Monthly Archives: May 2017

Revision Advice and Ideas for tomorrow’s Unit 1 Exam

Don’t forget ALL the past lesson resources and presentations and an electronic copy of the revision guide are on Schoology for you. However also remember the following useful resources for testing yourself / last minute practice!

Remember the Interactive Practice Paper – try some questions – then click submit to get ideas of what should be in your answer so you can mark yourself.

Practic Paper - Challenges

See how much you know by having a go at the 50 question Multiple-Choice quiz for Challenges to the Planet!

Multiple Choice - Challenges to Planet

Remember there are the revision cards for Challenges to the Planet available here – get someone to test you!

Revision Cards

CASE STUDIES – what case studies / examples should you be make sure you know?

Make sure as well as your usual revision and revising the key concepts – you are clear on the main case studies we have looked at here at the Ivo for tomorrow’s exam.

Unit 1 Effects of climate change – Changes in Crop Production (Ethiopia, Mozambique etc.); Rising sea levels (effects on places like Tuvalu / Bangladesh); Melting glaciers (e.g. Athabasca) etc.

Unit 1 – Example of International Climate Conference – Kyoto (Kyoto Protocol – 1997)

Unit 1 – Local scale response to Climate Change – Huntingdonshire District Council

Unit 1 – Named example – NGO involved in Climate Change campaigning – Greenpeace

Unit 1 – Case Study – Sustainability in the Workplace – either (i) NOKIA or (ii) Marks and Spencers (Plan A) (could also use examples such as Holiday Inn (towels) and companies using skype more to reduce carbon footprint etc.

Unit 1 – Case Studies – Sustainable Transport – (i) London Congestion Charge (ii) Cambridge Park and Ride (make sure you know how these have helped reduce the effects on urban areas – e.g. reduced congestion, reduced pollution etc.)

Unit 1 – Examples – Effects of Resource Extraction –  Logging (Cameroon) Oil Extraction(Ecuador) Gold Mining (Brazil), Gas Project(Peru) etc.

Unit 1 – Examples – Sustainable Management Rainforest – Ecotourism, Agriculture & Small Scale Forestry (Costa Rica); Companies taking responsibility (Maxus Energy); Medicinal Uses (Merck) ; Fragrances (Givaudan);Governments taking stand (Kaw Mountain–French Guiana)

Revision – Unit 1 Revision guide

Hopefully you have all been making good use of your Unit 1 revision guide. If any of you happen to have lost it or left it at school by mistake – I have uploaded an electronic .pdf copy to your Year 11 Schoology course – simply log in and click on the ‘Updates’ section.

Unit 1 Revision

Revision – Unit 1 Exam.

If any of you can’t find your Year 11 Revision booklets – there is a .pdf version available on the Schoology course – just login and click on Updates and look for the updates regarding this.

I have also just uploaded to your Schoology course final revision presentations for Unit 1, 2 and 3 which should be helpful.