First Year

compass and a map

The following topics will be studied in First Year 2016/2017:

  • ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES: Primary Industry.
  • THE EARTHS CRUST: Structure of the Earth, Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Fold Mountains.
  • ROCKS.
  • DENUDATION: Weathering & Erosion.
  • INTRODUCTION TO ORDNANCE MAPS.
  • RIVERs-Processes & Landforms
  • POPULATION (Introduction)

Weather Tracking Study throughout School Year, using School Weather Station

 Useful Websites/Videos (Click on links below)

  1. How much oil is left?
  2. Primary Industries-Farming
  3. Overfishing
  4. Structure of the Earth
  5. How Volcanoes are formed
  6. What causes earthquakes ?
  7. San Andreas Fault in California
  8. INTERACTIVE MAP OF VOLCANOES AROUND THE WORLD

Powerpoint Presentations/Notes

  1. Farming
  2. Farming System
  3. Economic Activities
  4. Chapter 1-The Restless Earth- Earthquakes And Volcanoes
  5. Ordnance Survey Maps
  6. Drawing an OS ketch map
  7. Rivers Powerpoint
  8. RIVER_FEATURES Worksheet