It's a World Thing: Geography for Edexcel GCSE Specification B

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Oxford University Press, 2001 - Economic policy - 256 pages
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Child labour. Quality of life. Global warming. Unfair trade. Just some of the issues confronted in the new Edexcel GCSE Specification B. It's a World Thing has been written specially to fit the new Edexcel Specification B by authors who have been involved with the development of the Specification, and are completely familiar with its focus and approach. The book takes an issues and enquiry-based approach to learning - which is central to the Specification. Students are encouraged to learn in an active way through case studies, enquiry activities, and decision-making exercises. Material is made clear and easy to use by direct and student-friendly language Relevant topics and lively issues from around the world to encourage students to think globally Clear explanations so that students have all the information and understanding they need A Teacher's Pack offers guidance, answers, and worksheets

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Where shall we build new homes?
How is rapid growth affecting LEDC cities?
Can urban areas be made more sustainable?
The changing world of work
Earthquakes volcanoes and plates
How is population changing?
Why so much fuss about water?
Demand is rising What can we
How can weather and climate be a resource?
Should people modify weather and climate?
The impact of modern farming methods
Alternative methods of farming
Environmental damage and farming
Using the countryside for recreation

Why is population changing?
What are resources?
The impact of visitors on the countryside

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