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SAND ISLANDS OF THE MEKONG RIVER CAMBODIA

SAND ISLANDS OF THE MEKONG RIVER CAMBODIA

This is a study about sand - great quantities of sand supplied by the Mekong River and deposited within its wide reaches. It is about sand transportation, arrival, deposition and removal. The sand, with its high nutrient composition is regarded by Cambodian farmers as "the gift of the Mekong". Beyond the geomorphology of this sand is the way it affects the way of life of the Cambodians of the sand islands. The annual gift is usually manageable but in 2011 the Mekong flood levels were extremely high. Many from the sand islands were evacuated to higher/safer grounds. Even so, 2011 was considered to be a "disastrous year for many from the sand islands. Loss of life and considerable destruction of low-lying areas made this a year when the gifts of the river became overwhelming -particularly on sand islands that were severely flooded. To make this easier to understand you might consider linking this unit with one entitled "The Case of Chey Phy's disappearing island". Use the photographs to gain ideas about the way of life on the sand islands. "Step onto the islands" but have a care when near the sandy banks of the Mekong River because they are prone to collapse.
KPolkinghorne
Rivers/Flooding assessment

Rivers/Flooding assessment

This is a decision making exercise, pupils use the cards of the different protection methods to understand the advantages and disadvantages of the different protection methods and then decide which methods to use and where to place them. This has also been used an KS4.
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Hazardous Earth GCSE

Hazardous Earth GCSE

A complete scheme of work with powerpoints, activities, homework tasks, GCSE questions and mid-term assessment on Hazardous Earth. Created for Edexcel B GCSE 9-1 but can be used for other syllabuses.
Capell6
Impacts of tropical cyclones and mid-term assessment

Impacts of tropical cyclones and mid-term assessment

This bundle looks at the impacts of tropical cyclones are linked to a country’s ability to prepare and respond to them. Spec check: how countries can prepare for, and respond to, tropical cyclones: weather forecasting, satellite technology, warning and evacuation strategies, storm-surge defences. This bundle includes a mid term assessment and mark scheme based on Edexcel B GCSE 9-1 and numerous activity worksheets.
Capell6
Hazards of tropical cyclones

Hazards of tropical cyclones

This PPT and resources looks at tropical cyclones and how they present major natural hazards to people and places. Spec check is split in to two parts: part a) physical hazards of tropical cyclones (high winds, intense rainfall, storm surges, coastal flooding, landslides) and their impact on people and environments; and part b) why some countries are more vulnerable (physically, socially and economically) than others to the impacts of tropical cyclones).” This includes homework questions related to GCSE SAMs exam questions and activity resources.
Capell6
'How tropical cyclones form' Lesson

'How tropical cyclones form' Lesson

A GCSE lesson focusing on tropical cyclones and how they are caused by particular meteorological conditions. Spec check includes characteristics (pressure, rotation, structure) and seasonal global distribution of tropical cyclones (hurricanes and typhoons) including source areas and tracks and how these change over time. Includes activities, hyperlinks to videos, GCSE exam questions and homework activities.
Capell6
Californian Mudslides 2018

Californian Mudslides 2018

Topical case study, which takes students through the causes, impacts, and responses to the recent event. Tasks include mapping, drawing a sketch diagram of the causes, annotation of images for impacts, and a design a rescue worker task.
InsightGeography
Tropical Storms- Hurricane Katrina Causes and Effects

Tropical Storms- Hurricane Katrina Causes and Effects

Here is a lesson based upon the causes and effects of Hurricane Katrina. This lesson includes: -An activity on hurricane tracking - Classifying the causes of Katrina -Categorising the effects of Katrina into primary and secondary -GCSE style question. All resources are attached.
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