Unit Award Scheme


In successfully completing this unit, the Learner will have

Evidence needed

demonstrated the ability to

1label at least two areas of tropical rainforest on a global mapStudent completed work
2identify the five layers of vegetation of tropical rainforestsSummary sheet
3identify at least two ways in which rainforests could be preserved for the futureSummary sheet
4express an opinion about whether deforestation should continueSummary sheet

shown knowledge of

5at least two characteristics of the rainforest annual climate, and two characteristics of the daily climateSummary sheet
6at least four ways in which vegetation has adapted to the climateSummary sheet
7at least four causes of deforestationSummary sheet
8at least one effect of deforestation on soils, on rivers and on local peopleSummary sheet
9at least one effect of deforestation on the global climateSummary sheet


10labelling and/or completing simple maps, graphs, diagrams and photographs, as appropriateSummary sheet
11recognising features and extracting information, as appropriateSummary sheet
12doing simple map reading tasks, as appropriateSummary sheet
13using appropriate geographical vocabulary relevant to 'tropical rainforests'.Summary sheet

All outcomes recorded on an AQA Summary Sheet

Approved 31 January 2012Level - Entry Level