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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.

Ronan Lynch, Leysein American School, Switzerland

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.

Charlotte Lemaitre, British School of Brussels, Belgium

A fantastic collection of resources for the new IB Geography syllabus presented and organized in an easy to find manor.

Sion Brocklehurst, Leysin American School, Switzerland

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Exploring Map Evidence to Explain the Impacts of the Palu Earthquake and Tsunami

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Earthquakes produce both primary and secondary hazards. Primary hazards inlcude shaking ground and collapsing buildings. Secondary hazards... more

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  • 17 Oct Jaimala Quinlan
    Teacher Assessment Map
    Dear Paul, Thank you for taking time to respond to my request. Really appreciate it. Jaimala
  • 16 Oct Paul Christmas
    Teacher Assessment Map
    Hi Jaimala, I won't always be able to respond quickly to this type of request but I did have a bit of time and so I've added an essay guide to the question in the assessment map. As you expected there is more to the question and the 16 mark...
  • 15 Oct Jaimala Quinlan
    Teacher Assessment Map
    I have a query on this question:'Examine the ways governments and other groups of power maintain their global influence (16)'. Is there a marking scheme or a guide to how to approach this question. Mu=y students have answered this question...
  • 8 Oct Maha Abou Chaar
    IA - Student Guide
    Thank you Paul. That was helpful.
  • 8 Oct Paul Christmas
    Contrasting Impacts
    Hi Bridget I have had the same thought and in short I think you are right. However, despite the differences in magnitude there are very interesting contrasts in impact. However, for your information I am currently writing up resources for...
  • 8 Oct Paul Christmas
    IA - Student Guide
    Hi Maha You are right, there is very little difference between the two IAs. Essentially a piece of Geography fieldwork today is the same as it was before. The main difference is in the grading. The IB have scrapped the 4 marks for the formal...
  • 8 Oct Bridget Ruben
    Contrasting Impacts
    Thanks for all your great resources - just wondering if its really ok to use Japan and Haiti as the syllabus says two earthquake hazards of similar magnitudes but contrasting human impacts?
  • 7 Oct Maha Abou Chaar
    IA - Student Guide
    Hi Paul, What is the difference between the IAs of the older guide and the new one? I feel they are similar.
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  • Thanks for that Paul - issued solved within 24 hours!
  • I think this is up to you Nell. I would consider grading it out of 20. This way each component could be out of 5. Or alternatively you could use no grade at all and focus more on how it has been structured and providing feedback on the skill...
  • Hi Ian, sorry about that it looks like the weblink is lost completely, the message I get suggests the site is up for sale. I've added a couple of additional stories to the resourcing here that are complimentary to the river cooperation and...