6GEO3 Unit 3 Contested Planet Overview and Skills . What is this presentation about? . This presentation gives you an overview of Unit 3, Contested Planet It outlines the content and structure of the Unit
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2 ½ hour exam
Section A: Complete 2 questions from a choice of 5; questions are worth 25 marks (10 mark part ‘a’ and 15 mark part ‘b’)
Section B: 3 Linked sub questions (6a, 6b, 6c) with a combined total of 40 marks, forming an Issues Analysis.
CONSERVATIONISTS – an area of biodiversity to be protected from human activity
INDIVIDUALS– an area to be enjoyed and explored; expectation that facilities and amenities will be availablePlayers
TOURISM INDUSTRY – an area for making profits, but also requiring conservation to maintain visitor numbers
WATER INDUSTRY – an important source of freshwater to supply homes and industry
LOGGERS – an area of timber resources that could be exploited
Business as usual
Candidates should be very strict with timings, and keep an eye on the exam room clock
Carefully read Figure titles, as well as scales, axes and keys if present
Look for patterns, trends and relationships and seek to explain these
Read any text, or notes, carefully
RANGE – more than one example
BALANCE – avoid being one-sided
DETAIL – example specific facts and figures
STRUCTURE – logical and organised writing
EVALUATIVE – moving towards an overview / brief conclusion
What is in the pre-release?
Refer to Figures and Views directly e.g. “Fig 2 shows that…”
Use examples and ideas from your whole course, where relevant
The first question will tend to ‘set the scene’ or make you focus on a key issue
Other questions will require you to assess or evaluate
Making links to other topics in Unit 3, or other AS / A2 Units; this might involve bringing in models, theories or examples from elsewhere in your courseBeing synoptic