Dynamic Planet

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This unit investigates geological processes, ecosystems, the atmosphere and climate, and the hydrologicalcycle.These topics are interlinked and show you how physical geography combines to create a 'life support system' for the planet. There are three sections: (these sections are specific for the Edexcel Geography B course)

Section A topics are compulsory and introduce you to the main areas of our planet: the geosphere, atmosphere, biosphere and hydrosphere. You will study all the following topics:
    • Topic 1: Restless Earth
    • Topic 2: Climate and Change
    • Topic 3: Battle for the Biosphere
    • Topic 4: Water World
Section B will cover how aspects of our planet work on a small scale and you will study one topic from:
    • Topic 5: Coastal change and conflict
    • Topic 6: River processes and pressures
Section C will cover how aspects of our planet work on a large scale and you will study one topic from:
    • Topic 7: Oceans on the edge
    • Topic 8: Extreme environments