Get Involved School Resources Lesson Plans Official Development Assistance A lesson plan to accompany the Summer 2021 edition of The Geographer, asking learners to consider the impact of official development assistance. Climate Justice A lesson plan to accompany The Climate Justice Edition of our Young Geographer magazine, asking learners to consider why they should and how they can contribute to climate justice in their local area and beyond. Horrible Geography A lesson plan to accompany our brilliant new book, Horrible Geography of Stunning Scotland, asking children to create a Horrible Geography of their own local area! The book are available from our online shop, and schools can order bulk discount copies direct from RSGS (contact [email protected]). James Croll A lesson plan to accompany our wonderful new book, James Croll and his Adventures in Climate and Time, asking learners to explore the life of James Croll and his contribution to climate change science. A high-quality softback book is available from our online shop, and schools can order bulk discount copies of a lightweight magazine version direct from RSGS (contact [email protected]). Mapping Everything! A lesson plan to accompany our Spring 2021 edition of The Geographer, focused on the variety of different maps that are available and how they can by used. Being a 21st Century Adventurer Level 2/3 A lesson plan to accompany our Autumn 2020 edition of The Geographer, focused on what it takes to become a 21st century adventurer and why exploration is important. Soil, Science, Society and Sustainability Various Levels A series of interactive educational resources narrated by Professor Lorna Dawson on the topic of soil, including video lessons, accompanying PowerPoint presentations, and fun activities to complete at home. Walking & Wellbeing Level 3 Our Summer 2020 edition of our magazine with Paths for All focused on 'Walking and Wellbeing, Cycling and Sustainability'. Accompanying this lesson plan is an interactive PowerPoint presentation, perfect for learning at home. PowerPoint Presentation Nature's Solutions Levels 3-4 Our Spring 2020 edition of our magazine with Scottish Natural Heritage focused on natural solutions to the environmental crises we are currently facing, namely climate change and biodiversity loss. This lesson plan draws on the articles contained within this magazine, covering topics such as species extinction and grouse moor management. Sustainable Transport in Scotland Level 2-4 The Winter 2019 edition of our magazine focused on the UN Sustainable Development Goals, particularly with reference to Scotland. Based on this edition, this lesson plan focuses on SDG9 industry, innovation and infrastructure, specifically transport. Sri Lanka Level 3 The Summer 2019 edition of our magazine focused on outer space, but included a picture article about Sri Lanka following the tragic bombings that took place on the island. Together with Education Scotland, we produced a lesson plan to accompany this topical article. Stop the Plastic Tide Level 1-3 The Spring 2018 edition of our magazine, The Geographer, had a theme of transformational change. One of the articles focused on plastic pollution in our seas and oceans, particularly in Scotland. Together with Education Scotland, we produced a lesson plan to accompany the magazine. Food Insecurity Level 3 The Summer 2018 edition of our magazine, The Geographer, had a theme of food, and focused particularly on the Scottish Government’s intention to consult on a Good Food Nation Bill. Together with Education Scotland, we produced a lesson plan to accompany the magazine. River Tay Case Studies The Autumn 2018 edition of our magazine, The Geographer, had a theme of the River Tay. Together with Education Scotland, we produced a lesson plan to accompany the magazine. Suitable for Level 2/3. Lessons from the Arctic The Winter 2018 edition of our magazine, The Geographer, had a theme of the Arctic, and Scotland's relationship with Arctic nations. Together with Education Scotland, we produced a lesson plan to accompany the magazine. Suitable for Level 3/4. Discovering Oman The RSGS has been working with Outward Bound Oman to offer opportunities for cross-cultural learning by young people. These lesson plans, which compare Oman and the UK in a whole range of geographical themes, have been created by practising geography teachers from the UK and Oman. Suitable for Level 3. Lessons in Resilience In collaboration with Outward Bound Oman, these interactive lessons focus on resilience and follow a team of three explorers trying to recreate a journey that had not been done for 85 years, across the Empty Quarter, the biggest sand desert on earth. Flexible age-wise, these plans and can be used in a variety of ways: from stimulating discussion amongst outdoor education students at university, to inspiring young people about the value of learning outdoors. Suitable for Level 2 upwards.