Resources designed for AQA's Geography exam specifications

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Published: 19/10/2016
KS4 | Changing urban environments
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Urban Geography GCSE pack

This six-week teaching pack covers the urban issues and challenges section of the AQA Geography GCSE. It looks at global urban growth patterns, impacts of urban growth on LICs and NEEs, urban changes in the UK and urban sustainability issues. The pack consists of structured teaching ideas and tailor-made student resources, using a variety of teaching approaches.    AQA (cross-site)
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Mala IsmailMala Ismail
The best resource which I was looking for
Tom HibbsTom Hibbs
Excellent, a great starting point when putting together a new set of lessons.
Alan ParkinsonAlan Parkinson
A very 'teachable' starting point, and a useful model for developing other AQA resources.

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A case study of London
The student is provided with a series of questions in order to  … read more
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KS4 | Changing urban environments | Exploring and mapping the world | Published: 19/10/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Case studies | Identity | Place(s) | Urban geography GCSE teaching pack
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A London plenary triangle
A single plenary triangle for students to consider their learning  … read more
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KS4 | Changing urban environments | Teaching tools | Published: 19/10/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Identity | Urban geography GCSE teaching pack
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An urban centre KWHL grid
This consolidation tool allows the student to integrate his or  … read more
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AQA urban geography teaching pack - notes for teachers
This resource provided a full list of resources and activites  … read more
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Ask away in Cairo
Using an image of Cairo in the smog, this resource challenges  … read more
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Causes of urbanisation
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KS4 | Changing rural environments | Changing urban environments | Global issues | Published: 19/10/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Major world cities | Migration | Urban geography GCSE teaching pack
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Dharavi - true or false?
Eleven statements are provided as a worksheet or in a PowerPoint,  … read more
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Dharavi redevelopment
This resource examines the difficult question of slum redevelopment  … read more
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Dharavi sudoku
This resource uses six words associated with the Dharavi slum  … read more
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Global urbanisation
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Gloucester Docks - before and after redevelopment
This resource uses two images of the docks taken 31 years apart  … read more
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Gloucester Docks - match the captions
This resource uses eight images of Gloucester docks over the  … read more
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Gloucester Docks and Gloucester Quays – a case study summary
This single page resource provides the student with a suggested  … read more
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Gloucester docks – an urban regeneration sequencing activity
This resource uses a series of simple statements to explain the  … read more
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Informal employment in a LEDC city – a SATO exercise
Using a relevant image and by answering a series of sensory based  … read more
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Letter sort and word generator game
Using the letters of the word 'sustainability,' the student is  … read more
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Life in the slum
A simple sensory approach to living in a shanty town. The student  … read more
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Life in the slum - SATO questions
An image of slum life in Jakarta is provided together with a  … read more
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Living in a slum - top ten wishes
Students are provided with an image of a scene of life in a shanty  … read more
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London and UK cities urban Hexbusters
This resource can either be used as a stand alone question and  … read more
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Map interpretation at Gloucester Docks
This resource uses an old OS map to examine Gloucester Docks  … read more
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KS4 | Changing urban environments | Published: 19/10/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Identity | Urban geography GCSE teaching pack | Urban land use
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Mumbai - a time for reflection
Students have to answer the question of what the future holds  … read more
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Mumbai - location, location, location
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Mumbai's challenges - a Diamond 9 activity
A classic diamond 9 activity where nine challenges facing the  … read more
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Opportunities and challenges in Mumbai
Two differentiated versions of a card sort identifying and separating  … read more
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Plenary dice - urbanisation
A roll of the dice and it's answer one of six urbanisation questions  … read more
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Population density in the UK
Using regional population density statistics and a base map,  … read more
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Rates of urban growth
In this resource rates of urban growth are investigated around  … read more
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Rural urban migration push and pull factors
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Rural urban migration push and pull factors - a Diamond Nine exercise
Using the ranking approach of a Diamond Nine exercise, this resource  … read more
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Sustainability matching activity
The student is provided with 16 key terms and definitions on  … read more
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Sustainable or unsustainable features?
Students are provided with a series of statements that are either  … read more
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Test yourself - Mumbai, past, present and future
A single homework summary sheet for the student to assess their  … read more
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The future of UK cities
Three scenarios for the future development of the UK are provided  … read more
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The growth of world cities
The growth of world cities  … read more
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The regeneration of Gloucester docks - fact or opinion?
Twenty statements are provided. concerning the regeneration of  … read more
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The world's 12 biggest cities
The world's 12 biggest cities  … read more
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Transport sustainability in Curitiba, Brazil
A series of exercises examining the city of Curitiba in Brazil  … read more
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Urban and industrial change at the Lock Warehouse, Gloucester Docks
Since the construction of the Lock Warehouse in Gloucester Docks,  … read more
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Urban Geography GCSE pack
This six-week teaching pack covers the urban issues and challenges  … read more
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Urban geography — 5Ws and how?
Students investigate urban geography using an image of Jakarta  … read more
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Urban sustainability - an examination question
Using a GCSE examination question, this PowerPoint considers  … read more
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Urban sustainability definitions
Twenty six key terms on urban sustainability are provided for  … read more
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What can you see? - a Dharavi factory SATO exercise
Using an image of a small pottery factory in Dharavi in Mumbai,  … read more
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Where am I?
A series of 12 PowerPoint slides with clues to identify the city  … read more
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KS4 | Changing urban environments | Exploring and mapping the world | Published: 19/10/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Place(s) | Urban geography GCSE teaching pack
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Where are the UK’s largest cities
This resource uses a satellite image of the British Isles at  … read more
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