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Geography and History resources for IGCSE, GCSE and A level. Presentations, classwork and multimedia files for student stimulus, revision and progress.

Geography and History resources for IGCSE, GCSE and A level. Presentations, classwork and multimedia files for student stimulus, revision and progress.
Edexcel International A level (A2) Geography : Climate and Weather - First 9 lessons

Edexcel International A level (A2) Geography : Climate and Weather - First 9 lessons

These are the first 9 lessons for Edexcel International A Level Geography (A2) Weather and Climate at PowerPoint Presentations with reference to exam-style questions and with quiz tests and written class and homework. This will help those of you who struggled to find resources to start the course for September 2017. Lessons include basic intro, atmospheric layers and gases, humidity, condensation, precipitation, instability, insolation, heat budgets and transfers - enough to prepare you for 9 lessons and give students a good base on which to build.
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Typhoon Haiyan  IGCSE case study

Typhoon Haiyan IGCSE case study

Typhoon Haiyan case study for IGCSE Geography (9-1 Edexcel) with text notes, footage, photos to describe origin, track, impact, response and aftermath. Over 40 slides in a PowerPoint.
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IAS Geography Edexcel course:Why are some places more hazardous and disaster prone than others?

IAS Geography Edexcel course:Why are some places more hazardous and disaster prone than others?

World at Risk - Week 3 lessons Disaster hotspots: Why are some places more hazardous and disaster prone than others? Case Study: Armenia, Honduras, California, Phillipines, Colombia. The elements at risk, World Bank analysis, Impact of disasters, Disproportionate effect, Cycle of loss and recovery, Disaster relief, Hazard mapping. A presentation for A level students as a basis for their own research and enhanced studies.
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IAS Geog - Week 1 - World at Risk - Global hazards and causes

IAS Geog - Week 1 - World at Risk - Global hazards and causes

IAS Geog - Week 1 - World at Risk - Global hazards and causes 65 slide presentation with video links for clear explanation and classroom activities Enquiry question: What are global hazards and what causes them? IAS Geography / Topic 1: World at Risk When does a hazard become a disaster? Natural hazards are caused by geophysical processes: Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Landslides, Tsunamis. Natural hazards are caused by hydro-meteorological processes: Cyclones, Depressions, Weather associated with a depression, Hurricanes, Drought, Floods, Tornadoes, El Niño explained. Disaster risk can be explained by the relationship between hazards, vulnerability and capacity to cope (The Disaster Risk Equation) Global Warming: Causes of global warming, The major sources of greenhouses gases, Predicted Effects of Global Warming for the year 2100, What have we done about it so far? UNFCCC – 20 Years of Effort and Achievement, Kyoto Protocol, Paris Agreement, Bonn climate change conference (COP 23) Context and chronic hazards
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Urban Challenges in the Developed and Developing World

Urban Challenges in the Developed and Developing World

Urban Challenges in the Developed and Developing World: A video clip presentation for students to take notes and to get engaged in urban challenges as part of their IGCSE course. London: Green roofs - Sustainable design case studies - links to many video clips Developing world cities - Brazil, India, China, Thailand -Housing, Economy, Traffic, Cancer rivers, pollution: links to many videos Dealing with the problems: Video links for the following: Mexico: Pollution fighting architecture Reduce your eco-footprint Amsterdam electric transport Curitiba – A Sustainable City EcoCity Cyprus
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IAS Geography Edexcel course:Why are some places more hazardous and disaster prone than others?

IAS Geography Edexcel course:Why are some places more hazardous and disaster prone than others?

World at Risk - Week 3 lessons Disaster hotspots: Why are some places more hazardous and disaster prone than others? Case Study: Armenia, Honduras, California, Phillipines, Colombia. The elements at risk, World Bank analysis, Impact of disasters, Disproportionate effect, Cycle of loss and recovery, Disaster relief, Hazard mapping. A presentation for A level students as a basis for their own research and enhanced studies.
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Edexcel International A level (A2) Geography : Climate and Weather - First 9 lessons

Edexcel International A level (A2) Geography : Climate and Weather - First 9 lessons

These are the first 9 lessons for Edexcel International A Level Geography (A2) Weather and Climate at PowerPoint Presentations with reference to exam-style questions and with quiz tests and written class and homework. This will help those of you who struggled to find resources to start the course for September 2017. Lessons include basic intro, atmospheric layers and gases, humidity, condensation, precipitation, instability, insolation, heat budgets and transfers - enough to prepare you for 9 lessons and give students a good base on which to build.
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Urban Challenges in the Developed World - presentation and home/class work

Urban Challenges in the Developed World - presentation and home/class work

The urban challenges faced by developed countries. Using Hong Kong as a case study, this presentation incorporates information provided by Edexcel IGCSE 9-1 syllabus plus extra info from The Guardian, CIA website, South China News and other sources. The presentation looks in detail at Social, Economic and Environmental aspects of the problems faced in Hong Kong. There are good video links (The Guardian, FT and RT - a skateboarder on a HK hi-rise!)
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Changing methods of Sea Warfare

Changing methods of Sea Warfare

Presentation on the changing nature of sea warfare for History IGCSE (edexcel) with emphasis on Submarines, Battle of the Atlantic and Battle of the Pacific. Also describes Allied/German successes during WWII as outlined in the syllabus.
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IGCSE Geography 9-1 - Edexcel - River Environments: Flooding -Causes, Effects, Control

IGCSE Geography 9-1 - Edexcel - River Environments: Flooding -Causes, Effects, Control

IGCSE Geography 9-1 - Edexcel - River Environments: Flooding -Causes, Effects, Control. A 40 slide presentation which covers the unit requirements to teach the above. Also includes classwork as you progress through the presentation and exam-style extended answer homework with a brief guide on how to answer correctly and maximise marks. Extra information and video links from The Guardian, BBC and Met Office and case study brief notes on MEDC/LEDC comparison using Boscastle/Bangladesh.
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Geography IA2 - Edexcel International A Level - Biodiversity Under Threat - lessons for Week 2

Geography IA2 - Edexcel International A Level - Biodiversity Under Threat - lessons for Week 2

Power Point presentation to cover week 2 of SOW for lessons on Biodiversity Under Threat including: Key ideas: Ecosystem services is an important concept and Key processes operate within ecosystems maintaining their health. What are the major reasons why we are losing so much biodiversity? The range of threats, The ‘eco-squeeze’, The value of the Amazon Perceptions on biodiversity, Ecoregions Classwork on above. Case study: The Mediterranean Basin Biodiversity Hotspot Energy flow, Food Web of the Tropical Rainforest Case study: Californian kelp forest Case study: Chinese mitten crab Nutrient cycles Case Study: Protecting the giant panda
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Typhoon Haiyan  IGCSE case study

Typhoon Haiyan IGCSE case study

Typhoon Haiyan case study for IGCSE Geography (9-1 Edexcel) with text notes, footage, photos to describe origin, track, impact, response and aftermath. Over 40 slides in a PowerPoint.
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Tropical Cyclones - A level - Formation, Source and track, Hazards

Tropical Cyclones - A level - Formation, Source and track, Hazards

Tropical Cyclones - A level - Formation, Source and track, Hazards. A presentation for IA2 Edexcel A level for compulsory unit: Atmosphere and Weather Systems. This presentation covers tropical cyclones as a major short-term weather hazard, Source and track, cross-section of a tropical cyclone, formation and associated hazards. There are a couple of past paper questions taken from other examining boards to cover student breadth of knowledge and links to many external YouTube videos to help get a good background in tropical cyclone formation. Specifically designed for International A Level students (Edexcel) but suitable for all other boards too. (This presentation may take over 2 full lessons to complete as there are over 40 slides and the above-mentioned video links)
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Changes at the edges of HIC cities

Changes at the edges of HIC cities

GCSE B Edexcel: Changes at the edge of HIC cities presentation for Greenfield, Brownfield, rural-urban fringe, push-pull factors, locational factors using Edexcel GCSE B case studies
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