Category: Form 8: Globalisation and TNCs

How to measure development…

How to measure development…


Title: How do we measure development?

L.O: To know how to measure development using different development indicators…

Task 1: starter…match the Development Indicator and it’s definition

Birth Rate/Death Rate/ Life Expectancy/ Literacy Rate/ Infant Mortality/ GDP – per capita/Population Growth Rate/ Telephone – mobile cellular – per capita


What is development?

What is development?


Title: What is Development?

L.O: To know what development is and what key features makes a developed country

Key terms/phrases:


SEEP (Social,Economical,Environmental, Political)



Lesson starter: Task 1:

Is the country in which the following photo was taken developed or not? What is your evidence that it is a developed country? What is your evidence that its not s developed country? (task derived from

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Geography Worksheet Developed or Not? Worksheet


Plenary. Lets create a development rap…


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Try and create a 8 line rap song about development using words and phrases you have come across today…

You could include words such as:

Social equality/inequality





Safe water




Gross Domestic Product (maybe this word is for next lesson:)

Globalisation’s impact on the environment…

Globalisation’s impact on the environment…


Title: To investigate the environmental impacts of Globalisation on my local area…

L.O: To create my own research report on the impcats of plastic brands on the coastal town of Porto…

Starter: Task 1: Watch the below clip called “Plastic Ocean”. Make notes on the following:

  1. Where is the plastic problem taking place?
  2. Who’s responsible?
  3. Who’s being impacted upon?
  4. How does it make you feel?

Task 2: Write the following research question into your books…

To what extent are TNC plastics having affect on Foz Do Douro, Porto?

Hypothesis – The closer the proximity to the beach, the more TNC plastic you will see

Report Writing Structure…

Introduction: This section is to help introduce your research. It should include the following:

  • What is your research about?
  • When will you carry out the research?
  • Where will it take place (which sites will you choose and how many)?
  • Who will be involved (the roles)
  • Why are you conducting the research
  • The hypothesis – An hypothesis is you making a proposal about the result of the investigation before you have conducted the investigation.
  • The aim – what you hope to achieve


  • The roles and what they do
  • The list of equipment
  • The step-by-step procedure
  • Map of sites
  • Photographs annotated of method procedures


  • A clear table showing your initial results (this table you will have used to record the primary data)…

Data Presentation & Analysis:

  • Clear, simple data presentation (using graphs or charts) to show your data that is then analyzed using the following method:
  1. Identify key data findings
  2. Describe those findings in more detail (use descriptive words and statistics for the patterns and trends)
  3. Explain the results – give reasoning to the findings
  4. Draw upon any anomalies

Conclusion and Evaluation:

  • This is includes you summarizing the main findings of the research, drawing upon the main statistics and then evaluating the pros and cons of your research, making suggestions for future studies in this area…


What is Globalisation and Why has it Spread?

What is Globalisation and Why has it Spread?


Title: Globalisation…

L.O: To know what Globalisation is and how it has spread…

Key Skill Development:













Task 1: Watch the video below and try to do the following:

Identify what globalisation is…

Describe in two more sentences about Globalisation that help you understand what it is…

Explain two reasons why Globalisation happened…

Analyse two good or bad points to Globalisation…


Main Development:

So how did globalisation it spread?

Below are a series of pictures that you must provide 1 small PEEL paragraph as to why globalisation happened and spread…The first one has been done for you…Use the list of ideas of globalisation at the side to apply them to the cartoons…Ipads are available for research if you need to.

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Explorers: Back in the 15th century wealthy countries like Portugal and Spain would send explorers to remote destinations in the world to find resources and treasures. Upon arrival, the explorers, and the hosts, would start to share ideas, knowledge and customs from their own traditional ways of living, and therefore start to spread their cultures. an example of this would be Christopher Columbus discovering the America’s back in 1492.



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State 3 things…

On your whitboards state 3 things about globalisation you think are good and 3 things you think are bad…here you are beginning to evalutate the process of globalisation…

Next…Access the card sort and classify each card into a cost or a benefit into your books. You must give a REASON as to why you think its a cost or a benefit…

Card sort pros and cons