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sixth form

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GEOGRAPHY

INDUCTION LESSON

 

OBJECTIVES

You clearly understand what the A Level Geography course involves and how you will be assessed.

 

To apply your geographical knowledge and understanding to show your complex links to the world

 

OUTLINE

Welcome to geography and the key features of the course including the NEA and fieldwork element

 

‘How global am I?’

 

‘Are the risks from natural hazards increasing?’

 

 

 

 

YOUR TASK

Explain why globalisation results in cultural erosion in some parts of the world.

 

To answer this question you will need to research two named places and find out how the culture of that place has changed due to globalisation. The culture of a country may changes due to the introduction of the internet, television, TNCs, migration, collaboration of government (e.g. EU) or the ease of travel.

 

When you hand in your work you will need to include your research notes

 

USEFUL RESOURCES TO COMPLETE THIS TASK:

Global news sources e.g. BBC, CNN, ITN

https://www.usgs.gov/ - latest earthquake and volcano data

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFjFP8uxyEM – Youtube film ‘Cultural impacts of globalisation’

 

OTHER PREPARATORY WORK:

Identify examples of geographical issues in everyday event.

Regularly watch news reports

Watch documentary programs based on geographical themes e.g. Blue Planet, Journey in the Danger Zone: Iraq (both on iplayer)

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Mrs Beckley