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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

Population Distribution at the Global scalefree4 June 2019

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

Plate Movementfree2 July 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

Illegal Flowsfree15 August 2019

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

The Role of Civil Society Groups in Bangladesh28 February 2019

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

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

Option D Geophysical Hazardsfree27 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

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

Ocean-Atmosphere Interactionsfree16 December 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

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

Multigovernmental Organisations (MGOs) influence on Global Interationsfree10 March 2018

This page introduces Multigovernmental Organisations with a fun map and logo starter. The page then provides a broad range of activities based on the relevance and role for economic integration in different... 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

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

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

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

El Niño–Southern Oscillation and La Niña Cycles16 December 2018

This page introduces El Niño–Southern Oscillation and La Niña Cycles, their key mechanisms and impacts. It uses a number of well chosen and resourced videos as as well as a more detailed classification... 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

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

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

Technology and Geo-engineering10 March 2018

This page provides an introduction to the role of technology in mitigation and adaptation. It begins with a structured mind mapping activity before going on to look at some specific emerging technologies... 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

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

Teacher Assessment Map 12 April 2019

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

Types of Volcano and Associated Hazardsfree15 February 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

Periglacial Environments10 March 2018

Where are periglacial environments, what do they look like and what processes form them?Lesson Time: 2 HoursLesson Objectives:Teacher Notes:Lesson 1 - Periglacial Processes more

Drainage Basins22 February 2018

This page introduces students to drainage basins, their characteristics and the physical processes and properties of the water budget. It develops a number of visual and interactive resources that help... 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

Getting startedfree7 February 2018

This page provides a brief insight into IBDP Geography and where it sits within Group 3. It explains the aims of Group 3 subjects and Geography specifically and in doing so explains the important difference... more