The Geography Detective Investigates provides a question and answer approach to key geography concepts at Key Stage 2. Each title contains focus boxes to provide further insight into the subject and detective boxes that encourage students to perform a variety of simple experiments and projects. Your Local Area looks at the landscape, population, weather and environmental sustainability of your local area, and how you can look after where you live now and in the future.
Ruth Jenkins has a degree in geography from Cambridge University. She is a teacher of geography at a secondary school in South London.