People and the planet

This unit focuses on human geography and the topics link together to build an overall understanding of how humans interact with the planet. You will learn about how population grow and change, where people live and work, and how they exploit and use resources. 
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 aspects of how people live on our planet. You will study all the following topics:
    • Topic 1: Population dynamics
    • Topic 2: Consuming resources
    • Topic 3: Globalisation
    • Topic 4: Development Dilemmas
Section B will cover how people interact with different aspects of our planet on a small scale. You will study one topic from the following:
    • Topic 5: The changing economy of the UK
    • Topic 6: Changing settlements in the UK
Section C will cover how people interact with different aspects of our planet on a large scale. You will study one topic from the following:
    • Topic 7: The challenges of an urban world
    • Topic 8: The challenges of a rural world