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  • ISBN:9781108339186
  • Format:Mixed media product
  • Subject(s):Geography
  • Qualification:Cambridge IGCSE
  • Author(s):Gary Cambers, Steve Sibley
  • Available from: March 2018

Cambridge IGCSE and O Level Geography has been written specifically for Cambridge International syllabuses 0460 and 2217.

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  • DESCRIPTION

    Filled with sources, graphs and case studies, the coursebook requires students to examine a range of information, helping to build their analytical skills. Written by highly experienced authors and Cambridge trainers, this coursebook is updated to support both Cambridge IGCSE and O Level students. It includes clear and practical support, case studies from 25 different countries, fieldwork ideas and a range of interesting content. The accompanying CD-ROM contains support sheets for the topics covered, outline maps and sample exam-style questions. Answers to the activities are in the teacher's resource.

  • Contents
  • FEATURES
    • 50 up-to-date case studies from 25 countries, including many with Cambridge International centres.

    • A range of attractive content, including over 400 illustrations, helps capture and keep students’ imagination.

    • Each spread of the book amounts to one lesson, making content easy to follow because information is all in one place.

    • Fieldwork ideas for theoretical and practical use.

    • Full coverage of the Cambridge IGCSE and O Level Geography syllabuses.

    • The accompanying CD-ROM contains over 40 support sheets for use with topics in the coursebook, and over 30 sample exam-style questions on geographical themes with marking schemes.

  • CONTENTS
    • Part A. Geographical Themes: World map
    • Theme 1. Population and Settlement: 1. World population increase
    • 2. Over-population and under-population
    • Case Study. Over-population–Nigeria
    • Case Study. Under-population–Australia
    • 3. Causes of a change in population size
    • 4. Population change
    • Case Study. High rate of natural population growth–Niger
    • Case Study. Population decline–Russia
    • 5. Population policies
    • 6. Population migration
    • 7. The impacts of migration
    • Case Study. An international migration–Qatar
    • 8. Finding out about the population
    • Case Study. A country with high dependency–Italy
    • 9. Factors influencing population density
    • Case Study. High population density–Japan
    • Case Study. Low population density–Namibia
    • 10. Settlement patterns
    • 11. Settlement sites, growth and functions
    • 12. Settlement hierarchy
    • Case Study. Settlement and service provision in Sardinia
    • 13. Urban land use
    • 14. Urban problems and solutions
    • Case Study. An urban area–Atlanta
    • 15. Rapid urban growth
    • 16. Impacts of urban growth
    • Case Study. Urbanisation in Peru–Lima
    • Exam-style questions
    • Global Theme 1. HIV/AIDS
    • Theme 2. The Natural Environment: 17. Types and features of earthquakes and volcanoes
    • 18. Plate tectonics
    • 19. Causes and effects of earthquakes and volcanoes
    • 20. Volcanoes present hazards and opportunities
    • 21. Reducing the impacts
    • Case Study: An earthquake–Haiti
    • Case Study. A volcano–Mount Sinabung
    • 22. Rivers and drainage basins
    • 23. The work of rivers
    • 24. River landforms 1
    • 25. River landforms 2
    • 26. Rivers–hazards and opportunities
    • 27. Managing river flooding
    • Case Study. The Elbe River
    • 28. The work of the sea
    • 29. Coastal landforms created by erosion
    • 30. Coastal landforms created by deposition
    • 31. Coral reefs and mangrove swamps
    • 32. Hazards and opportunities
    • 33. Managing coastal erosion
    • Case Study. An area of coastline–Mauritius
    • 34. Collecting weather data 1
    • 35. Collecting weather data 2
    • 36. Using weather data
    • 37. Using weather and climate data
    • 38. The equatorial climate
    • 39. Tropical rainforest ecosystems
    • 40. Rainforest deforestation
    • Case Study. The tropical rainforest–Ecuador
    • 41. Hot desert climates
    • 42. Hot desert ecosystems
    • Case Study. A hot desert–the Sahara and Mali
    • Exam-style questions
    • Global Theme 2. Reducing Carbon Emissions
    • Theme 3. Economic Development: 43. Indicators of development
    • 44. Identifying inequalities
    • 45. Classifying production
    • 46. Employment structure varies
    • 47. Globalisation
    • Case Study. A trans-national corporation–Nokia
    • 48. Agricultural systems
    • Case Study. An arable farm in Lincolnshire
    • 49. Food shortages
    • Case Study. Food shortages in Darfur, Sudan
    • 50. Industrial systems
    • 51. Industrial location
    • Case Study. The Pakistan steel complex at Pipri
    • 52. The growth of tourism
    • 53. The benefits and disadvantages of tourism
    • 54. Managing Tourism for sustainability
    • Case Study. An area where tourism is important–Dubai, UAE
    • 55. Energy use varies
    • 56. Nuclear power or renewables
    • Case Study. Energy supply in Iceland
    • 57. Using water
    • 58. Managing water
    • Case Study. Water supply in Lesotho
    • 59. Economic activities pose threats
    • 60. Managing sustainable development
    • 61. Conserving natural resources
    • Case Study. Fracking in California
    • Exam-style questions
    • Global Theme 3. Reduce, reuse, recycle
    • Part B. Geographical Skills: 1. 1:50 000 Monsefu, Peru
    • 2. 1:50 000 Harare, Zimbabwe
    • 3. 1:25 000 North York Moors, UK
    • 4. 1:25 000 Montego Bay, Jamaica
    • 5. 1:25 000 Negara, Indonesia
    • 6. 1:50 000 Leicester, UK
    • Exam-style questions
    • Map skills checklist
    • Part C. Geographic Enquiry: Fieldwork skills examinations
    • 1. Investigating the CBD
    • 2. Investigating rivers
    • 3. Investigating tourism
    • 4. Investigating weather
    • Fieldwork checklist
    • The alternatives to coursework
    • Exam-style question 1
    • Exam-style question 2
    • Part D. Preparing for Examinations: Geographical themes: Case studies
    • Geographical skills
    • Alternative to coursework/Geographical investigation
    • Resource

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