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Quite a while ago, I developed quizlets on each subtopic which included key definitions and concepts. I missed the definitions in the latest... more

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  • 13 Nov Rosalyn Manio
    Mini Case Study - The Nile
    than you so much Laura and Zoe :)
  • Are the slides for 2.3 (there are 2 different presentations in the materials) available for download?
  • 12 Nov Jennifer Baldacci
    2.2 Drawing Ecological Pyramids
    I guess I just wasn't expecting to make such a tiny graph. Do you also take the 10m2 into consideration? What units would you use for these numbers? Sorry for the delay - no alert comes to let me know you answered the question.
  • 12 Nov Zaigham Zia
    Revision Poster Answers
    Hey, This is Great. Can you please make this available to be downloaded as .pdf file?
  • 11 Nov Larysa Darchuk
    7.1 The Great Energy Transition
    Dear, Zoe and Laura, could you please upload proper answers for this student task? because for a few questions in the list answers are not clear.
  • 11 Nov Clemencia Lasso
    1.4 Comparing EIAs
    Hi Zoe. Can you please share it with me. Thanks mlasso@tomasmoro.k12.ec
  • 11 Nov Zoe Badcock
    1.4 Comparing EIAs
    For all - please know that there is no magic in the shared document - it's just what my students messily tried to extract from research. The important learning was how the processes of an EIA can be impacted by the country with corruption or...
  • 11 Nov Zoe Badcock
    1.4 Comparing EIAs
    Ok Wendy and Madhumita - shared.
  • 11 Nov Zoe Badcock
    Paper 1 practice
    Hi, Laura did this one so I'm sure she's working on this and will share soon.
  • 11 Nov MADHUMITA CHATTERJEE
    1.4 Comparing EIAs
    Hi Zoe .Can you please share it with me.Thanks! madhumita.c_mhs@gemsedu.com
  • 11 Nov Rachel Bartlett
    Paper 1 practice
    Hi, have you got answers for this case study like you've done for the Nile case study. thanks
  • 10 Nov Zoe Badcock
    6.4 Acid Deposition - A Review
    Ok it's now corrected