Geography Study & Revision Guides

 

All IBDP Geography students share a common syllabus and optional themes, with HL students required to study additional topics. Our Geography Guides cover key compulsory, optional, and HL extension topics, offering practice questions and guidance to help students to prepare for their assessments.

Each book:

  • Reviews essential topic information
  • Includes a wealth of practice questions with detailed answers
  • Contains useful tips and advice on tackling questions effectively

These guides are valid for the 2011-2018 exam cycle.

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Geography Option C: Extreme Environments (SL/HL)
£9.00
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  • Author: Garrett Nagle, Ben Tavener | 1 Ed. | ISBN: 978-1-907374-69-2
  • This Guide supports preparation for the IDBP Geography Paper 2 exam, for SL and HL students planning to answer questions on Option C: Extreme Environments.

    Coverage includes:

    • Challenging environments
    • Physical characteristics of extreme environments
    • Opportunities and challenges of management
    • Sustainability in extreme environments

    Key features:

    • Case studies and exercises to help maximise the originality of your exam answers
    • Tips on improving exam performance and on avoiding common mistakes
    • Concise definitions of key terms
    • Clear and colourful diagrams
  • About the Authors

    Garrett is co-author of the Geography Course Companion, Geography Study Guide and also IB Prepared.

    Ben is an enthusiastic student of Geography, currently studying for a BSc in Geography (physical) at the University of Reading. He is interested in all aspects of Geography but is particularly interested in hazard and disaster management.

Geography Option D: Hazards and Disasters - Risk Assessment and Response (SL/HL)
£9.00
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  • Author: Garrett Nagle, Ben Tavener | 1 Ed. | ISBN: 978-1-907374-85-2
  • This Guide supports preparation for the IDBP Geography Paper 2 exam, for SL and HL students planning to answer questions on Option D: Hazards and Disasters.

    Coverage includes:

    • Characteristics of hazards
    • Vulnerability
    • Risk and risk assessment
    • Adjustments and responses to hazards and disasters

    Key features:

    • Case studies and exercises to help maximise the originality of your exam answers
    • Tips on improving exam performance and on avoiding common mistakes
    • Concise definitions of key terms
    • Clear and colourful diagrams
  • About the Authors

    Garrett is co-author of the Geography Course Companion, Geography Study Guide and also IB Prepared.

    Ben is an enthusiastic student of Geography, currently studying for a BSc in Geography (physical) at the University of Reading. He is interested in all aspects of Geography but is particularly interested in hazard and disaster management.

Geography Paper 1: Core Theme – Patterns and Change 2nd Edition (SL/HL)
£19.50
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  • Author: Roger Tilley | 2 Ed. | ISBN: 978-1-907374-074
  • This Guide will help you prepare for IDBP Geography Paper 1 exam, during pre-exam revision or as a course companion in lessons.

    Coverage includes:

    • Content relevant for SL and HL students
    • A review of all four compulsory topics
    • Key concepts underpinning the compulsory topics
    • Geography skills essential for success in the exam paper
    • Guidance on essay writing, with an emphasis on content and structure

    Key features

    • Exercises to help develop original and focused answers to exam questions
    • Concise definitions of key terms
    • Designed for individual and group revision
  • About the Author

    Roger has a degree in Geography and Geology from Bristol University and has taught Geography for A-level for over 22 years and for IB for over 10 years in the UK and Greece. He has been Head of Geography at Campion School, Athens, since 1996.

Geography Paper 3: HL Extension – Global Interactions (SL/HL)
£19.00
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  • Author: Roger Tilley | 1 Ed. | ISBN: 978-1-907374-43-2
  • This Guide will help you develop the skills needed to tackle the IBDP Geography Paper 3 exam, for HL Extension—Global Interactions, during pre-exam revision or as a course companion in lessons.

    Coverage includes:

    • A review of the seven compulsory topics
    • Case studies and examples to illustrate important concepts
    • Guidance on essay writing, with an emphasis on content and structure

    Key features

    • Exercises to help develop original and focused answers to exam questions
    • Concise definitions of key terms
    • Designed for individual and group revision
  • About the Author

    Roger has a degree in Geography and Geology from Bristol University and has taught Geography for A-level for over 22 years and for IB for over 10 years in the UK and Greece. He has been Head of Geography at Campion School, Athens, since 1996.

Geography Option A: Freshwater Issues and Conflicts (SL/HL)
£9.00
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  • Author: Garrett Nagle, Ben Tavener | 1 Ed. | ISBN: 978-1-910689-27-1
  • This Guide supports preparation for the IDBP Geography Paper 2 exam, for SL and HL students planning to answer questions on Option A: Freshwater Issues and Conflicts.

    Coverage includes:

    • The water system
    • Drainage basins and flooding
    • Water management issues and strategies
    • Competition for water resources

    Key features:

    • Case studies and exercises to help maximise the originality of your exam answers
    • Tips on improving exam performance and avoiding common mistakes
    • Concise definitions of key terms
    • Clear and colourful diagrams
  • About the Authors

    Garrett is co-author of the Geography Course Companion, Geography Study Guide and also IB Prepared.

    Ben is an enthusiastic student of Geography, currently studying for a BSc in Geography (physical) at the University of Reading. He is interested in all aspects of Geography but is particularly interested in hazard and disaster management.