The content of the course covers both human and physical geography, human being more to do with people and physical the more scientific, natural side of the subject. In year 12 physical geography – coasts and rivers Human – urban and rural environments Also Coursework module – worth 33% of final AS grade
Geography ASChew Valley School
• Understand content of the course• To appreciate fluvial systems• To appreciated how population data can bepresented• Year 12 trip to Devon infoLesson objectives
What will you study at ASlevel?Physical∗ Rivers floods andmanagement∗ CoastalenvironmentsHuman∗ Population Change∗ Health issuesUNIT 2 – GEOGRAPHICAL SKILLS – SkernUNIT 2 – GEOGRAPHICAL SKILLS – SkernLodge residentialLodge residential
∗ Drainage basin∗ Hydrological cycle∗ Factors affecting discharge∗ Channel processes∗ Valley profiles∗ Changing channel characteristics∗ Landforms∗ Rejuvenation∗ Causes of flooding∗ Impact of floodingCOASTS WILL BE YOUR SECOND TOPICWhat you will cover in RIVERS
∗ AQA AS Geography∗ Amanda Barker, DavidRedfern and MalcolmSkinner∗ Philip Allen updates∗ ISBN: 978 0 340 94611 4What Textbook do you need to buy?
Drainage basins are open systems and link with theglobal hydrological cycle
What are the differences betweenopen and closed systems?∗ Open systems – exchange both energy and masswith their surroundings.The water system in your house is an example of anopen system.∗ Closed systems – are open to the transfer of energyonly.The hydrological cycle is an example.
The differences between thehydrological and drainage basinsystems∗ Your task is to produce a double page spread for anA level textbook on the hydrological cycle anddrainage basin systemYou will need to include answers to the following keyquestions:∗ What is the hydrological cycle?∗ What is the drainage basin system?∗ What are the differences between open andclosed systems?Include diagrams, key words in bold and considerlayout in detail.
• To appreciate fluvial systems• Representing population data on a map• Year 12 trip to Devon infoLesson objectives
You will cover:- World population growth- Changes in population characteristics- Demographic change- Population structure- Migration- Population and resources- Optimum population- Population controlUnit 2 is HEALTH GEOGRAPHY!What will you cover inPOPULATION?
∗ Data in Geography can be represented inthousands of different ways∗ Representing this data effectively is a veryimportant skill in GeographyRepresenting data effectively
∗ You all have the following data:Representing data effectively
∗ To represent 3 pieces of information on oneworld map∗ Choose 3 of the 6 pieces of information∗ On your map represent the pieces ofinformation for each of the 6 continents∗ Be creative, imaginative, neat and tidy!Summer Task