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Factors affecting climate


Distinguish between weather and climate

Explain five factors that affect climate

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Factors affecting climate


Distinguish between weather and climate

Explain five factors that affect climate

weather vs. climate

 
 

factors that affect climate

 
 

task

  1. Write title, date and objective in your notes. Underline with a ruler.
  2. Write the summary paragraph into your notes.
  3. Write the definitions for weather and climate
  4. Draw diagrams B, C, D, E using pencil and colours.
  5. Add labels explaining the diagram. Draw a box around each diagram. Add a title.
  6. Complete questions 1, 2 & 3
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What are ecosystems?


Know the elements of an ecosystem, how they are linked and how human activity affects ecosystems

What are ecosystems?


Know the elements of an ecosystem, how they are linked and how human activity affects ecosystems

                                                                      CLIMATE

                         

                      LIVING CREATURES                                              VEGETATION

 

                                                            ROCKS AND SOILS

 

What links can you make between these four elements of an ecosystem? How do they affect each other?

 
 

TASK

  1. Write title, date and aim into your notes. Underline with a ruler.
  2. Copy the summary paragraph from p 11 into your notes
  3. Read pp 10-11. Highlight important information.
  4. Answer questions 1 & 2 in your notes.
  5. Use colour pencils to create a world ecosystems map using information from p 11. Stick this into your books.
  6. Research one type of ecosystem and create a collage of images using Pic Collage on iPad.
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What is the equatorial Climate?


Describe and explain the main features and global distribution of an equatorial climate 

What is the equatorial Climate?


Describe and explain the main features and global distribution of an equatorial climate 

 
 

TASK

  1. Add title, date and objective to your notes
  2. Copy the summary statement (p13) into your notes
  3. Read and highlight pp 12-13
  4. Answer all questions in your notes
  5. Complete the activity below
 
 
 
 

climate WEBQUEST

TASK: Working in groups of 2 and using the website below, create a 3 minute presentation and worksheet describing and explaining the characteristics of one of the following climate zones. Use the questions on the webpage to structure your work.

CLIMATE TYPES

  1. Tropical Wet
  2. Tropical Wet/Dry
  3. Mediterranean
  4. Humid Subtropical
  5. Marine West Coast
  6. Humid Continental
  7. Subarctic
  8. Tundra
  9. Ice Cap
  10. Arid
  11. Semi-Arid
  12. Highland
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Penan of Borneo


Evaluate the threats to the Penan people of Borneo as a result of deforestation

Penan of Borneo


Evaluate the threats to the Penan people of Borneo as a result of deforestation

location

 

RESEARCH

  1. Click on the image above and explore the page of Survival International
  2. Research and write at least 5 facts about the Penan from this page
 
 

FILM: the penan of borneo

 
 

story board

Tell the world about the Penan by creating a story board and displaying it in your class.

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What is soil erosion?


Define soil erosion and explain how human activity can increase it

What is soil erosion?


Define soil erosion and explain how human activity can increase it

It can take 500 years for 2.5cm of soil to form, but only a few years to destroy it.

 
 

key words

                   soil          overgrazing           ploughing           soil exhaustion          furrow          gully

 
 

task

  1. Add title, date and aim to your notes. Underline with a ruler.
  2. Read pp 20-21
  3. Copy the 'summary' into your notes
  4. Answer questions 1, 2, 3, 4
 

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