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Tarsia puzzles

Tarsia puzzles can be used in a variety of ways such as revision, key word definitions and topic recaps. I decided to use this strategy with my Year 10's, who are currently completing the AQA GCSE topic 'Ecosystems and Tropical... Continue Reading →

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Speak like a geographer

There are many of my fellow tweachers (such as @jennnnnn_x and @stradderGEO) who were kind enough to share their amazing 'speak like a geographer' display ideas over the last year, and I have been dying to jump on this band... Continue Reading →

Class crib sheet

Every year I spend countless hours collating as much information on my new classes as possible. However my absolute bug bear is that not all the information is in one central system which can be easily accessed at any given... Continue Reading →

Geography display ideas

It is close to that time of year, OPEN EVENING, and therefore time to refresh displays. I have dedicated a large portion of my time over the last two years to revamping our department displays. I have included a photo... 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 →

Earthquake comic strip

This activity was completed by Year 9, where students were asked to complete a comic strip to illustrate and explain the formation of an earthquake. Students were instructed to be as creative as they wanted providing their completed comic contained all... Continue Reading →

Volcano mocktails

Inspired by the hurricane mocktail from a recent blog post, I have created another variation for different types of volcanoes; composite, hotspot and supervolcanoes. This creative worksheet, much like the hurricane mocktail, allows students to understand the location, structure and... Continue Reading →

Weather mystery: Why do our Facebook photos go to Sweden?

This  lesson requires students to make synoptic links between various pieces of information in order to answer the mystery question. Step 1: Categorising evidence Students categorise the statement provided. These can be categories such as climate, weather, economic, environmental. However... Continue Reading →

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