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Geography - Year 9

Lesson

Topic

1

Changing rates of deforestation

What are the causes of deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest? - Part 1

2

What are the causes of deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest? - Part 2

What are the impacts of deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest?

What is the value of the Tropical Rainforest to the people and the environment?

3

How can we manage the rainforest sustainably? Part 1

How can we manage the rainforest sustainably? Part 2

4

Physical Characteristics of hot deserts

Interdependence of features of the hot desert

Hot deserts: Adaptions to plants

5

Hot deserts: Adaptions to animals

Development opportunities in hot deserts: Sahara

6

Challenges of developing hot deserts: Sahara

Causes of desertification: Population growth

Causes of desertification: Soil erosion

7

Strategies to reduce the risk of desertification

How well-being is affected by resource availability

8

Global inequalities in the supply and demand of resources

Issues with food resources in the UK

Issues with water resources in the UK

9

Issues with energy resources in the UK

Atlases and maps

10

What is the global distribution of energy use and production?

What is energy security and energy poverty?

11

How well-being is affected by resource availability 

Issues with food resources in the UK 

12

Issues with water resources in the UK 

13

How has the UK's energy mix changed over time? 

What are the advantages and disadvantages of non-renewables? 

14

What are the advantages and disadvantages of renewables? 

Should wind turbines be developed in the Isle of Lewis? 

15

What is fracking and why is it controversial? 

What are the likely impacts of fracking in Lancashire?

16

What are the advantages and disadvantages of nuclear energy?  

17

Reasons for increasing water consumption 

Factors affecting water availability - Part 1

18

Factors affecting water availability - Part 2

Impacts of water insecurity 

19

Strategies to increase water supply - Part 1

Strategies to increase water supply - Part 2

20

Large scale water transfer scheme: China

Sustainable water supplies - Part 1 

21

Physical landscapes of the UK

Wave types and characteristics 

22

Coastal weathering and erosion

Mass movement

23

Transportation and deposition

Landforms of erosion: Headlands and bays

24

Landforms of erosion: Wave cut platforms 

Landforms of erosion: Caves, arches and stacks

25

Landforms of deposition 1: Beaches and sand dunes  

Landforms of deposition 2: Spits and bars

26

Landforms of a UK coastline: Dorset Coastline

Coastal hard engineering

27

Coastal soft engineering

Managed retreat

28

A UK coastal management scheme: Lyme Regis (Part 1)

A UK coastal management scheme: Lyme Regis (Part 2)

29

Skills and Fieldwork 

 Fieldwork skills

Statistical skills

30

Introduction to fieldwork

Physical fieldwork (Part 1)

31

Physical fieldwork (Part 2)

32

Physical fieldwork (Part 3) 

33

Human fieldwork (Part 1)

34

Human fieldwork (Part 2)

 

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Ms Harris

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Mrs Hunter

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Mrs Monaghan

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Mr Scott

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