What does PPP stand for? Prediction Preparation Protection
We have studied Shakeout as a great example of PPP and the work they specifically do in California. I have summed this up here on one document that will help you revise for your exam
FEMA revision guide
Here is a short video they made to advise people
Looking at all the study on studying, the best way to revise is to include self-testing (teachers can read this article here and thank you to @C_Hendrick on twitter for showing me it).
I am attaching a 20-25 mark test for each of our 6 topics. none of them of course, cover the whole topic, however they do at least give you an idea about what you DONT YET KNOW WELL ENOUGH. My advice would be to
- take the test
- check your answers
- revise the areas you were weakest at
- take the test again a couple of days later
- do some exam questions on the topic
click on these 2 links
Questions for self testing
All the answers
Don’t cheat 😉
You need to know the problems of water supply in the UK (which is basically there is enough water for us all but lots falls in the north and west, whereas people mostly live in the south and east). Also you need to know about the case study of one reservoir in the UK. we look at Rutland Water for this … there is a lot of good information for this in the revision guide (here’s the page)
You could also test your knowledge with this simple but handy quick test video I found on you tube.
Also this powerpoint is a very useful one slide summary of the case study Managing the UK_s water linked to Rutland
Finally here is an exam question from 2013 higher paper you could attempt to text how well prepared you are ….
“Discuss the issues which result from building dams and reservoirs” (8 marks)
Haven’t seen this one before. Its brief and good 🙂
Here’s the one I normally show, which is also good. It is though mainly aimed at AS and A level
We have used Mr Rosling’s videos and talks SO much over the years and are grateful for the way he has educated our students in a way we could not have without his help. But rather than look at one of his talks again I wanted to share this as I LOVE the way he uses facts and data to show how the world is. He was a great geographer we and made hundreds of our pupils become better geographers too. Thank you Hans
Look at this beautiful lavahose from Big Island Hawaii
This is a handy brief guide to the AQA A geography GCSE. It’s not everything you need to know but it’s more than a good start.