Revision synopsis

This is a summary of each module for OCR Avery Hill B
Each unit contains the topic and what main things you should with the case studies of tht topic , you may hve dne diff case studies so i suggest u shuld jus go with the ones uv learnt.

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REVISION SYNOPSIS ­ CLIMATE, ENVIRONMENT AND PEOPLE

TOPIC CONTENT

Weather and climate Differences between weather and climate.
How weather and climate are measured.
Reasons for differences in weather ­ e.g. altitude, latitude,
distance from sea, types of rainfall, pressure etc.
Comparing climates ­ describing graphs ­ e.g. UK, Monsoon,
Rainforest…

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REVISION SYNOPSIS - PEOPLE AND PLACE

TOPIC CONTENT

World Urbanisation Location of world's largest cities and how this has changed.
Rural urban migration ­ Push/Pull factors
Impacts of rapid urbanisation for both city and rural areas.

MEDC cities Quality of life for different groups of people - zones in an…

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TOPIC CONTENT
Hydrological cycle Water cycle and how it works.
Main stores and flows. How cycle is changed if an element within the
cycle changes.
Terminology ­ precipitation, evaporation, condensation etc

Drainage basin Processes operating in a drainage basin. Stores and transfers/flows.
Changes in the drainage basin and how they…

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Employment structure Terminology ­ employment structure, primary, secondary,
tertiary, formal, informal etc.
Changes in employment structure in the UK ­why?
Differences between regions, urban/rural areas, MEDCs and
LEDCs.
Comparison of UK with an LEDC like India
Change in employment structure over time ­ linked to changing
job opportunities. Technology in…

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