iGCSE 0460 recommended Geography Resources

The DVD and digital video resources in this collection have been selected to support teaching the 0460 and 0976 Geography specifications. Many are also recommended by Cambridge International Examinations Board.
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  • Desertification: Causes, Impacts and Management

    Yahya's nomadic family has been forced off their land on the fringes of the Sahara, because of desertification. Through his story, this title considers the impacts of desertification and its...
  • Urbanisation in Megacities: Mumbai

    Using Mumbai as a case study this title explores the reasons for rapid urbanisation in LICs/NEEs and the emergence of megacities. It looks at the location and importance of Mumbai,...
  • The Haiti Earthquake: Impacts, Responses and Vulnerability

    Use this resource to exemplify the effects of a geo-hazard in an LEDC. The film first sets out Haiti's historical context to explain why the impacts were so devastating. Then,...
  • Mumbai's Redevelopment Challenge: Bottom up or top down?

    The challenge for Mumbai's planners is to improve the conditions for the urban poor while at the same time making sure social communities in the slums are protected. This programme...
  • Tropical Rainforests: Threats and Challenges

    Follow our indigenous environmental campaigner as he introduces you to his rainforest world and explores the threats facing it. This title considers the value of rainforests, both locally and globally...
  • Holderness: Sustainable Coastal Management (2008 version)

    Taking the stretch of coastline from Flamborough Head down to Spurn Point, this resource looks at the causes, effects and management of coastal erosion. It shows the different landforms created...
  • Hot Deserts case study: Challenges and Opportunities in the Moroccan Sahara

    Using Morocco's Sahara desert as a case study this title considers the challenges of hot desert environments, including extreme temperatures, lack of water and inaccessibility. It then looks at the...
  • Inside Dharavi: Life in India's largest informal settlement

    Travel inside India’s biggest informal settlement and see what it’s really like to live and work there. This film explores the economic opportunities offered by Dharavi’s 10,000 different industries, the...
  • River Processes and Landforms

    Provide your students with memorable examples of potholes, rapids, waterfalls, gorges, meanders, braiding, flood plains and deltas, with our high quality video footage filmed both in the UK and abroad....
  • Tropical Rainforests: Sustainable Management

    Ecuador needs to exploit the Amazon's resources to develop.  Leaving it untouched is not an option.  This programme looks at the challenges of achieving sustainable management in the Amazon.  It...
  • Mumbai: Managing a Megacity

    Waste management and traffic congestion are two of the biggest environmental issues facing Mumbai. This title looks at the challenges facing Mumbai's urban planners as they struggle to manage this...
  • Extreme Weather: The Somerset Floods

    In the winter of 2013/2014 the UK was hit by a succession of 13 low pressure systems causing extreme flooding on the Somerset Levels.  This resource looks at the human...
  • The Tropical Rainforest Ecosystem

    Let our drone take you on a visual journey through the extraordinary biodiversity of the amazon rainforest, providing fantastic examples of adaptation, stratification and competition.   From the forest floor...
  • Plate Tectonics: theories, margins and landforms UPDATE 2022

    Filmed in Montserrat, Haiti, Iceland, the Alps and the UK, this resource provides examples and explanations of the processes, features and landforms that occur at different plate margins. The resource...
  • Iceland: Living with Volcanoes

    Focussing primarily on the 2010 eruption, this resource first asks why people choose to live in volcanic regions? The opportunities for geo-thermal power, tourism and agriculture are considered. It then...
  • Montserrat: Living with Volcanoes

    A perfect case study of a volcano in an LEDC. The resource provides a clear explanation of the processes causing Montserrat's recent volcanic activity. It then assesses the social, economic...
  • Population Change: Migration to the UK

    This resource looks at the causes, impacts and management of the UK's current period of rapid immigration. The resource is designed to encourage students to think about migrants' different countries...
  • The Greening of Energy

    Although renewable energies are seen as "clean and green", their development can often be cause for conflict. Some forms of renewable energy are also limited by weather and climate. Examine...
  • Ageing Populations

    This excellent resource examines the current issues surrounding an ageing population in the UK, using East Devon as a case study.  It illustrates the causes, impacts and management of the...
  • Global Energy Security

    What makes some countries more energy secure than others and what are the strategies that can be pursued to improve security?   With video case studies from the EU, Iceland,...
  • Flooding in the UK: Tewkesbury

    A freak weather event or a disaster waiting to happen? Explore the physical and human causes of the Tewkesbury 2007 flood with this resource that looks in detail at runoff,...
  • Extreme Weather: Coastal Flooding UK Winter storms

    Through the use of two case studies: the Dawlish Railway Collapse and the East Coast Tidal Surge, this resource looks at the impacts of the 2013/2014 winter storms. The extreme...
  • Managing Youthful Populations: An African Case Study

    A fantastic resource that covers all the issues and implications associated with managing a youthful and growing population. The Gambia, with one of the most youthful populations in the world,...
  • Holderness update - sustainable coastal management

    A brand new updated version of one of our most popular titles. Filmed over 3 decades this resource combines a long term exploration of the impacts of rapid erosion with...
  • Tropical Storms: Bangladesh's Cyclone Aila

    With extraordinary footage shot during and after Bangladesh's most recent cyclone, this resource looks at the causes, impacts and management of tropical storms in an LEDC. It provides clear explanations...
  • Flooding in Bangladesh: Causes, Impacts and Management

    Tailor-made to fit UK specifications, this resource is filmed in Bangladesh and emphasises contemporary thinking about hazard events. The personal accounts of those living on Bangladesh's char lands help explain...
  • Global Ecosystems

    By using material filmed by the Pumpkin team around the world, this resource brings ecosystems to life. Examples include the Canadian Tundra, tropical rainforests in the Amazon and Borneo and...
  • Rural Challenges: Inequalities and Development

    This resource looks at the causes of inequalities in rural India, including; the role of land ownership, subsistence farming, the caste system, climate, globalisation, lack of access to services and...
  • Energy Security: India's Sustainable Solutions

    India faces a major energy crisis because of its rapid population growth and industrialisation, but traditional energy sources won't be enough to meet all future needs. This geography resource resource...
  • Biodiversity Under Threat

    Resource bank of video clips, interactive maps, student activities and teachers' notes. Bangladesh's Sundarban Mangroves is one of the world's most bio-diverse areas and home to the endangered Bengal Tiger....
  • Challenges of Urbanisation: Inequalities in Bangalore

    An up-to-date, adaptable and engaging resource for the learning and teaching of development, poverty and inequalities. It takes Bangalore as a case study and looks at the causes and impacts...
  • Tectonics: Measuring and Mapping Earthquakes using a GIS (Free)

    This resource explains how seismologists record, measure, locate and map earthquakes around the world. But the best part is that it links with an interactive resource enabling students to use...
  • Coastal Processes and Landforms 2022

    UPDATED VERSION - INCLUDES NEW SECTIONS ON DUNES AND MORE DETAILED EXPLANATIONS OF PROCESSES AND LANDFORMS. Why do novice surfers prefer constructive waves?  What happens when you take away a...
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