Environmental Science

The Higher Environmental Science course is made up of three units – Living Environment, Earth Resources and Sustainability.

Year Planner – Miss Smith

Earth Resources

Booklet

Introduction
Geosphere

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Geosphere Slides

Quizlet – Bauxite & Aluminium
Quizlet – Key Terms

Hydrosphere

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Hydrosphere Slides

Quizlet – Hydrological Cycle
Quizlet – Hydrographs
Quizlet – Ocean Currents

 Biosphere

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Biosphere Slides

Quizlet – Brown Earth
Quizlet – Podzol
Quizlet – Biofuels

 Atmosphere

Atmospheric Absorption & Transmission

Atmosphere Slides

Quizlet – Structure
Quizlet – Heat Budget
Quizlet – Energy Transfers
Quizlet – Biomes
Quizlet – Natural Climate Change

Sustainability

Booklet

Climate Change

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Climate Change

Quizlet – Natural Causes of Climate Change

In Higher Environmental Science we also concentrate on preparing for SQA exams. Part of this is becoming familiar with the style of questions asked and how to access as many marks as possible. 

SQA Higher Environmental Science