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Comparing development indicators. Is Cuba more developed than the USA?

Development: “Meeting the needs of people and improving their standard of living, both socially and economically”

Is Cuba more developed than the USA? Use this comparison table.

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Year 11 Homework: What does the flood prevention scheme at Boscastle look like?

Download and complete this presentation which shows the flood prevention scheme developed for Boscastle.

Use Google Maps / StreetView / Earth to create screen shots of as many different aspects of the scheme as you can. Add labels to describe the features and explain how they work. Either print your work or better, upload to your Posterous.

Would you prefer it as a Google Presentation or PowerPoint?


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Yellowstone: a super-volcano lies beneath

These tasks can either be completed as a blog post or on paper, for handing in during the first lesson after half term.

Yellowstone National park:

  1. Describe some of the attractions of Yellowstone for tourists after watching this short video:

2. Use this National Geographic interactive article and the interactives to explain the role of plate tectonics in the formation of the Yellowstone volcano.

3.What could happen in an eruption? Watch the video and then describe the likely impact of a super volcano eruption.


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Homework 16: Bam Earthquake, 2003

The homework is due on Wednesday 24th. 

Bam_building_damage

Let me save you the effort of Googling…

 

The syllabus says:

A case study of an earthquake in a rich part of the world and one from a poorer area – their specific causes; primary and secondary effects; immediate and long term responses – the need to predict, protect and prepare. Contrasts in effects and responses will be clear.