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London under water

London under waterFlood, drought and heat wave: these are the three major natural threats that threaten London, the UK’s capital and a World City. In this 21st Century Challenge, we take a look at the nature of London’s flood risk and reasons why it is now widely accepted to be increasing.

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  • Challenge Overview Sheet PDF | MSWORD A summary sheet for the entire challenge containing key facts and figures, as well as summaries of the videos of the main speakers from each event
  • Lesson one plan: River basin flooding, climate change and London PDF | MSWORD This lesson aims to investigate the physical and human processes which have increased London's risk of flooding as well as look at the effect climate change will have on London's flood defences
  • Fact Sheet and Teaching Notes PDF | MSWORD Containing an overview of the issues and points to be focussed on in the lesson, this provides teachers with background information for the lesson and can be used as a summary resource sheet for students
  • PowerPoint presentation (PPT)
  • Practice exam questions PDF | MSWORD
  • Lesson two plan: Managing London's changing flood risk PDF | MSWORD This lesson looks at the scale and possible flood hazard faced by London over the coming century’
  • Fact Sheet and Teaching Notes PDF | MSWORD Containing an overview of the issues and points to be focussed on in the lesson, this provides teachers with background information for the lesson and can be used as a summary resource sheet for students
  • Managing London's Changing Flood Risk article (PDF)
  • Discussion activity PDF | MSWORD
  • Exam Specification Overview PDF | MSWORD This document briefly summarises where the lessons link to each exam board specification (AQA, Edexcel, OCR, and WJEC)

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