Kenya - A changing nation

This theme supports the key stage 2 geography curriculum. Please refer to the Teacher's Notes for suggestions on how to use the resources.

Level

Key Questions

Learning Objectives

Resources

KS2

Where in the world is Kenya?

To understand key facts about the country.

Teacher's Notes
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Country factsheet
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Environment factsheet
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Images
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Activity Sheet
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The Map Challenge
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Blank world map
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KS2

What is the climate in Kenya like and how does this compare to the climate in the UK?

To understand key features of the Kenyan climate and how and why this is similar/different to the climate of the UK.

Teacher's Notes
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Climate factsheet
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Importance of climate factsheet
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Activity sheet
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KS2

What impact has tourism had on the Maasai Mara area of Kenya?

To explore the impact of tourism on the Maasai Mara Reserve and the traditional way of life of the Maasai people.

Teacher's Notes
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Who are the Maasai people? factsheet
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The changing lives of the Maasai factsheet
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The impact of tourism statements
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Rolecards
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Village Meeting Activity sheet
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Animals and environment factsheet
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Animals and Environment activity sheet
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Environmental footprints factsheet
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Environmental footprints activity sheet
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KS2

How is life changing for Kenyans and how does this compare to your life?

To explore the reasons for migration from villages to cities in Kenya.

To consider the life of a Kenyan child and compare it to their own.

Teacher's Notes
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a Maasai village factsheet
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Life in a Kenyan city factsheet
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Activity sheet
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A day in the life of activity sheet...
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