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
Met Office In Depth introduction to the water cycle.
Flooding case studies
Water, carbon, climate and life on Earth
Deforestation, the water cycle, the carbon cycle and climate in the Amazon
Carbon, water, weather and climate a PowerPoint presentation focussing on recent changes to the carbon and water cycles, and how the two cycles interact.
Met Office In Depth introduction to the carbon cycle.
Toba – a supervolcano
Measuring the impact of urban areas on wind flow: a PowerPoint presentation introducing how the wind is affected by urban structures and notes for teachers introducing simple fieldwork which can be carried out in the school grounds, using bubbles.
Environment and Population
Food security: The Impact of Climate Change on Food Production
Global population futures
Weather maps including synoptic charts
Other useful links.
Further A level resources.
Link to AQA AS/ A level geography website.