POST 16 Geography
What is on this site is partly up to you
Have you prepared anything that is worth sharing? So far there are these people who have come out of the closet.
Staffordshire Edexcel A level network
Details of the next A level network can be found on the Booking System here
has a lot of support material.
Have you seen the EdExcel Ning? This is created and maintained by Alan Parkinson. Thank you Alan!
It is worth having a look at the North Staffs GA Branch page elsewhere on this site, presentations from past lectures are posted there; the latest is Emerging World Cities by Allan Watson. Resources
Matt Smith, The Woodlands School and Sports College, Coventry sent a Powerpoint as a useful introduction for Year 13 students studying Sustainable Cities. They follow the WJEC syllabus but I am sure it could be used for the other boards too.
At a recent meeting the following were recommended:-
The Atlas of Water, mapping the world's most critical resource by Maggie Black and Janet King, Earthscan
The Atlas of Climate Change, mapping the world's greatest challenge, by Kirsten Dow and Thomas Downing, Earthscan
The Atlas of Food, who eats what, where and why, by Erik Millstone and Tim Lang, Earthscan
The Atlas of Health, mapping the challenges and causes of disease, by Diarmuid O'Donovan, Earthscan
Access to Geography series, Hodder and Stoughton. Titles include Arid and Semi Arid Environments by Michael Hill Full list here
Farming, Food and Famine by Michael Witherick, Nelson Thornes, EPICS
80: 20 Development in an Unequal World, Colm Regan, available from TIDEC details here
Philip Allen Updates Edexcel details and sample pages here
Jayne Whaley recommends Carbon Based sea level rise for Crowded Coasts.
At recent meetings Sue Warn has recommended the following:-
Development Works, a booklet from DfID which can be ordered through their website.
Farm Africa website
Shoreline Management Plans from Defra
Cities and Urbanisation, Michael Witherick and Kim Adams, Philip Allan updates, 2006
Health and Inequality, Sarah Curtis, 2004, Sage publications, (available from Amazon)
Fair Trade for all: How Trade can promote Development; Joseph Stiglitz and Andrew Charlton, Oxford University Press (available from Amazon here)
Crossroads for Planet Earth, Scientific American £3.95 (available from high street bookshops)
Rural Geography, Michael Woods
Revise AS and A2 geography - Heinemann
Global Issues, Global Environment, Changing Environment, edited by Andrew Blowers Open University (for teachers not students!)
There is also GeoCases - a subscription service from Hodder Murray
Statistical test card sort
Rachael Peryer, Cromwell Community College, Cambridgeshire, designed this to help her A level students get to grips with Chi square, Mann Whitney U and Spearmanís Rank. All of the cards are cut up and muddled together. Students then have to sort them into three piles (one for each test). Each pile is then sorted into order to reflect the following:
Rachel says "It was a real challenge but it really got my students thinking! Iím hoping it will help them to understand the tests better but also to be able to answer questions likeí show how you would use Mann Whitney U to investigate x y zí etc. I used it as a summary at the end of a unit but will also use it for revision." Statistical test card sort
Fran Martin, Lydia Williams and Rob Cooper from The Jews Free School, Brent have prepared the following resources for students to work with relating to unit 6 of Edexcel B A2. Antarctica Resources
Nottingham Case Studies
Have I got geography news for you?
This Have I got New for You PowerPoint is an example used with A level students to try to get them to look out for news stories relating to Geography Ė a good lesson starter/end? Steve Dann, Head of Geography, Long Road Sixth Form College, Cambridge
AQA Spec A revision checklists
These checklists may be useful for students following this syllabus (for the physical geography AS and A2 courses) to help them with revision.
Liz Close, Ravensbourne School, Bromley, Kent.
Hazards (some relate to Asian Tsunami)
Andrew Boardman from JFS, Brent, has sent these resources to help students with essays and revision
General Studies with a geography theme
Bob Jones at Alleyne's High School, Stone has offered these PowerPoint presentations.
Socio economic trends globally
Part III AIDS EPIDEMIC 6.5Mb
UK Social and Environmental Issues
Urban regeneration in Stoke on Trent - Ian Mutter Biddulph High School
Not forgetting the Fieldwork abroad from Blythe Bridge and Leek High Schools
This page last updated 03 April 2012