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Mansfield
Primary Academy

Geography Vocabulary

Below are the key words and phrases that children in KS1, LKS2 and UKS2 will learn throughout their Geography units and lessons at Mansfield Primary Academy.

 

KS1

LKS2

UKS2

Key Physical Features

Beach, cliff, coast, forest, hill, mountain, sea, ocean, river, soil, valley, vegetation, season, weather

Water cycle, flood, volcanoes, climate zones, reservoir, dam, prevention, meander, oxbow, gorge, floodplain, earthquakes, tectonic plates, crust, mantle

Tsunami, biome, after shock, fault line, Artic, Antarctic, topography, glacier, hurricane, cyclone, tornado, desert, temperate, subtropical

Key Human Features

City, town, village, factory, farm, house, office, port, harbour, shop

Settlement, trade, land use, natural resources, minerals, distribution, region, farming, pyramid, industrial

Exploration, boundary, empire, migration, colonisation, death rate