Geography Lesson Box: Shaping the Land
The Shaping the Land unit includes:
Erosion and Weathering, What is erosion? Erosion, Transportation and Deposition, What is Weathering? Freeze Thaw, Rivers erode to form deep V shaped valleys, Other river features, Flash Flood , Rivers also deposit, The Wind and Weathering, Bryce Canyon in Utah, Wind Deposition, Glaciers, Glaciers are powerful forces, U shaped valleys, Fiords, Glacial Scenery, Hanging Valleys and Waterfalls, Coastal Erosion, Coastal features of erosion, Deposition
Easy to adapt and use across ks3.
Description / Objective / Linked materials
This is another very useful source of physical geography diagrams, photos and animated explanations. Clearly defines erosion and weathering and highlights the processes of physical change. Link this with the Rivers and Waterfalls and Changing Coastline presentations to give more detail in year 9 and at GCSE. Use with the River stages and Coastal erosion Differentiated Homeworks. Assess learning and understanding using the Revise and Test presentations included.
5 lesson units – Forces, Rivers, Wind, Glaciers and Coasts