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Geography - Year 8

Lesson

Topic

1

Earthquake 3 P's - Prepare, Predict, Protect

Earthquake 3 P's - Prepare, Predict, Protect

2

Revision - Mid-unit assessment lesson

Earthquakes - Low income country (LIC)

 

3

Earthquakes - LIC Case Study (Haiti 2010)

Earthquakes and Tsunamis

4

Earthquakes and Tsunamis - HIC - Japan

Earthquakes and Tsunamis - Case Study - Japan

5

Where is Russia? What are some of the human and physical features?

How is the population of Russia distributed?

6

How are biomes distributed across Russia? What are some of their key features?

How has climate influenced the distribution of biomes across Russia?

7

How have plants and animals adapted across the Taiga Forests?

What are the threats to the Taiga Forests?  

 

What are the opportunities and challenges of mineral extraction in the tundra?

What is Russia’s role in Europe’s energy resources?

9

What is the weather forecast?  

What are the factors that affect climate? 

10

Why does it rain? 

How do air masses influence the climate of the UK?

11

How do we use climate graphs? 

How do high pressure events affect the UK? 

12

How do low pressure events affect the UK? 

What was the 'Beast from the East'? 

13

What are tropical storms and how do we measure them?

What is New Orleans like and why is it vulnerable to tropical storms? 

14

What were the impacts of Hurricane Katrina?

15

What are the factors that influence population distribution? 

What is the population explosion? 

16

What are the potential consequences of overpopulation?  

How do population structures change over time? 

17

How does the population structure change as a country develops? 

What do population pyramids show?

18

What strategies have been used to try and control population growth?

What are the impacts of an ageing population?

19

How is the UK managing the ageing population? 

What is migration?

20

 

Weather and Climate (Started before Easter)

How do low pressure events affect the UK?

What was the 'Beast from the East'? 

21

 

What evidence do we have that climate is changing?

How could climate change affect Bangladesh?

 

22

Start of New Topic: Billion and Counting

What are the factors that affect population distribution?

What is the population explosion?  

23

 

What are the potential consequences of overpopulation?

How do population structures change over time?

24

 

How does population structure change as a country develops?

What do population pyramids show?

25

 

What strategies have been used to try and control population growth? 

What are the impacts of an aging population?

26

 

How is the UK managing the ageing population? 

What is migration?

27

 

Start of New Topic: Going with the Flow

Why are rivers important?

What are the features of a drainage basin?

 

28

How does a river drainage system work?

What are the features of a river’s long profile? 

29

 

Erosion and transportation

How do waterfalls form?

30

 

 What are the processes operating across meanders?

What are flood plains and how do they form?  

31

 

What are the causes of flooding within a drainage basin?  

How can we manage flood risk?

32

 

An example of a flood event in the UK

How can we respond to flood events?

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An example of a flood event in a developing country

 

 

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