Junior Cycle Geography Library

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1.0 The Earth

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Structure of the Earth

Formation of Volcanoes

Case Study: Mount Vesuvius

Earthquakes

Case Study: 2011 Japanese Tsunami

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2.0 Folding

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Formation of Fold Mountains

Periods of Folding

Case Study: The Alps

Case Study: The Himalayas 

Case Study: Dublin-Wicklow Mountains

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3.0 Rocks

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The Rock Cycle

Igneous Rocks

Sedimentary Rocks

Metamorphic Rocks

Case Study: The Burren

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4.0 Weathering

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Mechanical Weathering

Chemical Weathering

Biological Weathering

Case Study: The Burren

Case Study: Croagh Patrick

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5.0 Mass Movement

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Landslides

Mudflows

Case Study: Meagher Creek

Factors that influence Mass Movement

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6.0 Soils

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Formation of Soil

Brown Earth Soil

Peaty Soil

Podzol Soil

Gley Soil

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7.0 Rivers

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Case Study: The River Liffey

Features of Erosion

Case Study: Torc Waterfall

Case Study: The River Moy

Features of Deposition

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8.0 The Sea

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Longshore Drift

Features of Erosion

Case Study: Cliffs of Moher

Features of Deposition

Case Study: Rosslare Port

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9.0 Glaciation

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Formation of Glaciers

Features of Erosion

Case Study: Glendalough

Features of Deposition

Case Study: Wicklow Mountains

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10.0 Global Climates

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Hot Desert Climate

Equatorial Climate

Mediterranean Climate

Boreal Climate

Tundra Climate

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11.0 Severe Weather

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Tornadoes 

Case Study: Tornado Alley

Hurricanes

Case Study: Hurricane Sandy

Severe Weather

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12.0 Natural Disasters

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Natural Disasters

2011 Japanese Earthquake

Earthquake Impacts

Responding to a Natural Disaster

Tornadoes and Hurricanes 

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13.0 Primary Activities

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Farming

Inputs

Processes

Outputs

Case Study: Dairy Farming

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14.0 Energy Resources

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Energy Resources 

Non-renewable Energy

Case Study: Poland 

Renewable Energy

Case Study: Wexford

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15.0 Climate Change

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Ice Cores

Case Study: McCall Glacier

Natural Factors

Human Factors

Desertification

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16.0 Tertiary Activities

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Tourism

Case Study: Wild Atlantic Way

Transport

Case Study: Dublin

Tourism and Spain

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17.0 Exploitation of Resources

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Water

Case Study: Indonesia

Overfishing

Case Study: Ireland

Solutions

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18.0 Settlement

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Historical Settlement

Case Study: Trim, County Meath

Location of Settlement 

Case Study: Dublin City

Urban Problems

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19.0 Migration

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Migration

Case Study: Syrian Crisis

Push Factors

Pull Factors

Migration

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