Oxford IB Diploma Programme: Geography Course Companion

Oxford IB Diploma Programme: Geography Course Companion

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Prepare IB learners to achieve and progress. Developed directly with the IB for the revised syllabus first examined 2019, this Course Book fully supports all the SL and HL themes. Integrating concept-based learning and with even more support for EAL learners, this text helps you truly deliver the IB approach to learning Geography.

Fully support the revised syllabus for first examination 2019, developed directly with the IB
Engage learners with topical case studies they can instantly relate to the world around them
Get the best from your EAL students with straightforward language and integrated definitions
Simplify complex ideas and develop conceptual awareness with a focused, concept-based approach
Build assessment potential, with assessment support that secures the essential exam foundations
Supporting Study Guide fully prepares learners to succeed in IB assessment
Covers all the core and optional themes for SL and HL
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Product details

  • Paperback | 664 pages
  • 221 x 277 x 27mm | 1,652g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0198396031
  • 9780198396031
  • 55,048

Table of contents

Option A Freshwater - Drainage basins
1: Drainage basin hydrology and geomorphology
2: Flooding and flood mitigation
3: Water scarcity and water quality
4: Water management futures
Option B Oceans and coastal margins
1: Ocean-atmosphere interactions
2: Interactions between oceans and the coastal places
3: Managing coastal margins
4: Ocean management futures
Option C Extreme environments
1: The characteristics of extreme environments
2: Physical processes and landscapes
3: Managing extreme environments
4: Extreme environments' futures
Option D Geophysical hazards
1: Geophysical systems
2: Geophysical hazard risks
3: Hazard risk and vulnerability
4: Future resilience and adaptation
Option E Leisure, tourism and sport
1: Changing leisure patterns
2: Tourism and sport at the local and national scale
3: Tourism and sport at the international scale
4: Managing tourism and sport for the future
Option F The geography of food and health
1: Measuring food and health
2: Food systems and the spread of disease
3: Stakeholders in food and health
4: Future health and food security sustainability
Option G Urban environments
1: The variety of urban environments
2: Changing urban systems
3: Urban environmental and social stresses
4: Building sustainable urban systems for the future
Unit 1 Changing population
1: Population and economic development patterns
2: Changing populations and places
3: Challenges and opportunities
Unit 2 Global climate - vulnerability and resilience
1: The causes of global climate change
2: The consequences of global climate change
3: Responding to climate change
Unit 3 Global resource consumption and security
1: Global trends in consumption
2: Impacts of changing trends in resource consumption
3: Resource stewardship
Unit 4 Power, places and networks
1: Global interactions and global power
2: Global networks and flows
3: Human and physical influences on global interactions
Unit 5 Human development and diversity
1: Development opportunities
2: Changing identities and cultures
3: Local responses to global interactions
Unit 6 Global risks and resilience
1: Geopolitical and economic risks
2: Environmental risks
3: Local and global resilience
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