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England

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Geography Key Stage 2
QCA primary geography Unit 7: Weather Around The World.


Knowledge and understanding of places

  • 3a    Identify and describe what places are like

  • 3d    Explain why places are like they are

  • 3f    Describe and explain how and why places are similar to and different from other places in the same country and elsewhere in the world


Knowledge and understanding of patterns and processes
  • 4a   Recognise and explain patterns made by individual physical and human features in the environment

  • 4b   Recognise some physical and human processes and explain how these can cause changes in places and environments


Breadth of Study

Locality and themes
  • 6a    Knowledge skills and understanding through the study of a locality in the UK
  • 6b    Knowledge, skills and understanding through the study of a locality in a country that is less economically developed.
  • 6c    Water and its effects on landscapes and people, including physical features of rivers, processes of erosion and deposition that affect them.
  • 7d    Study a range of places and environments in different parts of the world including the UK and European Union

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Wales

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Geography Focus : Key Stage 2
Further the pupils’ awareness and understanding of people, places and environments at different scales in Wales and elsewhere in the European Union and the wider world.

1. Geographical enquiry and skills
  • 1.1    Observe and ask questions about geographical features and issues
  • 1.2    Collect, record and present evidence to answer questions
  • 1.3    Analyse evidence, draw conclusions or opinions and communicate findings
  • 1.4    Use and extend geographical vocabulary
  • 1.7    Make and use maps and plans at a variety of scales
  • 1.8    Identify and locate places using atlases and globe
  • 1.9    Use secondary sources for information, ideas and explanations
  • 1.10    Use ICT to gain access to additional information sources, and to assist in handling, classifying and presenting evidence and communicating ideas.

2. Places
  • 2.1    Where the locality is and how it links to other localities
  • 2.2    What the locality is like and what geographical patterns can be identified
  • 2.3    Why the locality is like this and what processes are contributing to its development
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Scotland

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5-14 Guidelines
Environmental Studies - Society, Science and Technology.
Main focus attainment outcome : Social Subjects - People and Place.

Knowledge and Understanding Strands
  • Using Maps
  • The Physical Environment
  • The Human Environment
  • Human – Physical Interactions
Skills Strand
  • Preparing for the task
  • Carry out the task
  • Reviewing and reporting the task
Developing Informed Attitudes
  • A commitment to learning
  • Respect and care for self and others
  • Social and environmental responsibility
ICT

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Northern Ireland

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Thematic content at Key Stage 2 :
  • Weather
Geographical skills
  • a.    Draw simple plans and maps without the use of scale
  • g.    Observe, measure, record, present and discuss field work information and information from other sources
Weather
  • a.    The collection, recording and explanation of data relating to the main elements of the weather
  • b.    The differences between places with contrasting weather conditions
  • c.    The effects of weather on the lives of people here and elsewhere
  • d.    The effects of extreme weather events upont he lives of people here and elsewhere
Educational (Cross-Curricular) Themes
  • Education for Mutual Understanding
Information Technology

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