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

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

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

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

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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
Atmosphere and Weather Systems A Level Geography
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Atmosphere and Weather Systems A Level Geography

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Presentations and classwork/homework for Atmosphere and Weather Systems Compulsory Unit of IA2 Edexcel Geography but also good for other boards and legacy units. This bundle incorporates the first 9 lessons of Climate and Weather with clear explanations of the meteorological science, good video links and further reading suggestions. Also included is the material covering Extreme Weather Hazards - prediction, adaptation, mitigation and management AND Ocean Currents and climate - with all the necessary detail for IA2.
Geography IA2 - Edexcel International A Level - Biodiversity Under Threat - lessons for Week 2
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Geography IA2 - Edexcel International A Level - Biodiversity Under Threat - lessons for Week 2

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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
Changing methods of Sea Warfare
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Changing methods of Sea Warfare

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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.
A Level Geography - Biodiversity Under Threat - Lessons for Week 1 and 2
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A Level Geography - Biodiversity Under Threat - Lessons for Week 1 and 2

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Specifically made for the new Edexcel International A Level syllabus, but also suited to legacy units and other boards, these presentations and past paper questions cover the necessary knowledge and concepts for this compulsory Unit 3 topic. Very clearly presented with tasks and good video links, it is good for the first 2 weeks of IA2 teaching on the subject of Biodiversity and threats to it.
Making Urban Living More Sustainable
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Making Urban Living More Sustainable

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Making urban living more sustainable - Edexcel IGCSE Geography 9-1 and other boards and legacy GCSEs . 45 slide presentation to teach: What does urban sustainability mean and how can it be achieved? Explanation of external and internal actions and the range of activities we focus on to improve sustainability. We look at 3 case studies: Mazdar City in Abu Dhabi, Curitiba in Brazil and Mazdar-I-Sharif in Afghanistan. Notes are presented from the Edexcel Student IGCSE 9-1 Textbook as well as supplementary information from The Guardian, AFP, GCSE BBC Bitesize and others. Students are given 3 exam-style questions and further reading as a follow up. There are links to good quality videos for all case studies
Tropical Cyclones - A level - Formation, Source and track, Hazards
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Tropical Cyclones - A level - Formation, Source and track, Hazards

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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)