Incredible Indian (KS3)

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An introduction to the physical geography of India

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Incredible Indian (KS3)

  1. 1. Incredible Indian
  2. 2. Incredible Indian Landscapes – Why is India’s landscape so unique? Learning Objectives: • To describe the physical landscape and climate of India five man regions. Level 5a and above: • Begin to understand how India’s physical landscape affects where people live. Key Terms: Climate, Monsoon, Drought, Sparsely/Densely populated.
  3. 3. Outcomes By the end of the lesson everyone : Must - Have stuck the names of physical features on the map. Should - Link the half statements together to make full sentences describing India’s landscape. Could – Complete the Monsoon Story Board.
  4. 4. What have you learnt about India? Step 1 – Whilst watching the movie clip I want you to make bullet points about at least: • Level 4 - four things you learnt about India’s landscape through the movie. • Level 5 - six things you learnt about India’s landscape through the movie. • Level 6- Eight things you learnt about India’s landscape through the movie. Step 2 – Swap your answers with the person sitting next to you. You have 45 seconds to read through your partners answers and give the book back. Step 3 –You now have 45 seconds each(total 90 seconds) to tell your partners as many of their answers as you can remember. (Two volunteers for demonstration please!) http://dsc.discovery.com/videos/discovery-atlas-india-geography.html
  5. 5. How did you do? • Italian rugby – You remembered less than half but know you will come back stronger next time. • English rugby – You remembered over half and know with more concentration you will do better. • French Rugby - Flying high remembering all your partners points.
  6. 6. Where in India …… 2 1 5 3 4
  7. 7. Physical Features Maps What was your score? 6 marks and below . 6-11 marks. More than 12 marks (Merit). Place the Physical features labels in the correct location. One mark per Label Extension Task : Statements (highest mark 8) (highest mark 6) • Low-lying areas near to the coast tend to have the Thar Desert are most sparsely populated • Low-lying areas near to the coast tend to have high population densities (more people). • High mountain areas, such as the Himalayas, have high population densities (more people). • High mountain areas, such as the Himalayas, have low population densities (fewer people). • Areas with an extreme climate, such as. linked to global warming • Areas with an extreme climate, such as the Thar Desert are most sparsely populated. • The eastern coast of India has suffered from cyclones and flooding. low population densities (fewer people). • The eastern coast of India has suffered from cyclones and flooding linked to global warming. • 1.1 billion today (17 times greater than the UK). The southern parts of India suffer severe water shortages • India’s population has grown from 357 million in 1950 to 1.1 billion today (17 times greater than the UK). • India’s population has grown from 357 million in 1950 to when monsoon rains fail. • The southern parts of India suffer severe water shortages when monsoon rains fail.
  8. 8. Monsoon • Watch the following clip and use it to complete the story board. http://www.geographyteachingtoday.org.uk/images/activities/monsoonindia.html
  9. 9. Where in India Picture board picture_board_icebreaker.ppt
  10. 10. Homework - Where would I chose to live in India. Key Questions: • Where would I choose to live in India? (Local issue) people • What determines where someone lives? (National- Global issue) – This will be the same for people all over the world

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