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 GEOGRAPHY

IMPORTANT DEADLINES

SENIOR GEOGRAPHY CLASSES:

 

 

 

S3 GEOGRAPHY CLASSES:

 

 

S2 GEOGRAPHY CLASSES:

 

S1 CLASSES:

 

 

 

 

IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS

File icon: docx NEW MISS RISK NATIONAL REVISION HANDOUT GLOBAL ISSUES NEW [docx 45KB] Click to download
File icon: docx NEW MISS RISK NATIONAL REVISION HANDOUT NEW [docx 4MB] Click to download
File icon: docx NEW NEW HIGHER GEOGRAPHY ENTIRE COURSE REVISION HANDOUT [docx 2MB] Click to download

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Geography

Geography is a diverse subject which looks at the physical features of our planet (e.g. rivers, coasts) and how humans impact on the environment (e.g. rainforest destruction, climate change). It is important that we look after our planet for future generations.

 

Pupils also learn core skills, which are crucial for almost any career, including communication, working with others, numeracy, ICT and problem solving. In addition, they also learn to develop specific skills such as map reading skills, fieldwork, research for assignments and taking notes form documentary clips.

S1 Geography

Pupils learn about Tourism in Scotland (within the S1 Social Subjects Scotland Unit).

  • Map Skills
  • Landscape features of the Scottish Highlands and how this has influenced the way the land is used
  • The impact of tourism on Scotland and beyond 
  • ICT Project on tourism in a local area
  • Computer research on the development of countries

S2 Geography

Pupils learn about:

  • Environmental Hazards: their cause, impacts and solutions including case studies
  • Climate: different environments on the planet (e.g. deserts, rainforest, arctic), the impacts humans are having on these and how we can live more sustainably
  • Rivers: the processes involved in the different stages of a river and how man uses river landscapes
  • Energy and Pollution: practice skills for completing Geography assignments
  • OS Map Skills

S3 Geography

Pupils learn about:

  • Challenges of food production for a globally increasing population and how to reduce the impact on the environment
  • Cities in the developed world (Glasgow) and the developing world (Rio de Janeiro)
  • Population: where people live in the world and future consequences for developed and develping countries
  • Weather: how it is recorded and why Scottish weather is the way it is
  • Geographical Investigation Skills

File icon: docx MISS RISK BGE RURAL HOMEWORK [docx 178KB] Click to download
File icon: docx MISS RISK BGE URBAN HOMEWORK [docx 154KB] Click to download
File icon: docx MISS RISK BGE POPULATION HOMEWORK [docx 52KB] Click to download

S3 Geography Homework

National Geography

In National Geography pupils learn:

Human Environments:

  • Development and Population
  • Urban (Edinburgh and Mumbai)
  • Rural (UK and India)

Global Issues:

  • Climate change
  • Health

Physical Environments:

  • Weather
  • Landscapes (Glaciation and Coasts

There are Revision Resources for Pupils below.

File icon: docx MISS RISK NATIONAL HOMEWORK BOOKLET [docx 846KB] Click to download

Higher Geography

In Higher Geography pupils learn:

 

Human Environments:

  • Population
  • Rural (Amazon Rainforest)
  • Urban (Edinburgh and Mumbai)

Global Issues:

  • Development and Health
  • Global Climate Change

Physical Environments:

  • Atmopshere
  • Hydrosphere
  • Lithosphere (Glaciation and Coasts)
  • Biosphere

There are Revision Resources for Pupils below.

 

File icon: docx NEW HIGHER GEOGRAPHY REVISION HANDOUT [docx 2MB] Click to download
File icon: docx NEW HIGHER GEOGRAPHY REVISION HANDOUT GLOBAL ISSUES [docx 572KB] Click to download
File icon: docx MISS RISK HIGHER GLOBAL ISSUES FAQS [docx 302KB] Click to download
File icon: docx MISS RISK HIGHER HUMAN ENVIRONMENTS FAQS [docx 264KB] Click to download
File icon: docx MISS RISK HIGHER PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENTS FAQS [docx 556KB] Click to download