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…

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…

Secondary Scottish Resources

Geography Broad General Education (BGE) Second Level: People, Place and the Environment I can describe the physical processes of a natural disaster (extreme weather event) and discuss its impact on people and the landscape. Describes the causes of a natural disaster such as a volcano, earthquake or extreme weather event. Describes the impact of the…

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,…

IPCC updates for A level geography

Climate Change Updates This resource was commended by the Scottish Association of Geography Teachers, 2016. Evidence from the 2013 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report: for A level Geography Teachers Factsheets: 1. The Changing Carbon Cycle – The ocean’s biological pump 2. The Changing Water Cycle – Changes to groundwater in Uganda – The…