AQA A Level Geography Exam Practice and Skills
$12.75

AQA A Level Geography Exam Practice and Skills

By Tim Bayliss, Bob Digby
US$ 12.75
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Book Description

AQA A Level Geography Exam Practice covers the skills and techniques required to be successful in the new rigorous A Level AQA Geography specification, plus key geographical skills practice - written specially to target the demands of answering synoptic exam questions. Accessible, clear and thorough, this exam practice book engages all your students. Clearly-written using Oxford's popular On Your Marks approach, it focuses on planning, writing, and marking answers
supported with sample answers at a range of levels, with marked and annotated versions pointing out good practice and useful tips. Motivating skills practice - based on the AQA sample assessment materials - reinforces this rigorous approach. In addition, guided answers and mark schemes will be provided
online.

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Exam Practice
    • 1 Introduction
      • 1.1 Preparing for success
      • 1.2 The exams – topics and question types
      • 1.3 Know your command words
      • 1.4 Handy hints for exams
      • 1.5 Understanding assessment objectives
      • 1.6 Managing the 9-mark questions
      • 1.7 Managing the 20-mark questions
    • 2 On your marks
      • 2.1 Dealing with 6-mark questions in the exam
      • 2.2 6-mark questions using ‘Analyse’
      • 2.3 6-mark questions using ‘Assess’
      • 2.4 9-mark questions on Hazards
      • 2.5 9-mark questions on Ecosystems under stress
      • 2.6 9-mark questions on Contemporary urban environments
      • 2.7 9-mark questions on Population and the environment
      • 2.8 9-mark questions on Resource security
      • 2.9 20-mark questions on the Carbon cycle
      • 2.10 20-mark questions on Hot desert systems and landscapes
      • 2.11 20-mark questions on Coastal systems and landscapes
      • 2.12 20-mark questions on Glacial systems and landscapes
      • 2.13 20-mark questions on Global systems and global governance
      • 2.14 20-mark questions on Changing places
  • Geographical skills
  • Introduction
  • Exam Practice Geographical skills
  • 3 Cartographic Skills
    • 3.1 Choropleth maps, dot maps and proportional circles
    • 3.2 Isolines on maps and diagrams
    • 3.3 Flow, desire and trip lines
    • 3.4 Ordnance Survey maps
  • 4 Graphical skills
    • 4.1 Sketching, labelling and annotation
    • 4.2 Graphs
    • 4.3 Scattergraphs
    • 4.4 Triangular graphs
    • 4.5 Radial charts
    • 4.6 Additional higher order graphical skills
  • 5 Statistical skills
    • 5.1 Measures of central tendency
    • 5.2 Variance and standard deviation
    • 5.3 The Spearman rank correlation coefficient test
    • 5.4 The Chi-squared test
  • Ordnance Survey map symbols
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