GCSE Geography for WJEC by Andrew Owen, Colin Lancaster, Glyn Owen, Andy Leeder


GCSE Geography for WJEC by Andrew Owen, Colin Lancaster, Glyn Owen, Andy Leeder

This revised course is designed to help your students develop the abilities required to achieve exam success for the new WJEC GCSE Geography Specification B. - Develop students' geographical investigative and analytical skills with activities that use real-place data, maps, photographs and ICT resources - Provides case studies of real places at different scales and at different levels of development - Extends students' learning and helps them to research geography in greater depth with 'Going Further' information and activities - Encourages students to use their understanding of geographical processes and patterns to predict what might happen in the future with 'Geography Futures' WJEC Specification B is a direct development of the popular Avery Hill course and retains its issue-based, investigative approach to geography. It is based around three themes: 1. Challenges of living in a built environment 2. Physical processes and relationships between people and environment 3. Uneven development and sustainable environments. Contents Theme 1 - Challenges of Living in a Built Environment Chapter 1: Variation in quality of life and access to housing Chapter 2: Access to services and changing service provision Chapter 3: Urbanisation Chapter 4: Planning issues in built environments Chapter 5: Rural change and planning issues Theme 2 - Physical Processes and Relationships between People and Environments Chapter 1: Weather and climate Chapter 2: Ecosystems Chapter 3: The issue of desertification Chapter 4: River processes and landforms Chapter 5: Coastal processes and coastal management Theme 3 - Uneven Development and Sustainable Environments Chapter 1: Employment structures and opportunities Chapter 2: The location of economic activities Chapter 3: Economic activity and the environment Chapter 4: Development Chapter 5: Development issues and water Chapter 6: Interdependence Glossaries also available online at Vocab Express, an interactive learning application. Visit www.vocabexpress.co.uk/hodder for more information.

About the Author

Andy Owen is an experienced author and former Geography teacher. Andy Leeder is an experienced author and Geography teacher. Glyn Owen is a Head of Geography.

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288 pages


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Publication date

25th January 2013



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