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    1. 1. Getting to grips with enquiry David Rogers Portchester Community School GA Secondary Phase Committee www.daviderogers.blogspot.com
    2. 2. What do you think? Astounding new figures show record numbers of migrants are crossing the world in search of better lifestyles. Should they be welcomed? Are they parasites? Or should they all go back to where they came from? That’s back to Britain by the way…..
    3. 3. Enquiry? Discuss….
    4. 4. Enquiry? ‘ In my opinion geographical enquiry is poorly understood but is the heart of geographical thinking. For me it is the framework that geographers use to understand the complex world’ Tom Biebrach, Head of Geography ‘ To me the point of an enquiry is to find an answer that you don't yet know. You can only have a worthwhile enquiry if you have a worthwhile question that is capable of being answered’ Ian Murray, Geography Photos ‘ Finding out why and how‘ Head of Humanities Harry Carlton School … enquiry must be part of every lesson…
    5. 5. Enquiry? ask geographical questions justify conclusions creative ways of using and applying geographical skills plan enquiries solve problems and make decisions essential skills and processes in geography that pupils need to learn to make progress QCA (2007a) Programme of study : Geography key stage 3 http://www.qca.org.uk/secondarycurriculumreview/subject/ks3/geography/index.htm
    6. 6. Why is Mr Rogers so happy?
    7. 11. Weather Climate <ul><li>The state of the atmosphere around us at a specific point in time. </li></ul><ul><li>The average weather in a place. </li></ul>
    8. 12. Enquiry? Ask geographical questions
    9. 13. Classrooms?
    10. 15. Spot the topic! What do you think the following quotes are about? ‘ I was utterly blown away by the boldness of the proposal….. Do it! Do it! Do it!’ ‘ Where will all the cars park? In the sea?’ ‘ One man’s dream is another man’s nightmare ’ ‘ Breathtaking, stunning, grotesque, carbuncle, monstrosity or blot on the landscape – all types of description for the new proposal’ ‘ In theory, magnificent. In reality, totally ridiculous!’ ‘ I do not think it will ever happen, but thanks for the laugh!’ ‘ Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant!’ ‘ The plan has nothing to do with the good of people of Portsmouth, but to satisfy the greed of a few who don’t even live in our city’
    11. 17. Pompey’s dream…. … ..but is it Portsmouth’s nightmare? <ul><li>Learning objectives: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Does Pompey really need to move? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What impact will the proposed stadium have? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are there any alternative sites? </li></ul></ul>
    12. 18. Does Pompey really need to move? Does Pompey really need to move? Find Fratton Park on the OS map Why does the stadium need to move? Use map and other information. 5 Mins
    13. 19. What would the impact be of the new development? <ul><li>In pairs </li></ul><ul><li>Use all information available to list the impacts of the proposed stadium </li></ul><ul><li>Remember that impact means change. </li></ul><ul><li>In 15 minutes each group will feedback to the class. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Is the proposed stadium a good idea? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the main disadvantages? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the main advantages? </li></ul></ul>What impact will the proposed stadium have?
    14. 20. negative positive negative positive negative positive on the environment of Portsmouth on the local people and businesses of Portsmouth on Portsmouth FC
    15. 21. What would the impact be of the new development? <ul><li>In pairs </li></ul><ul><li>Use all information available to list the impacts of the proposed stadium </li></ul><ul><li>Remember that impact means change. </li></ul><ul><li>In 15 minutes each group will feedback to the class. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Is the proposed stadium a good idea? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the main positive impacts? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the main negative impacts? </li></ul></ul>What impact will the proposed stadium have?
    16. 22. Feedback
    17. 23. Map detectives: are there any alternative sites? Are there any alternative sites?
    18. 24. What does a good site need? Are there any alternative sites? / / / Total Scores Good transport links? Near to PFC fans? Close to public transport? Score for Site 2 Name: Grid Square: Score for Site 1 Name: Grid Square: Score for Gunwharf site Grid square : 62 00 Factors to think about
    19. 25. Homework <ul><li>Use your own OS maps given at start of Yr7 to complete the map detectives sheet. </li></ul><ul><li>11 th July </li></ul>Are there any alternative sites?
    20. 26. Geographical Detectives <ul><li>Summarise what you have learnt so far: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One thing that has surprised you today. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One thing that you have learnt today. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One thing that you knew already. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One question that you need answered. </li></ul></ul>
    21. 27. Identify bias, opinion, and abuse of evidence Analyse and evaluate evidence, present findings and justify conclusions Solve problems and make decisions… creative thinking about geographical issues Ask geographical questions
    22. 28. Text books?
    23. 29. Where are these camels? What is the landscape around them like? Surprised? Beat the Teacher! You have 10 questions. Can you figure out what has happened?
    24. 30. The Aral Sea <ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><li>Activity: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find the Aral Sea in your Atlas. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Describe its location. </li></ul></ul>Key words North, South, East, West Which Continent? Use country names
    25. 31. <ul><li>The Aral sea is located on the continent of Asia. It lies on the border of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. The Aral sea is found East of the Caspian and Black Seas and South East of Moscow. </li></ul>
    26. 32. Map detectives! <ul><li>Order the maps on your table into order </li></ul><ul><li>In your exercise book: </li></ul><ul><li>Describe what has happened? </li></ul><ul><li>Why do you think this has happened? </li></ul>
    27. 33. What did happen?
    28. 34. Causes……
    29. 35. Effects on people…
    30. 36. Is this a crime? ‘ Somebody in Moscow came up with the idea that you could grow cotton here. Nobody thought to calculate what would happen to the Aral Sea. Nobody thought about such a minor detail. So the sea began to disappear. President Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan Crime:  • noun 1 an offence against an individual or the state which is punishable by law. 2 such actions collectively. 3 informal something shameful or deplorable. Oxford English Dictionary Christopher Robbins travelled to Kazakhstan and wrote a book. This is a part of it
    31. 37. What were the learning objectives for today? <ul><li>Know where the Aral Sea is. </li></ul><ul><li>Understand what has happened there. </li></ul><ul><li>Appreciate the impact on people of this environmental disaster. </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge your idea of what a crime is. </li></ul>
    32. 39. Gives an example of a geographical enquiry. Teacher led think critically, constructively and creatively Analyse and evaluate evidence, presenting findings to draw and justify conclusions
    33. 40. Evangelical Geography?
    34. 41. Sharing ideas… Year 9 individual enquiries..
    35. 42. <ul><li>The fact that places, environments and communities are constantly changing renders geography one of the most exciting, most relevant, and yet most challenging subjects to teach and to learn. The desire of the human mind to learn more about our world is what drove explorers of the past across the globe. The frontier for our children is to really understand it. </li></ul><ul><li>Rita Gardner, ht tp://commentisfree.guardian.co.uk/rita_gardner_/2007/11/geography_wed_be_lost_without.html 14th Nov 2007 </li></ul>
    36. 43. Remember to share great ideas! www.daviderogers.blogspot.com [email_address]