A New Introduction to Geography is endorsed by OCR for use with the OCR GCSE Specification A. The contents are tailored to match the course, and provide a fresh and innovative approach to Geography.
Key features include:
Coverage of the four content units of the specification
Comprehensive advice for revision and exams, plus past exam questions
Certificate of Achievement advice
Comprehensive guidance on coursework and fieldwork
Complete coverage of the use and application of skills in geography
ICT skils incorporated into activities
The book covers plate tectonics, rivers, coasts, population, settlement, the quality of life, economic activities, energy, resource developments and the local encironments, the manatement of environments and the global environment. It emphasizes the links between physical, human and environmental geography and incorporates a variety of resources, including satellite and aerial photographs and maps.
...lots of newspaper extracts, large photographs and suggested web links. Its real strength is in exams and coursework preparation - lots of advice and sample answers - and it is the only textbook to include sections for those taking the Entry Level Certificate (old Certificate of Achievement). * TES *
..particularly well resourced in terms of pertinent and up-to-date case studies, providing just enough detail to fund good quality answers without overloading the student with information. For those studying the designated specification, this book will be a useful standard text and one which seems to fulfil its aims admirably. * Geographical Association *
The author team, led by Keith Flinders is made up of experienced GCSE examiners, advisers and teachers.
1 People and the Physical World Plate Tectonics Rivers Coasts Advice 2 People and Places to Live Population Settlement Advice 3 People and their needs The Quality of Life Economic Activities Energy Advice 4 People and the Environment Local Environments The Global Environment Advice