Geography & wildlife teaching resources
KS3 curriculum links
|You are a 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
|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
|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
|Working for a tour operator in Kenya
work for a tour operator in Kenya. How confident are you that Kenya’s
tourist industry will grow over the next decade? What reasons might you
have to worry?
||tourism; development; environmental issues; economic activities
||Geography: 1.3a, 1.5a, 2.1d
|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
|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
|Conservation work in Zambia
||You are a
conservationist working in Zambia. What species in particular might you
be trying to protect? What difficulties might you have doing so?
& settlement; migration; population density & distribution;
sustainable development; environmental issues; conservation
||Geography: 1.2b, 1.6a, 2.1a, 3h
Citizenship: 2.1a, 2.2d