GCSE 9-1 Geography OCR B
$33.74

GCSE 9-1 Geography OCR B

By John Widdowson
US$ 33.74
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Book Description

A genuinely student-friendly and engaging resource for the 2016 OCR GCSE Geography B specification. Written to match the demands of the specification, this Student Book motivates your students with accessible, stimulating content and up-to-date case studies, while retaining a rigorous approach.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Contents
  • 1 Global Hazards
    • 1.1 Global circulation system
    • 1.2 Extreme temperatures
    • 1.3 Extreme winds
    • 1.4 Extreme precipitation
    • 1.5 Tropical storms and droughts
    • 1.6 Tropical storms and extreme weather
    • 1.7 Drought, El Niño and La Niña
    • 1.8 Typhoon Haiyan – a tropical storm
    • 1.9 Typhoon Haiyan’s path of destruction
    • 1.10 Drought in the UK
    • 1.11 Hazards fieldwork
    • 1.12 Plate tectonics – shaping our world
    • 1.13 Destructive and collision plate boundaries
    • 1.14 Constructive and conservative plate boundaries
    • 1.15 How earthquakes happen
    • 1.16 Why volcanoes erupt
    • 1.17 Earthquake disaster in Nepal – 1
    • 1.18 Earthquake disaster in Nepal – 2
    • 1.19 Saving lives in earthquake zones
  • 2 Changing Climate
    • 2.1 Earth’s changing climate
    • 2.2 Evidence of climate change – 1
    • 2.3 Evidence of climate change – 2
    • 2.4 Natural causes of climate change
    • 2.5 Human causes of climate change – 1
    • 2.6 Human causes of climate change – 2
    • 2.7 Global impacts of climate change – 1
    • 2.8 Global impacts of climate change – 2
    • 2.9 Global impacts of climate change – 3
    • 2.10 Impacts of climate change for the UK – 1
    • 2.11 Impacts of climate change for the UK – 2
    • 2.12 Climate change fieldwork
  • 3 Distinctive Landscapes
    • 3.1 Landscapes of the UK
    • 3.2 Upland and lowland landscapes
    • 3.3 Geology and landscape
    • 3.4 Climate and landscape
    • 3.5 Human activity and landscape
    • 3.6 Shaping landscapes
    • 3.7 Coastal landforms
    • 3.8 River landforms
    • 3.9 The Jurassic Coast
    • 3.10 Battered coastline
    • 3.11 Coastline management
    • 3.12 Landscape fieldwork – 1
    • 3.13 Landscape fieldwork – 2
    • 3.14 The Thames Basin
    • 3.15 Landforms along the Thames
    • 3.16 Flooding on the Thames
    • 3.17 Flood threat to London
  • 4 Sustaining Ecosystems
    • 4.1 Ecosystems
    • 4.2 Global ecosystems
    • 4.3 More about biomes
    • 4.4 Tropical rainforests
    • 4.5 The value of rainforests
    • 4.6 Human impacts on rainforests
    • 4.7 Costa Rica – sustainable rainforest management
    • 4.8 Ecotourism in Costa Rica
    • 4.9 Polar regions
    • 4.10 Life in the Arctic
    • 4.11 Human impacts in the Arctic
    • 4.12 Sustainable management of whaling
    • 4.13 Sustainable management of the Arctic
    • 4.14 Towards an Arctic Treaty
  • 5 Urban Futures
    • 5.1 An urban world
    • 5.2 Super-sized cities
    • 5.3 How cities began and grew
    • 5.4 The urban explosion
    • 5.5 Slumming it
    • 5.6 Urban trends in the UK
    • 5.7 The future of cities
    • 5.8 Birmingham on the map
    • 5.9 Come to Birmingham
    • 5.10 Explore Birmingham
    • 5.11 Unequal Birmingham
    • 5.12 Sustainable Birmingham
    • 5.13 Urban fieldwork – 1
    • 5.14 Urban fieldwork – 2
    • 5.15 Istanbul on the map
    • 5.16 Expanding Istanbul
    • 5.17 Explore Istanbul
    • 5.18 At home in Istanbul
    • 5.19 Congested Istanbul
  • 6 Dynamic Development
    • 6.1 Defining development
    • 6.2 The global development divide
    • 6.3 Measuring development
    • 6.4 Development changes lives
    • 6.5 How uneven development happened
    • 6.6 Uneven development and climate change
    • 6.7 Obstacles to development – trade and debt
    • 6.8 Obstacles to development – political unrest
    • 6.9 Zambia – a low-income developing country
    • 6.10 Zambia’s zigzag path to development
    • 6.11 Zambia’s development goals
    • 6.12 Invest in Zambia
    • 6.13 Zambia’s reliance on copper
    • 6.14 Trans-national companies in Zambia
    • 6.15 Aid and debt in Zambia
    • 6.16 Top-down development in Zambia
    • 6.17 Bottom-up development in Zambia
  • 7 UK in the 21st Century
    • 7.1 Human geography of the UK
    • 7.2 Physical geography of the UK
    • 7.3 The UK’s changing population
    • 7.4 Our ageing population
    • 7.5 Retirement dreams
    • 7.6 London’s booming population
    • 7.7 The UK’s changing economy
    • 7.8 Post-industrial UK
    • 7.9 Economic hubs in the UK
    • 7.10 London’s place in the UK economy
    • 7.11 Cambridge – an economic hub
    • 7.12 Economic fieldwork – 1
    • 7.13 Economic fieldwork – 2
    • 7.14 The UK’s global role
    • 7.15 The UK in the Middle East
    • 7.16 The influence of UK media
    • 7.17 The great British takeaway
  • 8 Resource Reliance
    • 8.1 More resources please
    • 8.2 Farming and fishing for food
    • 8.3 Using fossil fuels for energy
    • 8.4 Providing enough water
    • 8.5 Food security
    • 8.6 Measuring food security
    • 8.7 Two visions of the future
    • 8.8 Food security in Tanzania
    • 8.9 Goat Aid in Babati, Tanzania
    • 8.10 Tanzania’s bid to grow all its own wheat
    • 8.11 Tanzania’s current bid for food security
    • 8.12 Attempts to achieve food security – 1
    • 8.13 Attempts to achieve food security – 2
    • 8.14 Attempts to achieve food security – 3
    • 8.15 Small-scale approaches to food security
  • Decision-making Exercises
    • 9.1 Hazards in the USA
    • 9.2 From hazard to disaster
    • 9.3 Drought – a hidden disaster
    • 9.4 Waiting for the ‘Big One’
    • 9.5 Be prepared!
    • 10.1 A wind farm controversy
    • 10.2 Wind power in the UK
    • 10.3 UK energy sources
    • 10.4 Shale gas – a non-renewable option
    • 10.5 Tidal power – a renewable option
    • 11.1 London’s ecological footprint
    • 11.2 More sustainable cities
    • 11.3 Improving London’s transport
    • 11.4 Using London’s green spaces
    • 11.5 Sustainable urban living
    • 12.1 China’s economic development
    • 12.2 China’s carbon emissions
    • 12.3 Environmental problems in China
    • 12.4 China’s water crisis
    • 12.5 Sustainable development
  • Aiming for success in Geography
  • Skills matching grids
  • Symbols on Ordnance Survey maps
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Back Cover
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