Monthly Archives: December 2011
This is our case study for a volcanic eruption. all the information you need is in the following resources (includes links to the videos)
introduction, location and causes of Eyjafjallajokull 1
Local effects glacial floods jokulhlaups
Global effects plane delays
Finally what is it like for Icelanders? living with volcanoes
The exam board requires that you know about the effects of an earthquake in a LEDC and another one in an MEDC. You also need to be able to explain how a MEDC can cope better with such an emergency.
This word document outlines the work you need to do to research this topic before i teach it in class. Research Homework on two Earthquakes instruction
This is a copy of the sheet I will use in this Earthquake lesson. Two_Earthquakes_compared
I briefly mentioned this shanty town in Nairobi, Kenya in our lessons. This bbc article and audio slideshow tells about how the shanty town called Kibera was not even on any government maps. There was just a blank there. This shows you how much the governemtn knows about the people and their lives and problems – nothing!
It also shows you how useful GEOGRAPHY is in describing peoples’ lives
Both Mr. Martin and I have produced a letter outline you could use to help you write about the school environment. You dont have to follow either of them if you prefer to do it your own way or you could just pick a bit from our suggestions. They are only a guide to help you.
The important thing to remember is that you include:
- WHERE you like in school and say WHY you like them
- WHERE you think needs improving in school.
- WHY you think it needs improving
- HOW you would improve it
- You could also say which area you think is the highest priority for improvement
Here is the first letter guide
And this is the second