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Instructions and advice to help students complete the field investigation write up for the OCR B examination.

Instructions and advice to help students complete the field investigation write up for the OCR B examination.

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  • 1. GCSE GEOGRAPHY LYME REGIS FIELDTRIP October 12 th 2011 South Molton Community College ~ Department of Geography
  • 2. OCR GCSE GEOGRAPHY SDME – 25% FIELDWORK INVESTIGATION – 15% (1200 words) GEOGRAPHICAL INVESTIGATION – 10% GEOGRAPHY EXAM – 50%
  • 3. WHY IS THERE A NEED TO PROTECT THE COAST IN YOUR CHOSEN AREA? MAIN QUESTION:
  • 4. WHY IS THERE A NEED TO PROTECT THE COAST IN YOUR CHOSEN AREA? KEY QUESTIONS # WHERE IS THE CHOSEN STUDY AREA? - How can we describe the location of our study area? - What physical features are found in this area? - What human features are found in this area? # IS THERE EVIDENCE OF ACTIVE EROSION AND WEATHERING IN THIS AREA? - What wave patterns can be identified in this area? - What landforms have been created by erosion and weathering? - What other coastal processes are evident in this area? # WHAT METHODS OF COASTAL MANAGEMENT HAVE BEEN ADOPTED TO PROTECT THIS AREA? - What methods of hard engineering can be identified in this area? - What methods of soft engineering can be identified in this area? - How effective are coastal defence solutions in this area? # ARE AGEING COASTAL DEFENCES DETERIORATING? - What evidence can we find of coastal defences being destroyed by the sea? # WHAT RISKS EXIST TO LOCAL PROPERTIES AND AMENITIES? - Can we find buildings or services under threat? # WHAT ARE THE IMPLICATIONS FOR THIS AREA OF PROJECTED SEA LEVEL RISE IN THE FUTURE? - How will rising sea levels affect this area? - What will this area be like in the future?
  • 5. WHERE IS OUR STUDY LOCATION?
  • 6. WHERE IS OUR STUDY LOCATION?
  • 7. WHERE IS OUR STUDY LOCATION?
  • 8. WHERE IS OUR STUDY LOCATION?
  • 9.  
  • 10.
    • COVER PAGE
    • Include:
    • Name and exam number
    • School and centre number (54139)
    • Unit code and fieldwork title (OCR B Geography J385; Fieldwork Unit B562)
    • A photograph to illustrate the fieldwork or location
    • 2. INTRODUCTION (200 words)
    • Include:
    • The investigation title question
    • Key questions
    • Background information to explain what the question is about, and how it links to the specification
    • Relevant information about the location
    • A map to show the general location of the study area
    • A map to show the specific study area
    • A table of any key vocabulary used in the exercise
    SESSION ONE
  • 11.
    • COVER PAGE
    • Include:
    • Name and exam number
    • School and centre number (54139)
    • Unit code and fieldwork title (OCR B Geography J385; Fieldwork Unit B562)
    • A photograph to illustrate the fieldwork or location
    • 2. INTRODUCTION (200 words)
    • Include:
    • The investigation title question
    • Key questions
    • Background information to explain what the question is about, and how it links to the specification
    • Relevant information about the location
    • A map to show the general location of the study area
    • A map to show the specific study area
    • A table of any key vocabulary used in the exercise
    SESSION ONE
    • Mark Scheme level Three
    • Applies background information to show a
    • detailed knowledge and understanding of
    • the topic
    • Shows clear awareness of the context of the
    • investigation
    • Clear organisational and communication
    • skills
    • Uses a variety of techniques to locate and
    • describe the study area
  • 12.
    • 3. DATA COLLECTION (100 words)
    • Include:
    • A brief description of fieldwork techniques used to collect primary data
    • A table describing the different techniques used, and why you chose them:
    • KEY Q DATA COLL METHOD DESCRIPTION WHY DATA IMP
    • A map showing where data was collected
    • An outline of problems encountered in data collection
    • Mark Scheme Level Three
    • Evidence from a wide range of sources
    • including fieldwork
    • Thorough description and explanation
    • of collected evidence
  • 13.
    • DATA PRESENTATION
    • Include:
    • A RANGE OF DIFFERENT METHODS including some that are more complex. Use – annotated maps, annotated sketches, annotated photos, tables of figures, graphs & written word
    • Data that is presented neatly and accurately
    • TITLES on all maps, graphs etc
    • ANNOTATIONS on all maps, photos & sketches
    SESSION TWO
    • Mark Scheme Level Three
    • Thorough description and explanation of
    • collected evidence
    • Accurate presentation using a range of
    • appropriate techniques
  • 14.
    • DATA ANALYSIS (700 words)
    • Include:
    • A written DESCRIPTION for every set of data you collected. Say WHAT the map, graph, sketch etc shows
    • EXPLAIN with evidence and reasons why the map, graph, sketch shows what it does
    • State any LINKS that can be found between the different sets of data
    SESSION THREE
    • Mark Scheme Level Three
    • Detailed analysis and interpretation of
    • information to reach a thorough conclusion
    • Thorough description and explanation of
    • collected evidence
  • 15.
    • CONCLUSION (150 words)
    • Include:
    • First write down the question that we are trying to answer
    • Refer to key questions
    • Use EVIDENCE to answer the question. Include results/evidence to support your answer
    SESSION FOUR
    • Mark Scheme Level Three
    • Written work well focused on the question and
    • does not exceed the word limit
    • Detailed analysis and interpretation of
    • information to reach a thorough conclusion
  • 16.
    • 2. EVALUATION (50 words)
    • You need to measure how effective your investigationInclude:
    • First write down the question that we are trying to answer
    • Refer to key questions
    • Use EVIDENCE to answer the question. Include results/evidence to support your answer
    • Mark Scheme Level Three
    • Written work well focused on the question and
    • does not exceed the word limit
    • Detailed analysis and interpretation of
    • information to reach a thorough conclusion

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