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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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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. 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

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

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

Option C Extreme Environmentsfree16 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

The Growth and Changing Purpose of Leisure Time16 December 2018

This page develops resources on both patterns of leisure growth and changing preferences in leisure. It uses graphics based on global regions as well as more detailed focus on American leisure activity... 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

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

Water10 March 2018

This page provides a fun introduction to the concept of embedded water, which begins with a rank the water content starter activity. This is followed by a more serious account of the impacts of global... 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

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

Social Entrepreneurship Approaches2 October 2018

This page introduces social entrepreneurship and the role of micro-finance and their networks. First, students students develop an understanding of social entrepreneurship with a quick characteristics... 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

TNCs and Food Consumption10 March 2018

The page explores the role of agribusiness and the media in influencing food consumption. The lesson begins with a look at a number of food commercials and students identify how such commercials influence... 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

Food Production, Systems and Sustainability free15 February 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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