Geography AQA/AS
[Contains CD-ROM]

By Amanda Barker et al.
November 2008
Hodder Education
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9780340946114
353 pages, Illustrated
$57.50 Paper original

This textbook has been written specifically to meet the needs of AS students following the AQA specification. It provides comprehensive coverage of both units, including all options, matching the structure of the course precisely.

Guidance on exam technique and sample exam-style questions, together with mark schemes and detailed commentaries are available online. Go to

AQA AS Geography comprises the following special features:
l Clear and concise definitions of key terms
l Relevant, up-to-date and detailed case studies
l In-depth coverage of AS skills
l End of option and unit assessment exercises
l Graded answers to specimen questions

An accompanying Teacher Guide, available for purchase by teachers, offers answers to the assessment exercises as well as providing a range of classroom support materials.

The authors, drawing on their extensive teaching experience, have ensured that coverage is not only comprehensive but also easily accessible, making this text essential reading for all AQA AS geography students.

Table of Contents:
Introduction including exam technique
Unit 1 Physical and human geography
chapter 1 Core physical topic: Rivers, floods and their management
Physical options:
Chapter 2 Cold environments
Chapter 3 Coastal environments
Chapter 4 Hot desert environments
Chapter 5 Core human topic: Population change
Human options:
Chapter 6Food supply issues
Chapter 7Energy issues
Chapter 8 Health issues
Unit 2 Geographical skills
Chapter 9 Geographical skills

About the Author(s):
Amanda Barker is a Senior Examiner and teaches at Stowe School in Buckinghamshire.

David Redfern is a Chief Examiner and former Deputy Head at De Aston School, Market Rasen.

Malcolm Skinner is a former Chair of Examiners, Chief Examiner and Head of Geography.

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