The PowerPoint for the lessons are here
The text book is here
Hello Year 9. Well this is a strange way to start your GCSE isnt it? All your lessons will be on show my homework. This website is just a place for resources, like photos pages from a book videos etc that you will need to understand and complete the work.
Firstly, the text book is here. The chapter we want is from pages 194-215. So you will need to scroll through the rivers and coasts chapters to get to the climate change one, which is toward the back of this pdf document. GCSE text book
Here is an excellent video clip from a full length documentary made a former vice president of the USA, AL Gore. It talks of ice ages and the link to carbon emissions. It shows how global temperature is completely linked to the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere. It is not simple to understand. So watch this carefully. Pause and rewind parts if you need to.
And there is a short video about glacial and inter glacial periods from Professor Iain Stewart from the BBC on this page too.
Lesson 1 resources are on SMHW but I have also attached them here in case that helps.
Lesson 2 (on the causes of climate change) resources are below
At some time during your revision you will need to practise some past paper questions. as the GCSEs are still relatively new there are only the 2018 papers available online at the moment. you can find them on the EDUQAS site if you click here
Additionally it is likely that your teacher will have access to the 2019 papers from last year so you might want to ask them for copies of those as well
All your revision key word lists in one place for every topic are attached. Please note there is no way I can cover every single word you need to know for the exam here. The list is not exhaustive. Also I have tried to avoid duplication so some words will be key for more than one topic but only appear in one list.
the secret with key words is not just to know what they mean but to be able to successfully use them in an exam answer. so also practice using them by writing out full sentecnes with key words in or by going on to exam papers and finding questions you can use them in.
The link for them are hereKey words 3.4 desertificationKey words 3.3 waterKey words 3.1 & 3.2 ecosystemsKey words 2.4 Climate changeKey words 2.3 Weather and ClimateKey words 2.2 rivers and river managmentKey words 2.1 coasts and coastal managmentKey words 1.3 glob and devtKey words 1.2 urban rural UKKey words 1.1 global cities
All your revision personal learning checklists (PLCs) in one place for every topic are attached. These break each topic down into small questions that help you realise what you know and what you don’t know. They don’t provide such an overall linked up way of revising as the skeleton cards (which you can find here) but they do give you the chance to revise detailed manner and see what you need to do first by pointing out gaps in your knowledge.
Personally i would start by using these to check what I think I know and think i dont know, then use the skelton cards and then come back again when id finshed the topic use the PLC once more.
The links for them are here Eduqas GCSE B Geography PLC
The link below gives you a breakdown of each topic in the GCSE you need to revise. All your revision skeleton revision guides in one place for every topic are attached. These break each topic down into 4-6 questions. They aren’t as detailed as a PLC (which you can find here) but give you the chance to revise in a more joined up and linked together way by seeing the work in larger chunks. I advie using them by taking each question or chunk one at a time and revising that and then testing yourself on what you have learnt. Or get someone else to test you; I know your parents or carers would love to assist you if you asked.
The link for them is here all skeletons
Everything you need (apart from learning it testing yourself and revising it of course) is here. Lots of videos from the time for geography website and some revision pages too.
We used the 2017 European heatwave and the effects it had. (The revision resources to the Low Pressure event you need to know about can be found here Hurricane Haiyan).Use the powerpoint to find photos of an article we read and links to online resources.
Simply put you need to revise:
1.The causes of the heatwave. You will talk about anticyclones (high pressures)and air masses.
2.The effects of the heatwave. As normal categorise this into social economic and environmental. But also look at how different groups of people were affected.
3.How people responded to the heatwave
Firstly practice practice practice answering them. Ak you teacher for some. Look at mark schemes work out what you need to include. Redo questions if you don’t get full marks until you do. I’ve used this in class with my groups. It may help.
Underneath that are a couple of possible questions for you to start practicing on.
1/ ‘Are physical factors are more likely to cause flooding in rivers than human factors’.
Explain your opinion. 
2/ read the question below