Link to AS syllabus: Exploitation and development in tundra areas and the Southern Ocean. Traditional economies of an indigenous population and recent changes/ adaptations. The concept of fragile environments. The potential for sustainable development. Your 15 mark question on the Cold Environments topic has frequently been about the sustainable use of fragile environments such as tundra. Tundra: Old Crow […]
Some great educational resources from the BBC. Suitable for higher tier GCSE / A2 level students. Make sure you check out the video clips on these pages.
We are using the River Gannel for our Controlled Assessment. As part of the applied understanding section of the mark scheme you must locate the study area in detail. All maps you use must be referenced and have a scale and direction arrow. For level 3 (top level) we would like to see you include […]
A river of ice in Greenland has become the fastest-flowing glacier currently known in the world, a study suggests.
Link to A2 syllabus: Globalisation and Development: Further growth of NICs, with particular reference to China. World cities: Re-urbanisation: characteristics, causes and effects. Planning and management issues. Contrasting case studies within countries at different levels of economic development to demonstrate the above. China is a large case study in the A2 Globalisation and Development topic. Good example of re-urbanisation to link with the […]
Ed Miliband has set out Labour’s position on any referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union, the latest twist in a long history of campaigning for such a vote.
The UK government should raise its annual aid to Myanmar from £60m to £100m, despite concerns over human rights, MPs have recommended.
What happened to the jet stream recently and how it caused changes with our weather.
News article discussing the impacts of the 2011 Fukushima plume and its journey across the ocean.
The internet has changed drastically since its birth 25 years ago. It is a key accelerant of globalisation connecting businesses and knowledge across the world.
How do the effects of earthquakes differ in countries at different stages of development? For the exam you will need to know 2 case studies very well, one from an MEDC (more economically developed country) and one from an LEDC (less economically developed country). You will need to be able to explain how and why […]
A fantastic documentary on current population issues, really fascinating and relevant to both GCSE and AS level.
Yellowstone super volcano case study and some exam questions to answer using it.
Human geography at its most beautiful.
A recent case study and how it fits within your syllabus (list of things to learn for the exams) for Water on The Land at GSCE and Rivers at AS level.
Homework / Independent study for Mrs Muskett’s year 10 GCSE Geography class.
Restless Earth case study of a volcanic eruption.
Treviglas returns to Iceland for the 2nd time!
The case study in the Restless Earth topic for a range of fold mountains and how you may be examined (2 exam questions, 1 higher, 1 foundation tier from June 2011 UNIT 1 paper).
An excel file to help you draw cross sections of a river. Used for GCSE controlled assessment, AS unit 2 exam or A2 unit 4 exam.