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Elective Geography
Revision
Exam format
Geographical Investigations -Tourism
S/n Item Text pages
1 Hypothesis - How to form the relationship and test it 25
2 Data...
Geographical skills 1 – P30
Map Good Bad
Flow line map Show
one or
two way
move-
ments
Does not
show
changes in
tourist
fl...
Geographical skills – P30
Map Good Bad
Desire line map Width is
propor-
tional to
volume
of flow
Does not
show
specific
ro...
• Calculate percentage change
• Example : ‘Calculate the percentage change in
the number of tourists from China to Thailan...
• Identifying
trends or
patterns
1. Overall trend eg generally increasing/decreasing
2. Unique traits eg sudden dip/declin...
Topographical map reading skills
• Four figure grid reference
• Six figure grid reference
• Compass directions
• Scales
• ...
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Elective geography revision

  1. 1. Elective Geography Revision
  2. 2. Exam format
  3. 3. Geographical Investigations -Tourism S/n Item Text pages 1 Hypothesis - How to form the relationship and test it 25 2 Data collected - account for inaccuracies & provide improvements 25 3 Survey – How to design & create questions 81 4 Survey – Limitations(problems) & provide improvements 25 5 Form a conclusion 52 6 Sample method – Random , systematic (every 5th), stratified (subgroups) 81 7 Sample method – benefits and problems 81 8 Data representation – bipolar survey, bipolar graph 82 9 Graphs – line graph, scatter graph, bar graph 152-156 10 Others – pie chart, histograms 157- 160 11 Landuse map - drawing 82
  4. 4. Geographical skills 1 – P30 Map Good Bad Flow line map Show one or two way move- ments Does not show changes in tourist flow over time
  5. 5. Geographical skills – P30 Map Good Bad Desire line map Width is propor- tional to volume of flow Does not show specific routes taken
  6. 6. • Calculate percentage change • Example : ‘Calculate the percentage change in the number of tourists from China to Thailand between 2011 and 2012.’ Geographical skills – P33
  7. 7. • Identifying trends or patterns 1. Overall trend eg generally increasing/decreasing 2. Unique traits eg sudden dip/decline 3. Highest/lowest numbers (use numbers from data) 4. Words: Fluctuating, rise, peak, sharp, slight, steady Geographical skills – P33
  8. 8. Topographical map reading skills • Four figure grid reference • Six figure grid reference • Compass directions • Scales • Measure distance : Straight and curve lines • Relief : Contour lines P132 • Gradient : Difference in height/Horizontal distance

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