Fieldwork in Geography

Fieldwork in Geography Fieldwork support documents: Our top ten ideas for weather fieldwork. Infrared Thermometers:  worksheet with ideas for use with KS2 and above science and geography students. USB temperature dataloggers. Guidance document and report from Weather magazine. Urban wind flow: a PowerPoint presentation introducing how the wind is affected by urban structures and notes…

Weather Fieldwork for A Level Geography

To make it easier for A level geography candidates to consider incorporating weather measurements into their Independent Investigations/ NEA, we have made this video. Weather data can be used for lots of interesting investigations, and is also a useful addition to others – the weather can affect both physical processes and human ones. Are the…

Tropical Cyclone Teaching Resources for KS3 (age 11-14)

As Hurricane Dorian continues to leave a trail of destruction, our new Tropical Cyclones Scheme of Work, covering the processes, hazards, impacts and responses associated with the development of Tropical Cyclones is particularly timely. Aimed at KS3 (11-14) and including lesson, homework and assessment resources, the flexible scheme of work uses contemporary case studies. Tropical…

Tropical Cyclone Teaching Resources

Overview document for teachers – START HERE. At the bottom of the page, you will also find some further reading/ background information for teachers, if you would like to deepen your understanding of Tropical Cyclones. Introduction to Tropical Cyclones Resources for Teachers Tropical cyclones – the basics PowerPoint. What do you call a tropical cyclone…

Depressions, Anticyclones and Fronts

Passage of a Depression – interactive animation Worksheet to accompany the animation. For 11-14 Cold and Warm fronts activities for differentiation and revision Finding weather features on a synoptic chart Red sky at Night, Shepherd’s Delight worksheet and Teacher’s Notes – a resource looking at how our prevailing wind direction means this saying is largely…

Using Tree Rings for Past Weather and Climate

Using tree rings to teach weather, climate, correlation, photosynthesis, regression, the carbon cycle, isotopes and more. On the BBC news: the research from Swansea University that supports these resources. 1) Show the Film 2) Play the Game Collect tree ring samples, align the samples to create a 300 year record and see what weather and…

Climate Change Negotiations For Schools

Simulating a world climate change conference Guidance for Teachers Notes for teachers – this contains everything you need to know to run the activity. Start here! Curriculum Links Print: Pack 1 (double sided if possible) – note these are personalised; Pack 2 (table flags, must be printed in colour, could be laminated), or as Pack2b…

Past Climate Teaching Resources

These resources explore the climate of five different scale periods of the past 2.6 million years. Within each, some of the basic processes affecting the climate are investigated. Please feel free to adapt the resources to the level and ability of the students you teach. Module 1 – the last 2.6 million years: Milankovitch Cycles,…