A great little video on the topic of coastal landforms, ideal for revision.
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.
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.
This is an adaptation of a WebQuest I originally wrote for Kerboodle Secondary in support of the AQA Geography GCSE Syllabus A. Please do not copy or repost anywhere else.
30 second video intro
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:
- 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.
The homework is due on Wednesday 24th.
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.
What sort of volcano do you find at a constructive plate margin? Where do shield volcanoes form? Where do you find composite cones? What is a caldera?
These important questions answered below: