Climate and change. Describe and suggest reasons for pattern shown on the graph (6 marks). Word to help when describing graphs. Split the graph in sections and describe each one. Rising Falling Fluctuating Rapid Steady Stable Peaks Troughs . Reasons for climate change. Natural
Split the graph in sections and describe each one.
Sun spot theory
Increase in greenhouse gases
Cattle and sheep over-grazed the land causing soil erosion.Viking Greenland
By AD 1350, the little Ice Age had begun. Climate became colder and winters longer.
More sea ice stopped trade with Iceland and Norway.
Less food was caught in the shorter summer.
Cattle and sheep had less hay to eat in the winter.
People ran short of food, and animals did not survive the winter.
There may have been fighting with the local people (Inuit) as resources ran short
How is this related to megafauna extinction?
water vapour, carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, halocarbons
This map shows CO2 levels in 2000. Describe the graph giving specific names to countries that are big polluters.
Explain the impacts of climate change on the UK. (6)
Climate change will affect the UK by…
Now use your cards to write an answer.