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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.
IntroductionThis page provides many resources to explore the flows of illegal goods. It begins by looking in more depth at the problem of illicit flows in finance, including the huge scale of illicit flows from developed and developing regions. It then introduces a mapping activity on all illegal flows as well as the illegal drug trade. There are a number of short videos that develop the flow of counterfeit...
This page develops resources on the geographical impacts of the art and counter-culture festival Burning Man held annually in the Black Rock Desert. Students are first introduced to it and then use a Google Mpa to investigate the site characteristics. Students then familiarize themselves with the 'Leave no Trace' element of the festival and explore the 'MOOP' maps (Matter Out OF Place), before using the comprehensive resources to examine the geographical impacts of teh festival based on their own chosen geographical framework.
This case study purposely places the spotlight on female professional sport and provides a number of detailed resources and activities that help students examine the geographical issues that influence and impact the location of teams and the WNBA's fan base. The lesson deals with the business politics of sport franchises, gender bias in media coverage as well as the gender pay gap and the factors leading to the 'brawn drain' of American female basketball players. It also examines the demographics of both the players and fans and the challenges of increasing its popularity in a male dominated industry.
IntroductionThis page introduces population distribution at both the global and regional scale. It looks to introduce the patterns of population distribution through a variety of maps. The activities in the lesson are centered around maps and describing the patterns in a geographical way. A variety of interesting maps including infographics and ooze maps are used. The lesson is well resourced with...
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...
Lesson Plans for Changing Population 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 notes for...
Lesson Plans for Changing Populations and Places 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...
IntroductionThis page provides resources and activities on economic development. In addition to the interesting starter on night satellite images it goes on to explore different representations of economic development through the north south divide and Hans Rosling's informative visualization of statistics covering the last 200 years. There is an extensive Top Trump set of countries which students...
IntroductionThis page provides resources for several lessons of teaching. It uses a variety of activities, including Google Streetview, a 9-card diamond ranking on influencing global factors and choropleth mapping the 2016 KOF data, using Google Drive. It uses a variety of resources including an OECD video, data sets and infographics to explore the merits of three different measures of globalization,...
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.
18 Aug Christopher Calvert
The Geographical Impacts of ENSOHi. In the "Student Activity - The Geographical Impacts of ENSO" there is a mention of a "table of impacts sheet". Is there a link to this worksheet somewhere? Thanks.
15 Aug Craig McVicar
The Growth and Changing Purpose of Leisure TimeHi Paul, It seems the our world in data link isn't working anymore. I can't seem to access the website, so think it may have been taken down? thanks
17 Jul clare wee
Sample Papers - Urban Environmentsopps sorry, got it . thanks
17 Jul clare wee
Sample Papers - Urban EnvironmentsHi may i know where are the mark schemes?
4 Jun Paul Christmas
Increasing Demand for Ocean Abiotic ResourcesHi Hannah Sorry for the delay in getting back to you on this. I've ameded the page slightly and added a focused table worksheet for students to make notes on causes and consequences. Thanks for taking the time to point it out to me. Best wishes, Paul
4 Jun Paul Christmas
Examplar 1Hi Sadhana This sample was used for the old specification and gained a 7. I rarely give IA full marks but this would have attained 26/27 out of 30 under the old grading system. I no longer have the full grade breakdown, marks are lost mainly...
3 Jun sadhana kuriyan
Examplar 1May I know how much this IA showed in the exemplar got.
20 May Paul Christmas
The Importance of Physical Geography for Global InteractionsI've fixed it Jill, thanks for spotting it Best wishes, Paul
16 May Hannah Brooks
Increasing Demand for Ocean Abiotic ResourcesHI! Great resources but there is mention about a worksheet in a couple of places. Is that missing? Thank you!
15 May Jill Fitzgerald
The Importance of Physical Geography for Global InteractionsHi, please can you clarify? Student Activity_ Global Patterns of Resource Extraction_Processes and Spatial Interactions Study the two maps and describe the pattern of resource and fossil fuel extraction. Are both of these maps above supposed...
13 May David Sterling
Teacher Assessment MapThanks, Paul for your response. Cheers David
7 May Paul Christmas
Teacher Assessment MapHi David I don't have a mark scheme for these essays. There is a model essay for one of them, but its usefulness will depend on which 16 mark question you are referring to. Best wishes, Paul