The Problem With Resources


The Problem With Resources


Full unit of work for the problem with resources. This unit explores different types of energy and the issues of providing enough food and water for the planet's population. 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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Lesson sequence:

1 – Energy
2 – Renewable energy
3 – Disasters and energy
4 – Crude oil
5 – Oil ICT
6 – Dubai
7 – Fracking
8 – Wind Farms (1)
9 – Wind farms (2)
10 – Solar energy
11 – Nuclear energy
12 – Climate change
13 – Can we provide enough water for the UK?
14 – What are the challenges of feedings the UKs population?
15 – What is food insecurity? 
16 – What resources issues does Tanzania face?
17 – Can we change Tanzania with goat aid?
18 – How successful is Tanzania’s bid to grow wheat? 
19 – What is the shape of Tanzania’s current food bid?
20 – What is sustainable food production?

Also includes Geography Literacy mat and Geography Numeracy/Map Skills. 
Links to National Curriculum:

- They should develop their use of geographical knowledge, understanding and skills to enhance their locational and place knowledge.

- Human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water

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