A series of three self contained worksheets that deal with the global shift of manufacturing. They all have resource material and a past GCSE exam question included. They are based on the AQA A Syllabus, Globalisation Unit. They could be adapted to other syllabi, as the concepts are quite generic. Useful as AFL and exam question practice but would also work well as cover resources.
A detailed study of how Hurricane Katrina in 2004 caused devastation to the city of New Orleans and the surrounding area. This version does not link to specific GCSE Syllabi and so can be used more flexibly. Plenty of supporting resources with scaffolding sheets to allow students to build up case study/ example knowledge. Covers the cause, impacts and responses. Homework materials also included.
A complete resource with no further preparation required. An A3 sheet that covers the NEE section of the economic world unit of the AQA 9-1 GCSE. Nigeria is covered in depth. Designed to be used after the unit has been taught to summarise the important information. Subject specific vocabulary has been identified and the resource concentrates on the specific requirements of the syllabus. Ideal for use with revision guides, knowledge organisers or class notes. Editable version and ready to print PDF versions included. No other preparation is needed and the resource references the syllabus content but not textbooks etc.
A comprehensive Knowledge Organiser that covers all the content required for Section B Paper 1 of the AQA GCSE Paper. This resource covers the cold environment option with Alaska as the Case Study. The 10 page document breaks down into three convenient sections:
Introduction and Global Biomes
The booklet can be used as a standalone resource , divided into three sections or used as 1 page lesson summaries making it very flexible.
All the subject specific vocabulary is also included.
PDF and editable PPT versions included.
Desert options also available elsewhere.
A Ks3 version of the GCSE resource available elsewhere. This has been simplified The objectives link to the 9-1 GCSE Levels but stop at Level 6. Therefore it can be used comfortably with Year 8 and 9 groups. A standalone lesson but other subsequent lessons look at the structure in more detail and Hurricane Katrina as a case study. Covers the cause of tropical storms and how they are distributed across the globe. Emphasis is on explanation and sequencing.
This bundle covers the hot desert option of the AQA 9-1 Geography Course. Lessons cover distribution, climate, adaptations , opportunities and challenges using the Sahara as a case study. Plenty of support sheets and exam questions are also included. Desertification Lessons now included.
A complete lesson that uses Shell as an example of a TNC and the advantages and disadvantages to the country. Follows the AQA 9-1 Syllabus. The main aim of the lesson is to build up the skills needed to answer an evaluation question on the significance of Shell in the development of Nigeria. Links to videos are supported by clear summaries of the impacts, especially the environmental ones. A template is provided to help students tackle a 9 mark question. A model answer is also provided which prompts students to tackle alternative questions. Subject specific vocabulary is explicitly identified. The lesson is fully resourced and includes a concise Knowledge Organiser. Although the lesson is specifically designed for the AQA course it can easily be used with other syllabi.
A complete lesson that covers the formation of headlands and bays. Concordant and discordant coastlines are covered. Students build up a model answer that includes description, explanation and the correct sequence. A complete resource, no textbook required.
Ready to use , simply print off. A concise revision booklet that follows the requirements of the syllabus carefully, enabling students to focus on exactly what is required for the exam. The booklet follows a tabular format and only covers what the syllabus requires, crucial with such a diverse topic.
1. Evidence for climate change
2. Natural and human causes
3. Impacts - briefly - syllabus only expects an overview.
4. Mitigation Strategies
5. Adaptation Strategies
Written specifically for the AQA Syllabus but can used easily adapted to other courses, easy to edit as it has been formatted on A4 using power-point making it easy to move tables or blocks of text around to suit.
The resource is fully editable and a PDF version is included.
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Updated September 2017 with new differentiated worksheets. If you have already bought the old version you can simply download the updated versions by going to 'my downloads'.
I have left the older versions available as downloads for the sake of nostalgia.
Differentiated worksheets that provide a model answers for students to explain the formation of cliffs/wave cut platforms and the formation of a stack. Written for the new 9-1 AQA Syllabus; they make use of the new mark scheme.
1. Formation of caves , arches and stacks (L4)
2. Formation of caves, arches and stacks (5+)
3. Answer sheet for the above.
4. Formation of a wave cut platform (L4)
5. Formation of a wave cut platform (5+)
6. Answer sheet for wave cut platforms.
Easily slot into existing lessons or use to use with textbooks to provide easy differentiation. Answer sheets provided to allow for self/peer marking which helps reduce workload as well as ensuring that feedback is instant. Works well as a DIRT activity.
A set of knowledge organisers and revision summaries that cover the first half of Section A: Urban Issues and Challenges of the AQA GCSE Syllabus. A case study of Mumbai linked to the specification requirements is also included . Two versions are included with a simpler version pitched at what is needed for a level 4. The higher level includes concise but specific information to allow students to access the highest marks.
1. Urbanisation and Mumbai Knowledge Organiser: 5-9.
2. Urbanisation and Mumbai Knowledge Organiser: 3-5.
A complete lesson with supporting worksheets, no other resources necessary as a Knowledge Organiser is included. Presentation includes links to videos and suggested tasks. Subject Specific Vocabulary is included with simple tasks to ensure these are understood. The complex human and physical causes are explained and simplified with structured questions used to test understanding. Answers included to the main tasks.
A complete resource with no further preparation required. A double sided A3 revision sheet on the glacial landscapes section of the 9-1 AQA GCSE, editable if required. Designed to be used a part of a structured revision programme or as a summary/review sheet in preparation for unit assessments. Ideal for home learning or consolidating previously taught content. PDF version also included for easy printing and distribution to your students.
This resource consists of a series of concise summaries that cover the content required for tropical ecosystem case study of the new AQA Course.
1. Subject Specific Vocabulary Sheet - Ecosystems
2. Subject Specific Vocabulary Sheet - Tropical Rainforest.
3. Knowledge Organiser - Distribution, Structure, Soils and Adaptations.
4. Knowledge Organiser - Causes of Deforestation, Impacts and Management (Malaysia Case Study)
Two files are included:
1. Full colour version
2. Black and white / pastels for clear photocopying.
Worried about getting through the mass of content for the new AQA GCSE? This booklet covers the water security section of the resource management unit. Issued as flipped learning the students use the green revision guide to cover the content before the lessons are taught. This frees up time to cover concepts and ideas secure in the knowledge that the basic content has been covered. The subject specific vocabulary required is also included. Questions have been added to test understanding but the basic approach is a straightforward template for the students to produce notes on the key content. Also useful for revision. PDF version included for easy distribution and full colour, fully editable power-point version (formatted for A4 photocopying).
A straightforward revision resource for the AQA GCSE that can be used as a standalone activity. Students need to categorize the information for hot deserts as:
Location and characteristics
Plant and animal adaptations
A coloured answer key is provided to allow for the information to be easily checked by the students.
This can be printed off A4 or A3 - the back of the sheet then gets students to engage with applying the knowledge (AO3 ) by asking them to support / reject statements based on the evidence they use … this is deliberately open ended to allow for students to develop their abilities in justifying an argument.
This worksheet quickly summaries the impact of the global circulation system on world climate. It links low and high pressure with the tropical rainforest and desert biomes, as well as the climate of the British Isles. An answer sheet is included and editable word and PDF versions are included.
Useful to reinforce the key concepts or as revision.
A set of knowledge organisers and revision summaries that cover the UK element of Section A: Urban Issues and Challenges of the AQA GCSE Syllabus. A case study of Liverpool linked to the specification requirements is included and covers the key strands required, including regeneration . The resource is fully editable but a PDF version is also included.
UK population distribution overview.
Liverpool - location, importance, migration.
Liverpool - Opportunities
Liverpool - Challenges
Urban Regeneration Project - Docks and Liverpool One.
Sustainability - Freiburg and BEDZED.
Urban transport strategies - Linked to Liverpool.