Physical Geography of the UK

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Physical Geography of the UK


Full unit of work for the Physical Geography of the UK. This unit of 15 lessons explores the characteristics of the UK's landscape, and how it is shaped by rivers, coasts, and glaciation over time. All lesson are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. Most suitable for KS3, and perfect for preparing pupils for the new 1-9 GCSE modules.

All lessons have a starter and lesson aim. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. 

Lesson sequence:

1 - Where are the UK’s key physical features?
2 - What is the geology of the UK?
3- How has glaciation shaped the UK?
4 - What human activity takes place in the landscape?
5 - What key glacial processes shape the land?
6 - What key coastal processes shape the land?
7 - What key river processes shape the land?
8 - How does longshore drift affect the coastline?
9 - How are concordant and discordant coastlines different?
10 - Why do spits form?
11 - Can we effectively manage the coastline?
12 - What are the main landforms created by a rivers processes?
13 - Why do rivers flood?
14 - Rivers GIS
15 - Is it possible to stop flooding?

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