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This page introduces the case study of Vitoria-Gasteiz as a European award winning city for managing traffic congestion. It begins with a short introduction to the level of pollution and traffic congestion before the strategies and then develops the case study through student exploration of the resources. It uses a number of focused videos, galleries and one very detailed resource pack, intended to be used as a group activity. Each activity is well supported with noting frameworks.
This page examines the patterns and trends of traffic congestion from a range of places. Following a choice of starter activities it begins with a student investigation, using the Tom Tom Traffic Index map, which shows both current and historical traffic trends. Students then use the Waze traffic visualisations animations to make notes on the diurnal trends and spatial trends within a choice of cities. The lesson goes onto develop the economic impacts of traffic congestion as well as resource pack on health impacts before students complete a rapid s assessment of the conflicts between cyclists and drivers in London.
This page only provides a few examples of Paper 1 exams within the site. If you would like sample papers for the other option themes you can find them under the headings of the options. At the moment there a 4 sample papers for Options A, C, D and F plus the IB sample papers. Option G, Urban Environment sample papers will be written over the summer.
This page introduces a case study into the impacts of air pollution in Delhi. It begins with a starter video on smog and then students use live data to choropleth map air pollution in Delhi. There are number of resources then that focus student attention on the health impacts of air pollution before students examine whether the impacts of air pollution are evenly distributed and whether air pollution is a just another example of environmental injustice.
Model Exams for Food and Health
The following page has 4 model papers that can be used as end of unit tests and/or mock exams. They feature authentic exam material and detailed mark schemes for use in class as follow-up or in teaching students on assessment. In addition there are sample feedback approaches provided. The exam material is only for the themes resourced in the site.
Lesson Plans for Responding to Climate Change Syllabus 3. Responding to Global Climate Change Disparities in exposure to climate change risk and vulnerability, including variations in people’s location, wealth, social differences (age, gender, education), risk perception Detailed examples of two or more societies with contrasting vulnerability Exposure and Vulnerability The following...
Lesson Plans for the Geography of Food and Health Topic These learning activities cover everything in the IB guide for this topic. Lesson plans include resources to use on an interactive whiteboard and worksheets to print. The pages have full student access to give maximum flexibility to the teacher and the student. There are theoretical notes for extended reading and teacher notes at the top that...
Lesson Plans for Population and Economic Development Patterns This is a link page to sub-pages that provided detailed lesson plans and learning activities that cover everything in the IB guide for this topic. Lesson plans include resources to use on an interactive whiteboard and worksheets to print. The pages have full student access to give maximum flexibility to the teacher and the student. There...
IntroductionThis pages explores the influence of governments at different scales, the media and humanitarian systems on the famine of South Sudan in 2017. It begins by examining the complexity of famines in terms of their causes and rarity before looking at the role of different media outlets including social media and mapping media. The page goes on to investigate the specific roles of government...
Lesson Plans for Geophysical SystemsThese learning activities cover everything in the IB guide for this topic. Lesson plans include resources to use on an interactive whiteboard and worksheets to print. The pages have full student access to give maximum flexibility to the teacher and the student. There are theoretical notes for extended reading and teacher notes at the top that provide timing information...
This website allows teachers and students to have more information than just in the textbook and gives them the opportunity to practise IB style questions with each lesson unit. The video links are a great resource and the handouts practical.
A fantastic and comprehensive teacher produced site, which outshines all the current IB books and resources available of the market. Your students are sure to have great success with this site supporting them and their teachers.
A fantastic collection of resources for the new IB Geography syllabus presented and organized in an easy to find manor.
17 March 2018
Written by Sarah Holder for City Lab I thought this article was really interesting and has great application for TOK. It describes the general... more
8 March 2018
The following video is a short screencast tour of the site to show the resources, how they are organised and to help you navigate it. The site... more
2 Jun Paul Christmas
Sample Exam Papers - Paper 2Hi Anne, sorry about that and thanks for pointing it out. I've now corrected them. These links are to the IB sample assessments. The previous two links are extra papers I've made. We used one for the 12's mock this year. Thanks again, Paul
2 Jun Paul Christmas
Sample Exams - Paper 1 (Free Access)Hi Neisha, this page is just a free sample page. I should make this clearer at the top. You can find 4 sample exams for options A, C, D and F in the option area of the site. I am currently developing Option G but the sample papers will go in...
1 Jun Anne Froidcoeur
Sample Exam Papers - Paper 2Hello Paul, The links to the IB Sample Assessment-Paper 2 on this page take me to the general Inthinking subject website. Thanks, Anne Froidcoeur
17 May Neisha Pratt
Sample Paper 1 - Freshwaterthese are great thank you
17 May Neisha Pratt
Sample Exams - Paper 1 (Free Access)Other options such as A, F AND G would be useful