Climate & agriculture teaching resources
KS3 curriculum links
|Working in Botswana's Ministry of Trade and Industry||You work in Botswana’s Ministry of Trade and Industry. In what areas of the economy would you recommend the government invests over the next ten years?||economic activities;
|Geography: 1.2b, 1.3b, 1.7a, 3g
|You are pilot flying tourists from Botswana’s capital,
Gabarone, to the Moremi Game Reserve in the Okavango Delta. What do you
notice about how the landscape of the country changes as you fly north?
population & settlement;
population density & distribution
|Advising arable farmers in Ghana||You are an agronomist advising arable farmers in Ghana. What recommendations might you make to the farmers? Why?
||development; interdependence; economic activities; farming||Geography: 1.2a, 1.4a, 2.1d, 3h
Citizenship: 1.3c, 2.3c
|Travelling along the River Volta in Ghana
are in a boat travelling south along the River Volta. What differences
might you notice in the types of farming as you travel from the north
of Ghana to the south? What might explain the differences?
||economic activities; farming; ecosystems; weather & climate
||Geography: 1.2b, 1.5a, 3f
|Punting in Cambridge and mahogany from Ghana
run a company offering punting tours in Cambridge. You notice that
very little of the mahogany out of which the punts are made comes from
Ghana anymore. Why might this be?
||resources; forests; sustainable development; conservation
||Geography: 1.4b, 1.6b, 2.1d, 3h
|Wildlife in the Ivory Coast
||You are a
professor at the University of St Andrews and a member of the Scottish
Primate Research Group. Why might you be particularly interested in
carrying out research in Ivory Coast? Who amongst your colleagues in
the School of Biology might also be interested in Ivory Coast?
||development; environmental issues; conservation
||Geography: 1.2b, 1.4a, 2.1d
|Deforestation in Kenya
||You live in central Kenya. How might you have contributed to deforestation in this area?
||population density & distribution; resources; forests; environmental issues; deforestation
||Geography: 1.3a, 1.6b, 3f, 3h
|Growing tea in Kenya
||You are a farmer growing tea in Kenya. To whom might you sell your crop? Who might end up drinking the tea you produce?
||development; trade; farming
||Geography: 1.2a, 1.6a, 2.1g
Citizenship: 1.3c, 2.3c
|Holidaying in Malawi||You are planning holiday on the shores of Lake Malawi. What time of year would you choose to go and why?||tourism; weather & climate||Geography: 2.1d, 3f
|Buying a car in Malawi
||You have just moved to Malawi and are planning on buying a car. What sort of vehicle might you buy and why?
||Geography: 1.7a, 2.1d, 3h
|A child growing up in Malawi
||You are a child growing up in Malawi. How important do you think education is in helping you get a job when you finish school?
||development; education; employment
||Geography: 1.5a, 1.7b, 3g
Citizenship: 1.3d, 3g
|A girl growing up in rural Malawi
||You are a girl growing up in rural Malawi. What might your life be like?
||development; inequality; employment
||Geography: 1.5a, 1.7b, 2.1a
|Renewable energy in Morocco
Morocco’s Minister for Energy. Why might you be eager to invest in
renewable energy sources? What renewable energy source are you most
likely to invest in? Why?
||development; interdependence; resources; energy, sustainable development
||Geography: 1.4a, 1.6a, 1.6b, 2.1g, 3f
Citizenship: 3g, 3h
|Overfishing on the coast of Senegal||You are a fisherman living on the Senegalese coast. You have noticed that it has steadily become harder to find fish. Why might this be?||economic activities; farming; population & settlement; population growth; resources; food||Geography: 1.2b, 1.6a, 1.6b, 3h
|Transporting goods from Cape Town, South Africa||You work on a cargo ship transporting goods from Cape Town to Europe. What goods might be being shipped?||development; trade; economic activities; farming; food
||Geography: 1.2a, 1.4a, 3h
Citizenship: 1.3c, 2.3c
|Farming in South Africa
||You are a farmer in South Africa. Where in the country might you be living? What might you be growing?
inequality; economic activities; farming; population & settlement;
population density & distribution; food; weather & climate
||Geography: 1.2b, 1.5a, 2.1d, 3h
|Flora in South Africa
||You are an
enthusiastic amateur botanist. Where in South Africa might you choose
to visit? What might explain the large variety of flora in this area?
||resources; ecosystems, environmental issues; conservation
||Geography: 1.2b, 1.6a, 2.1g
|Farming on the banks of the Zambezi, Zambia
are a farmer living on the banks of the Zambezi. What threat to your
crop might you be most worried about? What do you think might be the
underlying cause of this threat?
||environmental hazards: floods; weather & climate
||Geography: 1.4a, 1.6b, 2.1a, 3f, 3h