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OCR GCSE (9-1) Geography B: Geography for Enquiring Minds

OCR GCSE (9-1) Geography B: Geography for Enquiring Minds

Author: Alan Parkinson, Jo Coles, Jo Debens, Jo Payne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2016

Exam Board: OCR Level: GCSE Subject: Geography First Teaching: September 2016 First Exam: June 2018 An OCR endorsed textbook Build your students' subject knowledge and cross-disciplinary enquiry skills with this modern, topic-based approach, brought to life through clear explanations and skills-focused activities that are tailored to the new assessment requirements; produced by one of the leading Geography publishers and OCR's Publishing Partner for Geography. - Maps the content against the reformed specification, providing an easy-to-follow teaching pathway designed by an author team of experienced teachers and examiners - Equips students with the subject knowledge and up-to-date case study examples they need to maximise their potential, with opportunities to undertake developmental activities for each topic - Offers you a whole-class solution to teaching the non-tiered papers with extension activities to stretch high achievers and scaffolded questions that support lower ability students - Embeds a focus on mathematical and statistical skills throughout by including opportunities to analyse a range of maps, graphs, GIS material and data sources - Prepares students to approach assessment confidently with practice questions of varying difficulty and handy tips for successfully answering enquiry questions - Highlights possible fieldwork projects and contains guidance on carrying out fieldwork, making it easier to integrate practical and theoretical learning

Extreme Survival

Extreme Survival

Author: Alan Parkinson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/02/2014

What would you do to survive? Would you eat frogs, spiders ... or even human flesh? Read the amazing true stories of people who have survived in extreme situations. This book tells the real-life stories of people who have survived in extreme situations from plane crashes to getting lost in the jungle, desert or mountains. Learn the basics of survival and take part in survival quizzes to test your knowledge. *Help Key Stage 3 students move from Level 3b to Level 3c in reading. *Support comprehension with engaging photography and illustration. *Encourage shared and guided reading using the ready-made tasks and discussion points on the activity pages at the back of the book. * Suitable for Key Stage 3 students with a reading age of 9 years.

The Ice Man

The Ice Man

Author: Alan Parkinson, Mike Gould Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2012

When a body was discovered by two German hikers walking in the Alps in 1991, little did they realise it had been there for over 5000 years... Who was OEtzi the Ice Man, as he has become known? What did scientists find out by examining his remains? And what further finds from the ancient past might our changing climate reveal? *Help Key Stage 3 students move from Level 3a to Level 4c in reading. *Support comprehension with the amazing photographs from the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology. *Encourage shared and guided reading using the ready-made tasks and discussion points on the activity pages at the back of the book

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