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Sample Exams for Paper 1free23 April 2019

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... more

Revision Tutorials - Population and Economic Development22 July 2020

This page includes short revision tutorials for the Population and Economic Development section of the SL/HL Core in preparation for Paper 2. It includes a series of short revision tutorials that develop... more

Sample Paper 3 - HL Core30 April 2019

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... more

Global Resource Consumption and Securityfree12 February 2018

Syllabus1. 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,... more

Impacts of Changing Trends in Resource Consumption25 July 2017

Syllabus2. Impacts of Changing Trends in Resource ConsumptionThe water–food–energy “nexus” and how its complex interactions affect:Synthesis, evaluation and skills opportunities more

3. Urban Environmental and Social Stressfree28 May 2018

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... more

Global Climate, Vulnerability and Resiliencefree16 August 2017

Syllabus1. Causes of Global Climate ChangeThe atmospheric system, including the natural greenhouse effect and energy balance (incoming shortwave radiation and outgoing longwave radiation) more

The Water, Food Energy Nexus and Security10 October 2020

How does the water food and energy nexus impact on security of food, water and energy?Lesson Time: 1 HourLesson Objectives:Teacher Notes:Starter_Nexus Introduction - Play the introduction video on the... more

Human Development and Diversityfree20 November 2017

This 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... more

Sample Exams - Paper 1 (Free Access)10 July 2019

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... more

Global Trends in Consumptionfree25 July 2017

Syllabus1. 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,... more

1. The Variety of Urban Environmentsfree17 January 2021

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... more

Model Responses and Grading free28 November 2020

This page provides example questions for Paper 1, it features exam tips and skills advice and model student responses. It also demonstrates how teachers grade work using the Assessment Objectives so the... more

Revision Tutorials - Global Trends in Resource Consumption4 October 2020

This page includes short revision tutorials for Global Trends in Resource Consumption section of the SL/HL Core in preparation for Paper 2. It includes a series of short revision tutorials that develop... more

Divergent Views on Resource Consumption29 June 2020

This page revisits some earlier concepts such as carrying capacity, overshoot and optimum population. It begins with a starter activity looking at economic growth factors and production rates with selected... more

Responding to Climate Changefree16 August 2017

Syllabus3. Responding to Global Climate ChangeDisparities in exposure to climate change risk and vulnerability, including variations in people’s location, wealth, social differences (age, gender, education),... more

Unit 4 - Power Places and Networksfree9 January 2021

This online book is to be used to support students following Unit 4 of the HL core. It includes content and guidance in line with the syllabus on Power Places and Networks as well as assessment support... more

Consumption of Resourcesfree12 March 2019

This page sets out resources that focus student's attention on rates of resource consumption. It introduces key vocabulary and concepts and uses the cartoons of Steve cuts to introduce the subject. Through... more

Global Risks and Resiliencefree27 January 2018

This 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... more

Changing Populationfree11 September 2019

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... more

Preparing Students for the Synoptic Essay12 May 2020

This page sets up and introduction to Paper 3 and the synoptic essay. It provides some clear teaching ideas to get your students thinking synoptically. It works with essay examples, mark schemes and exercise... more

Revision Tutorials - Causes of Global Climate Change23 July 2020

This page includes short revision tutorials for Global Climate Vulnerability and Resilience of the SL/HL Core in preparation for Paper 2. It includes a series of short revision tutorials that develop... more

Measuring Global Interactions and the Role of USA and Chinafree22 September 2018

This 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... more

Environmental Consequences of the Global Shift10 March 2018

This page develops resource on the environmental impacts of the global shift both in terms of the blight of deindustrialization and the environmental shocks of rapid industrialization. It begins by defining... more

Power, Places and Networksfree27 January 2018

This 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... more

The Rejection of Globalised Production24 November 2018

This 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... more

IA - Graded Exemplars 11 December 2017

You can find example student reports here. more

Option E Leisure, Tourism and Sportfree10 March 2019

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... more

Global Networks and Flowsfree22 September 2018

This page provides a large number of resources to explore the flow of materials, manufactured goods and services. It begins with a starter worksheet for students to classify key words into players, networks... more

Consequences of Global Climate Changefree16 August 2017

Syllabus2. Consequences of Global Climate ChangeClimate change and the hydrosphere, atmosphere and biosphere, including:Synthesis, evaluation and skills opportunitiesThe uneven spatial distribution of... more

Exposure and Vulnerability 2 October 2018

The following page develops students' understanding of vulnerability to climate change and resilience to cope with its threats. It uses the Pressure Release Model as a theoretical context for examining... more

Unit 1 - Changing Populationfree9 April 2021

This online book is to be used to support students following Unit 1 of the SL/HL core. It includes content and guidance in line with the syllabus on geographic perspectives - global change, as well as... more

Localized Pollution due to Global Flows25 February 2020

This page develops resources on localized pollution associated with shipping lanes, modes of transport, cruise liners and agriculture. It begins with a radio podcast explaining the problems of pollution... more

Global Financial Flows14 May 2018

This page provides resources on different types of financial flow, including Foreign Direct Investment, loans, debt relief, aid and remittances. There is a large PDF resource sheet for student annotation... more

P3 HL Core Extension free29 April 2019

This is a link page to sub-pages to lesson plans with learning activities that cover everything in the IB guide for this Unit. Lesson plans include resources to use on an interactive whiteboard and worksheets... more

P2 SL/HL Core11 December 2017

Syllabus1. Population and Economic Development PatternsPhysical and human factors affecting population distribution at the global scaleGlobal patterns and classification of economic development: more

Revision Tutorials - Responding to Global Climate Change12 August 2020

This page includes short revision tutorials for Unit 2, Global Climate Vulnerability and Resilience for the SL/HL Core in preparation for Paper 2. It includes a series of short revision tutorials that... more

National Controls on Trade14 November 2019

This page introduces examples of protectionism and examines which countries are the biggest protectionists. It then looks at the emerging 'America First' policy and the implication for US business of... more

Tourism and Sport at the International Scalefree19 January 2019

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... more

Option G Urban Environmentsfree10 March 2019

Urban Environments is still in process with new pages written and published each week. It will be complete with full lesson plans, assessment maps, student revision material and sample assessment papers... more

Climate Change Vulnerability Resources 18 January 2020

This page provides detailed case studies of different societies with contrasting levels of vulnerability to climate change. It provides material for students to explore as part of their own investigation... more

The UN Sustainable Development Goals10 March 2018

This page introduces the role of the SDGs. It begins with a simple slideshow to test students' current knowledge, before introducing the role of the goals through a SDG website text comprehension and... more

The Causes of Climate Changefree25 July 2017

Syllabus1. Causes of Global Climate ChangeThe atmospheric system, including the natural greenhouse effect and energy balance (incoming shortwave radiation and outgoing longwave radiation) more

Option G - Urban Environmentsfree9 April 2021

This online book is to be used to support students studying Option G - Urban Environments. It includes content and guidance in line with the syllabus. It includes text on relevant theory and ideas, as... more

Unit 5 - Human Development and Diversityfree11 January 2021

This online book is to be used to support students following Unit 5 of the HL core. It includes content and guidance in line with the syllabus on Human Development and Diversity, as well as assessment... more

Revision Tutorials - Changing Populations and Places22 July 2020

This page includes short revision tutorials for Changing Populations and Places as part of the Sl?HL core in preparation for Paper 2. It includes a series of short revision tutorials that develop an outline... more

Fair Trade10 March 2018

This page provides focused resources on Fairtrade. It begins with a graphic worksheet based on a Fairtrade International Video. Students then collate the numbers using a series of embedded interactive... more

Teacher Assessment Map 13 February 2018

This page outlines a map of assessment through the unit, including skill based questions, short writing responses and extended writing responses including essays. It includes planning frames, essay guides,... more

Student Textbookfree9 April 2021

This textbook is to be used to support students following IB DP Geography. It includes content and guidance in line with the syllabus, as well as assessment support linked to ATL development. It includes... more

Unit 6 - Global Risks and Resiliencefree11 January 2021

This online book is to be used to support students following Unit 6 of the HL core. It includes content and guidance in line with the syllabus on Global Risks and Resilience, as well as assessment support... more