Year 12 Spring Term Scheme of Work

KING EDWARD VI CAMP HILL SCHOOL FOR BOYS – LOWER SIXTH SCHEME OF WORK

Subject content

Suggested

teaching

time

Teaching focus

Possible case studies

where there is a need

for increased depth of

study

Opportunity for

integration of

practical skills

Health Issues

Total

30 hours

Global patterns of health, morbidity and mortality: health in world affairs.

4 hours

Atlas work

Use of

secondary

sources

The study of one infectious disease (eg malaria, HIV/Aids), its global distribution and its impact on health, economic

development and lifestyle.

4 hours

Zambia

Graph work

Atlas work

The study of one ‘disease of affluence’ (eg coronary disease, cancer) its global distribution and its impact on health, economic development and lifestyle.

4 hours

USA

Food and health: malnutrition, periodic famine, obesity.

Contrasting health care approaches in countries at different stages of development.

4 hours

UK and Zambia

Health matters in a globalising world economy: transnational corporations and pharmaceutical research,

production and distributions, tobacco transnationals.

3 hours

Monsanto

Regional variations in health and morbidity in the UK.

2 hours

Interrelationships

between various

factors

Choropleth

maps

Isolines

Factors affecting regional variations in health and morbidity

– age structure, income and occupation type, education,

environment and pollution.

3 hours

Interrelationships

between various

factors

Choropleth

maps

Isolines

Age, gender, wealth and their influence on access to facilities for exercise, health care, and good nutrition.

3 hours

A local case study on the implications of the above for the provision of health care systems.

3 hours

Local area

Questionnaire

work

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