KS2 Investigating water and human impacts: Have elephants come into our school grounds?
Join Geography expert, Anthony Barlow, as he shares a lesson that will deepen children's understanding of water and human impact. In this lesson, your pupils are asked to consider what would happen if an elephant came to their school and what damage this might cause. They will then consider change and damage to the world through humans and rainfall.
Key Stage 2
Year 4, Year 3, Year 6, Year 5
- Geographical skills and fieldwork
- Human and physical geography
- describe and understand key aspects of physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes, and the water cycle
- use fieldwork to observe, measure record and present the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs, and digital technologies
- describe and understand key aspects of human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water