UPPER SIXTH - CJ SCHEDULE, WEEKS 1 - 15
Module 4 Global Change
13.1 Physical Geography: Seasonal Change; Long Term Change, Plate Tectonics.
SPECIFICATION CONTENT
DETAILED CONTENT/LESSON FOCUS
SKILLS
Ecological Changes
VEGETATION
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WEEKS 1-15

adaptations by vegetation.

 

Transition zone between Tropical Rain Forest and Desert.
Variations in precipitation (500-2000 mm) and influence on vegetation.
Xerophytes and adaptation to unreliable rainfall, seasonal drought.

The effect of human activity on vegetation.
(link to work on secondary succession)
Long term climatic change.

· Cutting, fire and grazing by cattle herders.
Adaptation of vegetation to fire, etc. (similar to adaptation to drought).

Major climatic fluctuations in temperature and precipitation in the British Isles since the Pleistocene Ice Age.

Evidence from research.
Variations within last 12000 15000 years.
Changes from cold tundra climate to present day warmer climate.

Secondary source utilisation:
published statistical data.

Evidence for climatic change.

 

 


· Variations within that, including climatic 'optimum' of Atlantic period, Little Ice Age,
Glacial evidence, including ice cores, isotope analysis, ice advance and retreat.
Geological evidence, including radio-carbon dating.
· Biological evidence, including dendrochronology and pollen analysis.
Recent research findings. Historical/archaeological
evidence.
The limitations of each type of evidence and its reliability.
Analysis and Evaluation of evidence. Limitations of evidence.
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