Deciduous Forests GCSE Geography Resources & Revision Materials

Download the GCSE Geography Ecosystems: Deciduous Forests Resources module

This module contains:

  •  An editable PowerPoint lesson presentation
  • Editable revision handouts
  • A glossary which covers the key terminologies of the module
  • Topic mindmaps for visualising the key concepts
  • Printable flashcards to help students engage active recall
  • A quiz with answer key to test knowledge and understanding of the module

Ecosystems: Deciduous Forests

In botany, deciduous means “falling off at maturity” and “tending to fall off”. Deciduous trees are trees that lose their leaves every year, and have leaves that change colour, depending on the season. They exist in contrast to evergreen trees, with leaves that are never shed off, and have leaves that are always green.

This ​GCSE ​Ecosystems module introduces deciduous forests to your students, explaining:

  • ​What is the meaning of deciduous?
  • Why do leaves change color and fall off in these plants?
  • What are deciduous forests? What are its characteristics?
  • What are the two types of deciduous forests?
  • What is the importance of deciduous forests?
  • What are the threats to deciduous forests?
  • What are sustainable ways that can preserve deciduous forests?

Resource Examples

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