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Geography Years 7, 8 & 9

Summer Work/Projects/Activities

Volcanoes - ebook with worksheets and activities

Mountains - ebook with work

Rivers - ebook with worksheets and activities

Recycling - ebook with worksheets and activities

Seven Wonders, One Planet Project

We will be watching the new Sir David Attenborough documentary. All episodes can be found on the BBC iPlayer. Click the link below.

Seven Wonders, One Planet https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/p07dzjwl/seven-worlds-one-planet

Episode 1 - Antarctica

Watch episode 1 on Antarctica. As you watch, answer the questions on the worksheet below.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m0009tt8/seven-worlds-one-planet-series-1-1-antarctica

Now, complete the worksheets below. Please choose the correct level for you!

Episode 2 - Asia

Watch episode 2 on Asia. As you watch, answer the questions on the worksheet below.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000b1tw/seven-worlds-one-planet-series-1-2-asia

Now, complete the reading comprehension task below. Please choose the correct level for you!

Now, complete the word search below.

Episode 3 - South America

Watch episode 3 on South America. As you watch, answer the questions on the worksheet below.

Now, correctly colour and label the map below.

Planet Earth II Project

Episode 1 - Islands

We are going to use the Planet Earth II series to explore the natural world. 

Print off or copy down the questions onto a piece of paper if possible.

Now watch episode 1 on the BBC IPlayer via the link below and answer the questions as you go. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p048sflc/planet-earth-ii-1-islands

 

1st Task

If you can, print off the labelling worksheet bellow.

Use the internet to search for the different Islands and number where it is on the map, like so:

 

Complete by labelling all the Islands.

Now use the internet to research each island thinking about the similarities and the differences.

 

2nd Task

Now you are going to look at the difference between human and physical geographical features.

Human features = Made by humans                                     Physical features = Naturally made

If you can, print off the sorting task worksheet bellow.

Cut and stick the pictures on the correct side, like so:

 

Episode 2 – Mountains

Watch the episode and answering the questions in the worksheet below.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b08397lq/planet-earth-ii-2-mountains

 Now, have a look at the diagram below. It shows the Key Features of a mountain.

Using the Image above to help you, label the worksheet below.

Please challenge yourself and choose the correct worksheet for you!

Next, we are going to use the internet to make fact cards.

Download and print the worksheet below. Then I'll show you what you'll need to do.

 Now watch the video below showing you what you will need to do to find the information.

Episode 3 - Jungles 

Watch the episode and answering the questions in the worksheet below.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b083wt7z/planet-earth-ii-3-jungles

We now have some reading and writing to do.

Download and print the worksheets or if you don't have a printer, read the information sheets and answer the questions on a piece of paper.

Please challenge yourself and choose the correct level for you.

Lower Ability:

Medium Ability:

Higher Ability:

Now, have a go and complete the Word Search below.

Episode 4 - Deserts

Watch the episode and answering the questions in the worksheet below.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b084ftll/planet-earth-ii-4-deserts

Now, we are going to do a labelling task.

Download and print the worksheet below. If you don't have a printer, use google to research the different deserts.

Now, watch my video explaining how to complete the worksheet.

Episode 5 - Grasslands

Watch the episode and answering the questions in the worksheet below.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b084xk6m/planet-earth-ii-5-grasslands

Now I would like you to complete the colouring task below. Use the second sheet to help you colour the grasslands around the world.

Episode 6 - Cities

 Watch the episode and answering the questions in the worksheet below.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/p02544td/planet-earth-ii

Now go to the website below and complete the quiz.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/quizzes/planet-earth-cities

This next task is for those with adult support!

If you don't have an adult that can help scroll down to the next worksheet.

Use the atlas below to fill out the worksheet on cities of the UK. Go to page 18.

For those without adult support.