Year7 Homework

 


YEAR 7 HOMEWORK

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WHAT IS GEOGRAPHY and THE UK

MAP SKILLS

SETTLEMENT

TRANSPORT

RIVERS AND FLOODING

WEATHER









 

Homework 1: What is Geography?

 

1) Title page for new topic

2) Find a geographical image either from a magazine / newspaper / Internet etc. Around your geographical image answer the following investigative questions:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Homework 2: Human, Physical and Environmental Geography

 

1) Finish poster displaying the 3 main types of Geography that you started in class.

2) Complete activities 1 and 2 on page 9

 

EXTRA: Describe the human, physical and environmental features of a place that you have visited.

 

Homework 3: Where is the UK?

 

1) Read pages 92 - 93 in New Foundations

2) Complete activities 1 - 2 on page 93

 

EXTRA: Activity 3 on page 92 (Requires an atlas)

 

Homework 4: Physical and human features of the UK

 

1) Read pages 94 - 95 in New Foundations

2) Complete activities 1 - 2 on page 95

3) Page 97, complete activity 1 on sheet G6 and activity 2.

 

Homework 5: What are the differences between urban and rural areas?

 

1)      Finish poster that was started in class. Either:

a)      Why people like and don’t like living in a city.

b)      Why people like and don’t like living in a village

2)      Complete activities 1 and 2 on page 103.

 

Homework 6: UK tourist attractions

 

1)      Collect information and images of UK tourist attractions. You will be using this next lesson!! Look in newspapers, books, magazines, and postcards, Internet.

 

Suggested Internet site:

www.travelbritain.org

 

Homework 7: What are the regional differences in the UK?


1)      Read pages 104 – 105

2)      Copy summary on page 105

3)      Complete activities 1 and 2 on page 105

 

Homework 8: The UK enquiry (Assessment 1)

 

1) New Foundations – Page 106 - 107

2) Continue and complete UK enquiry

 

 

Homework 9: ICT: Geography and the local area

 

1) Complete sheet G8 that was started in class

2) Were the results what you expected? Explain

 

EXTRA – How do you think these figures could change in the future? What effect would this have on the number of people living in Brentwood?

 

Homework 10: What jobs do people in the UK do?

 

1) Read pages 100 - 101 in New Foundations

2) Complete activities 1 - 3 on page 10

 

 

Homework 1: How can we use graphs in Geography?

 

1) Title page for new topic

2) Read pages 14 - 15 in New Foundations

3) Copy summary on page 15

4) Complete activities 1 - 5 on page 15

 

Homework 2: How do we study Geography?

 

1) Read pages 10 - 11 in New Foundations

2) Complete activities 1 - 4 on page 11

EXTRA: Complete extra activity on page 11

 

Homework 3: How can we find out where places are?

 

1) Read pages 12 - 13 in New Foundations

2) Complete activities 1 - 2 on page 13

EXTRA: Activity 3 on page 13 (Requires and atlas)

 

Homework 4: How can we show direction?

 

1) Read pages 108 - 109 in New Foundations

2) Complete activities 1 - 4 on page 109

EXTRA: Complete extra activity on page 109

 

Homework 5: Alton Towers

 

1)      Complete theme park map. For help and advice see http://mysite.freeserve.com/BCHSGeography

 

Homework 6: How do we use map symbols?

 

1) Read pages 112 - 113

2) Complete activities 1 - 3 on page 113

 

Homework 7: How can we measure distance?

 

1) Read pages 110 – 111 in New Foundations

2) Complete activities 1 - 5 on page 111

EXTRA: Design your own treasure map.

 

Homework 8: Contour models

 

Make your own contour model using instruction sheet M20

 

Homework 9: How is height shown on maps?

 

1) Read pages 120 - 121 in New Foundations

2) Complete activities 1 – 3 on page 121

EXTRA - Complete extra activity page 121

 

Homework 10: What are grid references?

 

1) Read pages 114 - 115 in New Foundations

2) Complete activities 1 - 5 on page 115

EXTRA: Complete extra activity on page 115

 

Homework 11: How do we use six figure grid references?

 

1) Read pages 116 - 117 in New Foundations

2) Complete activities 1 - 4 on page 117

EXTRA: Guide on how to do 6-figure grid references

 

Homework 12: How can we describe routes?

 

1) Read pages 122 - 123 in New Foundations

2) Complete activities 1 - 3 on page 123

EXTRA: Complete extra activities 1 and 2 on page 123

 

Homework 13: Revise for end of unit test on Map Skills

 

 

Homework 1: Settlements

 

1) Title page for new topic

2) Complete sheet S2 – Types of settlements

 

Homework 2: The settlement enquiry (Assessment 1)

 

1) Read pages 72 – 75 in New Foundations

2) Complete the settlement enquiry either on paper or at the back of your exercise books. Remember that this is an assessed piece of work so aim high!!

 

Homework 3:What different settlement patterns are there?

 

1) Read pages 56 - 57 in New Foundations

2) Complete activities 1 - 2 on page 57

EXTRA: What type of settlement pattern best describes where you live?

 

Homework 4: Settlement function

 

1) Complete sheet S8

 

Homework 5: How were the sites for early settlements chosen?

 

1)                  Read pages 54 – 55 in New Foundations

2)                  Make a copy of diagram A on page 54 to show the natural advantages of a site.

3)                  Complete activities 1 – 3 on page 54.

EXTRA: Complete activities 1 - 2 on page 55

 

Homework 6: Which is the best site? (Assessment 2)

 

Complete sheet S9

 

Homework 7: Why are there different land use patterns in towns?

 

1)      Read pages 62 – 63 in New Foundations

2)      Complete activities 1 – 3 on page 63

 

Homework 8: Imaginative journey – Changes in land-use

 

§                     Imagine that you are going on a journey starting in the CBD and finishing in the outer suburbs. What will you see, hear, and smell? What similarities and differences will you notice as you move away from the CBD?

§                     Use pages 62 – 63 in New Foundations and the writing frame (S12) to help you. Write your imaginative story in your exercise books or using the computer. Try to add pictures as well to help describe your fantastic journey.

 

Homework 9: How do settlements change with time?

 

1) Read pages 60 – 61 in New Foundations

2) Complete activities 1 – 3 on page 61.

EXTRA: Read pages 64 – 65 in New Foundations. Complete activities 1 –2 on page 65.

 

Homework 10: What are the benefits and problems of settlement growth?

 

1) Read pages 58 - 59 in New Foundations

2) Complete activities 1 - 2 on page 59

EXTRA: Complete extra activities on page 59.

 

Homework 11: How has shopping changed?

 

1)                  Read pages 70 – 71 in New Foundations

2)                  Complete activities 1 – 4

 

Homework 12: City enquiry (ICT / Library)

 

1) Complete City Enquiry

 

Homework 13: Revise for end of unit assessment

 

 

Homework 1: Which transport to use?

 

1) Title page for new topic

2) Read pages 76 – 77 in New Foundations

3) Complete activities 1 and 3

 

Homework 2: Which route to take?

 

1) Read pages 78 – 79 in New Foundations

2) Complete activities 1 - 3

EXTRA: Complete EXTRA activities on page 79.

 

Homework 3: Developments in transport

 

1) Read pages 80 – 81 in New Foundations

2) Complete activities 2 and 3 on page 80

3) Complete activities 1 and 2 on page 81

EXTRA: Complete EXTRA activities on page 81

 

Homework 4: Traffic in urban areas – why is it a problem?

 

1) Read pages 82 – 83 in New Foundations

2) Complete activities 1 – 4

EXTRA: Interview a member of your family and write down their views on traffic congestion and possible solutions.

 

Homework 5: Traffic in urban areas – is there a solution?

 

1) Finish poster promoting public transport that you began in class.

2) Read pages 82 – 83 in New Foundations

3) Complete activities 1, 3 and 6

 

Homework 6: Transport enquiry (Assessment 1)

 

1) Complete transport enquiry on pages 90 - 91

 

Homework 7: Where should the by-pass go?

 

Imagine that a by-pass is to be built outside your house. Write a letter to the local government highlighting the good and bad points about this proposed development. Conclude your letter by highlighting your own

viewpoint as to whether the by-pass should go ahead or not.

 

Homework 8: Euro tunnel – the new Europe

 

1) Read pages 88 – 89 in New Foundations

2) Complete activities 1 – 4

viewpoint as to whether the by-pass should go ahead or not.

 

Homework 9: ICT: Euro tunnel

 

1) Complete ICT work from today’s lesson promoting the Euro tunnel.

EXTRA: Create a fact file on the Euro tunnel. Include as many facts and figures as possible.

 

Homework 10: End of unit test (Assessment 2)

 

1) Revise all topics covered in the transport unit of work. Aim high!!

 

 

Homework 1: How does the water cycle work?

 

1) Title page for new topic

2) Read pages 34 - 35 in New Foundations

4) Complete activities 1 and 2 on page 35

 

Homework 2: The journey of Roger Raindrop

 

1) Complete your story to show the journey of Roger Raindrop. Use sheet RL3 to help.

 

Homework 3: UK rivers

 

1) Complete the word search on sheet RL6 (British rivers)

2) Research a particular river in the UK. Write down the information that you found out. Try to find out information such as location, length, source and mouth of river, any other interesting facts, pictures etc.

 

Homework 4: Waterfalls

 

1) Research a famous waterfall. Ensure to write any text you find into your own words. Try to include images.

 

Homework 5: What causes a river to flood?

 

1)      Read pages 38 – 39 in New Foundations

2)      Complete activitiies 1, 2 and 3 on page 39

 

Homework 6: Floods in the UK

 

1)      Complete newspaper report that you began in class.

2)      Read pages 40 – 42 in New Foundations

3)      Complete activity 2 on page 41.

 

Homework 7: Floodline

 

1)      Complete flood line ICT work and print.

2)      Read pages 42-43 in New Foundations

3)      Complete activities 1, 2 and 3

 

Homework 8: Flooding in Bangladesh

 

1)                  Complete ICT enquiry work

2)                  Print your work and glue into exercise books

 

Homework 9: Floods in Bangladesh, 1998

 

1) Read pages 44 - 5 in New Foundations

2) Complete activities 1 – 3 on page 45

 

Homework 10: How does Bangladesh cope with floods?

 

1) Read pages 46 - 47 in New Foundations

2) Complete activities 1 - 3 on page 47

 

Homework 11: How can the risk of flooding be reduced?

 

1) Read pages 48 - 49 in New Foundations

2) Complete activities 1 - 3 on page 49

 

 

Homework 1: Weather

 

1) Title page for new topic (Weather and Climate)

2) Write a description of the weather you experienced on a particular morning. Include the date and time of your observation.

 

Homework 2: Keeping a weather diary

 

1) Complete a weather diary (sheet 2.1) over a week

2) Complete activities 2 and 4 on p 19 of New Foundations

 

Homework 3: Weather Forecasts

 

1) Cut out a weather forecast for each day of the week from a newspaper or use the Internet to print out a weekly forecast for the UK.

2) Write a weather report describing how the weather has changed over the week.

 

Homework 4: Micro Climate

 

1) Read pages 20 - 21 in New Foundations

2) Complete activities 1 - 3 on page 21

 

Homework 5: Micro Climate Enquiry (Assessment 1)

 

1) Using guidance sheet W8 complete your write up of the investigation.

 

Homework 6: What is Britain’s weather?

 

1) Read pages 22 - 23

2) Complete activities 2 - 4 on page 23

EXTRA: Complete activity 5 on page 23

 

Homework 7: How does it rain?

 

1) Read pages 24 – 25 in New Foundations

2) Complete activities 1 - 4 on page 25