International School History - European Schools - S3 -
Economic Geography - Farming and Tourism

S3 Human Science Last update - 23 January 2015 Official European School Human Science Years 1-3 Syllabus: English, French, German.
Unit 4 - Geography - The Mediterranean Region - Economic Geography - Farming, Tourism and Environment
Subject Content Lessons Additional resources and external links
Economic Geography - Farming, Tourism and Environment

Agriculture: typical crops (olives, vines and citrus fruits) and animals (sheep and goats) Tourism: the rise of mass tourism, main source countries and destinations, characteristics of resort areas and the positive and negative impact of tourism. Climate change and problems of water supply, water pollution in the Mediterranean and attempts to reduce it.

Key words: Crop, irrigation, soil fertility, mass tourism, resort, drought, desertification, erosion, pollution

 
See the official s3 textbook for the Mediterranean World on Geography.

17. Economic Geography 1 - What is Mediterranean agriculture like? PDF
David Attenborough's fantastic history-geography documentary series of the Mediterranean -  The First Eden. An excellent way to improve your English

 

18.  Economic Geography 2 - What is the tourist industry? PDF  

 

19. Economic Geography 3 - Why is the Mediterranean the world's leading holiday destination?  PDF PowerPoint includes quiz

 

 

 

Try the online quiz test on your knowledge of European cities. 

See the 'hall of fame' of best performances.

20. Economic Geography 4 - What can be the problems of tourism?  PDF

 

CNN Tourism takes it toll,
21.Economic Geography 5 - Mallorca - a holiday paradise?  PDF

 

Video examining the impact of tourism on Mallorca
22. Design a tourism film for any destination in the Mediterranean region.

See the best from previous years

 

Films should be one minute long and designed to be played on Brussels TV or in a Brussels cinema. Content should include travel information from Brussels, climate, history/culture and attractions.
23. Economic Geography 6 - Mediterranean Pollution PDF
 
Economic Geography -
revision quiz.
Videos about environment and pollution.
 
David Attenborough's fantastic history-geography documentary series of the Mediterranean -  The First Eden. An excellent way to improve your English

 

 

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