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    Hi everyone,

    I did A Level Geology last year, and I thought I'd share with you the notes I made for Unit 4 (Environmental Geology), and Unit 5 (Evolution of Life, Earth and Climate). I have posted my AS notes in the second page of this thread, I wasn't originally going to post them as they aren't as detailed, but they are up now

    I spent a lot of time making these, and it seemed a shame to just delete them, so I've decided to put them up here in case anyone would like them!

    I apologise in advance for any spelling/grammatical errors!
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  1. File Type: docx 1 Water Supply.docx (25.6 KB, 455 views)
  2. File Type: docx 2 Energy Resources.docx (83.8 KB, 370 views)
  3. File Type: docx 3 Metallic Mineral Deposits.docx (115.8 KB, 442 views)
  4. File Type: docx 4 Engineering Geology.docx (76.4 KB, 408 views)
  5. File Type: docx 1 Formation of Fossils.docx (44.9 KB, 386 views)
  6. File Type: docx 2 Morphology of Fossils and Adaptation of Organisms to Live In Different Environments.docx (268.9 KB, 455 views)
  7. File Type: docx 3 Fossil Evidence of the Evolution of Organisms and Mass Extinctions.docx (220.1 KB, 377 views)
  8. File Type: docx 4 Dating Methods, Correlation Methods and Interpreting Geological Maps.docx (32.7 KB, 406 views)
  9. File Type: docx 5 Changing Climate.docx (25.1 KB, 351 views)
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    You have saved my bacon, Much appreciated
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    (Original post by Dr_Sir)
    You have saved my bacon, Much appreciated
    You're welcome! Best of luck with your exams!
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    (Original post by Leviathan1741)
    You're welcome! Best of luck with your exams!
    Its the Bloody Echinoids XD

    also changing climate just sucks :/ I miss structural form As
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    (Original post by Dr_Sir)
    Its the Bloody Echinoids XD

    also changing climate just sucks :/ I miss structural form As
    Oh yeah echinoids was the worst topic in my opinion, there was so much to know compared to the other creatures! Corals confused me as well, I kept muddling up the differences between them! I agree, we rushed over the changing climate part at the end so I didn't fully understand it
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    (Original post by Leviathan1741)
    Oh yeah echinoids was the worst topic in my opinion, there was so much to know compared to the other creatures! Corals confused me as well, I kept muddling up the differences between them! I agree, we rushed over the changing climate part at the end so I didn't fully understand it
    Yeah we just finished Isotopes... errrrr

    some of it is just backwards logic
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    (Original post by Dr_Sir)
    Yeah we just finished Isotopes... errrrr

    some of it is just backwards logic
    I think the dating and isotopes stuff was the hardest topic in the A2 course!
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    (Original post by Leviathan1741)
    I think the dating and isotopes stuff was the hardest topic in the A2 course!
    I remember half lives and daughter atoms from GCSE Physics XD its learning the isotopes we actually use and the atomic numbers of the daughter isotopes like U238 to Pb206/7

    5 weeks... oooh boy
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    (Original post by Dr_Sir)
    I remember half lives and daughter atoms from GCSE Physics XD its learning the isotopes we actually use and the atomic numbers of the daughter isotopes like U238 to Pb206/7

    5 weeks... oooh boy
    Yeah, the only downside to geology is that there is sooo much factual content to remember! I'm okay with key terms and labelling features of different fossils etc, but I'm hopeless with numbers
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    (Original post by Leviathan1741)
    Yeah, the only downside to geology is that there is sooo much factual content to remember! I'm okay with key terms and labelling features of different fossils etc, but I'm hopeless with numbers
    Geologists- scientists who hate maths!
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    (Original post by Dr_Sir)
    Geologists- scientists who hate maths!
    Haha I guess you could say that! I'm doing a geology degree this year so I really hope there's not too much maths in it
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    (Original post by Leviathan1741)
    Haha I guess you could say that! I'm doing a geology degree this year so I really hope there's not too much maths in it
    Do let me know how it goes, after GAP year its off to plymouth for more rock's for me! ^_^
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    (Original post by Dr_Sir)
    Do let me know how it goes, after GAP year its off to plymouth for more rock's for me! ^_^
    I'm on a gap year at the moment! Perhaps you'll have Professor Iain Stewart teaching you?!
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    I hope so! His documentaries got me into geology after all.
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    I hope so! His documentaries got me into geology after all.
    We were shown his documentaries in our geology classes, he makes everything seem interesting! I saw him in one of the labs when I went to a Plymouth Uni open day!
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    Hi guys! Just bumping this thread so hopefully more people will see these notes if they need them
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    (Original post by Leviathan1741)
    Hi everyone,

    I did A Level Geology last year, and I thought I'd share with you the notes I made for Unit 4 (Environmental Geology), and Unit 5 (Evolution of Life, Earth and Climate).

    I spent a lot of time making these, and it seemed a shame to just delete them, so I've decided to put them up here in case anyone would like them!

    I apologise in advance for any spelling/grammatical errors!
    Amazing!! Can't thank you enough
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    Hello

    I don't suppose you made notes for AS. Your A2 notes are fantastic.

    Thank you
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    (Original post by MarkBellamy)
    Hello

    I don't suppose you made notes for AS. Your A2 notes are fantastic.

    Thank you
    Hello, thank you!

    I did make some notes for AS Geology, however I'm unable to upload them at the moment as they are on my laptop at home. The majority of the notes I made for A2 can be found in the OCR Geology AS/A2 Level textbook, it follows the specification and is really helpful, I'd highly recommend getting it if you don't already have a copy. Everything you need to know for both AS and A2 is in there
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    (Original post by Leviathan1741)
    Hello, thank you!

    I did make some notes for AS Geology, however I'm unable to upload them at the moment as they are on my laptop at home. The majority of the notes I made for A2 can be found in the OCR Geology AS/A2 Level textbook, it follows the specification and is really helpful, I'd highly recommend getting it if you don't already have a copy. Everything you need to know for both AS and A2 is in there
    Thank you for your quick reply. I'm actually a teacher of geology and just think they are really well written for students. I would really appreciate it if you could post the AS versions when you can.

    THankyou Mark
 
 
 
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