Most popular

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Enhanced Greenhouse Effect and Spatial Variationfree22 September 2018

This page introduces the Enhanced Greenhouse Effect and anthropogenic causes of climate change. It uses a number of focused videos and worksheets activities to allow students to explore the key concepts.... 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

Vector Borne Disease and Water Borne Disease10 March 2018

This page includes two lessons on vector borne and water borne diseases. It examines the zika virus spread in Brazil as well as the cholera outbreak that followed the Haitian earthquake in 2010. A number... more

Climate Change Vulnerability Resources 10 March 2018

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 Role of International Organisations, Governments and NGOsfree10 March 2018

The following page provides resources for three to four lessons on the role of international organisations, NGOs and different national governments in combattng food insecurity and disease. It uses a... more

The Diffusion of Cultural Traits and Processes19 October 2018

This page introduces the concept and process of cultural imperialism. Students first explore examples they know at a range of scales and then go on to look at the most dominant referenced example, 'Americanization'.... 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

The Role of Civil Society Groups in Bangladesh10 March 2018

This page examines the role of civil society and other non governmental stakeholders in responding to the threats of climate change. It first introduces civil society groups and their growing role in... 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

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

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

Introduction to Culturefree10 March 2018

This page begins with a lovely starter activity in which students make their own cultural iceberg. This is followed up with a detailed example and then students compare the cultural icebergs of the USA... 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

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

4. Future Resilience and Adaptationfree21 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

Consumption of Resourcesfree22 September 2018

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

Why do some eat more?10 March 2018

This page examines the patterns and causes of obesity at both the global and regional scale. It introduces them with a hexagon starter activity based on what students already know and then uses the interactive... more

Land and Food Availability and Consumption10 March 2018

This page introduces global patterns of food and land availability as well as consumption through a number of well chosen graphics and maps. Students follow a number of skill based questions to identify... more

Teacher Assessment Map 15 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 frames and essay... 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

Traffic Congestion Patterns, Trends and Impacts20 August 2018

This page examines the patterns and trends of traffic congestion from a range of places. Following a choice of starter activities it begins with a student investigation, using the Tom Tom Traffic Index... 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

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

Homogeneous Urban Environments and Attempts to Stand Outfree9 November 2018

This page introduces the idea of converging urban landscapes and how cultural landscapes in the built up environment are becoming more homogenized. It begins with a look at the theoretical urban models... more

The Diffusion of Innovationfree10 March 2018

This page provides a good introduction to the factors that influence the spread of innovation. It begins with a short gallery activity to introduce agricultural innovation. This is then extended through... more