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AQA GCSE Geography 8035 - Paper 1 - 21st May

Exam technique, night before breakdowns and discussion regarding this exam... It's all here :gthumb: Feel free to add resources to the thread as well as anything that may be helpful to others :smartass:

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  • 8035 Paper 1: Living with the physical environment 1h 30m 21 May 2019 pm
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The official specification: https://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resourc...35-SP-2016.PDF
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Paper 1: Living with the physical environment
What's assessed
3.1.1 The challenge of natural hazards, 3.1.2 The living world, 3.1.3 Physical landscapes in the UK, 3.4 Geographical skills


Specimen and past papers:
https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/geog...ment-resources

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ugh physical landscapes :thumbdown:
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I find this paper the hardest
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Think there will be a 9/6 mark question on opportunities/Challenges in the Desert ,Tropical storms and climate chnage. But remember revise everything and especially your case studies. Any questions ask and I'll hopefully be able to help.
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I doubt it cause last year they had a 9 marker on Deserts and another 9 marker on effects of tropical storms
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Think there will be a 9/6 mark question on opportunities/Challenges in the Desert ,Tropical storms and climate chnage. But remember revise everything and especially your case studies. Any questions ask and I'll hopefully be able to help.
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paper 3 is rainforests though
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Won't be rainforests though because that's the pre release.
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I doubt it cause last year they had a 9 marker on Deserts and another 9 marker on effects of tropical storms
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I think we could get ecosystems because we haven't had one before perhaps how to limit desertification as a 6 marker.
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Yes, ecosystems such as food chains, webs , producers, etc is a good shout. Maybe opportunities/Challenges of living near volcanoes as I don't remember that coming up recently.
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I think we could get ecosystems because we haven't had one before perhaps how to limit desertification as a 6 marker.
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The first 2 sections are relatively easy I think. I got 53/58 in them but then I mess up on the third and get 20/30 which Is still a 9 but I would really love to get better on it.
What'd you think could come on coastal land forms?
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Yes, ecosystems such as food chains, webs , producers, etc is a good shout. Maybe opportunities/Challenges of living near volcanoes as I don't remember that coming up recently.
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Does anyone have an Ecosystem case study I can learn?
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There's the one in the textbook , but there isn't a 'case study'
It's just an example of an ecosystem
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Probably something to do with formation of a stack and how it goes from a cave to an arch ,etc.
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The first 2 sections are relatively easy I think. I got 53/58 in them but then I mess up on the third and get 20/30 which Is still a 9 but I would really love to get better on it.
What'd you think could come on coastal land forms?
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So what do I need to know about ecosystems cos that's my weak point.
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Revise food chains and webs, what a producer, consumer and decomposer are. Also how the removal of an organism can effect an ecosystem.
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So what do I need to know about ecosystems cos that's my weak point.
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Something like this
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Cheers.
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What do people think will be on the rivers section?
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(Original post by SchmuckOff)
I think we could get ecosystems because we haven't had one before perhaps how to limit desertification as a 6 marker.
What even is desertification? Don't think I've been taught that...
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Areas around the desert becoming desert. You will need to know how to prevent it and where it is happening. Go on Seneca learning and choose the correct course for you and you should find a section about it on there.
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What even is desertification? Don't think I've been taught that...
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