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Revision bscs case study overview

  1. 1. GCSE Revision guide to case studies <ul><li>This presentation tells you: </li></ul><ul><li>The main countries, regions, towns & cities, places you should revise </li></ul><ul><li>The themes that we have covered </li></ul><ul><li>Case studies to use for the exam questions </li></ul>
  2. 2. The main country studies <ul><li>MEDC in the EU </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>UK </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>France </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>MEDC outside the EU </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Japan </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>LEDC </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Brazil </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Some other areas are used for specific topics (eg floods in Bangladesh, population policies in India & China) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Where is the EU? EU stands for European Union
  4. 4. Where are MEDC’s This is a map showing GNP per capita High GNP Medium GNP Low GNP and LEDC’s?
  5. 5. MEDC LEDC EU More Economically Developed Less Economically Developed European Union Rich Poor Rich Japan Brazil France UK
  6. 6. Which MEDC have we used as a case study? Japan
  7. 7. Which Japan (MEDC) case studies should we use? <ul><li>Population distribution </li></ul><ul><li>Changes in farming because of improvements in technology </li></ul><ul><li>Climate </li></ul><ul><li>Kobe earthquake </li></ul><ul><li>Contrasting regions in Japan </li></ul><ul><li>Changing industry </li></ul>
  8. 8. Can you remember the four main islands of Japan? Hokkaido Honshu Kyushu Shikoku
  9. 9. However, there are more LEDC case studies that you need to know Most of them are in….. Brazil
  10. 10. What case studies should you know for an LEDC? 2. Migration from the North East to the South East 1. Population distribution in Brazil 3. Contrasting regions – the North East and South East of Brazil 4. Urban change and challenges: Sao Paulo & Rio de Janeiro 5. Industry: growth & change
  11. 11. How is Brazil developing economically? 2. Sustainable tourism at Alto Floresta 3. Using resources e.g. rainforest, Carajas iron mine 4. Multinationals e.g. Pepsi, Volkswagen 5. Sustainable developments e.g. Liana project 1. Tourism
  12. 12. Settlement growth and decline in Rio – shanty towns How are Man’s activities changing the rainforest environment? How is tourism being developed?
  13. 13. Other LEDC case studies (but not Brazil) 1. Aid in Malaysia and Bangladesh 2. Flooding in Bangladesh 3. Population policies, Kerala, India
  14. 14. Population control in China Flooding as a natural hazard in Bangladesh
  15. 15. Finally – what EU case studies should you know? 1. Migration within France & from Portugal to France 2. Lille – change due to development in transport
  16. 16. 3. Flooding in the EU 4. Change in economic activity in South Wales 5. Contrasting regions – Nord pas de Calais and the Isle de France
  17. 17. Answering the ‘Place’ questions in section A A1: This question is about places in the EU Countries: UK and France <ul><li>UK Regions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>South Wales </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bristol </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quantocks AONB </li></ul></ul><ul><li>France Regions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nord pas de Calais </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Isle de France </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rhone Valley </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Answering the ‘Place’ question A2 This is about LEDCs Country: Brazil Some topics covered in other country places <ul><li>Brazil regions & topics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rio de Janeiro: settlement & landslide hazard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>South East: population, migration, industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amazon: climate, vegetation, resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Whole country: population & migration, industry </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other LEDCs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>China : population policies (one-child) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>India (Kerala state): population policies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bangladesh: flooding hazard, aid </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Malaysia: aid </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Indonesia: volcano hazard (Mt Merapi) </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Answering the ‘Place’ question A3 This is about MEDCs outside the EU Country: Japan <ul><li>Region: Pacific Belt, Kansai </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Population </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Earthquake Hazard – Kob é </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Volcano Hazard – Fuji </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tsunami Hazard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Settlement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Climate </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other MEDC outside EU = USA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Detroit: car industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>San Francisco: earthquake </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Question B4: Physical Systems & Environments <ul><li>Weather & Climate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>UK weather systems, anticyclones & depressions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bristol microclimate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Global climate change – global warming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tropical rainforest climate & vegetation - Brazil </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Physical Landscape (one local area) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Holford Combe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quantock Hills AONB </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Question B5: Natural Hazards & People <ul><li>Flooding: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rhone Valley, France </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lynmouth, UK </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Europe, 1995 (Germany, Netherlands) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bangladesh </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Earthquakes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kob é, Japan 1995 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Landslide: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rio de Janeiro, 1988 </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Question C6: Economic Systems & Development <ul><li>EU: UK & France </li></ul><ul><li>UK South Wales : Iron & Steel, inward investment from Japan, cars, hi-tech </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bristol: hi-tech, services, retail (shopping) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>France </li></ul><ul><li>Nord pas de Calais: Lille & TGV, textiles </li></ul><ul><li>Isle de Paris: changing industrial location </li></ul><ul><li>MEDC outside the EU: Japan & USA </li></ul><ul><li>Japan Pacific Belt & Kansai: changing industry; farming & changes, international investment, trade & aid </li></ul><ul><li>USA Detroit: “wheel-spin in motor city”, car industry </li></ul><ul><li>LEDC: Brazil </li></ul><ul><li>Brazil South East Region: ‘Economic miracle’, car industry, informal sector </li></ul><ul><li>Whole country: car industry, </li></ul><ul><li>Amazon: tourism, sustainable forestry, mining, liana project, ecotourism </li></ul><ul><li>AID: Bangladesh, Malaysia </li></ul>
  23. 23. Question C7: Population & Settlement <ul><li>POPULATION </li></ul><ul><li>Countries: EU: UK, France </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>MEDC: Japan </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>LEDC: Brazil </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Migration: UK, Italy, & home countries </li></ul><ul><li>Policies: MEDC: UK, Italy, Singapore </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>LEDC: China, India (Kerala) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Global Patterns: distribution, rate of increase, migration, BR, DR, NI, change, Demographic Transition </li></ul><ul><li>SETTLEMENT </li></ul><ul><li>EU: </li></ul><ul><li>UK Bristol </li></ul><ul><li>Cambridge </li></ul><ul><li>Birmingham </li></ul><ul><li>FRANCE Lille </li></ul><ul><li>Paris </li></ul><ul><li>MEDC not in EU: </li></ul><ul><li>JAPAN Tokyo </li></ul><ul><li>USA Detroit </li></ul><ul><li>LEDC </li></ul><ul><li>BRAZIL Rio de Janeiro </li></ul><ul><li>MEXICO Mexico City </li></ul>
  24. 24. To continue with your revision you should go through the case study guides, by both topic and country study. GOOD LUCK!