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
Cartography 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?