Monthly Archives: December 2013

I love this- have a go!

Globetrotter with Colors

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U6 holiday work!

Deck the hall with boughs of holly,Fa la la la la la la la la. Tis the season to be jolly,Fa la la la la la la la la!

Have a lovely holiday and amidst all the festivities please find some time to do some Geography work too!

1.  Work on your Unit 4 Research topic.  You should have completed quite a bit by the time you return to school to take off some of the pressure next term.

2.  Revision of work about energy, water, biodiversity and superpowers – extra reading and notes.

See you in 2014!

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L6 holiday work!

I wish you a Merry Christmas, I wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!

So, in between all the festive celebrations please find some time for some Geography:

1.  A3 Summary notes on the ‘Effects of Global Warming ïn the Arctic’.

žP 52-54 Philip Allan
žP 46-47 Pearson and on CD ROM
žP 38-40 Oxford – photocopy

NOAA

IPCC

Arctic climate assessment

Record minimum sea ice 2013

Permafrost in the North

Methane and permafrost – in pictures

WWF and Arctic

2.  A3 Summary notes on the ‘Effects of Global Warming ïn the Africa’. Remember to include information about the environmental, social, economic and political effects.

žP55-56 Philip Allan
žP45-46 Pearson and on CD ROM
žP 41-43 Oxford

These websites may help:

World Bank – Effects of climate change in Africa

The Impact of Climate change in Africa

WWF and coastal East Africa

3.  Read the photocopied pack on climate change and write some notes on it (for your own use).

4.  Extra reading of Geography in the news that is related to you such as:

US and China on climate change

The ultimate Frequently Asked Questions on climate change

Everything you need to know about climate change

And many others on your page for World at Risk on this blog!!!  The more effort you put into your reading the better you will do in the AS Level exams in the Summer.

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Coldest place on earth? -91 degrees C!!

Scientists have discovered the coldest place on Earth – where the air temperature plummets to below -91C.
The newly-found spot – situated along an Antarctic mountain ridge – could freeze a human’s eyes, nose and lungs within minutes.

Find out more by clicking the photo:

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RIP Nelson Mandela – a man who made such a difference to the world

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L6 – Watch this from Discovery channel about global warming

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U6- Biodiversity viewing (that will fascinate you!)

This is the trailer for the documentary about the possible problem of keeping Orca whales in captivity (like at Sea World in Florida)

I love Louis Theroux’s reporting style. Here he goes to meet people who go hunting for fun in parks in S Africa (it may shock you somewhat what you see!)

These two are about stopping poaching. The first is in S Africa:

And this is filmed in Botswana, Mozambique and Tanzania:

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