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1 What is Geography? Year 7 Learning Objective: To identify physical features, human activities and the environment in geography Skill: Independent enquirers

2 Success Criteria All will recall the differences among physical world, human activities and environment geography Most will be able to identify the differences among physical world, human activities and environment geography Some will locate different physical, human and environment features around the world

3 STARTER

4 Geography There are three main types of Geography. Do you know what they are? Physical geography Human geography Environment But what do they mean?

5 Physical Geography is... Physical geography is the study of the Earth’s natural features. It is about the land, sea and environment around us. Landforms are natural features formed by rivers, sea, ice and volcanoes Task 1 Can you tell me 5 other things which could be classed as physical geography?

6 Human Geography is: Human geography is the study of where and how people live. Task 2 Can you name 5 things which could be classed as Human Geography in your area?

7 Environment is… Our surroundings and how we pollute and how we are learning to take care more care of our world. Task 3 Can you name 5 things which could be classed as Environment Geography in your area?

8 Task 4 Around your room find 15 different images, decide which image is human geography, environment and which is physical geography.

9 Is this geography?

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14 Lets see if you were right: Is there anything there that surprises you? Do you have any questions so far?

15 Task 5 In your books summarise in your own words what the differences are between human and physical geography. You must use words and diagrams. Physical geography is Human geography is…… Environment is……

16 Map it! Now that you have an understanding of what is human and physical geography have a look at the images on the sheet titled ‘physical, human and environment geography. Try and locate the physical, human and environment images using an atlas. Once you have found the location of that image, indicate the country on the blank outline of the world.

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18 Plenary: Which is the odd one out and why? TreeHouse River BeachCar Tesco DesertGlacier Farming

19 Due date is 17 th September, 2014 Homework Design a poster about Geography. Work on A4 paper Give your poster a suitable title Include pictures and writing Present your poster neatly - colour in, use a pencil and ruler etc Your posters will be assessed by your classmates next lesson. Teacher: Mrs.A. Aderinto Enquiries: contact

20 Success Criteria. 1-2 marks-Did not use A4 paper size, no title, few pictures, no labels and no frame to photos or pictures. General answer lacking specific detail. 3-5 marks- Used A4 paper size, a given title, pictures or photos did not indicate physical, human or environment geography and no labels. 6-8 marks- Used A4 paper size, a given title, pictures or photos did indicate physical, human or environment geography, labels are added and frame given to photos with pencil and ruler marks- Used A4 paper size, a given title, pictures or photos did indicate physical, human or environment geography, labels are added and notes are inclusive and frame given to photos with pencil and ruler.


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