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Geographical Enquiries - Skills and Techniques for Geography 2nd Edition By Garrett Nagle

Geographical Enquiries - Skills and Techniques for Geography 2nd Edition
by Garrett Nagle

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Geographical Enquiries - Skills and Techniques for Geography 2nd Edition by Garrett Nagle

This is the second edition of a best-selling text, which has been trusted by students for over 3 years encompassing all the essential skills needed for GCSE Geography. All material has been updated and contain new enquiry based examples, more advanced statistical techniques and a section in ICT use reflecting the current methods of Geography teaching. Students will progress smoothly with the great variety of potential projects involved. Pupils can benefit from the experience of the respected authors who teach, examine and moderate. Pupils will achieve higher quality project work using the book's coursework suggestions and skill-based exam questions.

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Table of Contents


Part 1 Ordnance survey maps: scale and measurement; grid references and square references; contours; gradients; cross-sections; glacial landscapes; rivers - physical geography; rivers - human geography; coastal landscapes; rural settlements; urban areas; describing urban landscapes; industrial location; agricultural landscapes. Part 2 Other maps: topological maps; geological maps; historical maps; mental maps. Part 3 Weather maps: a low pressure system; weather satellites and low pressure systems; high pressure systems; climatic graphs; flood hydrographs. Part 4 Graphical representation: line graphs; scattergraphs; pie charts; bar charts; pictograms; flow-line maps; isoline maps; choropleths; dispersion diagrams; triangular graphs; annotated sketch diagrams and photographs. Part 5 Statistics: summarizing data; Spearman's rank correlation coefficient (Rs); nearest neighbour index (NNI). Part 6 Geographic investigations: completing a personal investigative enquiry; sampling; questionnaires; comparing residential areas; urban business locations; rural settlements and central place theory; location of urban functions; delimiting the CBD; microclimate around the school; foothpath erosion; water quality; sand dunes; crime; retail change. Part 7 Further geographical investigations: changes in small settlements; hydrology and river channel fieldwork; tourism and recreation in a small town; using the census; using IT in enquiries.

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GOR003656809
Geographical Enquiries - Skills and Techniques for Geography 2nd Edition by Garrett Nagle
Garrett Nagle
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2000-06-09
128
0748753184
9780748753185
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