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KS3 Geography Teachers' Toolkits: Going to Extremes

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Garry Simmons

ISBN: 9781843773757

Published: 2016

Price: £24.99

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Through this unit, students will develop their knowledge of what extreme weather and extreme climate are, their understanding of the meteorological processes responsible for extreme weather and climate, their place knowledge of Oymyakon in Russia, Mawsynram in India and the Danakil depression in Ethiopia, their understanding of how extreme weather and climate affect people, and their geographical skills, including weather observation, interpreting weather charts and the use of geographical information systems (GIS).

  • Why teach about weather and climate?
  • How to teach about weather and climate
  • The geography of weather and climate
  • Concepts and curriculum links
  • Weather and climate in the news
  • Medium term plan
    • Lesson 1: What is weather?
    • Lesson 2: Weather diary
    • Lesson 3: Extreme weather and climate
    • Lesson 4: Atlantic storm
    • Lesson 5: Dust storms
    • Lesson 6: Tornadoes
    • Lesson 7: The coldest town on Earth
    • Lesson 8: The wettest place on Earth
    • Lesson 9: The hottest place on Earth
    • Lesson 10: From one extreme to the other
  • Glossary
  • Further sources for ideas
  • Assessment framework