Year 8 students will study the following units.
Students explore the distribution of earthquakes and volcanoes and make links to the tectonic plates. They learn about plate movements at different types of boundary. They learn about the different effects that earthquakes and volcanoes may have in LEDCs and MEDCs.
Students study the impact of tourism on the environment, economy and society. They will focus on Malham (Yorkshire Dales) and Thailand.
Whose Amazon? Empty Space or Loaded Storecupboard
Students investigate the tropical rainforest ecosystem, focusing on the Amazon Rainforest. They consider a range of ethical issues about development in the rainforest.
Who is the fashion victim?
Students explore the global fashion industry as an example of globalisation and the links between different countries.