OCR GCSE Geography

We are delighted to have worked together with the OCR to develop the following resources to support this specification:

Extreme Weather Activities

A) Classroom Activities

Extreme weather – worksheet for classroom activity

Extreme weather – Excel data sheet

Extreme weather – Answer sheet for teachers

B) Excel Exercises

1) Activities to develop basic Excel skills: Excel basics.

2) Graphs in Excel:

a) Exploring Extreme Weather – Exploring extreme weather graphs in Excel – student worksheet with Exploring extreme weather graphs in Excel – Excel sheet and Exploring extreme weather graphs in Excel – solutions for teachers;

b) Task 1 with Task 1 – Answers for teachers ;

c) Task 2 with Task 2 – Answers for teachers;

d) Guidance on choosing the right graph in Excel Choosing the right graph.

3) Climate graphs in Excel:

Exploring extreme weather – making a climate graph student worksheet with Exploring extreme weather – making a climate graph – Excel sheet, Exploring extreme weather – making a climate graph – Excel solutions for teachers and Exploring extreme weather – making a climate graph – solution summary sheet.

4) Measures of data dispersion:

Exploring extreme weather – measures of dispersion – student worksheet with Exploring extreme weather – measures of dispersion – background information and Exploring extreme weather – measures of dispersion – Excel spreadsheet.

C) Homework Activity

Extreme weather – homework activity – student worksheet

Extreme weather – homework activity – Resource sheet

Extreme weather – homework activity – Solutions for teachers

2003 Heatwave

Background information: Heatwave case study

Isoline mapping Exercise

Isotherm – Notes for Teachers

Isotherm exercise - base mapIsotherm exercise – base map

Isotherm exercise - basicIsotherm exercise – basic

Isotherm exercise - moderate Isotherm exercise – moderate

Isotherm exercise - challengingIsotherm exercise – challenging

Isotherm exercise - completedIsotherm exercise – completed

St Jude’s Storm

Background information: St Jude’s storm case study.

Other recommended resources for OCR GCSE Geography A and OCR GCSE Geography B