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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.
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
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
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
Extreme Environments
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Extreme Environments

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Full KS3 unit of work for Extreme environments. This unit explores Extreme Environments across the globe including Death Valley, Antarctica, Kuwait and the Sahara. 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 are extreme environments? 2 – Why is it so cold? 3 – Glaciers 4 – The coldest place on earth – Antarctica 5 – Antarctica ICT fact file 6 – Why is so hot? 7 – Desertification 8 – Case study – the Sahara desert 9 – The hottest place on earth – Death Valley 10 – Water in extreme environments 11 – Climate change and the Arctic - ICT 12 – Does the UK have extreme environments? 13 – End of unit 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
IGCSE Geography
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IGCSE Geography

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105 lessons for IGCSE geography themes 1, 2 and 3. All lesson are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. Population: 1 - Introduction to population 2 - Malthus vs Boserup 3 - Migration 4 - The demographic transition model 5 - Anti-natalist policy, the one-child policy 6 - Over vs underpopulation 7 - Cause of migration 8 - Voluntary vs forced migration - refugees 9 - Ageing population 10 - Population structure 11 - Youthful population 12 - Dense vs sparse population 13 - Jelly baby population Settlement: 1 - Settlement provision 2 - Settlement structure 3 - Settlement services 4 - Rural settlement service provision 5 - Urban settlement service provision 6 - Burgess model and the CBD 7 - Green and brownfield sites 8 - Problems in urban areas 9 - Manchester 10 - Urban regeneration 11 -Urbanisation 12 - Impacts of urbanisation 13 - Squatter settlements 14 - Squatter settlement case study - Dharavi Earthquakes and Volcanoes 1 - What are hazards? 2 - Structure of the earth 3 - Types of volcano 4 - Why live in hazardous areas? 5 - Volcano case study 6 - Earthquakes 7 - Disaster response in Haiti 8 - Disaster response in New Zealand Rivers: 1 - Hydrological cycle and drainage basins 2 - Erosion and deposition 3 - Landforms in the upper course 4 - Landforms in the middle course 5 - Landforms in the lower course 6 - Flooding 7 - Hard and soft engineering 8 - Rivers case study - Somerset 9 - Rivers GIS Coasts: 1 - Waves 2 - Coastal processes 3 - Landforms processes 4 - Erosional landforms 5 - Depositional landforms 6 - Coral reefs 7 - Threats to coral reefs 8 - Mangroves 9 - Hard and soft engineering 10 - Coastal case study 11 - Assessment Weather: 1 - Atmospheric circulation 2 - Measuring the weather 3 - Clouds Climate and Natural Vegetation 1 - Climate zones 2 - Hot deserts 3 - Climate graphs and deserts 4 - Ecosystems 5 - Rainforests 6 - Soil and biodiversity 7 - Opportunities in hot deserts 8 - Causes of deforestation 9 - Impacts of deforestation 10 - Managing the rainforest 11 - Desertification 12 - Sustainable management of the world Development 1 - Development indicators 2 - Industry 3 - Globalisation 4 - TNCs 5 - TNC case study 6 - Trade game Food production 1 - Introduction to agriculture 2 - Food shortages 3 - Food supply and shortages (1) 4 - Food supply and shortages (2) 5 -Food production (Indus Valley) 6 - Famine (Horn of Africa) Industry 1 - Industrial systems 2 - Types of industry 3 - Industrial zones case study Tourism 1 - Growth of tourism 2 - Pros and cons of tourism growth 3 - Eco tourism 4 - Tourism case study (Jamaica) Energy 1 - Growing consumption 2 - Non-renewable energy 3 - Renewable energy 4 - Fuelwood and other energy 5 - Nuclear energy 6 - Hydro-electric power case study 7 - Increasing energy Water 1 - Water supply and use 2 - Water stress 3 - Water management 4 - Lesotho Highland project Environmental Risk of Development 1 - Soil fertility and threats 2 - Deferestification 3 - Climate change and the enhanced greenhouse effect 4 - Managing the environment 5 - Conserving the environment 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
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)
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
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
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
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
Key Stage 2 Geography - Bizarre Biomes
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Key Stage 2 Geography - Bizarre Biomes

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Full unit of work for bizarre biomes. This unit explores the rainforest, extreme environments such as Death Valley and the Antarctic, and the theory behind why these places have evolved to be what they are today. 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. Lesson sequence: 1 – Why do we need rainforests? 2 – What is the wilderness? 3 – What is life like in the rainforest? 4 – Climate of the Amazon 5 – Deforestation 6 – What does deforestation contribute to climate change? 7 – Deforestation mystery 8 – Can we save the rainforests? 9 – ICT rainforest research 10 – Student presentations 11 – What are extreme environments? 12 – Why is it so cold? 13 – The coldest place on earth 14 – Antarctica 15 – Why is it so hot? 16 – Death Valley Also includes Geography Literacy mat and Geography Numeracy/Map Skills mat. Links to National Curriculum: - Describe and understand key aspects of: physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes, and the water cycle - Understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region of the United Kingdom, a region in a European country, and a region in North or South America 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
Global Systems and  Governance - Section A - AQA A Level Geography
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Global Systems and Governance - Section A - AQA A Level Geography

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12 part lesson series for section A (human geography) of the AQA A Level. This unit covers globalisation, TNCs, governance, global commons, trade and systems. 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 - Globalisation 2 - Factors affecting globalisation 3 - Global systems (1) 4 - Global systems (2) 5 - International trade (1) 6 - International trade (2) 7 - Coffee trade 8 - TNCs 9 - TNC case study 10 - Global governance 11 - Global commons 12 - Impacts of globalisation 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
Mumbai - A Megacity
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Mumbai - A Megacity

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3 x lessons for the Edexcel GCSE module Urban World to explore Mumbai. Full module available for £10 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
KS3 Geography - 3 years of teaching
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KS3 Geography - 3 years of teaching

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This bundle contains 205 lessons and is suitable for teaching the whole of KS3 Geography. If bought alongside the AQA GCSE bundle you can buy a whole 5 years of teaching resources. Recommended sequence: Year 7 Map Skills Rainforests Settlement Climate Change UK, Weather and Climate Year 8 Coasts Extreme Environments Tourism Natural Hazards Fragile Environments Year 9 Kenya: Learning Through Enquiry Development Gap Energy Population The Challenge of Natural Hazards 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
Geography Literacy Mat
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Geography Literacy Mat

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A Geography writing frame to develop student vocabulary and written work. Most suitable for KS3 and some students at KS4. 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