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Exploring Geography in a Changing World PB2

Exploring Geography in a Changing World PB2

Author: Simon Ross Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/04/2009

Exploring Geography in a Changing World is a new Key Stage 3 series designed to present real-life geography to motivate and stimulate pupils. With challenging content, engaging practical activities and an emphasis on 'thinking skills' pupils can achieve a solid foundation of knowledge and skills for progression to GCSE. Book 2 focuses on the geography of Europe and includes material on future sources of energy, and the threat of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Opportunities for fieldwork are provided throughout the course, and pupils relate the content to the real world through the Issues activities at the end of each chapter.

Exploring Geography in a Changing World PB1

Exploring Geography in a Changing World PB1

Author: Simon Ross Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/04/2008

Exploring Geography in a Changing World is a new Key Stage 3 series designed to present real-life geography to motivate and stimulate pupils. With challenging content, engaging practical activities and an emphasis on 'thinking skills' pupils can achieve a solid foundation of knowledge and skills for progression to GCSE. Book 1 explores a range of place-based content from the UK including the Boscastle flood, quarrying in the Peak District and the development of the 2012 Olympics site in London. Opportunities for fieldwork are provided throughout the course, and pupils relate the content to the real world through the Issues activities at the end of each chapter.

Essential Mapwork Skills 2

Essential Mapwork Skills 2

Author: Simon Ross Format: Spiral bound Release Date: 25/05/2007

Basic Mapwork Skills

Basic Mapwork Skills

Author: Simon Ross Format: Spiral bound Release Date: 19/06/2003

Specifically written to support the teaching of geographical skills at Key Stage 3 / S1-S2, this book provides an excellent foundation in the skills required for the study of geography at GCSE.

Essential Mapwork Skills 1

Essential Mapwork Skills 1

Author: Simon Ross Format: Spiral bound Release Date: 19/04/2002

This text contains differentiated activities for all ability students, from Foundation level through to Higher tier GCSE and AS and A level Geography. The activities use a wide variety of resources, including soil maps, land use maps, tetonic maps, and synoptic charts. It features a spiral-bound format for flexibility and ease of use.

Essential AS Geography

Essential AS Geography

Author: Simon Ross, John Morgan, Dr Richard Heelas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/07/2000

Teachers can be confident with materials developed in close association with all major examination boards. This title contains downloadable chapter extensions and online case study material free to all course users. Specific 'In the Field' chapter offers advice on fieldwork skills and reviews the application of ICT in analysis and presentation. Students will quickly improve study and exam skills with the use of the unique 'What you Need to Succeed' section. Designated website containing truly interactive student support, links, advice and exercises is also provided.

Europe

Europe

Author: Simon Ross Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/1999

Book 2 of this three-book course explores themes and case studies from Europe. It gives pupils solid geography with unique atlas maps. Material is arranged thematically in structured and manageable chapter units. 1. A sense of place in Europe 2. Weather and climate 3. Rivers 4. Farming 5. Energy 6. Ice 7. Water 8. France 9. Sweden Index

The United Kingdom

The United Kingdom

Author: Simon Ross Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/01/1999

Book 1 of this three-book course builds on work at the primary level. It begins the series' concentric geographical coverage by exploring themes and case studies from the UK. 1 A sense of place 2 OS mapwork 3 Settlement 4 Weather and climate 5 Coasts 6 Industry 7 Environment 8 Biogeography