - What is the coast used for? 3 - Weathering and erosion 4 - Coastal features 5 - Transportation, longshore drift & spits 6 - Managing the coast 7 - Studland Bay 8 - Studland Bay group presentation and peer feedback 9 - The Holderness Coast 10 - The Holderness Coast ICT research 11 - UK sea level rise ICT research 12 - Climate change 13 - Sea level rise in the Maldives 14 - End of unit test (multiple options) Also includes Geography Literacy mat and Geography Numeracy/Map Skills mat. For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
China
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China

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20 part lesson series exploring the human and physical geography of China. This module focuses on a range of relevant geographical issues whilst building essential GCSE geography skills. All lesson are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons and homeworks - no additional resources are required. Most suitable for KS3 (Y9 or high achieving Y8). Lesson sequence: 1 – Introduction to China 2 – What is China like? 3 – Describing and explaining China 4 – How is China changing? 5 – Made in China 6 – Industry problems and solutions 7 – ICT fake goods 8 – One child policy 9 – Consumers in China 10 – Progress test 11 – Three Gorges Dam 12 – Contrasting China 13 – Is China a LEDC or a MEDC? 14 – Communism 15 – History of China 16 – Sustainable China 17 – Environmental issues 18 – ICT mystery 19 – Revision 20 – End of unit test For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
Map Skills
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Full unit of work for map skills. All lesson are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. Develops core skills for geography students in KS3 or high ability KS2. All lessons have a starter and lesson objectives. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. Lesson sequence: 1 - Introduction to maps 2 - Where is the UK? 3 - Compass points 4 - Map symbols 5 - 4 and 6 figure grid references 6 - Scale and distance 7 - Atlas skills 8 - Height and relief 9 - Longitude and latitude 10 - Design your own treasure map 11 - Mapzone GIS Also includes Types of Geography lesson (can be used as an introduction lesson for Y7), Geography Literacy mat and Geography Numeracy/Map Skills mat. Homeworks - 3 x countries and capitals test sheets to develop global place knowledge For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
Population
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Population

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Full KS3 unit of work for Population (54 files). This unit explores World Population, from population growth to ageing populations and anti-natalist policies. All lesson are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. All lessons have a starter and learning objectives. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. Lesson sequence: 1 – World population 2 – World population distribution 3 – Population explosion 4 – Population pyramids 5 – Comparing pyramids – Brazil 6 – Impact of growing populations 7 – Ageing populations 8 – Japan 9 �� The green revolution 10 – China 11 – How can we encourage more people to reproduce? 12 – Singapore and India 13 – Migration 14 – Jelly Baby population 15 - Assessment For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Read our blog for weekly updates on all things geography. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
AQA GCSE Geography
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AQA GCSE Geography

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117 lessons for AQA GCSE geography topics unit 1 and 2. All lesson are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
Globalisation
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Globalisation

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Full unit of work for Globalisation. This unit explores the why globalisation is happening and its consequences. All lesson are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons and homeworks - no additional resources are required. Most suitable for KS3. All lessons have a starter and lesson aim. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. Lesson sequence: 1 - Globalisation 2 - Where do your clothes come from? 3 - Why are our clothes made in different countries? 4 - What is a sweatshop? 5 - Made in China 6 - Behind the swoosh 7 - Production chains 8 - Fair shares 9 - Mystery cards lesson 10 - TNCs 11 - Is globalisation a good thing? 12 - Coffee documentary 13 - Trade game 14 - Revision 15 - End of unit test For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
The Living World - Cold Environments
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The Living World - Cold Environments

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5 part lesson series for the GCSE module The Living World - Cold Environments. This is an optional part of the syllabus to be taught alongside rainforests and ecosystems. Specifically designed for the new AQA A Geography GCSE but also suitable for Edexcel and OCR. All lesson are for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. All lessons have a starter and lesson aim. Extension tasks and homework also included. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. For more resources visit thisisgeography.co.uk Lesson sequence: 1 - Characteristics of cold environments 2 - Opportunities for development in Svalbard 3 - Challenges for development in Svalbard 4 - Cold environments under threat 5 - ICT research Managing Cold Environments OR 5.1 - Managing Cold Environments Ecosystems and Rainforests also on the This is Geography shop to the taught alongside this module. For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
Water and Carbon Cycles - Section A - AQA A Level Geography
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Water and Carbon Cycles - Section A - AQA A Level Geography

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9 part lesson series for section A (physical geography) of the AQA A Level, Water and Carbon Cycles. This unit covers the Amazon and Eden Basin case studies, natural systems, drainage basins, variations in the cycles and the human impact on the cycles. All lessons are designed in the same signature style and come with worksheets and exam questions to match the specification. No other resources are needed. Lesson sequence: 1- Natural Systems 2 - The Water Cycle 3 - Drainage Basins 4 - Variations in run off and the water cycle 5 - The Carbon Cycle (1) 6 - The Carbon Cycle (2) 7 - Water, Carbon and Climate 8 - The Amazon Rainforest - Case Study 9 - The Eden Basin - Case Study For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
Development Gap
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Development Gap

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Full KS3 unit of work for Development Gap. This unit explores the world development gap, from MEDCs and LEDCs to aid and trade. All lesson are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. All lessons have a starter and learning objectives. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. Lesson sequence: 1 - What is development? 2 - Which areas are most developed? 3 - Uneven development 4 - Poverty in the UK 5 - Reducing the impact 6 - The trade game 7 - Top down vs bottom up aid 8 - Poland vs the UK 9 - The growing gap 10 - Do we need money to be happy? 11 - Should the super rich help? 12 - International efforts to reduce global inequalities 13 - Conservation swaps or debt for nature swaps 14 - Fairtrade 15 - Assessment Also includes Geography Literacy mat and Geography Numeracy/Map Skills mat. For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
Urban Issues and Challenges
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Urban Issues and Challenges

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17 part lesson series for the whole of the GCSE module Urban Issues and Challenges. This is the complete module - Urban World, Urban Issues in the UK and Sustainability. Specifically designed for the new AQA A Geography GCSE. All lesson are for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. All lessons have a starter, lesson aim, tasks and extensions. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. Lesson sequence: 1 - An increasingly urban world 2 - The emergence of megacities 3 - Rio De Janeiro 4 - Social change in Rio De Janeiro 5 - Economic change in Rio De Janeiro 6 - Managing the growth of squatter settlement 7 - Planning for Rio De Janeiro poor 8 - Where do people live in the UK? 9 - Manchester 10 - How can urban change create social opportunities? 11 - How can urban change create economic opportunities? 12 - How can urban change affect the environment? 13 - Social Inequality 14 - New Housing in Manchester 15 - Planning for urban sustainability 16 - Sustainable living in BedZed (ICT) 17 - Sustainable traffic management For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
Biomes and Ecosystems
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Biomes and Ecosystems

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Full unit of work for Biomes and Ecosystems. This unit of 16 lessons explores the general pattern and characteristics of biomes and ecosystems globally and then looks at tropical rainforests, polar regions and taiga’s in detail. All lesson are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. Most suitable for KS3, and perfect for preparing pupils for the new 1-9 GCSE modules. All lessons have a starter and lesson aim. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. Lesson sequence: 1 - What is an ecosystem? 2 - How are global ecosystems distributed? 3 - What are tropical rainforests? 4 - Can we protect the rainforests? 5 - What is the human impact on tropical rainforests? 6 - Can we sustainably manage tropical rainforests? 7 - Where are the polar regions? 8 - What is Svalbard? 9 - Can Svalbard overcome its development challenges? 10 - What threats do cold environments face? 11 - How can cold environments be managed? 12 - What is a taiga like? 13 - What direct threats do taiga’s face? 14 - Why are taiga’s under pressure? 15 - How can we conserve the taiga wilderness? 16 - Can we balance the economy and environment in taiga’s? For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
Key Stage 2 Geography - Map Skills and the UK
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Key Stage 2 Geography - Map Skills and the UK

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Full unit of work for map skills and the UK. This unit explores compass points, 4 and 6 figure grid references, scale, distance, longitude, latitude and other core map skills, alongside the UK. All lessons are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. Most suitable for KS2, years 5 or 6. All lessons have a starter and lesson aim. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. For more resources visit thisisgeography.co.uk Lesson sequence: 1 – Introducing maps 2 – Where is the UK? 3 – Compass points 4 – Map symbols 5 – 4 and 6 figure grid references 6 – Scale and distance 7 – Atlas skills 8 – Longitude and latitude 9 – Design a treasure map 10 – ICT Mapzone 11 – UK and Europe flags 12 – Migration 13 – Human vs physical features Also includes Geography Literacy mat and Geography Numeracy/Map Skills mat, as well as an extension sheet pack with homework’s and activities to extend pupil skills and knowledge. Links to National Curriculum: - Locate the world’s countries, using maps to focus on Europe (including the location of Russia) and North and South America, concentrating on their environmental regions, key physical and human characteristics, countries, and major cities - Name and locate counties and cities of the United Kingdom, geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics, key topographical features (including hills, mountains, coasts and rivers), and land-use patterns; and understand how some of these aspects have changed over time - Identify the position and significance of latitude, longitude, Equator, Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, Arctic and Antarctic Circle, the Prime/Greenwich Meridian and time zones (including day and night)
Hazards - Section C - AQA A Level Geography
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Hazards - Section C - AQA A Level Geography

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12 part lesson series for section C (physical geography) of the AQA A Level, Hazards. This unit covers plate tectonics, seismic hazards, volcanoes, storm hazards and various hazardous envrionments. All lessons are designed in the same signature style and come with worksheets and exam questions to match the specification. No other resources are needed. Lesson sequence: 1 - Natural Hazards 2 - Plate Tectonics 3 - Types of Plate Margin 4 - Volcanic Hazards 5 - Volcanic Hazards - Impacts and Responses 6 - Seismic Hazards 7 - Seismic Hazards - Impacts and Responses 8 - Storm Hazards 9 - Storm Hazards - Case Study 10 - Wildfries 11 - Multi-Hazard Environment 12 - HIC Case Study For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
Teamwork PSHE
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Teamwork PSHE

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Short PSHE lesson on teamwork, approx. 20 minutes. For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
Volcanoes
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Volcanoes

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Two part lesson series covering: - Types of volcano - Volcano formation - Location  - Shape - Examples  - Research For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk
AQA Geography Unit 3
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AQA Geography Unit 3

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A comprehensive set of resources designed to help and guide teachers and pupils through unit 3 of AQA Geography. For more resources visit thisisgeography.co.uk 4 x Powerpoint presentations focusing on core skills, fieldwork, the exam paper and quick guides, included alongside 24 worksheets to help improve pupils Geography skills in preparation for the exam. All unit 1 and 2 modules available alongside this unit.