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.
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.