EdExcel 2016 Geography B GCSE

Recommended Resources to Support the Teaching of Weather and Climate within this Specification

Global Atmospheric Circulation

Some introductory ideas on climate zones.

Coriolis movie.

We also recommend:

The nullschool animation of current surface winds.

Other useful links.

Climate Change

Some introductory resources on climate and climate change.

Climate Change Schools Project resources.

Climate change updates for geography teachers.

Climate4Classrooms resources.

Climate Change Schools Project resources.

Other useful links.

Tropical Cyclones

Work scheme on extreme weather including tropical storms (aimed at A level but could be adapted).

Other useful links.

UK climate (seasonality, storm frequency, prevailing winds)

An introduction by the Met Office.

Air Masses – there are many more air mass resources on the key stage 4 page.

A case study of arctic maritime air.

A case study worksheet of orographic rain can be found on the key stage 4 page.

A Met Office YouTube video on Wind Direction and weather.

An introduction to anticyclones, depressions and fronts.

A case study of the 2003 heat wave.

A case study of the 2013 heat wave.

An introduction to weather systems.

November 2012 floods.

1987 storm.

Other useful links on climate and weather systems.

Further KS4 resources.

Follow this link to the EdExcel website for the full specification.