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U6th November Exam

You are required to study all three of the topics that we have covered in class this term (energy security, water conflicts and biodiversity). There will be three essays (with an A part requiring you to look at a figure and adding your own knowledge and B requiring greater depth and case studies). YOU WILL PICK TWO OF THEM TO ANSWER in 80 minutes.

GOOD LUCK WITH THE REVISION!

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L6 November exams 2013

Your Geography exam will be 1 hour 45 minutes

Section A – Answer all short ‘World at risk’ hazard questions. You should spend about 30 minutes on this section.
Section B – Choose ONE out of TWO ‘World at risk’ essay style question made up of Part A and Part B. You should spend about 30 minutes on this section.
Section C –Answer all 3 of the COASTS questions in this section.
One will give you a figure to look at, another will be fieldwork questions and the third one will be an essay using case studies.
You should refer to fieldwork, research and examples in your answers.
You must spend 45 minutes on this section.
TOTAL MARKS – 82

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TEST AND ESSAYS ON CLIMATE CHANGE

TEST ON CLIMATE CHANGE ON MONDAY 14th JANUARY

Also for Monday please complete these two essays we discussed in class on seperate pages…you will peer mark them after the test on MONDAY so look carefully at the mark scheme.

a) Suggest reasons for the differences in carbon dioxide emissions shown. (10 marks)

Level 1 (1-4 marks) Little structure. Lists some data from Figure 8 and may assert that the US is rich / selfish, or that some countries have more people. Geographicalterminology is rarely used. There are frequent written language errors.

Level 2 (5-7 marks) Some structure; attempt to suggest multiple reasons for differences. Some geographical terminology is used. There are some written language errors.

Level 3 (8-10 marks) Well-structured account that provides explanations for a range of differences.  Progresses beyond assertions about wealth / population sizes. Appropriate geographical terms show understanding. Written language errors are minor.

b) Examine the evidence used to investigate long term, medium and short term climate change (15 marks)

Level 1 (1-4  marks) – One or two generalised statements, perhaps about how climate change is being observed. Geographical terminology is rarely used. There are frequent written language errors.

Level 2 (5-8 marks) –  Some structure. May suggest a key source of evidence e.g. ice cores but details are generalised. May ignore the three suggested time scales. Some geographical terminology is used. There are some written language errors.

Level 3 (9-12 marks) –  Structured account that deals with all three scales, or a good account of a more narrow range of evidence (probably ice core analysis). Geographical terms show understanding. Written language errors are minor.

Level 4 (13-15 marks) – Well-structured account which discusses a range of evidence for the three time scales in detail. May begin to examine accuracy/reliability of evidence.  Uses appropriate geographical terms and exemplification to show understanding. Written language errors are rare.

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November Exam Information

Your exam will be 2 hours long.

Section A – World at Risk shorter questions and paragraph answers (both hazard and climate change) 45 marks in 50 minutes.

Section B – World at Risk essay section – one question made up of part A (10 marks) and Part B (15marks) to be chosen from 3.  Hazards and climate change to be included.  25 marks in 30 minutes.

Section C – Crowded Coasts -35 marks in 40 minutes

3 questions (no choice) including:

a) a detailed photo/information/diagram analysis question

b)fieldwork and research from Varkiza/Zakynthos

c)essay on some element of crowded coasts topic, using case studies too!

TIMING IS VERY IMPORTANT…….Good luck!

You will given a practice exam paper sometime this week once it has been photocopied and we will go through it together 🙂

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World at risk test P1 Wednesday 26th September

You will be tested on the first two chapters (in both books/photocopies) about Global hazards and their trends from the Unit 1 World at risk topic.  So it is the first two powerpoints we have done in class.  El Nino/ LaNina is not included!  At least one question will involve analysing maps/diagrams ie skills.  Good luck…..

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