Download the GCSE Geography Natural Hazards: Droughts 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
Natural Hazards: Droughts
Droughts are events when there is a prolonged shortage of water supply. This happens due to the below-average amount of precipitation, surface water or groundwater. It usually lasts for weeks, months, or even years & has a great impact in an area’s ecosystem and agriculture.
This GCSE Natural Hazards module introduces droughts to your students, explaining:
- What causes drought?
- What are the characteristics of arid environments? What are the extreme weather conditions associated with drought?
- Why does global circulation make some locations more vulnerable to drought?
- What are the impacts of drought on people and ecosystems in a developed and a developing country?
- How do El Niño and La Niña influence drought?
- What happened during the 2013 Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines and the drought events in California?