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
Climate change and Ice ages
Ice ages and glacials
Climate and volcanoes, Year with no summer, Pinatubo, Toba – a supervolcano
The Little Ice Age and The Little Ice Age in London
Climate Change and Coastal Storms
5th October, 2013 storm
Climate change and sea level change , Flood Protection in the Netherlands , Flood Protection for London , The Impact of sea level rise on Bangladesh
The impact of 3 urban policies in Paris on climate change adaptation and mitigation
Amazon Basin case study,
Flow in the River Thames
Met Office In Depth introduction to the water cycle.
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
El Nino Southern Oscillation introduction and other useful links
The impact of Climate Change on water supply
Flooding case studies: Boscastle Floods
November 2012 floods Met Office report on winter 2013/14
Climate Change and the Water Cycle
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.
The Changing water cycle
Mekong case study Changes to groundwater in Uganda
The Carbon Cycle
Met Office In Depth introduction to the carbon cycle.
Discover how to use a cheap infrared thermometer to measure the greenhouse effect https://www.metlink.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/infrared_thermometer_worksheet.pdf
The changing Carbon Cycle
Carbon Cycle Feedbacks
Ecosystem Feedbacks from Carbon and Water Cycle Changes
Country by country emissions of greenhouse gases with case studies from Gemany , Poland , the USA and China
Climate change and the Water Cycle
Future Climate Change
Tipping Points Adaptation strategies Mitigation Migration/ security
Carbon Capture and Storage and some further useful links
Other useful links.
Further A level resources.
Link to the full EdExcel specification