Investigating the UK’s biggest exports

This lesson is part of Understanding Trade, a Geography unit designed for students in upper KS2 (Y5-6).

The presentation starts by recapping what imports and exports are. It goes on to look at the UK’s top ten exports – mainly manufactured products – and the human and physical factors which help UK exports in this area.

In the activity, students use Microsoft PowerPoint to create a table of the UK’s top ten exports. They then use an online chart maker to produce either a pie chart or bar graph to illustrate this data. It is differentiated three ways:

Easier – Students use step-by-step instructions with some data already filled in
Medium – Students use step-by-step instructions
Harder – Minimal instructions – IT experts only!

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2 reviews for Investigating the UK’s biggest exports

  1. R Miles

    This is a great resource and a well-planned lesson. Thanks

  2. G Chambers

    This looks awesome – thank you! Can’t wait to give this to my homeschooler! Thank you

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