The GA has made available a range of high quality images that can be used in the classroom at all levels to stimulate enquiry among students into a variety of human and physical geographical topics…
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There are few world regions with greater significance in terms of current affairs than the Middle East. With 5% of the world’s population but only 1% of its water, conflicts over basic resources can be a source of underlying tension in a region characterised by ethnic and religious diversity. The use of water can help pupils to understand how life in the Middle East can be very similar to, but also different from, living in the UK.
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The empowerment of women has a key role to play in sustainable development. This resource on the Geographical Association website supports teachers and students aged 14-16+ investigating women in development.
The Geographical Association has developed a set of web pages to support and advise Geography teachers about the Global Learning Programme (GLP). This is a five-year project funded by the UK Government to promote awareness
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This pack focuses on Kochi, a city situated in Kerala, southern India. The city is home to a diversity of people. The stories in the pack draw on real people and settings, thus allowing children to appreciate the lifestyles of the people of Kochi, their city and its surrounding area.
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These materials from the Geographical Association present primary pupils with a full and balanced picture of life in Tocuaro, a small village in the centre west of Mexico, as seen through the eyes of three generations of the Horta family.
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This map from the Geographical Association has been specially designed to help young pupils learn about the village of Tocuaro in Mexico. Using the map to make geographical enquiries will help pupils learn about distant places.
This map supports work on unit 10: A village in India in the QCA Scheme of Work. Using the map to make geographical enquiries will help familiarise pupils with Chembakolli’s location and geographical features.
This GCSE Geography Toolkit from the Geographical Association explores huge topical issues surrounding climate change. Students may be familiar with the geography of climate change and this book builds on prior knowledge and understanding to engage and challenge them.
This GCSE Geography Toolkit from the Geographical Association explores the issue of waste. Students have grown up with cheap clothing, fast fashion and televisions, mobile phones and computers that need replacing every few years, but many are not aware that our ‘throw-away society’ generates mountains of waste.
This is a GCSE Geography Toolkit from the Geographical Association exploring extreme environments – perhaps the most distant, both spatially and experientially, from the everyday lives of students.
Do we have equal rights to resources? Do we use water in a sustainable way, or squander it? Children in the UK turn on a tap for a constant supply of fresh, safe water, and many of them have no idea what life is like for people without this resource.
What difference can we make to the climate? Focusing on the Key Concepts of Scale, Place and Environmental Interaction, students are encouraged to link their own lives to the global implications of climate change and think about the future.
Should I buy a Valentine’s rose? The enquiry approach is central to this study: students will be actively involved in deciding if they would send, or be happy to receive, a Valentine’s rose grown in Kenya.
In this unit, Year 5 pupils (ages 9-10) explore the effects of too much or too little water. They compare and contrast the impacts and effects of Hurricane Katrina on the people of New Orleans and the 2004 Tsunami on communities in Bangladesh.
A series of sessions based around the ‘single story’ – perceptions that children often have of a particular place, in this instance Africa. The stimuli ranged from watching DVDs of the different lifestyles of children in African countries; a video in
This unit adapts a cross curricular approach including opportunities to develop thinking skills, writing, creativity and pupil choice. At the core of this unit are issues regarding global citizenship and change, using the story of the Adivasi people
This is a unit for Year 5 adapted from existing mountain planning to bring in more direct teaching of geographical skills and to enhance the children’s awareness of the global dimension. The unit focuses on mapping, investigating the locality, asking
This set of lessons for primary Geography uses the methodologies of Philosophy for Children and Community of Enquiry to explore the stories behind trainers. A wide range of issues are covered, starting from what makes a good trainer, making promotion