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Tectonic plate balloons

The first homework task of this academic year for Year 9 was to create and label a balloon to show the geographical distribution of tectonic plate boundaries. The objective behind this homework was to enable students to demonstrate their spatial... Continue Reading →

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Bingo: Getting to know your geographers

At the beginning of each academic year I find it is crucial for all classes to get to know each other! One of the very first activities in my Geography lessons I introduce is a geography themed 'bingo' getting to... 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 →

Progress: Ready, set, race!

One of my most recent lessons required students to understand how cold environments can be managed effectively. There was a large amount of content I wanted each student to get through during the lesson, all of which needed to be... Continue Reading →

Merry ‘Geography’ Christmas!

Before the Christmas holidays I always like to end my year with a quiz or geography related Christmas activity. This year I decided to have a Christmas 'geography skills' theme, where students could practice locational knowledge, time zones, grid references,... Continue Reading →

Revision pong

Two teams go head to head. Each team take turns throwing ping pong balls into the other teams up. When a ball lands in the cup that team must answer the question in the cup, but if they get it... Continue Reading →

Revision: Snooker

In pairs, students complete to pot all the balls gaining points - much like the traditional game of snooker. Pot a red then select a colour, then go back to red and so on... until all have been potted. Access... Continue Reading →

Revision: Challenge grids

Select questions to answer to gain points, each question varies with difficulty as do the points. The aim is to get 30 points in total or more. Access challenge grids... HERE!

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