AQA A2 Geography unit 4A 16/06/14

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Thread for those sitting Geo4A in the summer, Couldn't find one.

How is everyone's course going? Currently we haven't even started Geo4A..slightly worrying

How is everyone elses going?
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Hiya!

Don't worry, it's an easily manageable exam.
My teacher had us doing one lesson a week on 4a, and we finished about Christmas time. Its just about knowing your AMRC and graphs inside out (aim, method, results, conclusion).
Shame it wasn't coursework though.
Where'd you go for your investigation?

Geog 3 is a worry for me... so much to know!
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Hey we went to some quarry to study succession in shropshire!
I've started learning some of Geo4A my self, since we only have about 3 or 4 weeks after easter to do it in!

Agreed Geog3 is a killer, so much to cover!
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For this exam, do we need to know our fieldwork results data as in the actual figures and numerical values?
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For this exam, do we need to know our fieldwork results data as in the actual figures and numerical values?
yeah i think so, it would be helpful anyway. For questions like 'which method of data analysis did you use' , if you are talking about a statistical test it's probably helpful to know the figures and how you did it
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What do we actually need to know about our fieldwork for this exam? sounds like a stupid question but we haven't done anything on this since october and I'm freaking out slightly!
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What do we actually need to know about our fieldwork for this exam? sounds like a stupid question but we haven't done anything on this since october and I'm freaking out slightly!
I think things about your practical e.g method, why you did something
section B is just skills
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Does anyone have strengths and weaknesses of synoptic charts? Thanks
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I think i'm more worried about 4A than Unit 3.... hardly did any work on it at college after we went on the fieldtrip
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I really don't know how to answer the questions like: 'how did this investigation make you a better geographer?' like what the hell?

We did a mock in school and nearly everyone got below a B. I thought that it would be similar to unit 2, but it is so much more difficult.
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Hey everyone - I'm doing this exam! Did anyone go anywhere interesting for their fieldwork? We went to Valais in southern Switzerland, and measured how glacial meltwater characteristics changed over the course of a day
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Hey everyone - I'm doing this exam! Did anyone go anywhere interesting for their fieldwork? We went to Valais in southern Switzerland, and measured how glacial meltwater characteristics changed over the course of a day
Wow! I'm so jealous...we just went to our local river to measure meanders! Fun!
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Hey everyone - I'm doing this exam! Did anyone go anywhere interesting for their fieldwork? We went to Valais in southern Switzerland, and measured how glacial meltwater characteristics changed over the course of a day
That is incredibleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
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I keep seeing people mention the Morpeth floods...do we have to know about this - is it a part of peoples fieldwork ? - because I have honestly not been taught a single thing about this!!
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I keep seeing people mention the Morpeth floods...do we have to know about this - is it a part of peoples fieldwork ? - because I have honestly not been taught a single thing about this!!
Thats for Geo4B!
we dont need to know that
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That is incredibleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
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The picture shows where we were working - you can just see the glacier at the top!


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The thing I find difficult is how do you stretch out an answer to be worth 8/10/12 marks on a question which such a small scope?
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Just wondering if anybody has done a psammosere succession or anything similar for their fieldwork investigation because I'm freaking out a little what I can write about it?!
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we've three days to go....
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