Year 10 Geography Learning Map

Autumn Term

Paper 2: Challenges in the Human Environment – Urban Issues and Challenges

  • Urbanisation – causes of growth
  • Emergence of megacities: definition and growth
  • Rio Case Study – Opportunities – pull factors
  • Rio Case Study – Challenges – crime, services, risks
  • Rio Case Study – Solutions – pacification, site and service, medical
  • Liverpool Case Study – Opportunities – pull factors
  • Liverpool Case Study – Challenges – social deprivation, healthcare, education
  • Liverpool Case Study – Solutions – Liverpool One, Anfield, traffic, recycling
  • Sustainable Urban Living/Traffic
  • BedZED Case study

Spring Term

Paper 1: Living with the Physical Environment – Coasts

  • Coastal W & E/Erosion Landforms
  • Erosion Landforms: headlands and bays
  • Transport processes: longshore drift
  • Deposition Landforms: beaches, bars, spits, tombolos
  • Identifying UK Examples/Management: hard and soft engineering
  • Management Case Study: Sefton Coast

Summer Term

Paper 1: Living with the Physical Environment – Rivers

  • River Valleys/E &T & D
  • Erosion Landforms: V-shaped valleys, waterfalls
  • Meanders and oxbow lakes
  • Deposition Landforms: floodplains, levees, deltas
  • River from Source to Mouth: Clyde
  • Discharge Hydrograph
  • Hard and Soft Engineering
  • Flood Management: Stokesley Case Study