Investigating Our World

Geography

Year 5

This essential skills and knowledge companion project teaches children about locating map features using a range of methods. They learn about the Prime Meridian, Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), and worldwide time zones and study interconnected climate zones, vegetation belts and biomes. Children learn about human geography and capital cities worldwide before looking at the UK motorway network and settlements. They carry out an enquiry to identify local settlement types.

Whats Included?

13

Lessons

46

Resources

Investigating Our World

This project is part of the Cornerstones Curriculum which is available through an annual licence for Curriculum Maestro.

It is a companion project to the history project Dynamic Dynasties.

Learn more about the Cornerstones Curriculum and Curriculum Maestro.

Topics Covered

  • Map skills
  • World time zones
  • Climate zones
  • Biomes
  • Human geography
  • Capital cities
  • Transport
  • Settlements

Subject Focus

  • Geography

Subjects Covered

  • Geography

This project is part of the Cornerstones Curriculum which is available through an annual licence for Curriculum Maestro.

It is a companion project to the history project Dynamic Dynasties.

Learn more about the Cornerstones Curriculum and Curriculum Maestro.

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