Summary sheets (Edexcel, unit 4, tectonic hazards)

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Summary sheets are basically the spec points on the sheet (all on one page or two) and they are there for you to summarise your notes/summarise your revision resource. 

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EDEXCEL A2
UNIT 4-TECTONIC HAZARDS
Summary sheets
Bethany Cunningham
These sheets are focused for you to highlight the key words for the specification point and the key points should help you to
enlighten a discussion etc.

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WHAT ARE TECTONIC HAZARDS AND WHAT CAUSES
THEM?
1. What is the difference between a tectonic event, hazard and a disaster?
Suggested activities-make a table of the associated hazards with volcanoes and earthquakes; put these words (such as liquefaction
which is difficult to remember in the glossary)
2. What are the varying factors of an event?
Suggested activity-for every event profiled that links to the specification, make sure information such as areal extent, frequency,
duration and magnitude.
3.…read more

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WHAT IMPACT DOES TECTONIC ACTIVITY HAVE ON
LANDSCAPES AND WHY DOES THIS IMPACT VARY?
1. Why does extrusive igneous activity and why does this vary in landscapes?
Suggested activities-learn the definition of `extrusive igneous activity'; create a table of the varying formations (including lava plateaux,
fissures and volcanic
2. What are the varying factors of an event?
Suggested activity-for every event profiled that links to the specification, make sure information such as areal extent, frequency,
duration and magnitude.
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If nothing is found, Mount Etna is useful (remember year 10 geography), people live on
there to grow citrus fruits.
2. What is the range of hazards associated with different types of tectonic activity?
Suggested activity-make sure every hazard is added to the updated glossary. You need to be able to distinguish the hazards between
the tectonic activities, e.g. tephra with volcanoes. This could be done via creating a poster with an image and the damage that the
hazards cause.…read more

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HOW DO PEOPLE COPE WITH TECTONIC HAZARDS AND
WHAT ARE THE ISSUES FOR THE FUTURE?
1. What are the varying approaches of individuals and governments to coping with tectonic hazards in
countries at different stages of development?
Suggested activities-create a clear diagram/resource (most likely a table) that shows the scale and range of approaches.
2. What are the specific strategies involved in adjustment?
Suggested activity-create a flow chart to show the different ways people attempt to cope, before, during and after events.…read more

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Bethany Cunningham

Please guys. If you are going to rate a resource 1 star, can you at least provide feedback?

As I mention in the resource details, they are for YOUR revision. I find them really helpful and so uploaded a template. 

I don't think that is worth one star.

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