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Published: 09/04/2015
KS4 | Environment, atmosphere and climate
69 pages

Tropical Storms two-week teaching pack

This two-week pack consists of structured teaching ideas and tailor-made resources, culminating in a sample exam question. It includes a variety of physical, human, economic and issue-based teaching approaches.      AQA (cross-site)
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Lisa TurpinLisa Turpin
Fantastic help! Thanks! Lots of interesting tasks and links.
julie sykesjulie sykes
Great resource with a range of resources to engage students.
Sally LewisSally Lewis
Mark scheme for the end of unit test would be useful please.Thanks
Victoria BennettVictoria Bennett
This is perfect, just what I need to resource out new KS4. many thanks!

Ben RuddBen Rudd
Great resources, really helpful. Thanks.
Logan GregoryLogan Gregory
This is brilliant, thanks so much!
Nigel JonesNigel Jones
This has made planning for the new GCSE really straightforward with differentiation and extension material ready to download.
Jane FoxJane Fox
Really great resource, lots of helpful tasks for pupils which are engaging.
Andrea VillaAndrea Villa
Very useful, thanks so much!
eleanor oweneleanor owen
Just what I was looking for. Thank you. Eleanor Owen
Lorraine JamesLorraine James
Very useful range of resources and activities

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Tropical Storms two-week teaching pack
This two-week pack consists of structured teaching ideas and  … read more
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KS4 | Environment, atmosphere and climate | Published: 09/04/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Tropical storms GCSE teaching pack | Tropical storms: Hurricanes, tornadoes etc.
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What am I?
This PowerPoint provides a useful introduction to the subject  … read more
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Where do tropical storms form?
This PowerPoint resource asks a student to describe the source  … read more
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The location of tropical storms
An introduction to the areas where tropical storms form. Aimed  … read more
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What is the link?
A useful starter for the topic as a sea temperature satellite  … read more
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The formation of Hurricane Katrina
Students are provided with a satellite image of Hurricane Katrina  … read more
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Cross-section through a tropical storm
This interactive resource asks the student to drag and drop labels  … read more
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Wordsearch for tropical storms
A simple wordsearch using 12 keywords/terms for the topic of  … read more
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The Saffir-Simpson scale
The student is provided with a copy of the Saffir Simpson scale  … read more
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Asking questions about the effects of tropical storms
Using the approach of When, Where, Why, What and How, this resource  … read more
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What factors influence the number of people affected by tropical storms?
The student is asked to categorise 24 different statements into  … read more
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A choropleth exercise
Using data from Tropical Storm Haiyan, this resource uses a choropleth  … read more
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Tropical Storm Haiyan – a summary
Aimed at lower ability students, this resource provides a series  … read more
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Reporting Tropical Storm Haiyan
With a selection of witness statements and two photographs, the  … read more
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Why was the death toll from Tropical Storm Haiyan so high?
The student is asked to consider 24 different factors that may  … read more
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Tropical Storm Haiyan – cause, effect and response
This interactive resource provides a set of ten questions which  … read more
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Hurricane Katrina – cause, effect and response
This interactive exercise asks students to identity cause, effects  … read more
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Responding to tropical storms
This resource is a comprehension and photographic interpretation  … read more
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Vulnerability to tropical storms
This resource uses an image of a coastal settlement and asks  … read more
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A Spearman's rank statistical activity of tropical storms
Using GNI per capita and the number of people affected by tropical  … read more
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The future of tropical storms
This resource introduces the possibility of tropical storms becoming  … read more
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A tropical storms dominoes game
A fun activity using domino-cards. By playing the game, the students  … read more
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Tropical storms – assessment
In the style of an AQA GCSE examination paper, this resource  … read more
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