Russia offers much in the teaching of geography. Despite its relatively small population, it’s one of the largest countries in the world by land mass – twice the size of the USA and 70 times the size of the UK.
It also has the world’s largest continuous land border, largest active volcano, largest swamp, deepest lake and coldest place.
Planning a visit for football supporters to the World Cup should enable pupils to learn much about this country’s amazing geography.
The download also includes four editable activity worksheets to accompany the lesson plan.
What they’ll learn
Locate Russia and other participating World Cup countries on a world map
Interpret data and raise relevant questions about the World Cup 2018
Describe the key physical features of Russia
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