Development » Mysteries, DMEs and thinking skills
1a) Development mystery- secret agent introduction
This secret agent introduces this mystery from Ethiopia. Pupils need to use the information sheet and the clue cards in order to find out why Dabir does not go to school.
1b) Development mystery- background information sheet
This mystery asks pupils to find out why a boy called Dabir doesn’t go to school. This is a background information sheet about Ethiopia and its location.
1c) Development mystery- clue cards
This mystery asks pupils to find out why Dabir doesn’t go to school. These clue cards provide the information pupils need to solve the mystery.
1d) Development mystery- schools compared
This is a movie for use towards the end of the lesson which compares schooling in LEDCs and MEDCs, looking at schools in the UK compared with schools in Ethiopia. Click on the tab in the bottom right corner to enlarge.
2a) Development demonstration- teacher instructions
This lesson demonstrates the how wealth is distributed around the world. It works best using a cake or other object that can be split into percentages. Pupils are split into parts of the world, and they have to decide what percentage of the world..
2b) Development demonstration- class cards (25 pupils)
These are the class cards for the development demonstration. This is a set for a class of 25 pupils (If it is less than 25 remove some of the cards).
2c) Development demonstration- class cards (30 pupils)
These are the class cards for the development demonstration. This is a set for a class of 30 pupils (If it is less than 30 remove some of the cards).
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- Rivers and Flooding
- Weather & Climate Change
- World Sport