Topic 1 Year 7 Geography
|Topic||What is climate change?|
|No of lessons||7|
|When is it happening||Term 1/Half term|
|What will students learn||Students must develop their understanding of how global climates have changed over time. Students must learn the causes and impacts of global climate change and begin to consider the idea of sustainable living.|
|Key Knowledge that students should know at the end of 'Topic'||This is the knowledge that students will meet for the first time in this topic||
The historical change in global climates from the Ice Age to present. In general, the causes and impacts of climate change on people and places; how sustainable living can mitigate these impacts.
|This is knowledge that students may have met before but will need to deepen their understanding||
Students will have knowledge of continents, major oceans and UK physical geography.
Students will have knowledge of different climate zones.
|Key Skills that students should be able to demonstrate at the end of 'Topic'||This is the skills that students will meet for the first time in this topic||Students will be able to read a climate graph.|
|This is skills that students may have met before but will need to develop||Students will be able to use a variety of maps and atlas' to locate places|
|Key vocabulary that students should know and understand||Continents, climate, climate change, impact, social, economic, environmental, sustainable.|
|The Big Question||What is climate change?|
Key questions that students should be able to answer at the end of the 'Topic'
|How David am I?|
|Can I locate the main countries and cities of the UK?|
|How is the climate different from the Ice Age to the present?|
|What are the causes of climate change?|
|What are the impacts of climate change?|
|What can we do to mitigate the impacts of climate change?|