UPPER SIXTH - KGP SCHEDULE, WEEKS 1 - 15

Module 4 Global Change
13.2 People and the Environment: Hazards; Conflicts over Resources.

SPECIFICATION CONTENT
DETAILED CONTENT/LESSON FOCUS
SKILLS
A case study of one major urban area to illustrate multiple hazards with at least one inter relationship between two different hazards.
MULTIPLE HAZARDS
(A good example would be Los Angeles although similar point could be made about Mexico City, Tokyo, Manila etc.)
KGP SCHEDULE
WEEKS 1-15
The origin, frequency and scale of the hazards.
· In Los Angeles the following hazards could be considered:earthquakes;Tsunamis/coastal floods;river floods;fires;mud and landslides;smog; burglary/gang warfare;AIDS;racial tension/violence.  
The effects of the hazards on the physical, built and human environments. · Direct inter-relationships between hazards: earthquakes trigger landslides; fires remove vegetation which leads to greater run-off and risk of river flooding; earthquakes and Tsunamis.  
The extent to which the hazards can be predicted and/or prevented.

· Inter-relationships based upon a central factor. Urban sprawl could be linked to several hazards, for example;

Types of response to the hazards, varying from fatalism to reaction, protection and prevention. Individual or collective responses, hazard management and relief.
increased car ownership and resulting smog;
increased concrete - reduction of infiltration
leads to floods; greater social division
between rich/poor areas leads to racial tension.
HAZARDS 1
Burglary.
HAZARDS 4
Earthquakes and Volcanoes.
HAZARDS 2
Disease/Aids.
HAZARDS 5
Multiple Hazards.
HAZARDS 3
Tropical Storms.
CONFLICT
Conflict over the use of a Resource.
Week by week content taught by Mr Phipps at
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