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NORTHERN IRELAND: KEY STAGE 2 GEOGRAPHY
Two Cities - Contrasting Localities Activities
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Levels 3 to 4
GEOGRAPHICAL SKILLS
Use photographs, plans and maps of different scales for different purposes X   X X X
Draw simple plans and maps without the use of scale          
Use the eight points of the compass          
Use a key of Ordnance Survey symbols to identify some familiar features          
Use letter number co-ordinates and four figure grid references          
Use a globe and the contents and index in an atlas to locate places, including the continents, oceans, equator, poles, countries and capitals of the British Isles and any other places studied         X
Observe, measure, record, present and discuss field work information and information from other sources (using information technology as appropriate)         X
WEATHER
The collection, recording and explanation of data relating to the main elements of the weather     X    
The differences between places with contrasting weather conditions          
The effects of weather on the lives of people here and elsewhere          
The effects of extreme weather events upon the lives of people here and elsewhere          
WHERE PEOPLE LIVE AND WHAT PEOPLE DO
Major similarities and differences between places, and why many or few people live there (by comparing a rural or urban area in Northern Ireland with a contrasting area in Europe or the wider world) X X X   X
Some of the different jobs people do to provide goods and services          
Stages in the preparation and journey of a product from raw materials to the consumer          
The effects of a natural disaster or lack of basic resources on a place and on peoples' lives          
THE ENVIRONMENT
Learn about the location, size, shape and use of common landscape features          
Learn about some of the plants and animals which live in a chosen habitat in Northern Ireland          
Learn about the importance and use of natural resources in Northern Ireland          
Some of the ways in which people affect the environment both locally and globally   X X    
Issues associated with conservation of the environment     X    
EDUCATIONAL (CROSS-CURRICULAR) THEMES
Education for Mutual Understanding (EMU) X X X X X
Cultural Heritage X X X X X
Health Education          
Information Technology X X X X X