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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.
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
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
Volcanoes
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Volcanoes

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5 part lessons series originally designed for the KS3 module Natural Hazards. Lesson sequence: 1 - Volcanoes 2 - ICT research 3 - Mt St Helens 4 - Mt Vesuvius 5 - Why live near to a volcano? 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
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
Hazardous Environments
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Hazardous Environments

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Full unit of work for Hazardous Environments. Specifically designed for the new Edexcel IGCSE. This is to be taught alongside coastal or river environments. 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. Lesson sequence: 1 - What are hazards? 2 - Structure of the earth 3 - Types of volcano 4 - Why we live in hazardous areas 5 - Volcano case study 6 - Earthquakes 7 - LIC earthquake case study 8 - HIC earthquake case study 9 - Atmospheric circulation and ocean current 10 - Coriolis effect and the ITCZ 11 - Measuring the weather 12 - Weather and climate in the UK 13 - Tropical storms 14 - Hurricane Katrina enquiry project 15 - Hurricane Katrina assessments and group work 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
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
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
Settlement
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Full unit of work for Settlement. This unit explores the evolution of settlements in the UK and across the world. 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 or high ability KS2. All lessons have a starter and lesson aim. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. Lesson sequence: 1 – What is a settlement? 2 – Settlement functions 3 – Site, situation and settlement patterns 4 – Why do settlements change? 5 – Burgess and Hoyt model 6 – Changes in retail 7 – Favelas 8 – Changing London and the effect of the Olympics 9 – GIS and settlement change – A comparison of the UK and Brazil 10 – Brownfield vs Greenfield sites 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
Distinctive Landscapes
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Distinctive Landscapes

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17 part lesson series for the whole of the GCSE module Distinctive Landscapes. This is the complete module - Shaping the Land, Coasts and Flooding. Specifically designed for the new OCR Geography GCSE but also suitable for Edexcel and AQA. 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 - Landscapes in the UK 2 - Geology and landscape in the UK 3 - Glaciation in the UK 4 - Human activity in the landscapes 5 - Shaping the land (glaciers) 6 - Shaping the land (coasts) 7 - Shaping the land (rivers) 8 - Coastal landforms processes 9 - Coastal erosional landforms 10 - Coastal depositional landforms 11 - Coastal management 12 - ICT Swanage Bay 13 - Landforms in the middle course 14 - Rivers GIS 15 - Flooding 16 - Flood management 17 - ICT research 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
Forests Under Threat
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11 lessons for the Edexcel GCSE module Forests Under Threat. This is complete module. Specifically designed for the new Edexcel Geography GCSE but also suitable for AQA 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. Lesson sequence: 1 - Tropical rainforests introduction 2 - Soil fertility and biodiversity 3 - Direct threats to tropical rainforests 4 - Indirect threats to tropical rainforests 5 - Protecting tropical rainforests 6 - A sustainable future for tropical rainforests 7 - What is a taiga like? 8 - Direct threats to taiga’s 9 - Taiga under pressure 10 - Conserving the taiga wilderness 11 - Balancing exploitation and protection in the taiga All other Edexcel modules available 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 Hazards
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Global Hazards

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Full 15 part lesson series (57 files included in the zip folder) for the OCR module Global Hazards. This is the global weather, plate tectonics and drought section of the prescribed module. Specifically designed for the new OCR Geography GCSE but also suitable for Edexcel and AQA. 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 also included. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. Lesson sequence: 1 - Global circulation system 2- Coriolis effect 3 - Extreme temperatures 4 - Precipitation and wind 5 - Tropical storms 6 - Hurricane Katrina 7 - Drought 8 - Drought in the UK 9 - El Nino and La Nina 10 - Plate tectonics 11 - Earthquakes 12 - Fold mountains 13 - LIDC case study (Haiti) 14 - AC case study (New Zealand) 15 - Management to reduce risk 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
Coastal Management - AQA A Level Geography
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Coastal Management - AQA A Level Geography

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Lesson 7 for AQA A Level Geography section B. This is the seven lesson in section B, an optional physical geography module (choose from coasts, glaciers or hot deserts) to be taught alongside modules from section A and C. This lesson covers hard and soft engineering, as well as shoreline management plans and integrated coastal zone management. 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. 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 Eden Basin - Case Study - AQA A Level Geography
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The Eden Basin - Case Study - AQA A Level Geography

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Lesson 9 for AQA A Level Geography. This is the ninth lesson in section A, a core physical geography module to be taught alongside optional modules from section B and C. This lesson covers the characteristics of the basin, human impacts and Storm Desmond. 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. 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
Types of Geography
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Types of Geography

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Great introductory lesson for Y7. Covers human, physical and environmental geography as well as place, space and scale. For more resources visit thisisgeography.co.uk
Detention Reflection Sheet
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Detention Reflection Sheet

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A sheet for students to complete during detention to reflect on their actions 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.