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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

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

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

Challenges and Opportunitiesfree25 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

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

Population Density and Development in China and Nigeria23 September 2018

This page develops resources and activities that focus on the population density and nature of voluntary internal migration in both China and Nigeria. It starts by students looking at simple economic... more

1. Geophysical Systemsfree17 January 2018

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 Distribution at the Global scalefree23 September 2018

This 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... 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

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 Patterns of Economic Developmentfree23 September 2018

This 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... 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

The Water, Food Energy Nexus and Security10 March 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 intoroduction video on the... 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

FDI and Outsourcing - Two contrasting TNC Global Strategies10 March 2018

Apple Inc. is the dominant technology company with a successful global outsourcing strategy. AB InBev is a leading beer and beverages company with an FDI strategy of mergers and acquisitions. Both have... more

Sample Exams for Paper 12 September 2018

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

Climate Change and Contrasting Resource Securityfree10 March 2018

This pages recaps the impacts of climate change on water, food and energy security through a supported mind map activity before looking in more depth through an IPCC infographic card sort question and... 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

The Impacts of Climate Change2 October 2018

This page provides a huge range skill-based activities and well chosen videos to explore the global and regional patterns of climate change impacts both in the last 100 years and projected into the future.... more

The Nutrition Transitionfree10 March 2018

The following page uses a number of resources including worksheets adapted from Popkin's model to explore how the nutrition transition varies from region to region. It then begins to critique the model... more

Option C. Extreme Environmentsfree25 August 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

Food Production, Systems and Sustainability 10 March 2018

This page provides resources for two lessons based on the merits of a systems approach in comparing energy efficiency, water footprint and overall sustainability of food production. It uses a number of... more

2. Geophysical Hazard Risksfree27 January 2018

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

1. Measuring 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

Powerful Organizations and Groupsfree22 September 2018

This page provides and introduction to all the main global organizations. It includes video and text resources as well PDF resources and a fact find sheet. There are a number of ways the resources can... 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

Student Assessment Map 10 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.Physical and human factors affecting population... 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

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

Plate Movementfree13 March 2018

This page provides an in-depth look at plate movement and all its known causes. It's best to start without sharing the objectives because following the map activity, the gallery activity introduces the... more

Types of Volcano and Associated Hazardsfree10 March 2018

This page includes detailed resources on the three main types of volcano and their associated eruptions and hazards. The lesson begins with a short map activity based on the Mount St Helens eruption.... 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

The Distribution of Geophysical Hazards10 March 2018

This page begins with a map test based on plate knowledge but can be supported as you like with an outstanding Flash resource. The lesson goes on to examine the distribution of hazards, through a number... 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

Mass Movements10 March 2018

This page begins with a fun but dramatic opening video and then goes on to develop the types of mass movement and their causes. The first actvity involves a photograph exercise in which students examine... 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. In addition, there are model responses... 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

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

Illegal Flowsfree2 October 2018

This 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... more

Economic Migration Rules and Controls10 March 2018

This page introduces different types of migration and then develops a number of resources that examine the global patterns of economic migration at different scales. It goes on to look in-depth at some... more

Global Patterns in Food/Nutrition10 March 2018

This pages introduces global patterns of food and nutrition. It defines key concepts and measurements. Students explore the patterns within a number of interactive contemporary maps based around the issues... more

3. Hazard Risk and Vulnerabilityfree14 January 2018

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

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

1. The Characteristics of Extreme Environmentsfree21 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

Exposure and Vulnerability free2 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

Evaluating Development Indicatorsfree22 September 2018

This page provides a concise look at the role of development indicators in the measurement of development. It begins with a student activity based on defining sustainable development, focused on the SDGs... more

Flood Mitigation10 March 2018

This page provides an array of resources that enable students to investigate the pros and cons of different management strategies, including both hard and soft engineering approaches. It is centered... more

Teacher Assessment Map 22 August 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

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

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