Prisoners of Geography

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Prisoners of Geography

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Lesson 1 – Introduction to how physical geography feature can restrict or enhance economy and other human geography factors e.g. being landlocked, access to warm water ports etc.

Pupils are also told to outline of the project and given a country to focus on (but not working together)

Lesson 2 – Research given country using ArcGIS and google earth

H/w add to research in class

Lesson 3 – All students are given a blank A3 map of their country and they pupils have to add facts, images and information about the physical geography and link it to the countries development

Lesson 4 – Individual write up, 2 page essay, something along the lines of “How has the physical geography of XXXX impacted its human geography?”

H/w finish map and essay

Lesson 5 – Country comparisons. Pupils pair up with someone with a different country and compare the differences in how they have developed.

Lesson 6 – Last lesson before Christmas, quiz or round up of projects.

Optional

3 x lessons after Christmas. Pupils work in pair to produce a presentation on their findings. 1 lesson prepping and 2 x lessons presenting.

Country’s (open to teacher)

Developed:
Russia
USA
France
Canada
New Zealand
South Korea

Developing:
India
Pakistan
Brazil
Indonesia
Bolivia

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