New KS3 Geography

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Some ideas for units of work for a new KS3 Geography. Part of a student consultation.

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New KS3 Geography

  1. 1. KES Geography The New KS3 2007/8 Which of these topics would you like to study ? Choose a maximum of 5
  2. 2. OUR PLACE King’ Lynn Personal Geographies Comparing your lives with those of others… Computer mapping
  3. 3. LANDSCAPES Physical geography and Mountain landscapes
  4. 4. FOOTPRINTS Carbon footprints – calculating and reducing the impact that you have on the planet !
  5. 5. WEATHER & CLIMATE Why is the weather like it is ? Climate in the UK and abroad Global Warming and Wild Weather
  6. 6. WHAT WE BUY MAKES A DIFFERENCE Consumption / Fairtrade / Food and Drink / growth of Tescos
  7. 7. CRIME An enquiry into crime in King’s Lynn and the UK & crime reduction Crime and Geography
  8. 8. GETTING AROUND Transport and how it affects the planet / networks / cheap flights / alternatives to cars
  9. 9. WISH YOU WERE HERE Holidays and tourism / changing destinations / space tourism Answers on a postcard…
  10. 10. CRACKING COASTS Coastal processes and erosion / Living on the edge…
  11. 11. INTO CHINA An exploration of China and its links with us… Olympics 2008
  12. 12. INTO AFRICA An exploration of Africa and its links with us…
  13. 13. GEOGRAPHY IN THE NEWS Looking at stories which occur e.g. Katrina, Kent Earthquake, Eurovision
  14. 14. WHAT A WASTE Eco issues / sustainability / waste audit of school and recycling
  15. 15. MOVING STORIES Migration and people moving around the planet
  16. 16. TREMENDOUS TECTONICS Earthquakes and Volcanoes
  17. 17. GEOGRAPHIES OF GLOBALISATION McDonalds / Nike and the impact of big companies on our lives.
  18. 18. ROCKY RIVERS Rivers and flooding / Water shortages
  19. 19. A GLOBAL VILLAGE Rural vs Urban Millennium Village in King’s Lynn Olympics 2012
  20. 20. EARNING A LIVING Jobs that people have – jobs of the future
  21. 21. ARE EU READY Britain in Europe, and a look at a European country in detail / link with languages
  22. 22. COOL GEOGRAPHY A trip to the South Pole – world of ice and exploration. Living in the freezer…
  23. 23. GEOGRAPHY OF SPORT Links with football and other sports
  24. 24. GEOGRAPHY OF DISEASE Bird Flu / Malaria / How does where you live matter ?
  25. 25. GEOGRAPHY OF MUSIC Music link / World Music
  26. 26. POWER TO THE PEOPLE Windmills or Nuclear ? What happens when the oil runs out ?
  27. 27. GEOGRAPHY OF THE FUTURE Future landscapes / future climate / future population – what will life be like ?
  28. 28. CYBERGEOGRAPHY Geography of the internet and future networks / iPods and Laptops / Google Earth assessment
  29. 29. THE BIG PICTURE A personal enquiry and a look at all the themes covered (one for Year 9s)

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