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Eduqas B GCSE - Geography - Urban and rural processes and change in the UK





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 • I can describe the processes of urbanisation, suburbanisation and re-urbanisation. I can identify key differences between them

 • I can give the definition of counter-urbanisation, community, greenfield and brownfield.

 • I can give two examples of ways that rural areas in the UK are changing. 

 • I can describe at least three different zones in UK cities and name distinctive features.

 • I can give the meaning of key retail terms – range, threshold population and catchment area.

 • I understand the main features of high street and out-of-town retail locations.

 • I can describe how leisure use can damage the environment.

 • I can explain why people commute and use examples.

 • I can give at least three reasons why some people move from cities to the countryside.

 • I can name one region that has a housing shortage and explain why this has happened.

 • I can give two reasons why some people leave rural areas of the UK.

 • I can give two reasons why retailing in some high streets is in decline.

 • I can define the following – high street, out of town shopping, mobile shopping and internet shopping.

 • I can describe and explain the processes of urban change to suggest why towns/cities have different and distinctive zones (like areas that need regeneration).

 • I can identify the issues that arise from population change in at least one urban and one rural area of the UK.

 • I can evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of building on greenfield sites.

 • I can evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of building on brownfield sites.

 • I can explain why different groups of people have different points of view about how to make urban or rural communities sustainable.

 • I can define the term honeypot and give examples of issues within these areas.

 • I can give the advantages and disadvantages of leisure use on a rural honeypot.

 • I can evaluate the positive and negative impacts of major sporting events.

 • I can demonstrate how sustainable communities might be effective with use of at least one method.

 • I can identify recent changes in retailing and show that I can connect the causes and effects of change.

 • I can rank the effectiveness of strategies to manage a place that is under pressure from too many visitors.