Recommended Resources to Support the Teaching of Weather and Climate within this Specification
Key Overview Resources
RGS-IGB A level subject content overview Weather and Climate
Climate change updates for A level geography – supporting the 2016 specifications
Earth’s Life Support Systems: Carbon Cycle
Met Office In Depth introduction to the carbon cycle.
Met Office In Depth introduction to the water cycle.
Deforestation, the water cycle, the carbon cycle and climate in the Amazon
Positive and Negative Feedback Loops within and between the carbon and water cycles
Carbon, water, weather and climate a PowerPoint presentation focussing on recent changes to the carbon and water cycles, and how the two cycles interact.
Changes in the Arctic Tundra Carbon release from the Arctic
Carbon Change Schools Project Module 2 – feedback mechanisms, Carbon Cycle Feedbacks, Ecosystem Feedbacks from Carbon and Water Cycle Changes
The Earth’s Climate is Dynamic
– Past climate change teaching resources
Anthropogenic climate change
Discover how to use a cheap infrared thermometer to measure the greenhouse effect
Case studies of one AC and one EDC to illustrate their contribution to anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions over time.
Why is there a debate over climate change?
Coming soon: negotiations resource
In What ways Can Humans Respond to Climate Change?
Carbon Trading the EU Emissions Trading Scheme
Future of Food: Food Security
Other useful links.
Further A level resources.
Link to the full OCR specification