Population and Settlement » Games and interactive activities

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Guess what population

A taboo style game where 1 pupil has to have his or her back to the board. Pupils then take turns describing key words to this person, without using a set of banned key words.

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Guess what settlement

A taboo style game where 1 pupil has to have his or her back to the board. Pupils then take turns describing key words to this person, without using a set of banned key words.

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Land use match up game

This flash game allows pupils to drag around the labels and the objects they can see. They must decide where on the map the CBD, inner city, suburbs and countryside go. They then need to drag the tree, house, skyscraper and factory to where they think..

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Physical features odd one out game

These provide starter and plenary activities that are interactive and get pupils thinking. Pupils have to come and choose what they think are the correct answers from the grid. There will usually be three or four incorrect answers hidden within the grid..

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Population distribution match up

These games are very interactive, allowing pupils to use an interactive whiteboard if available. The activity can be controlled from a computer if an interactive whiteboard is unavailable. There are time limits on some of these activities to make..

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Population fling the teacher

Fling the teacher is a fifteen question quiz where correct answers construct a trebuchet, with a teacher loaded inside. It works well as a revision game at the end of the topic.

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Population Hoopshoot

This basketball style game is a 1 or 2 player quiz, with Brazil themed questions. There is also a time challenge game. Ideal for ending a lesson or recapping a previous lesson.

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Population penalty shootout

These games are very popular with pupils. Pupils answer questions in order to take penalties! As there is the option of one or two players, they can be used with individual pupils or groups of pupils. It works particularly well if the class is split..

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Population teacher invaders

Teacher invader games are an excellent tool for revising keywords. Pupils have to match up keywords with definitions to take part in a space invader styled game.

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Settlement fling the teacher

Fling the teacher is a fifteen question quiz where correct answers construct a trebuchet, with a teacher loaded inside. It works well as a revision game at the end of the topic.

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Settlement function match up

These games are very interactive, allowing pupils to use an interactive whiteboard if available. The activity can be controlled from a computer if an interactive whiteboard is unavailable. There are time limits on some of these activities to make them..

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Settlement hierarchy match up

These games are very interactive, allowing pupils to use an interactive whiteboard if available. The activity can be controlled from a computer if an interactive whiteboard is unavailable. There are time limits on some of these activities to make..

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Settlement penalty shootout

These games are very popular with pupils. Pupils answer questions in order to take penalties! As there is the option of one or two players, they can be used with individual pupils or groups of pupils. It works particularly well if the class is split..

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Settlement teacher invaders

Teacher invader games are an excellent tool for revising keywords. Pupils have to match up keywords with definitions to take part in a space invader styled game.

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