YEAR NINE

AUTUMN TERM
Unit Three - The European Union - Italy as an exemplar. (5 weeks)


1.
What is the European Union (Community) ?
2. What physical and human features give rise to Italy's distinctive characteristics and regional variety ?
3. How can remote sensing be used to determine how human activity is related to the physical environment in the Bay of Naples ?
4. What are Italy's main regions ?
5. How and why is life different on the North Italian Plain compared to the Mezzogiorno ?

USEFUL LINKS
In Italy - a guide
Italian Links
Italian Volcanoes
Embassy of Italy in the United States
Windows on Italy
Italy Information
Encyclopaedia Brittanica
Italia online
Italian Volcanoes Encyclopaedia Britannica

YEAR 9 UNIT 3 EUROPEAN UNION - ITALY. 9.3 ASSESSMENT 9.3

Using the North Italian Plain as a contrast produce a report on life in the Mezzogiorno.Describe the contrasts between the life of a citizen in the south and the life of a citizen in the north. Describe - Physical contrasts (Climate Soils Vegetation & Relief) and Human Contrasts (Industry, Communications, Settlement)
You should use ICT to produce your enquiry which should be no more than 3 A4 sides including maps.


GRADE A*. Pupils offer explanations for interactions within and between physical and human processes. They begin to account for disparities in development and show some understanding of the range and complexity of factors that contribute to the quality of life in different places.
GRADE A. Pupils describe the interactions within and between physical and human processes. They show understanding that many factors influence decisions made about places, and use this to explain how places change.
GRADE B Pupils explain a range of physical and human processes. They describe ways in which processes operating at different scales create geographical patterns and lead to changes in places.
GRADE C. Pupils describe and begin to offer explanations for geographical patterns and for a range of physical and human processes. They describe how these processes can lead to similarities and differences between places.
GRADE D. Pupils begin to describe geographical patterns and to appreciate the importance of location in understanding places. They recognise and describe physical and human processes.

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See the report of Camp Hill Geography field trip to Milan
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