Full unit of work for bizarre biomes. This unit explores the rainforest, extreme environments such as Death Valley and the Antarctic, and the theory behind why these places have evolved to be what they are today. All lessons are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. Most suitable for KS2, years 5 or 6.
All lessons have a starter and lesson aim. All PowerPoints in the same signature style.
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1 – Why do we need rainforests?
2 – What is the wilderness?
3 – What is life like in the rainforest?
4 – Climate of the Amazon
5 – Deforestation
6 – What does deforestation contribute to climate change?
7 – Deforestation mystery
8 – Can we save the rainforests?
9 – ICT rainforest research
10 – Student presentations
11 – What are extreme environments?
12 – Why is it so cold?
13 – The coldest place on earth
14 – Antarctica
15 – Why is it so hot?
16 – Death Valley
Also includes Geography Literacy mat and Geography Numeracy/Map Skills mat.
Links to National Curriculum:
- Describe and understand key aspects of: physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes, and the water cycle
- Understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region of the United Kingdom, a region in a European country, and a region in North or South America