Polar Environments GCSE Geography Resources & Revision Materials

Download the GCSE Geography Ecosystems: Polar Environments 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: Polar Environments

Polar Environments are:

  • Cold environments located in the North and South Poles that are characterised by being cold, windy, and dry
  • Located in Polar Circles, which refer to circles of latitude that run parallel to the equator

This ​GCSE ​Ecosystems module introduces polar environments to your students, explaining:

  • ​What are polar environments and where can you find them?
  • What is the difference between the Arctic and Antarctica?
  • What are the different abiotic and biotic components?
  • What are the different types of human activities and their impacts?
  • What are the challenges of developing cold environments?
  • What are the threats to cold environments?
  • What is the importance of cold environments?

Resource Examples

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