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Sample Exams for Paper 1free17 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

Sample Paper 3 - HL Corefree28 March 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

Sample Exams - Paper 1 (Free Access)2 June 2018

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 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

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

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

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

1. The Variety of Urban Environmentsfree12 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 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

Globalization and Renewed Geopolitical Tensions10 March 2018

This page provides resources on two key examples of rising nationalism as a consequence of globalization. It develops the rise of Islamism as a totalitarian ideology and movement as well as the increasing... more

Re-shoring of Economic Activity by TNCs10 March 2018

This page develops resources on the growing trend of reshoring and how governments like the US and UK are promoting it. The site uses a number of videos, text resources and graphics to explore the growth... 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

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

New Technologies for Global Flows10 March 2018

This page develops resources on cybersecurity and e-passports. It begins with some interesting videos revealing the types of possible cybersecurity threats and responses to it. Students then explore some... 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

Sample Papers - Food and Healthfree11 April 2019

The following page has 4 model papers that can be used as end of unit tests and/or mock exams. They feature authentic exam material and detailed mark schemes for use in class as follow-up or in teaching... more

Localized Pollution due to Global Flows10 March 2018

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

P2 HL Core Extension free27 January 2018

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

Option F Food and Healthfree8 April 2017

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

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

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

Model Responses and Grading free2 September 2018

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

2. Changing Urban Systemsfree12 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

Environmental Issues of Global Food Agribusiness10 March 2018

This page addresses the environmental impacts of agribusiness through a number of examples. It begins with the stunning visuals from the HOME documentary, before examining a number of resources, such... more

The Water, Food Energy Nexus and Security24 November 2018

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

Managing Tourism and Sport for the Futurefree9 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

Option A Freshwaterfree9 November 2017

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

Population and Economic Development Patternsfree25 July 2017

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

Student Responses and Feedbackfree1 December 2018

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... more

Changing Populations and Placesfree25 July 2017

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

Civil Society and International Mindedness10 March 2018

This page develops resources on international mindedness and how civil society groups work to improve global interactions. The starter activities begin with a look at the IB and its interpretation of... more

3. Stakeholders in Food and Healthfree8 April 2017

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

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

National Controls to Restrict Global Participation10 March 2018

This page develops a number of resources that enable students to explore the ways some governments and militia groups restrict the personal freedoms of their citizens to participate in global interactions.... 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

National Controls on Trade10 March 2018

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

Changing Populationfree25 July 2017

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

Risks to the Global Supply Chainfree22 September 2018

This page provides resources on a full variety of risks to global supply-chain flows. Student begin by trying to identify these risks themselves. It develops a number of key worksheets and video resources... more

Examplar 116 September 2017

You can read through a full successful script of an urban themed internal assessment here.Research Question: Is the Molenbeek canal a bridge or a barrier to development?Hypotheses: 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

Divergent Views on Resource Consumption10 March 2018

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

4. Future Health and Food Security and Sustainabilityfree8 April 2017

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

2. Food Systems and the Spread of Diseasefree8 April 2017

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

Student Access free17 April 2019

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... more

Model Essays17 April 2019

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... 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

Poverty Reduction and the New 'Global Middle Class'free22 September 2018

This page provides a superb collection of interactive data sets and infographics on poverty reduction and the emerging new global middle class. It relies on the marvelous Our World in Data website for... 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

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

Energy Availability and Consumption10 March 2018

This page uses a number of different graphs, maps and infographics to help students to explore the trends in energy production and consumption. It begins with a starter activity on peak oil and then looks... more