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GCSE 9-1 Geography Edexcel B second edition: GCSE 9-1 Geography Edexcel B Revision Guide second edtiion
Bob Digby
GCSE 9-1 Geography Edexcel B second edition: GCSE 9-1 Geography Edexcel B Revision Guide second edtiion
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The most student-friendly revision resource for Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Geography specification B - this thoroughly updated second edition includes updated content, new graphs and maps, and updated geographical data and helps students to consolidate key knowledge for every topic.
The Revision Guide is fully matched to Oxford's Edexcel-endorsed Student Book with the same student-friendly look and feel, with easy-to-digest content that recaps and summarises essential knowledge into manageable chunks. Over to you activities and six-second summaries encourage students to check their knowledge.
Revision checklists help students to monitor their progress and there is well-presented, targeted guidance for fieldwork and the decision-making exam.
Perfect for use with the Student Book or as a standalone resource for independent revision.
Also available: Student Book, Exam Practice, Fieldwork, Kerboodle, Kerboodle Book (student access)
Also available as paperback: 9781382029179

Introduction – Helping you succeed
Component 1: Global Geographical Issues
1 Hazardous Earth
1.1 Global temperatures – it’s a breeze!
1.2 The global circulation
1.3 The world’s arid regions
1.4 Geographical skills: learning about climate
1.5 The causes of climate change in the past
1.6 Past climates – how do we know?
1.7 Changing the atmosphere
1.8 Changing climate
1.9 Batten down the hatches!
1.10 How do tropical cyclones form?
1.11 The impacts of tropical cyclone Amphan
1.12 Planning and preparing for cyclones 1: Bangladesh
1.13 Planning and preparing for cyclones 2: The USA
1.14 Inside the Earth
1.15 The Earth’s heat engine
1.16 Plate tectonics
1.17 Boundary hazards
1.18 Volcanoes in the developed world
1.19 Developing world volcanic hazards
1.20 Earthquake!
1.21 Earthquakes in the developing world
4 The UK’s evolving physical landscape
4.1 Landscapes from the past
4.2 The UK’s relief and geology; It’s all about rocks
4.3 The UK’s relief and geology; It’s all about rocks
4.4 Physical processes in the landscape
4.5 People in the landscape
4.6 Contrasting coasts
4.7 The UK – climate and coastline
4.8 Coastal deposition
4.9 Human activities and the coast
4.10 The risks from coastal flooding
4.11 Falling into the sea
4.12 Managing the coast
4.13 Managing the modern way
4.14 Geographical skills: investigating coasts
4.15 River processes in the upper course
4.16 River valleys in the upper course
4.17 Rivers and valleys in the middle course
4.18 Rivers and valleys in the lower course
4.19 Geographical skills: investigating rivers and their valleys
4.20 Understanding storm hydrographs
4.21 Flood threats and the future?
4.22 Managing the flood risk
2 Development dynamics
2.1 Measuring development
2.2 Development and population
2.3 Global inequality
2.4 What’s holding Malawi back? 1
2.5 What’s holding Malawi back? 2
2.6 How do countries develop?
2.7 Development in a globalised world
2.8 Introducing India
2.9 India’s place in a globalised world
2.10 How TNCs operate in India
2.11 The impacts of change in India
2.12 Unequal development
2.13 A top-down project: The Narmada River Scheme
2.14 A bottom-up project: biogas
2.15 India – which way next?
3 Challenges of an urbanising world
3.1 A world of growing cities
3.2 The world’s megacities
3.3 Urban process and change
3.4 How urban economies differ
3.5 The changing face of New York
3.6 Land use in cities
3.7 Mumbai – a growing megacity!
3.8 Geographical skills: investigating spatial growth
3.9 Mumbai’s changing population
3.10 Quality of life in Mumbai
3.11 Challenges facing Mumbai
3.12 Sustainable Mumbai 1
3.13 Sustainable Mumbai 2
Component 2: UK Geographical Issues
5 The UK’s evolving human landscape
5.1 Where we live 1
5.2 Where we live 2
5.3 Who we are
5.4 The decline of the ‘old economy’
5.5 The rise of the ‘new economy’
5.6 The impact of globalisation on the UK
5.7 Understanding London’s location
5.8 Understanding London’s structure
5.9 London and migration
5.10 London’s inequalities
5.11 Facing decline
5.12 Expansion and regeneration!
5.13 The impacts of rebranding
5.14 Geographical skills: investigating changing environments
5.15 Improving London
5.16 Beyond the capital
5.17 Off to Devon!
5.18 Challenges facing rural areas
5.19 New opportunities?
5.20 Geographical skills: investigating tourism
6 Geographical investigations
Investigating coastal change and conflict
6.1 Investigating coastal processes and management
6.2 Primary data collection in coastal fieldwork
6.3 Processing and presenting coastal fieldwork data
6.4 Analysis and conclusions – coastal enquiry
6.5 Evaluating your coastal enquiry
Investigating river processes and pressures
6.6 Investigating river processes and management
6.7 Primary data collection in river fieldwork
6.8 Processing and presenting river fieldwork data
6.9 Analysis and conclusions – river enquiry
6.10 Evaluating your river enquiry
Investigating dynamic urban areas
6.11 Investigating variations in urban quality of life
6.12 Primary data collection for urban fieldwork
6.13 Processing and presenting urban fieldwork data
6.14 Analysis and conclusions – urban enquiry
6.15 Evaluating your urban enquiry
Investigating changing rural areas
6.16 Investigating variations in rural deprivation
6.17 Primary data collection for rural fieldwork
6.18 Processing and presenting rural fieldwork data
6.19 Analysis and conclusions – rural enquiry
6.20 Evaluating your rural enquiry
Component 3: People and Environment Issues – Making Geographical Decisions
7 People and the biosphere
7.1 What, and where, are biomes?
7.2 Local factors and biomes
7.3 Geographical skills: learning about climate and biomes
7.4 A life-support system
7.5 Biomes and global services
7.6 More and more resources
7.7 Population versus resource theories: who’s right?
8 Forests under threat
8.1 What are tropical rainforests like?
8.2 Soil fertility and biodiversity
8.3 What is the taiga like?
8.4 Direct threats to tropical rainforests
8.5 Indirect threats to tropical rainforests
8.6 Direct threats to the taiga
8.7 Taiga under pressure
8.8 Protecting tropical rainforests
8.9 A sustainable future for rainforests
8.10 Conserving taiga wilderness
8.11 Balancing exploitation and protection in the taiga
9 Consuming energy resources
9.1 Different types of energy resources
9.2 Environmental impacts of energy use and extraction
9.3 Access to energy resources
9.4 Geographical skills: investigating global energy resources
9.5 Global energy use
9.6 How much oil is there?
9.7 The changing price of oil
9.8 The costs of developing fossil fuels 1
9.9 The costs of developing fossil fuels 2
9.10 Reducing reliance on fossil fuels
9.11 What are the alternatives?
9.12 What does the future look like? 1
9.13 What does the future look like? 2
10 Making geographical decisions
10.1 Decision-making examination (DME)
10.2 Resource Booklet – Threats to the rainforest in Ecuador
10.3 Exam-style questions – Threats to the rainforest in Ecuador
10.4 Exam-style questions – mark scheme
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