author

Alan Parkinson

Alan Parkinson is an experienced and award-winning teacher and author. He has worked across the UK and EU with the Geographical Association and as a freelance geography consultant. He is a Chartered Geographer and Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. He is Education Director of Explorer HQ, creators of Mission:Explore. He teaches Geography at King's Ely school. He blogs at http://livinggeography.blogspot.com

Resources

Title Purpose Courses Pages Download Links
Wish you were here? Ideas for the first 6 lessons of the draft scheme of work for Unit 2: UK Travel and Tourism Destinations. BTEC First Travel and Tourism 13 PDF (4MB)
MS Word (2.5MB)
Wish you were here? - Seaside resorts presentation Seaside resorts presentation slides for use with the Wish you were here? resource. BTEC First Travel and Tourism 6 slides Powerpoint slides (4MB)
Wish you were here? - Recipe for a seaside resort sheet Recipe for a seaside resort sheet for use with the Wish you were here? resource. BTEC First Travel and Tourism 1 PDF (674KB)
MS Word (127KB)
A site for sore eyes How to use maps to decide where to locate business premises Vocational, work-based, tech levels and foundation degree programmes 9 PDF (3.4MB)
MS Word (1.3MB)
Close to the edge Explore the changes that have taken place on the edges of major urban areas, and compare them with other parts of urban areas. A level Geography 6 PDF (3.8MB)
MS Word (1.5MB)
Close to the edge - recording sheet Recording sheet for use with the Close to the edge resource for recording changing land use. A level Geography 1 MS Word (73KB)
Close to the edge - powerpoint presentation Presentation for use with the Close to the edge resource, with a guide on identifying the main characteristics of each settlement classification. A level Geography 8 slides Powerpoint slides (3.1MB)
Close to the edge - Cammo Fields map Map of Cammo Fields development for use with the Close to the edge resource. A level Geography 1 Cammo Fields map PDF (1.9MB)
A new type of RICEPOTS Explore different and distinctive GB landscapes A level Geography 8 PDF (3.2MB)
MS Word (1.1MB)
Written in the stones Using OS maps to explore the geology that may be hidden beneath other layers, to consider how the geology contributes to landscapes becoming distinctive and different. GCSE Geography/Geology 6 PDF (7.6MB)
MS Word (3.8MB)
Written in the stones - Geology detectives Geology fact sheet to accompany the Written in the stones resource. GCSE Geography/Geology 3 PDF (149KB)
MS Word (261KB)