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Year 8 

Curriculum Map

Half term

Unit(s) of work

Home Study

Autumn 1

Brazil

Take a look at the Takeaway Homework – "Brazil and Ecosystems" in the attached documents below and try to complete at least 1 Hot and 1 Extra Hot Brazil Skills task.

Managing Problems of Urban Growth

Take a look at the Takeaway Homework – "Brazil and Ecosystems" in the attached documents below and try to complete at least 1 Hot and 1 Extra Hot Urban Growth Skills task.

Autumn 2

Ecosystems

Take a look at the Takeaway Homework – "Brazil and Ecosystems" in the attached documents below and try to complete at least 1 Ecosystems Skills task.

Rainforests – Biotic and Abiotic plus Human Influences on environments

Take a look at the Takeaway Homework – "Brazil and Ecosystems" in the attached documents below and try to complete at least Rainforest Skills task.

Spring 1

Deserts and Hot Environments

Take a look at the Takeaway Homework – "Hurricanes and Superpowers" in the attached documents below and try to complete at least 1 Hot and Red Hot Task.

Spring 2

Our Hazardous Planet – Hurricane and Tropical Storms

Take a look at the Takeaway Homework – "Hurricanes and Superpowers" in the attached documents below and try to complete at least 1 Hot and Red Hot Task.

Summer 1

Climate Change and Energy

Take a look at the Takeaway Homework – "Energy" in the attached documents below and try to complete at least 1 Hot and Red Hot Task.

Summer 2

Superpowers Investigation and Issue Evaluation

Take a look at the Takeaway Homework – "Hurricanes and Superpowers" in the attached documents below and try to complete at least 1 Hot and Red Hot Task.

During the year you will study the character of Brazil, equatorial rainforests, ecosystems, Italy, industry, energy and tourism.  The topics and teaching techniques will help you to develop a wide range of skills and learning abilities, including decision making, communication and thinking skills.