About Oxford Revise: Edexcel GCSE Geography B revision guide
This revision guide will help you revise all of the key information you need to know from the Edexcel GCSE Geography B specification.
You will revise your knowledge and skills as you explore changing landscapes and populations. Case studies like Mumbai and London will help you apply and retain what you have learned.
Plenty of practice exam-style questions with useful tips on how to approach them will help you make sure you’re exam-ready.
- Atmospheric circulation
- Climate change
- Tropical cyclones
- Earth structure and tectonic plate movements
- Impacts of tectonic hazards
- Management of tectonic hazards
- Measuring development
- Global inequalities
- Theories of development
- Contrasting approaches to development
- Economic development in emerging countries
- The impacts of rapid development
- Urbanisation and global urban trends
- Urban process and change
- City changes over time
- Location, context, growth of Mumbai
- Opportunities, challenges, strategies for sustainability for Mumbai
- The UK’s landscapes and geology
- Human activities influencing UK landscapes
- Coastal change and processes
- Coastal change and conflict
- River processes and pressures
- River flooding and flood management
- The urban core and rural periphery
- Changes to the UK’s population and economy
- A changing city
- London – city change through employment, services, and people
- London – challenges and opportunities
- Urban improvement strategies
- The interdependence of rural and urban areas
- Changing rural areas creates challenges and opportunities
- Global biomes and the biosphere
- The biosphere – a vital life-support system
- Tropical rainforests
- Conservation and sustainable management of tropical rainforests
- The taiga
- Conservation and sustainable management of the taiga
- Energy resource classification
- Access to energy resources
- Fossil fuels – exploitation of new areas
- Reducing reliance on fossil fuels
- Attitudes to energy
- Decision-making exercise (DME)
- Geographical skills
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Revise effectively with Oxford Revise
Each chapter has lots of exam-style questions for you to practice. These are designed to build your confidence, consolidate your knowledge and stretch your understanding. Exam tips show you how to interpret questions, what you need to do in your answers, and give you advice on how to get as many marks as possible.
The Oxford Revise approach
Step 1: Knowledge – learn the facts
Everything you need to know in each chapter is summarised in an easy-to-follow Knowledge Organiser.
Step 2: Retrieval – check you’ve retained the knowledge
Quick-fire recall questions and answers make sure you have learned the knowledge you will need for your exams.
Step 3: Practice – complete questions in the style of the final exams
Practice applying your knowledge and skills with plenty of exam-style questions, featuring hints and tips from revision and subject experts.
Our expert authors
About Tim Bayliss
In a teaching career spanning over 30 years, in both maintained and independent sectors, Tim Bayliss has held various positions of responsibility including Head of Geography, Head of Year, Head of House, Senior Sixth Form Tutor, Advanced Skills Teacher and Interactive Electronic Whiteboard (IWB) mentor.
A Chartered Geographer, he is published widely, including GCSE and A-level textbooks for Oxford University Press – in addition to co-authoring award-winning A-level e-resources for Cross Academe.
He has both lectured and led workshops on Effective IWB Practice in Geography Teaching and GIS, for regional and national Promethean, Royal Geographical Society and Geographical Association conferences.
Tim has also contributed to research projects in the production of exemplar materials for NESTA, the Geographical Association, the Royal Geographical Society, Ordnance Survey, BECTA and United Learning.
Tim was elected a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society in 2023.
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