KS2 The Hemispheres

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KS2 Hemispheres Activity

This KS2 geography worksheet introduces students to the concept of hemispheres and their significance in understanding Earth's geography. Through engaging text and thought-provoking questions, students will explore the division of Earth into different hemispheres, the role of the Equator and Prime Meridian, and how countries in different hemispheres experience seasons differently. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify and describe the four main hemispheres of the Earth.
  • Understand the significance of the Equator and Prime Meridian in dividing the Earth.
  • Recognise how the tilt of the Earth's axis influences seasonal variations in different hemispheres.
  • Develop locational knowledge by identifying countries in various hemispheres.

This worksheet is designed to enhance students' locational knowledge and understanding of Earth's geography. Encourage students to actively engage with the text and discuss their responses to the questions to deepen their understanding of hemispheres and their significance. Additionally, encourage students to explore maps and atlases to reinforce their understanding of country locations in different hemispheres.

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