Unit-8 Introduction Unit-9 Physiography Unit-10 Climate, vegetation and soil Unit-11 Natural hazards and Disasters Unit-12 Map and Diagram
Part C. Practical Work Unit-1 Fundamentals of Maps Unit-2 Topographic and Weather Maps Unit-3 Practical Record Book and Viva
30 Marks 10 15 5
Note The question paper will include a section on Open Case Studies based-questions on two case studies, one from Part A and one from Part B of 7 marks each, a total of 14 marks. The case studies will be supplied to students in advance. These case studies are designed to test the analytical and higher order thinking skills of students.
Part A Fundamentals of Physical Geography
Unit-1 Geography as a Discipline 05 Periods l Geography as an integrating discipline, as a science of spatial attributes l Branches of Geography Physical Geography and Human Geography l and Career Options Scope
Unit-2 The Earth 12 Periods l and evolution of the earth Interior of the earth l Origin Wegener's continental drift theory and plate tectonics l Earthquakes and volcanoes causes, types and effects. Unit-3 Landforms 20 Periods l major types of rocks and their characteristics l Rocks Landforms and their evolution