Presentation on theme: "Task In your groups “Brainstorm” using the A3 paper the various Topics that you have studied in KS2 that you think were to do with geography. Also add."— Presentation transcript:
Task In your groups “Brainstorm” using the A3 paper the various Topics that you have studied in KS2 that you think were to do with geography. Also add to your paper as many Geography Key Words that you can remember. Complete the sentence Geography is …….. So what exactly is Geography?
Here are some suggestions: Geography is the study of the world Geography is about people and places Geography is about the physical (natural) and human (man made) environment in which we live. Copy one of these meanings into your book then add below it one the one you chose as a group
Task Now classify the key geography words you had on your A3 paper into 3 groups. Circle in Red words that you think are to do with physical geography Circle the words in Blue words that are to do with human geography Circle in Green words that are to do with the environment (both physical and human)
Now copy the following meanings into your exercise book and give examples for each Physical geography is the study of natural features of the earth such as …… Human geography is the study of man made features such as …… The environment is where people, animal and plants live.
Task In your groups “Brainstorm” on the other side of your A3 paper why you think it is important to study geography. Why is studying geography important ?
Here are some suggestions; It helps us understand our world and makes it a more interesting place in which to live It helps us make sense of news events and what is going on around us. It helps us understand ways of life that are different from our own and makes travel and meeting people exciting
Learning about geography can also be of a benefit to you in the future. It can give you an interest in places It can introduce you to a variety of places It can give you job opportunities in a variety of interesting careers
Homework On a piece of plain A4 paper design a poster to show the benefits of learning about geography. Success criteria Use key geography words used in class Draw pictures to illustrate Refer to jobs and careers you could do using geography skills
Identified what is geography Discussed its importance Presented your own ideas as to what we can learn from studying it.