Year 6 2023 - 2024

Mrs Sedgwick

Our topic is: 

Brazil and The Amazon Rainforest


We will be invesigating the following questions: 

 Enquiry Questions

  1. What is life like in Brazil?
  2. Why did the England football team not want to play in Manaus?
  3. Why is the majority of the Brazilian population located in the cities?
  4. How do the lives of people in Brazil compare to lives of people in the UK?
  5. What is the significance of the Amazon Rainforest in terms of biodiversity, and how does it contribute to the global ecosystem?
  6. What are the main causes of deforestation in the Amazon, and what environmental consequences does it have on the region and the planet?

This term in geography, children will delve into the diverse aspects of life in Brazil, exploring questions that span cultural, environmental, and social dimensions. They will investigate the unique characteristics of Brazilian cities and understand why the majority of the population resides in urban areas. Additionally, children will explore the intriguing comparison between the lives of people in Brazil and the United Kingdom. The focus will extend to the environmental wonders of Brazil, particularly the Amazon Rainforest, examining its significance in terms of biodiversity and its crucial role in the global ecosystem. As part of this exploration, children will inquire into the reasons behind the England football team's reluctance to play in Manaus and analyse the primary causes of deforestation in the Amazon, along with the resulting environmental consequences on both the region and the planet. Through these inquiries, children will gain a comprehensive understanding of Brazil's multifaceted landscape, encompassing its people, culture, and the vital importance of its natural wonders.

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Mrs Sedgwick



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