GCSE Geography Edexcel A ( (Paper 2: Natural Environment June 6 (Tectonics…
GCSE Geography Edexcel A
Paper 1: Challenges and Skills May 22
Challenges for the planet
Map and Graphing Skills
Paper 2: Natural Environment June 6
why do people live in areas of volcanic activitiy
how are earthquakes measured
earthquakes and volcanoes
earthquakes occur in long narrow bands on all three types of plate boundary both on the land and in the sea. Volcanoes also occur in long narrow bands. The largest band is called the Pacific ring of fire and it goes around the entire pacific ocean. They are found at constructive and destructive plate boundaries.
flood plains and levees
ox bow lake
Freeze-thaw weathering is when water gets in cracks of the rocks. When the temperature goes below freezing the water freezes and turns to ice. This adds pressure and breaks the rock into pieces.
HICS- personal hygiene e.g showering, bathing, kitchen appliances e.g. dishwashers, washing machines, gardening e.g. hosepipes and other luxuries e.g. washing cars and filling pools.
LICS- many people don't have piped water and rely on women and children walking to the nearest water source. Due to difficulty getting water it is used sparsely e.g. washing up done by hand.
Paper 3: Human Environment June 12
Functions of A settlement
Disadvantages of Brownfield Sites
More expensive to build on as land has to be cleared first.
Advantages of Brownfield Sites
They are in the city centre.
Advantages of Greenfield Sites
You can develop them as you wish.
Disadvantages of Greenfield Sites.
Growth of the tourist industry
different types of tourism
factors that cause the growth if the tourist industry
physical and human attraction