Geography Today is written by a highly experienced, bestselling author team and covers all the content prescribed for the three core units of the Leaving Certificate Geography syllabus.
Student-friendly layout packed with full-colour photographs, diagrams, charts, OSi maps and satellite images.
Accessible, concise and straightforward language suitable for both Ordinary and Higher Level students.
New and updated case studies and statistics reflect the changing economic and social developments both in Ireland and abroad, with special reference to developments in the EU.
Strong emphasis on examination skills, with a section explaining exam terms.
Exam questions for Ordinary and Higher Level are provided at the end of each chapter.
Additional questions and activities are placed throughout the text to facilitate reflection, class discussion, revision and homework.
Research opportunities encourage independent learning.
Clear and concise definitions of key terms.
Linkages between topics are highlighted where relevant.
Learning objectives and keywords are provided at the beginning of each chapter.
End-of-chapter summary charts.
Major emphasis on geographic kills with separate, comprehensive chapters on Ordnance Survey maps and aerial photographs.
A separate chapter on interpreting graphs is also provided.
The authors were very conscious of the use of Significant Relevant Points (SRPs) in the presentation of information throughout the text.
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