By Amanda Barker et al.
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications
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 www.hodderplus.co.uk/philipallan.
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.
- Matches the structure and content of the new AS specification
Original and accessible case studies
Sample exam-style questions at the end of each unit
In-depth coverage of the skills required for Unit 2: Applied Geography
Exam technique CD-ROM with sample Q&As plus commentaries
Written by: Amanda Barker, AQA Principal Examiner, David Redfern, AQA Chief Examiner, Malcolm Skinner, AQA ex-Chair of Examiners
Supporting teacher guide comprising:
* Answers to all end-of-chapter questions
* PowerPoint classroom presentations
* Resource pack plus CD - £69.99
AQA A2 textbook and teacher guide to follow in May 2009
Table of Contents:
Introduction including exam technique
Unit 1 Physical and human geography
chapter 1 Core physical topic: Rivers, floods and their management
Chapter 2 Cold environments
Chapter 3 Coastal environments
Chapter 4 Hot desert environments
Chapter 5 Core human topic: Population change
Chapter 6Food supply issues
Chapter 7Energy issues
Chapter 8 Health issues
Unit 2 Geographical skills
Chapter 9 Geographical skills
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