A New Introduction to Geography for OCR GCSE Specification A by Greg Hart, John Pallister, John Belfield


A New Introduction to Geography for OCR GCSE Specification A by Greg Hart, John Pallister, John Belfield

A New Introduction to Geography is endorsed by OCR for use with the OCR GCSE Specification A. The contents are tailored to match the course, and provide a fresh and innovative approach to Geography. The key features include: coverage of the four content units of the specification; comprehensive advice for revision and exams, plus past exam questions; Certificate of Achievement advice; comprehensive guidance on coursework and fieldwork; and, complete coverage of the use and application of skills in geography ICT skils incorporated into activities. The book covers plate tectonics, rivers, coasts, population, settlement, the quality of life, economic activities, energy, resource developments and the local encironments, the manatement of environments and the global environment. It emphasizes the links between physical, human and environmental geography and incorporates a variety of resources, including satellite and aerial photographs and maps.


...lots of newspaper extracts, large photographs and suggested web links. Its real strength is in exams and coursework preparation - lots of advice and sample answers - and it is the only textbook to include sections for those taking the Entry Level Certificate (old Certificate of Achievement). -- TES 20011101 ..particularly well resourced in terms of pertinent and up-to-date case studies, providing just enough detail to fund good quality answers without overloading the student with information. For those studying the designated specification, this book will be a useful standard text and one which seems to fulfil its aims admirably. -- Geographical Association 20020201

About the Author

The author team, led by Keith Flinders is made up of experienced GCSE examiners, advisers and teachers.

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240 pages


Greg Hart, John Pallister, John Belfield
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Publication date

23rd February 2001



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