Unit Award Scheme


In successfully completing this unit, the Learner will have

Evidence needed

demonstrated the ability to

1identify at least two areas of hot desert on a world mapSummary sheet
2express an opinion about one way in which land can be sustainably usedSummary sheet

shown knowledge of

3at least two characteristics of hot desertsSummary sheet
4at least two reasons why hot deserts formSummary sheet
5at least two causes of desertificationSummary sheet
6at least two effects of desertificationSummary sheet
7a case study of an example of an area at risk from desertification, including its location, two characteristics and two problems it causesSummary sheet
8at least two methods of reducing soil erosionSummary sheet


9labelling and/or completing simple maps, graphs, diagrams and photographs, as appropriateSummary sheet
10recognising features and extracting information, as appropriateSummary sheet
11doing simple map reading tasks, as appropriateSummary sheet
12using appropriate geographical vocabulary relevant to 'deserts'.Summary sheet

All outcomes recorded on an AQA Summary Sheet

Approved 31 January 2012Level - Entry Level