Introduction to Physical Landscapes GCSE Geography Resources

Download the GCSE Geography Physical Landscapes: Introduction module

This module contains:

  •  An editable PowerPoint lesson presentation
  • Editable revision handouts
  • A glossary which covers the key terminologies of the module
  • Topic mindmaps for visualising the key concepts
  • Printable flashcards to help students engage active recall
  • A quiz with answer key to test knowledge and understanding of the module

Physical Landscapes: Introduction

Landscapes are the visible features of an area of land. These landscapes consist of geographic features that are unique and can help characterize a particular area. In particular, landscapes can be further classified into built landscapes and natural landscapes.

This ​GCSE ​Physical Landscapes module introduces physical landscapes to your students, explaining:

  • ​What is the difference between a natural and built landscape?
  • What are the different physical landscapes in the UK, and what are their characteristics?
  • What are the main rock types in the UK, and what are their characteristics?
  • Where are these main rock types found in the different physical landscapes of the UK?
  • What is the role of geology in the formation of these physical landscapes?
  • What is the role of human activity in the formation of these physical landscapes?

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More Physical Landscapes Modules

Introduction is one lesson in our Physical Landscapes module. The other theory lessons can be found below: