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OCR Geology for A Level and AS By Stephen Davies

OCR Geology for A Level and AS by Stephen Davies

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Written by experienced Geology authors and teachers, this inspiring new student book has been endorsed by OCR to support the new AS and A Level Geology specifications and provides a thorough explanation of the geological knowledge required for any study of the subject at this level.

OCR Geology for A Level and AS Summary

OCR Geology for A Level and AS by Stephen Davies

Officially endorsed by OCR, this inspiring new student book has been carefully designed to match the new OCR A Level Geology specification and has been written by experienced Geology authors and teachers. // Its engaging visual style and clear explanations support and motivate you throughout the course and help you thoroughly prepare for your assessments // Highly illustrated with large, clear diagrams and a wide range of geological photographs to illustrate the key information and content. // Case studies and key term definitions help you connect theory and reality, allowing you to apply your understanding of earth science to the examination. // Contains support for the mathematics component of the course throughout to help you develop your maths skills. // Includes practice questions with answers to test your knowledge and help introduce you to the new assessment criteria. //

About Stephen Davies

Stephen Davies is a retired deputy head teacher who graduated in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and taught Science and Geology in comprehensive schools. He presents Earth Science workshops for trainee teachers, and publishes revision guides for A Level Geology. // Frank Mugglestone graduated with First-class Honours from the Open University and for twenty years has held a number of roles in post 16 Geology education, both as a teacher and as Head of Department. He has led field visits in the UK, Iceland, North America and Europe. // Ruth Richards was awarded an MSc in Industrial Mineralogy and a PhD in Micropalaeontology by the University of Leicester. She has taught GCSE Geology and A Level Geology in comprehensive schools and has led field trips in the UK, and abroad for A level students. She currently trains Science teachers at Nottingham Trent University (ITT) where she also teaches a Geology module at undergraduate level. // Tony Shelton worked as geophysicist with the Open University Oman ophiolite group, co-writing the Geol. Soc. Memoir. After lecturing at Keele University, he worked as a consultant in the oil industry, later becoming Assistant Professor at Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat. On returning to the UK he spent 20 years teaching A-level geology and environmental science contributing to various publications. // Vincent Williams was awarded an M.Geol in geology and a PhD in Palaeobiology by the University of Leicester. He has led field trips in the UK and taught on field trips in Italy, Spain and Switzerland. He currently teaches A-Level and FdSc at Truro College.

Table of Contents

1. Minerals; 2. Igneous Rocks and Processes; 3. Sedimentary Rocks and Processes; 4. Metamorphic Rocks and Processes; 5. Fossils and Time; 6. Earth Structure: direct and indirect evidence; 7. Plate Tectonics; 8. Structural Geology; 9. Economic Geology; 10. Geohazards and Risk; 11. Evolution of Life and Climate; 12. Basin Analysis

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OCR Geology for A Level and AS by Stephen Davies
Illuminate Publishing
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