Monthly Archives: March 2014

U6 Pre-release is out for units 3 and 4 ! yay….

Unit 3 synoptic topic – Bridging the development gap in East Africa

Unit 3 advanced information synoptic 2014

Unit 4 Geographical research

Unit 4 advanced information geographical research 2014

All the hard work begins (or should I say continues….:) in class in the morning!

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U6 Culture – youth subcultures

http://www.theguardian.com/culture/2014/mar/20/youth-subcultures-where-have-they-gone

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U6 – Culture research

Scapes -The work of Arjun Appaduri – Duke University
http://ceasefiremagazine.co.uk/in-theory-appadurai/

Silicon valley culture – http://www.accenture.com/SiteCollectionDocuments/PDF/Accenture-Decoding-Contradictory-Culture-Silicon-Valley.pdf

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L6 work for Friday’s double lesson when I have IA

1. Produce a detailed A3 spiderdiagram/factfile of the casestudy of Poles/Eastern Europeans migrating to UK.
Use the factfile, ppt from the lesson and pg 106-109 Pearson

2. Produce a detailed A3 spiderdiagram/factfile of the casestudy of British migrating to live in Spain.
Use the factfile, ppt from the lesson and pg 110-112 Pearson

To be handed in on Monday in the lesson 🙂

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Internet technology and globalisation – amazing clip for the future

Well done to Stefan for finding this very topical clip. Great for both the Lower 6th Globalisation and U6th technology topics 🙂

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L6 Notes on Globalisation for Friday

Pearson Pg 91-93

Explain how the world has been shrinking due to technology like:

Telegraph communications

Internet communications

Air Travel

GIS/GPS (from pg 113 in Philip Allan)

Philip Allan p110-119

Define – core, switched on places, wilderness, shrinking world, cluster, cumulative causation, export processing zone, global hub, multiplier effect, technopole, trickle-down, switched off places

Using Figure 10.5 pg 116 write a paragraph to explain how natural resources and human resources help global hubs to develop.

Using Figure 10.6 pg 116 write a paragraph to explain cumulative causation

Pg 115 Produce a bullet point factfile on Easyjet

Pg 119 Using  Figure 10.7 explain the human and physical reasons why some regions are switched off (a long paragraph)

The documentary I was telling you about:

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U6 – Edexcel summary ppts you asked for!

Topic 1 – Energy Unit 3 Contested Planet Energy

Topic 2 – Water  Unit 3 Contested Planet Water Conflicts

Topic 3 – Biodiversity  Unit 3 Contested Planet Biodiversity under Threat

Topic 4 – Development gap  Unit 3 Contested Planet Bridging the Development Gap

Topic 5 – Superpowers  Unit 3 Contested Planet Superpower Geographies

Topic 6 – Technological FIx Unit 3 Contested Planet Technological Fix

A nice tool to use for brief revision!!

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