Investigating Our World

Project Overview

This essential skills and knowledge companion mini 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.

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What’s included

Investigating Our World is a comprehensive project that boasts an array of essentials including:


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Project scope

Investigating Our World provides a structured approach to geography, outlining key subjects and topics including:

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

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