GCSE Geography

Revision Buddies GCSE Geography

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Product Description

GCSE Geography A

Our author, Scott Williams, is passionate about the subject and has been Head of Geography at an 11-18 comprehensive school based in the Midlands for 3 years. As well as his day to day teaching, he has also moderated exams for AQA.

We have worked meticulously to ensure that the content of this app is engaging and true to the requirements across the OCR, Edexcel and AQA exam boards.

Practice makes perfect! Test yourself for just 10 minutes every day and be amazed at how your results can improve.

– Revise anywhere, anytime
– Comprehensive content covering the Edexcel, AQA and OCR syllabuses
– Test yourself with over 1500 questions with illustrations and detailed explanations
– Review your answers, find the gaps in your learning & repeat difficult questions
– Monitor progress with self-assessment graphs
– Access relevant past papers and mark schemes
– Share your results with friends on Facebook and Twitter
– Email progress charts to your teacher or upload results through smart integration with applications such as Firefly and Dropbox

This self- assessment series is designed to ensure that you have a full understanding of all that you need to know in order to excel in your GCSE exam.

Students/Parents:

We aim to consolidate knowledge, further understanding and boost confidence in the lead up to GCSEs. Revise at your own pace, in your own time – once downloaded, you can use it offline – simply select the topics appropriate to you and get to grips with the facts that you need to know for your exams.

Teachers:

Have a look and see how we can transform your students’ revision experience. Like what you see? Get in touch to see how you can take advantage of bulk discount offers, enabling you to get the apps direct to your students, regardless of their device, faff free.

Quality content:

All content is written by qualified key stage 4 teachers, academics and examiners. This app covers all topics of the Geography A syllabus from the OCR, Edexcel and AQA exam boards.

The app is split into Human and Physical Geography, as detailed below.

– Ecosystems
– Ice and Glaciers
– Coasts
– Tectonics and related hazards
– Rivers
– Rocks and resources
– Weather and climate change
– Recycling and Waste
– Settlements/Rural and Urban environments
– Tourism
– Development gap
– Population
– Globalisation/Economy

For more detail on the content of each topic please see our website: www.revisionbuddies.com

Our author, Scott Williams, is passionate about the subject and has been Head of Geography at an 11-18 comprehensive school based in the Midlands for 4 years. As well as his day to day teaching, he has also moderated exams for AQA. We have worked meticulously to ensure that the content of this app is engaging and true to the requirements across the OCR, Edexcel and AQA exam boards.

Testimonials from the series:

From students:

Really helpful and fun *****
“What a great app! I found the explanations especially helpful and the access to past papers meant that I could test my knowledge as I went along. Really helpful and easy to use, would recommend to anyone about to sit their exams as a way of breaking up a day of samey revision!”

Best revision app on the store *****
As a student going into my GCSE exams this is the most helpful revision app series on the App Store.

From parents:

Sooo helpful *****
Working whilst with two children doing their GCSEs is not easy so being able to rely on this app is great. I wanted to ensure the quality of the content so went through it myself first, quite enjoyed it really!! Looking forward to a few more topics! Thanks

From teachers:

Great*****
“Recommended to my GCSE class for quick revision and reminders. They even added on the Spec’ I asked for. Impressed”

“Promoting your app to all my year 10s tomorrow…they are going to love it..#A*s”

“Your apps are proving very popular with our Y11s including my own nephew who found the science ones very useful this weekend”

Topics covered

This GCSE Geography app is split into Human and Physical Geography sections, as detailed below:

– Tectonics and related hazards

Tectonic plates and the make-up of the Earth; fold mountains and human adaptation; effects and responses to earthquakes, volcanoes, volcanic eruptions and tsunamis

– Rivers

The life of a river and its processes; river profiles; river features; waterfalls; valleys and flood plains; causes of flooding and its management; supply and demand of water, water stress and drought

– Ice and Glaciers

Glaciation and glacial periods; ice sheets and ice caps; glacial erosion and deposition landforms, human interaction with glacial regions

– Coasts

The motion of the sea and its effects on coastlines ; coastal erosion; deposition and transportation; the causes and effects of rising sea levels; weathering; cliff tops and coastal management; soft and hard engineering techniques; salt marshes, sand dunes, beaches and their environment; case study examples

– Ecosystems

The make-up of ecosystems; biomes; the characteristics of tropical rainforests; decomposition; the food chain and energy flow; habitats and survival; human impact on ecosystems; deserts and habitat adaptation; species and their behaviour; deforestation; desertification and population

– Rocks and resources

Scales of geological time; rock types; the formation of the Earth; rock processes; rock identification; weathering; effects of rock type on the surrounding landscape and human adaptation; quarrying in the UK and different uses of rocks

– Weather and climate change

The UK climate; weather systems; clouds and types of rainfall; wind and anticyclones; the sun; atmospheric pressure; extreme weather, climate change and government intervention; the make-up of hurricanes, their effects and human response; the Earth’s atmosphere, greenhouse gases and human impact

– Population

Population pyramids and the structure of a population; population density and flux; diversity within a population; positioning of populations and environmental impact; demographics; factors effecting the development of a population and the management of them; migration trends

– Settlements/Rural and Urban environments

Settlement characteristics; primary, secondary and tertiary sectors; types of settlement and their patterns; rural settlement characteristics, employment, economics and population distribution; industrialisation and its effects; urban settlement characteristics, employment, economics and population distribution; urban models, urban and rural settlements in MEDCs and LEDCs; settlement growth and coping with its changes; settlement growth and pollution

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