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Polaroid montage

A new element of the new AQA GCSE Geography specification, requires students to understand characteristics of coastal and river landforms. Therefore I wanted to create a number of resources which students would be enthusiastic to complete, rather than them passively... Continue Reading →

Tug of war

Inspired by a previous tweet from @HHPhilandEthics, I decided to trial 'tug of war' this week in two contrasting lessons. First of all, this strategy was used with my Year 9 students to explore various stakeholder opinions of globalisation. Students... Continue Reading →

3D model challenge

This activity was completed by Key Stage 3 students as a homework competition, and I was blown away by the amazing work which was produced! Instructions: Choose a country, continent ¬†or landscape in order to design a 3D model. You... Continue Reading →

Water cycle rap’s

After exploring the processes which operate within the hydrological¬†cycle, I gave students a chance to demonstrate their understanding in a more creative and cross-curricular manner. Students were instructed, in pairs or small groups, to design a rap which demonstrates their... Continue Reading →

Pop-up drainage basin

Instead of asking students to illustrate the traditional model of a drainage basin, I always create this classic (oldie, but a goodie) pop-up version. Once created students are very proud to open their book to watch their drainage basin pop-up.... Continue Reading →

Would you like fries with that?

This week my Year 11's made chips, but not in the traditional sense. Students were give a portion of chips and a wrapper template to either: Write and define key words, by the end they had a portion of topic... Continue Reading →

Tsunami film reel

Year 9 students were asked to create a film reel to illustrate the formation of a tsunami. Students were given a written explanation of how a tsunami is formed. They were then instructed to use the explanation to illustrate the... Continue Reading →

Tsunami comic strip

This activity was completed by Year 11, where students were asked to complete a comic strip to illustrate and explain the formation of a tsunami. Students were instructed to be as creative as they wanted providing their completed comic contained... Continue Reading →

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