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Geography

There is plenty to watch, learn and complete in this unit, so this work is for Monday 22nd February AND Monday 1st March 2021.

 

LO Can I learn the position and significance of latitude, longitude, Equator, Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, the Arctic and Antarctic circles, the Prime/Greenwich meridian and time zones?

 

Good afternoon! Today we begin our Geography work and it’s all about the invisible lines that we find across the earth. Please watch the 22nd Feb Geography video in the Video Resource Centre (within ‘Topaz Class’), then complete the tasks below.

 

  • Use an atlas, globe or the internet to find the key features listed above: the lines of latitude and longitude, the Equator, the Northern Hemisphere, the Southern Hemisphere, the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, the Arctic and Antarctic circles, the Prime/Greenwich meridian and different time zones?
  • Learn and write the definitions of the key features above.
  • Using the Earth Map Questions sheet below, draw on and label the key features.
  • Watch the video, read about Latitude and Longitude, then complete the short quiz at: Latitude and longitude - BBC Bitesize
  • Read about Latitude and Longitude at: latitude and longitude - Kids | Britannica Kids | Homework Help
  • Complete the Latitude and Longitude Task.
  • Watch this video all about Time Zones: Greenwich Mean Time Explained | Time Zones For Kids - YouTube
  • Read the information here about clocks changing: When do the clocks change and why? - CBBC Newsround
  • Watch the video, read about Time Zones, then complete the short quiz at: Time zones - BBC Bitesize
  • Work out the time in the places on the Extension: Time Zones sheet below the Earth Map Questions.
  • Answer the questions on the UK Time Questions sheet.
  • For a bit of fun, try out the Lines of Latitude and Longitude Wordsearch.
  • Further extension: If you have been enthused by your learning, why not produce an Information Poster showing all your learning from this unit!

 

Enjoy!

 

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