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.