What is Geography Shopping patterns have Changed. What impact do retail outlets have on local people and Shops? 80% of us live in urban areas. How can we influence planning decisions? Tourism is big business. What effect does it have on the environment? Moving people and goods from place to place. How might traffic change in the future? The big picture. How can images from space help us plan for the future? Natural forces are immensely powerful. Why do volcanoes happen in some places and not in others? Rainforests are under threat. What will happen to our climate if they are destroyed?
Problem Solving Decision making Fieldwork Skills work Class debate Role play Videos And films GEOGRAPHY LESSONS Class discussion Class visitor Coursework Using The computer Group work
MEG Syllabus B-What you will study • 4 Units • Climate,the environment and people. • Water,landforms and people. • People and place. • People,work and development. • Within each of the units you will study case studies from the UK,the EU and Developed and Less Developed countries.
ASSESSMENT • EXAMINATION – 75% (2 PAPERS) • COURSEWORK – 25% there are 2 pieces of coursework a cross unit task mainly completed in class(10%) and Fieldwork and the follow up project(15%).
How will Geography GCSE help me? • As preparation for the world of work or further education • As a good balancing subject which will help you to: • Talk with interest about a variety of topics • Understand the major problems and issues in the world • Have some understanding of people • Acquire a variety of useful job skills such as decision making and data collection
GEOGRAPHY JOBS • Banking,commerce and Industry. • Cartography and Meteorology • Civil Engineering,Mining and Energy • Surveying,Valuing and Estate Agency work • Public Relations • Local Government work and Planning • Travel and Tourism • Education and Research
Dont sit there doing nothing- DO GEOGRAPHY Get to know the World today it will have changed by tomorrow