Geography Assignments 2015/16
1. Explain in your own words what a renewable energy resource is.
2. Why do you think it is important for Ireland to develop renewable energy resources?
3. Write a short paragraph to explain how...
Heat from the crust
...can generate energy.
For Monday 16th...complete the leaflet on the four Armorican mountains
For Monday 2nd ...Complete the script reporting on the earthquake event of your choice
For Monday 19th...watch the video clip of Mount Tavurvur volcano erupt on August 29th, 2014...download questions on how a volcano erupts here.
For Thursday 15th...newspaper front page reporting on an earthquake event. Click here for link to the webpage.
Test Monday 12th on...
Complete the fill-in sheet on continental drift. Information is here.
Complete the speech for Alfred's trial.
Complete research task on one type of weather equipment. For Thursday 7th Jan
ICT Survey - test
Test Thursday 15th on...
Read the handout on the viking / anglo-norman settlement in Dublin. Start to create a mind-map to summerise the different economic/social/administrative factors that influenced its growth...click here for the task page.
23/9/15 - Complete the mind map for the other 4 time periods that saw Dublin grow. Highlight the key economic/social/administrative factors.
Download the fill-in sheet and bring it into class.
Extra reading...Ireland's act of union and population
24/9/15...complete the questions on Dublin's growth. Click below for the worksheet. Due 1/10/15
In the news...
Guatemala landslide...Rescue workers in Guatemala are digging through rubble from a mudslide that hit a village not far from the capital, in search of hundreds missing. At least 26 bodies have so far been recovered from the village of El Cambray Dos, rescue services say. Heavy rains swept a torrent of boulders and mud onto houses last Thursday, 15km (nine miles) east of Guatemala City.
Use your textbook plus class note to answer the following questions, Due Friday 8th Jan
a. Explain how food supply can lead to population change.
b. War/conflict can result in death rates increasing for many different reasons.
c. Give three ways that technology can change population.
For Friday 20th...Complete Q1-3 ... using the aerial photograph of Limerick.
Test Wednesday 14th on...
Read page 121/122...in pencil draw out diagram 8.2. Use it and the fill-in sheet used in class to explain how and why world population has increased.
Produce a single A4 information poster to tell people about the goal and why it is important. Use the global goals site to help.
2/10/15 - use the World Factbook to complete the worksheet given out in class. Answer questions 1-7. Due 9/10
Junior Certificate Geography