Operation: Climate Control Lesson Plans
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Geography Year 10 Lesson Plan
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Title: Operation Climate control.
Recommended Key stage: Key stage 4, years 10 and 11.
Objectives of the lesson (Land transport assignment):
Recommended time needed: 1 hour.
Resources needed: A computer room to accommodate a class.
Number of pupils: Although any number can play, at least 20 is recommended with pupils working in either twos or threes depending on the number of computers.
Starter and explanation: No more than 15 minutes during which time a starter activity related to climate change and transport could be used along with the explanation and objectives of the game itself.
Main activity: Pupils should be given 30 minutes to play the game.
Plenary: At least 15 minutes should be spent on this to assess the levels of learning that have taken place. It could include an activity or general discussion. Here are some discussion points to focus the plenary on:
Many thanks to Richard Hunkin, Harlington Community School, for playtesting the game with his Year 10 Geography class, and for writing this lesson plan as a result.