|Human and physical
||Describe and understand key aspects of:
- physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers,
mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes, and the water cycle
- 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
||Explore your local area, finding human and physical from the train window
‘You can’t go over it…’ – tunnels/bridges.
Children identify features as human and physical during or after their train journey
||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
||Create maps using keys and symbols
Find the distance – use maps to locate cities/towns/stations/POI.
Children map their journey on the train and create their own keys and symbols, identifying distances using professionally made maps and scales
|Comparison to an EU country
||Understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and
physical geography of a region of the United Kingdom, a region in a European country
||Double decker trains (France/Germany) – the future?
Comparison to North American railway – AMTrak
How are they similar and how are they different? How are they used?