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This page provides an in-depth look at plate movement and all its known causes. It's best to start without sharing the objectives because following the map activity, the gallery activity introduces the key ideas through images that students need to connect. Following this students work their way through a number of well chosen videos, animations, images and text based resources to complete a number of visually impressive worksheets, on Earth's structure, causes of plate movement, rifting and mantle plumes.
This page includes link pages to sample exam papers and mar schemes for the optional themes resourced for in this site. The sample papers are fully resourced to be used as end of unit tests or mock exams and the mark schemes are based on the generic schemes on the IB website.
This page includes 25 model essays from across the IBDP Geography course, including all the optional themes and SL&HL Core components. The resources are presented as either complete essays or as an essay exercise. Further essay resources such as essay frameworks and introduction and lead sentence frameworks can be found in the teacher assessment maps for the different sections of the course.
Student access is a unique feature of InThinking subject sites. It allows teacher to choose the level of students access to the site pages and features an internal grade book linked to assigned tasks and pages. This page explains how to set up Student Access for your students. It includes a step-by-step guide which allows you set it up in just a few minutes
The following page has 2 model papers that can be used as mock exams or for assessment. 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.
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.
Links to Pages with Lesson Plans for Global Risks and ResilienceThis page provides links to pages with lesson plans with 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 are theoretical...
Lesson Plans for Global Resource Consumption and SecuritySyllabus1. Global Trends in ConsumptionGlobal and regional/continental progress towards poverty reduction, including the growth of the “new global middle class”Measuring trends in resource consumption, including individual, national and global ecological footprintsSynthesis, evaluation and skills opportunitiesHow different patterns...
This page provides information on the syllabus for this section and links to lesson resources. 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, lesson objectives and activity instructions.
Lesson Plans for Impacts of Changing Trends in Resource Consumption Syllabus 2. Impacts of Changing Trends in Resource Consumption The water–food–energy “nexus” and how its complex interactions affect: national water security, including access to safe water national food security, including food availability national energy security, including energy pathways and geopolitical...
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.
22 Apr Paul Christmas
Model EssaysThanks for letting me know, I've fixed it, Paul
22 Apr Darron Gray
Model EssaysThe first freshwater essay goes to a different link
19 Apr Paul Christmas
Urban System GrowthHi Eric Thanks for taking the time to let me know. I've fixed it! Paul
18 Apr Eric Tunney
Urban System GrowthThe link to "Resource 1 - South Africa" is not working (under 'Mapping Urban Growth' Activity)
15 Apr Paul Christmas
Sample Exams - Paper 1 (Free Access)Hi Liu There are a number of free sample paper 2s if you look under the tab Understanding Assessment Paper 2. They have markschemes that you can refer to. I hope this helps. Paul
15 Apr liu hongzhan
Sample Exams - Paper 1 (Free Access)how to prepare infographic question? Any sample question could be shared?
11 Apr Paul Christmas
Sample Papers - Food and HealthThanks Laura, I've changed it.
10 Apr Laura Brock
Sample Papers - Food and HealthHello. I think the markscheme for Food & Health Test 4, 2b) is for a different question. The question is about disease, but the markscheme is about food (GMOs, vertical farming etc). Regards. Laura
7 Apr Paul Christmas
Option B Oceans and Coastal MarginsHi Ian, thanks for letting me know. I've ticked the right boxes. It's now available. Best wishes, Paul
4 Apr Ian Brooke
Option B Oceans and Coastal MarginsHi Paul, Recently I discovered that my students can not see the resources for Managing Coastal Margins and Ocean Management Futures
1 Apr Paul Christmas
Earthquakes and Associated HazardsHi Alison, there is teacher comment boxes providing explanation to the questions in parts of the site. It's still a developing site and so I'll add your comment to my work list. For this particular page the questions are all based around relatively...
1 Apr Alison Vella
Earthquakes and Associated HazardsHello, I am a new user of this site. May I ask you if there are any answer sheets for the tasks given?