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.
The changing Carbon Cycle , Carbon Cycle Feedbacks
Met Office In Depth introduction to the water cycle.
Causes of Precipitation
– Orographic rain A case study of orographic rainfall and Foehn winds in Scotland with images for students Image 1, Image 2, Image 3, Image 4, Image 5 – Clouds
The Changing water cycle, Amazon Basin case study
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
Changes to the Carbon and Water Cycles, The Impact of Long Term Climate Change on the Carbon and Water cycles: The changing Carbon Cycle The Changing water cycle
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.
Country by country emissions of greenhouse gases with case studies from Gemany, Poland, the USA and China
Why is there a debate over climate change?
Simple climate change debate Teachers’ Guide
Debate Card 1
Debate Card 2
Climate Change Scepticism PowerPoint
In What ways Can Humans Respond to Climate Change?
Projected emissions and their impacts on climate
Carbon Trading the EU Emissions Trading Scheme
Developing the Indian Solar Industry
The Impact of sea level rise on Bangladesh
The Impact of Climate Change on Sea Level
Future of Food: Food Security
The Impact of Climate change on Food Security
Further A level resources.
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