Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue. A new marriage with geography Geography A-Level Taster
Structure • Something old • Something new • Something borrowed • Something blue- Hazards Changing Places You lot Coasts
2020 Natural hazards in the news New Zealand – earthquake – may 24 th 2020 • https: //www. theguardian. com/world/2020/may/25/newzealand-pm-jacinda-ardern-live-tv-earthquake-wellington Tropical storm Cristobel June 2020 • https: //www. theguardian. com/us-news/2020/jun/10/tropicalstorm-cristobal-brings-heavy-rain-and-flooding-to-southern-us UK Spring heatwave – drought concerns https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=6 frcfa. Z 49 LU
Something different • In 2018 in California there wildfires that ravaged the state. • Watch this and see the horror of what Californians had to deal with. • https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=Ltwutlb. JQq. I
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10 quick fire hazards recall questions from GCSE What can you remember? 1. 2. 3. 4. By what process do the tectonic plates on the earth’s crust move? State 3 facts about destructive plate boundaries On what scale do we measure earthquakes? What is the difference between a primary and secondary impact when related to natural hazard events? 5. State one method in which people can prepare for earthquake hazards 6. List 3 ingredients required for tropical storms to form 7. Describe the distribution of tropical storms in our world 8. What are the conditions like in the ‘eye’ of the storm? 9. How has human activity increased the flooding risk? 10. State an economic impact of flooding
Potential Answers – there may be more! 1. 2. Convection currents Plate pull apart. Involves continental and oceanic plates. The oceanic plate subducts beneath the continental plate. Both earthquakes and volcanoes are violent and destructive in nature 3. The Richter scale 4. Primary effects occur as a result of the ground shaking – they happen immediately. Secondary effect occur as a result of the primary effects. These happen later. 5. Earthquake kits. Practicing eq drills. Drop cover hold on exercise. Stabilizing potential hazards in the home, office etc 6. Sea temperature of 26 degrees, rapid evaporation rates, trade winds, Coriolis effect (earth spinning) 7. Occur between the two tropics. Form across the Atlantic Indian and pacific oceans. Found off the SW coast of the USA eg Florida. West coast of India, SW Pacific ocean around the Philippines 8. Extremely calm 9. Creating more impermeable surfaces, - urbanisation , removing trees – deforestation, climate change ideas 10. Home and businesses lost, travel disruption impacting work, clear up coasts etc
Sense of Place • A sense of place can be defined as ……… • https: //www. researchgate. net/publication/282980896_Wha t_is_Sense_of_Place • Second space representation is a concept by Geographer Edward Soja. It means a sense of place is represented by art, photography, writing and other media such as music
Empire State of Mind • https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=Qs. Zl. Y 0 Vz 4 -o
Ooh, New York Grew up in a town that is famous as a place of movie scenes Noise is always loud, there are sirens all around and the streets are mean If I can make it here, I can make it anywhere, that's what they say Seeing my face in lights or my name in marquees found down on Broadway Even if it ain't all it seems, I got a pocketful of dreams Baby I'm from New York Concrete jungle where dreams are made of There's nothing you can't do Now you're in New York These streets will make you feel brand new Big lights will inspire you Hear it for New York, New York On the avenue, there ain't never a curfew, ladies work so hard Such a melting pot, on the corner selling rock, preachers pray to God Hail a gypsy cab, takes me down from Harlem to the Brooklyn Bridge Someone sleeps tonight with a hunger far more than an empty fridge I'ma make it by any means, I got a pocketful of dreams Baby I'm from New York Concrete jungle where dreams are made of There's nothing you can't do Now you're in New York These streets will make you feel brand new Big lights will inspire you Hear it for New York, New York One hand in the air for the big city Street lights, big dreams, all looking pretty No place in the world that can compare Put your lighters in the air, everybody say Yeah! In New York Concrete jungle where dreams are made of There's nothing you can't do Now you're in New York These streets will make you feel brand new Big lights will inspire you Hear it for New York https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=Qs. Zl. Y 0 Vz 4 -o
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What does ‘Empire State of Mind’ tell us about New York? • Watch the video, listen and read the lyrics of the song • How does the song represent New York and give it a sense of place? • Can you note down how you think Jay-Z and Alicia Keys give that sense of place? • Is there a song you know that does something similar?
What are your expectations? • A-level Geography is a new journey • A very different journey? • How do you think lessons are going to change from GCSE?
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What are your expectations? • Write one of us an email saying what your expectations are for A-level geography? • What do you want to study? • How do you want to study it? • What are you excited to about studying? • Our emails are at the end of the Power. Point we would love to hear from you.
Tuvalu • Rising sea levels are impacting parts of the world in different ways • Tuvalu has a really big problem • https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=Wn 0 pb. O 6 U 7 Xs
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Tuvalu Task • There are three resources about Tuvalu and Sea Level • Can you answer this question with the three resources and your own knowledge • To what extent does Tuvalu have a problem in the next 50 Years?