Unit 3: Contested Planet (60%)
For this unit you will cover six main topics.
The examination is 2 hours 30 minutes and worth 60% of your A2 grade.
In this topic you will learn about; Energy supply, demand, and security. The impacts of Energy Security and Energy security in the future.
In this topic you will investigate; The Geography of water supply, The risks of water insecurity, Water conflicts and the future.
Biodiversity Under Threat
In this topic you will; Define Biodiversity, Assess the Threats to Biodiversity and Evaluate how to manage Biodiversity.
In this topic you will investigate; Superpower Geographies, The role of Superpowers and the future of Superpowers.
Bridging the Development Gap
In this topic you will assess; the causes of the Development Gap, the consequences of the Development gap and ways to reduce the Development gap.
The Technological Fix
In this topic you will research the Geography of Technology, assess Technology and development, evaluate Technology and the enivronment, assess the future of Technology.
Unit 4: Geographical Research (40%)
For this unit you will cover one main topic.
The examination is 1 hour 30 minutes and worth 40% of your A2 grade.
Cold Environments: Landscapes and Change.
In this topic you will cover:
- Defining, locating Cold Environments
- Climatic processes and their causes
- Distinctive landforms and landscapes
- Challenges and opportunities.