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Geography S2 Course Plan 18/19

  • Curriculum Area:

    Geography August-December

    Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’

    Level 3

    • Identifies the processes which form landscapes across the world.
    • Provides a simple explanation of at least three processes involved in the development of any
      chosen landscape, for example, coasts, volcanic, rivers or glaciated.
    • Provides a simple explanation of at least three consequences of an environmental issue, and
      for each suggest how they could be managed.

    Activity

    Earth forces

    • Space and the planet Earth
    • Plate tectonics
    • Plate boundaries
    • Earthquakes
    • Impacts of Earthquakes
    • Case study
    • Investigation
    • Haiti Aid cooperative activity
  • Curriculum Area:

    Geography December- April

    Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’

    Level 3

    • Identifies at least three social and economic differences between developed and developing countries, for example infant mortality rate, % adult literacy rate, Gross National Product per capita.
    • Suggests possible ways these differences would be reduced, and provide valid opinions as to their likely success.
    • Provides at least two explanations as to how landscapes influence human activity, using two contrasting areas.
    • Reviews at least two simple graphical sources
      to interpret information and form a conclusion,
      for example, a map and a graph.

    Activity

    One world

    • Indicators of development
    • Causes of global inequality
    • Conflict
    • Trade
    • Trading game
    • Fair trade