Global climate change - Iceland

Content

Unit

Extreme environments

Sub-unit

4. Extreme environments futures

Geographic inquiry and concept(s)

Future possibilities for managing extreme environments and their communities

Geographic knowledge and understanding

The impacts and management of global climate change in extreme environments, including adaptation by local populations

Case study or detailed examples

Neither required by the syllabus

Base knowledge and understanding

Task

All IBDP geography lessons on geographyalltheway.com start with a set of 'Base knowledge and understanding' resources. These resources can be used by students who wish to approach the lesson prepared with their exiting knowledge and understanding refreshed.

Context - The impacts of global climate change in Iceland

icelandic-glaciers.pdf

Task

Examine how climate change is impacting processes in Iceland.

Context - The management of global climate change in Iceland

Icelands new Climate Action Plan for 2018 2030.pdf

Task

Examine the power that Iceland has to manage the climatic change that is impacting them.

Context - The adaptation by local populations to global climate change in Iceland

“Can we still be Icelandic in Iceland without ice?”

Task

Examine the perspectives of the Icelandic population about climate change?

Review

Task

Examine the adaptation of the local population to the consequences of climate change in an extreme environment. [10]

2019-10-mark-bands.pdf