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NORTHERN IRELAND: KEY STAGE 2 GEOGRAPHY
What is Weather? Activities
  About Weather Weather & People  
Wind Direction Wind Force Precipitation Temperature Sunshine Visibility Cloud Housing Clothing Sport Work Sheets Lesson Plans
Levels 3 to 4
GEOGRAPHICAL SKILLS
Use photographs, plans and maps of different scales for different purposes X             X X X X  
Draw simple plans and maps without the use of scale                        
Use the eight points of the compass X                      
Use a key of Ordnance Survey symbols to identify some familiar features                       X
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 X X X X
Observe, measure, record, present and discuss field work information and information from other sources (using information technology as appropriate) X X X X X X X X X X X X
WEATHER
The collection, recording and explanation of data relating to the main elements of the weather X X X X X X X X X X X X
The differences between places with contrasting weather conditions               X X X X X
The effects of weather on the lives of people here and elsewhere X X X X X X X X X X X X
The effects of extreme weather events upon the lives of people here and elsewhere               X X X X X
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)                        
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                        
Issues associated with conservation of the environment                        
EDUCATIONAL (CROSS-CURRICULAR) THEMES
Education for Mutual Understanding (EMU)               X X X X  
Cultural Heritage                        
Health Education                        
Information Technology X X X X X X X X X X X X