7 What’s the geography? 9 8 6 5 4 3 2 1
Methodist, J & I - Wakefield Methodist, J & I - Wakefield How has this child shown that they are thinking in a  distinctly...
What are the distinctly geographical activities here? Sheffield Hallam Primary School
Year 6 children from  Thornton Dale  visit Humphrey Head in the Lake District How did all these dead trees get here? The w...
How would you make the most of the geographical opportunities in this activity? What will the future be like in this place...
What distinctly geographical activities might support an ‘International ‘Week’? <ul><li>Climate and Habitats </li></ul><ul...
What is the geographical context here? Year 5: Hallam Primary School Sheffield on location in Crosspool I didn’t expect th...
What connects us to this image? Todosnuestrosmuertos on Flickr –  shared via Creative Commons What geographical questions ...
Each class elects one member onto  the eco committee. This meets each week to tackle environmental issues that affect the ...
Iran <ul><li>What kind of image do you carry around in your head? </li></ul>
Photograph: Maurice Church, Esfahan, Iran
http://www.oxfam.org.uk/get_involved/campaign/climate_change/face_the_music_animation.html What is the distinctly geograph...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cGlcjQkPbA   This is the beach where the flip flops come at the end of their flip flop tri...
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What is geography?

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A fun way to identify distinctly geographical activity - it works in conjunction with a matrix - checklist - see Leading the Way,

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What is geography?

  1. 1. 7 What’s the geography? 9 8 6 5 4 3 2 1
  2. 2. Methodist, J & I - Wakefield Methodist, J & I - Wakefield How has this child shown that they are thinking in a distinctly geographical way?
  3. 3. What are the distinctly geographical activities here? Sheffield Hallam Primary School
  4. 4. Year 6 children from Thornton Dale visit Humphrey Head in the Lake District How did all these dead trees get here? The water is not strong enough to move them. Although there was lots of green above the stream nothing was growing on the rocks next to the water. Although we tested out what the stream could move by dropping different sizes of material into the water. There was no way we could move the bigger branches and the stream was not moving them. What geographical questions might you ask?
  5. 5. How would you make the most of the geographical opportunities in this activity? What will the future be like in this place? Watercliffe Primary
  6. 6. What distinctly geographical activities might support an ‘International ‘Week’? <ul><li>Climate and Habitats </li></ul><ul><li>Each year group to be taught about the different types of climate/weather within their continent and its effects on the physical and human features. To link in with this the children should be taught about the key natural habitats within their continent and about what animals and plants live there . </li></ul>T ithe Barn School, Stockport This photograph was taken in the Australian Snowy Mountains
  7. 7. What is the geographical context here? Year 5: Hallam Primary School Sheffield on location in Crosspool I didn’t expect that so many men would be coming in and out of GT News at this time of day.
  8. 8. What connects us to this image? Todosnuestrosmuertos on Flickr – shared via Creative Commons What geographical questions might you ask? Photograph taken in Chile following the earthquake on 28.02.10
  9. 9. Each class elects one member onto the eco committee. This meets each week to tackle environmental issues that affect the children both in school and the wider world. What contribution to distinctly geographical learning could the Eco-Committee make? St Peters Primary School
  10. 10. Iran <ul><li>What kind of image do you carry around in your head? </li></ul>
  11. 11. Photograph: Maurice Church, Esfahan, Iran
  12. 12. http://www.oxfam.org.uk/get_involved/campaign/climate_change/face_the_music_animation.html What is the distinctly geographical focus?
  13. 13. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cGlcjQkPbA This is the beach where the flip flops come at the end of their flip flop trip. And where does a flip flop trip begin? the floor of a flip flop factory; on the shelf of a flip flop shop; or the foot of a flip flop fan? Read the rest of this poem on Espeth Murrays website

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