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This page is a link page to the sub-topics of Paper 2 - Geographic Perspectives and Global Change. It includes close to 200 written and graded responses, covering all aspects of the SL/HL Core. The responses cover a variety of questions with grade values from 2-6. It includes map and graphic responses as well knowledge and applied understanding responses. Each question has two or three different responses in PDF form with space for student comment so that they can be used a resource focused on understanding the assessment criteria. They also very useful as revision resource and so it would be advisable to allow student access to these pages.
IntroductionThis page provides a comprehension introduction into the role of civil society groups, in all their forms. It begins with a student synoptic mind map activity, which aims for them to make connections across their course to problems with globalized production. This is supported by a selection of cropped news articles that illustrate some of the issues. Students are then introduced to the...
IntroductionThis page explores the water, food and energy nexus in regard to national resource security and different perspectives at a range of scales. It begins with a simple animation introducing the nexus and then builds students' application of the nexus with a three-step hexagon nexus sorting activity. The first, based on characteristics of the nexus, the second, based on challenges and...
IntroductionThis page introduces the idea of converging urban landscapes and how cultural landscapes in the built up environment are becoming more homogenized. It begins with a look at the theoretical urban models and how they suggest cities evolve. It then uses some fun gallery activities, such as name that city to develop what we mean by a cultural landscape. A presentation shows the rapid change...
Lesson Plans for Global Climate, Vulnerability and Resilience Syllabus 1. Causes of Global Climate Change The atmospheric system, including the natural greenhouse effect and energy balance (incoming shortwave radiation and outgoing longwave radiation) Changes in the global energy balance, and the role of feedback loops, resulting from: solar radiation variations, including global dimming due to...
Lesson Plans for Challenges and Opportunities 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 are theoretical...
Lesson Plans for Food Systems and the Spread of Disease 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...
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 Consequences of Global Climate Change Syllabus 2. Consequences of Global Climate Change Climate change and the hydrosphere, atmosphere and biosphere, including: water stored in ice and oceans, and changing sea levels carbon stored in ice, oceans and the biosphere incidence and severity of extreme weather events, including drought spatial changes in biomes, habitats and animal migration...
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...
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.
5 October 2018
These excellent maps provide a detailed spatial pattern of climate change impacts at the continental scale. It overlaps specific climate threats... more
2 October 2018
Earthquakes produce both primary and secondary hazards. Primary hazards inlcude shaking ground and collapsing buildings. Secondary hazards... more
11 Dec Paul Christmas
Glacial EnvironmentsHi Anne It requires your Adobe Flash Player to be fully updated on your computer. It's free to download and it should take you directly to the download page. I hope this helps. Paul
10 Dec Anne Froidcoeur
Glacial EnvironmentsHi Paul, I would like to give my students a chance to take the virtual glacier tour. When I have downloaded the VirtGlac, I am stopped from moving further as I think I need a certain program to run this. Can you help me out? Thanks, Anne
10 Dec Nell Delport
Demographic Dividend and South Korea's Economic BoomWonderful, thank you!
10 Dec Paul Christmas
Demographic Dividend and South Korea's Economic BoomHi Nell I'm aware the link doesn't work but it's strange because it still goes through to the page. I've left it there in case it's corrected but I've added the video as an alternative resource to the link. I hope this helps. Regards, Paul
10 Dec Nell Delport
Demographic Dividend and South Korea's Economic Boom/ Link does not work!
2 Dec Danielle Farmer
Sample Paper 1 - Urban EnvironmentsFantastic, thanks so much Paul!
30 Nov Paul Christmas
An Aging Crisis in ChinaAlso fixed, thanks for spotting for me!
29 Nov Nell Delport
An Aging Crisis in ChinaNo link for the Interview with Howard French
28 Nov Paul Christmas
TNCs and Social ResponsibilityFixed!
28 Nov Nell Delport
TNCs and Social ResponsibilityAB Inbev's Better World campiagn site not working!
27 Nov Paul Christmas
Sample Paper 1 - Urban EnvironmentsThis weekend Danielle
27 Nov Danielle Farmer
Sample Paper 1 - Urban EnvironmentsAny news on when the mark schemes may follow?!