YEAR NINE
KING EDWARD VI CAMP HILL SCHOOL FOR BOYS GEOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT SCHEME OF WORK YEAR 9 (2000)
AUTUMN TERM
Unit One - Natural Environments(4 weeks)

1. What factors affect climate ? 2. What is Britain's climate ? 3. What is the Equatorial Climate ? 4. How is the natural vegetation of the tropical rain forests adapted to the climate, soil and human activity ? 5. Why should the rainforests be conserved ?
USEFUL LINKS Encyclopaedia Britannica
AMAZON LIFE - ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS RAINFOREST DESTRUCTION
AN ALTERNATIVE TO TRF TREES PHOTOS
CORBIS DIGITAL PICTURES OF RAINFORESTS RAINFOREST ORGANISATION
PRESERVATION OF TROPICAL RAINFORESTS FRIENDS OF THE EARTH
ASSESSMENT 9.1 CONSERVATION OF THE RAINFORESTS
Prepare an A4 size poster aimed at consumers of Tropical Timber (e.g. Furniture) encouraging them to use alternative products. Supplement the poster with an article describing and explaining the environmental impact of cutting timber from the Tropical Rainforest. You will have 1 lesson and 2 homeworks to complete this assessment.
GRADE A*. Pupils recognise the causes and consequences of environmental issues and show understanding of different approaches to tackling them. They understand and apply the concept of sustainable development.
GRADE A. Pupils appreciate that peoples' lives and environment in one place are affected by actions and events in other places. They recognise that human actions may have unintended environmental consequences and that change sometimes leads to conflict
GRADE B. Pupil describe and offer explanations for different approaches to managing environments and appreciate that different approaches have different effects on people and places.
GRADE C. Pupil offers explanations for ways in which human activities affect the environment and recognise that people attempt to manage and improve environments.
GRADE D. They describe how people can both improve and damage the environment.
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